Tauranga Welcomes You!

Dear Aucklanders, (and other NZ city-dwellers)

Dear Aucklanders, (and other NZ city-dwellers)

Are you ready for a change of pace? Tauranga and the Western Bay of Plenty have always promised sunny days and an enviable lifestyle, but these days we have so much more to offer in terms of career opportunities.

This city by the sea is home to a vibrant community of companies, freelancers, creatives, small businesses, families and friends.

Our rapid growth means it’s a great place to find that work/life balance you’ve been dreaming about.

When you are ready for a fresh start, we’d love to have you in Tauranga and the Western Bay of Plenty!

Do keep in touch!

Alex Barrett

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Keep in Touch With Tauranga - ways to stay connected

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Pathways to Work

A community-led skills and employment hub that supports our region’s labour market needs through an effective connection of job seekers, employers, and service providers.

Sea-Change Stories

Meet Aucklanders and other Kiwis who saw the light and moved to Tauranga

Blog Stories

Designing Tomorrow’s Tauranga

Designing Tomorrow’s Tauranga | Carl Lucca of Beca’s Design Practice

With 17 year's experience in urban design and planning, Tauranga is lucky to have Carl Lucca helping to look after...
Alex Barrett

Alex Barrett | The Future of Work in Tauranga

Alex Barrett had her heart set on moving to Wellington. She was convinced it was where she would have the...
Liz Hughes of Blue Bamboo

Liz Hughes of Blue Bamboo on Solopreneur Life in Beautiful Tauranga

In 2014, Liz Hughes felt ready to leave Auckland, but not ready to leave her Auckland job. Determined to move...