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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.
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.