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Primary strategies

The primary strategies are the ‘where we want to go’ of our strategic direction, providing Council’s goals and objectives for each community outcome. 

These can be joint strategies or TCC-owned strategies. They have a longer-term view, normally 10 – 30 years.

Find out more information on Our Direction

Tauranga Taurikura – Environment Strategy

Tauranga Taurikura provides a pathway to valuing, protecting and enhancing our natural environment, and through this to prioritising nature in our city.

Tauranga Taurikura - Environment Strategy 2023-2033  (1.2mb pdf)

*Adopted 21 August 2023, pending inclusion of final amendments re: use of grey water as a resource

Connected Centres Programme

The Connected Centres Programme aims to unlock much-needed capacity for housing development and to resolve transport issues in the western Bay of Plenty sub-region.  This is a joint approach which provides direction for two community outcomes:  the urban development focus of this programme provides direction for Tauranga – Tātai Whenua, a well planned city; and the transport and movement focus of this programme provides direction for Tauranga ara rau, a city we can move around easily.

Connected Centres Programme 2020

Tauranga Mataraunui – Inclusive City Strategy

Tauranga Mataraunui provides a pathway to becoming an inclusive city, and through this to lifting each other up. This strategy seeks to support people to flourish.

Tauranga Mataraunui - Inclusive City Strategy 2023-2033 (1.1mb pdf)

The Western Bay Economic Strategy - Te pai me te whai rawa o Tauranga Moana ki te ao

This is a joint approach, led by Priority One, which aims to grow the value of our economy in an intelligent way, creating a prosperous and sustainable region that contributes to improved social, cultural and environmental outcomes benefiting everyone in our rohe.

The Western Bay Economic Strategy

Holistic strategies

Our holistic strategies contribute across all our community outcomes

Smartgrowth strategy (joint)

The SmartGrowth Strategy was updated in 2013 to take a broader approach, covering a wide range of social, cultural, environmental and economic wellbeing in the western Bay.

Smartgrowth strategy

Tauranga Moana Iwi Management Plan 2016-2026

A Joint Environmental Plan for Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāi Te Rangi and Ngāti Pūkenga in relation to Tauranga Moana.

Tauranga Moana Iwi Management Plan 2016-2026

Want to discuss further?

Email ourdirection@tauranga.govt.nz

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