Tauranga's traffic congestion is out of control, with new figures showing an alarming increase in the vehicle count at 10 of our busiest intersections.

But what does Heidi Hughes, a member of the transport advocacy group Greater Tauranga, think about it? In a guest editorial, Hughes gives her opinion on why the city is struggling with traffic and what needs to be done and who needs to solve it.


The Bay of Plenty has become the Bay of Plenty of traffic, and we're not happy about it.


Our congestion woes have made more local news headlines than real estate