Tauranga Welcomes You!

Tauranga Welcomes You!

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!

Kathryn Overall

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Sea-Change Stories

Meet Aucklanders who saw the light and moved to Tauranga.

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Everything Is Easier In Tauranga 

Kat and Richard were sold on Tauranga when they realised that with the money they got from selling their North Shore home they could buy a home AND a business in Tauranga, and still be able to save money each month.

Their first year has flown by and they are enjoying a quality of life they couldn't find space for in Auckland. It's the little things that make a difference for them - traffic is easier, parking is easier and, well,  life is just easier.  

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Most Popular Two

Auckland Family Says Tauranga Move Good For Body & Soul'

When we decided to move to Tauranga we  were after some lifestyle changes that saw our lives become slower and simpler. 

Being able to walk everywhere is allowing us to appreciate the small things.

We eat more organic food and make (nearly) everything from scratch.

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Hot off the Press One

Dave Baxter aka Avalanche City On Returning to Tauranga

Amidst the release of his third album, 'My Babylon' and the arrival of their first child, Dave took time to reflect on what drew him home and what living in the Bay of Plenty has meant for his music career.

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Hot off the Press Two

Ex-Auckland Film Director Putting Tauranga Film on the Map

Anton Steel was assistant directing American feature films in  Auckland when his wife convinced him to move to the Bay of Plenty. Having secured a beachfront lifestyle, Anton is now leading the BOP Film collective to put Tauranga on the map of the New Zealand film industry.

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Blog Stories

Blog Sample 2

North Shore to Tauranga...and Loving It [Sarah Lanigan]

"This place is like a breath of fresh air. Think about happy people, less stress and no traffic. That is what Tauranga is!"  

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Blog Sample 3

Freelancing in Tauranga? Join This Co-Working Space

"Sending emails in your PJ's certainly has a kind of novelty for a while - but it wears off, as does trying to plan your next strategic move while surrounded by last night's dinner dishes..."

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French-Born Tauranga Entrepreneur Inspires Innovation 

"It is a hard road being an entrepreneur. You need more than inspiration to get an innovative idea off the ground." ~ Pascale Hyboud-Peron

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