Tauranga Welcomes You!

Tauranga Welcomes You!

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

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Meet New Zealand immigrants who now call Tauranga home

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Saima Anis of Trustpower | Why I Love the Community Feel in Tauranga

Saima Anis and her family moved from London to Tauranga in 2013. After running a cupcake business for 18 months, Saima returned to her accountancy career, securing a role as as Financial Accountant at Trustpower

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Diversity and Innovation at PlantTech | Meet Our Multi-National Team

PlantTech in Tauranga, New Zealand is seeking to accelerate innovation and find solutions to horticulture challenges through Artificial Intelligence technology.

A normal day at the PlantTech office involves a multi-national team conducting interdisciplinary research. PlantTech CEO, Scotsman Dr. Mark Begbie, reflects on the innovation advantages of this cultural diversity.

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Content Specialist Shares her London to Tauranga Story

"The tech scene here is burgeoning. More and more businesses are moving here because the lifestyle is so great. The opportunity to join startups and growing companies is really unique. It allows you to learn many aspects of business as well as develop your specialised area of expertise."

Lou Burton | London to Tauranga

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The Wanderer Photographer Settles in Tauranga

Chilean photographer Constanza Flores turned her passion into a career by documenting her globe-trotting adventures.  After living in Melbourne and Christchurch, the couple was drawn to Tauranga’s beautiful surroundings, beaches, warm weather and endless opportunities for exploring the outdoors.

Constanza Flores | Chile to Tauranga


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The creation of Community Chiropractic from Singapore to Tauranga

“It really is a good mix of city and country life and A really great place to raise a family too”

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Argentina to Tauranga - IT Career + Lifestyle

"This is a wonderful city, the commute times are great and once you settle you’ll realise there’s more here than you initially thought. I’m positive that your work-life balance will improve."


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David Barbosa from Brazil | Advancing my IT Career in Tauranga

Brazillian, IT engineer David Barbosa, came to New Zealand after a friend raved about the lifestyle. The fact that this was 'Lord of the Rings' country also exerted a powerful pull!

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