Dear Kiwi expats,
Dear Kiwi expats,
You’ve grown and changed while you’ve been away... and so have Tauranga and the Western Bay of Plenty.
We’ve tripled in size over the last 25 years. We 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.
When you are ready to come home, we’d love to have you in Tauranga and the Western Bay of Plenty!
Do keep in touch!
Meet returned Kiwi expats who now call Tauranga home
Christina Finlayson | Growing her career in Tauranga
Christina and her husband Royce have recently returned to Tauranga after living in London. We caught up with Christina to find out more about how she is continuing to grow her career and passion for environmental science in Tauranga. Christina, can you tell us a bit about yourself and your journey so far? I grew…
Charlie de Haas | Her return home to Tauranga
Charlie de Haas recently returned home to Tauranga after living in Australia for 18 years. We caught up with her to find out about her incredible journey so far as an entrepreneur, business owner, and influencer and the ‘magic’ she feels in Tauranga. Charlie describes herself as a Lifestyle Entrepreneur and Influencer and Brand Consultant.…
Casey Littler | the branding photographer making her mark in Tauranga
Originally from South Africa Casey’s New Zealand story started in the Auckland township of Pukekohe. We caught up with Casey to find out how her successful career in photography has led her and her family to settle in the Bay of Plenty. Casey, can you tell us a bit about yourself and your journey so…
Dean Prendergast | Tokyo to Tauranga
Dean was born and raised in the Bay of Plenty, after a few years of living and working in Japan he has moved to Tauranga to study at the brand-new University of Waikato campus. We caught up with Dean to find out what it’s like to be studying in Tauranga, his future career aspirations, and…
Laura Murphy | London to Tauranga in the midst of Covid 19
We caught up with Laura Murphy a returning kiwi from London to see how she is settling back into life in Tauranga. Laura, can you tell us a bit about yourself and your journey so far? I grew up in Tauranga, attending Otumoetai College before moving to Wellington to study law. After a few years…