Tauranga Welcomes You!

Dear Friends

Dear Friends

Are you looking for the perfect city to settle in when you move to New Zealand? Then Tauranga and the Western Bay of Plenty is the place for you!

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

It’s the perfect place to make a fresh start.

Do keep in touch!

Alex Barrett


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

Homecoming Stories

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