Hi neighbours - prisoners have expressed that they want to be able to vote in both the general election and local body elections.
They say it would help them feel human and connected to the community, with former prisoner Awatea Mita saying the voting ban is "humiliating and dehumanising".
What do you think? Should prisoners be allowed to vote in the council elections? Read more here
It’s time to start thinking about who to vote for in this year’s Tauranga City Council election.
To help the public decide, all election candidates have made statements that can be read on our website or downloaded and printed from the same webpage.
We love seeing Neighbourly members mentioned in the news - and we've seen a few in the last few months. From a Neighbourly group that has united the masses right through to a neighbourhood who rallied to deliver a 250kg piano to two blind sisters - there is a lot of good going on in Neighbourly communities around the country. You can read about them right here in our latest blog post.
From Monday September 23, the exit from Grace Road onto 15th Ave will be closed. The right turn entry from 15th Ave into Grace Road will also be closed.
This is to help improve traffic flow down 15th Ave during afternoon peak hours, and residents of this part of Grace Road will still be able to access 15th Ave via Burrows Street or Fraser Street.