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Tauranga Tauranga is a key centre for business, international trade, culture, fashion and horticultural sciences. With an attractive waterfront CBD, the city has office, retail and hospitality precincts. Planning is underway for a university campus. Te Puke A hub for horticulture, manufacturing and food and ingredients production. 20 km from the Port of Tauranga. More than 45 ha of land is available for development. Paengaroa and Rangiuru Business Park Comvita established in Paengaroa over 37 years ago and exports via the Port of Tauranga. The area has more than 120 ha of land available for industrial and commercial development. Papamoa Tauranga's largest residential suburb. More than 120 ha of land is available. Development sites are well serviced by the Tauranga Eastern Link, providing direct access to the CBD and port. Te Maunga Zoned light industrial and with 60 ha of land available for development, Ta Maunga is well positioned on the Tauranga Eastern Link providing direct access to the port. The Port of Tauranga NZ's largest and most efficient port, offering a range of cargo gateways and innovative shipping solutions. Investing for continued future growth and expansion. Tauranga Airport The fifth busiest airport in NZ and less than 10 mins from the CBD at peak hour! Direct flights to Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch, and connections to all other areas. Tauriko Directly linked to the CBD and Port by a toll road Tauriko has more than 108 ha of land available for development. Currently home to manufacturing, aquaculture, food, ICT, supply chain and logistics businesses. Te Puna Nestled in a rural green belt 10 mins from Tauranga city. 22 ha of available land. Home to a cluster of innovative horticulture based businesses including food and ingredients production companies. Omokoroa A rapidly growing suburb of the greater Tauranga region. 22 km from the Port with over 40 ha of commercial land available for development. Katikati The gateway to the Bay of Plenty. Becoming increasingly popular for its food and wine festival. Home to horticultural and specialized manufacturing operations. 40 ha of land on stream for development.

Live in Tauranga

The Tauranga region is a great place to live – just ask the locals! Residents can choose from limitless sporting and recreational pursuits, vibrant arts and cultural experiences and high quality retail centres and community facilities.

New residential estates and developments are popping up and homes are competitively priced in Tauranga compared to main metropolitan centres across New Zealand. Outside of Tauranga city, satellite communities each bring unique business and lifestyle offerings, while still being within easy access to the CBD and Port. 

The community is well-serviced by public and private healthcare providers, delivering a range of health services and support functions. The Bay of Plenty District Health Board is one of the leading employers in the region, with 2,700 full-time and part-time employees. 

Tauranga offers high quality education across all levels. There are 67 schools offering a range of educational experiences to suit the individual child, no matter where you live - State, State-integrated, Independent, and a recently opened Te kura kaupapa Māori school. Secondary schools work collaboratively to enhance the learning and career development opportunities for students; participating in annual events and activities such as the Instep Programme, Careers Expo and Young Innovator Awards.

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Play in Tauranga

Tauranga attracts Kiwi and international sportspeople to some of the best events on our Nation's sporting calendar. The Bay of Plenty is always spectacular! Whether you are a competitor or part of the support crew, there is plenty coming up to keep you entertained.

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