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Sunday Funday – A great time had by the Golden Sands Community — 27.03.2013

The first community event for Golden Sands was well received by the Golden Sands neighbourhood with a great turnout from locals and community groups alike. The Papamoa Surf Lifesavers and Papamoa Volunteer Fire Service managed to raise some good funds and local businesses had the perfect opportunity to show their products thanks to the local turnout. The line-up of bands proved popular. Some great local talent that included RPM, Godsown, Aaron Saxon & Alice Ecila, Leilani and Shejus Greedy kept the View Details +

Test your skills at the Golden Sands Challenge — 14.03.2013

Test your skills at the at the Golden Sands Challenge. 1.30 pm – Sunday the 24th March 2013 Enter a 2 person team, complete each challenge in the shortest amount of time and be into win an Apple Ipad (An bragging rights). Download a registration form here. Registration Forms at: Golden Sands Sales office Golden Sands School Four Square Papamoa Surf Life Saving Club Papamoa Volunteer Fire Service View Details +

Join the Golden Sands Sunday Funday — 14.03.2013

The Golden Sands Sunday Funday is the first community event for this area to celebrate the community that has formed over the past 10 years. We invite you to join in the fun by joining us on Sunday the 24th March 2013 for some live music, stalls, food and fun stuff for the kids. The fun will start at 12pm on Sunday on the commercial area adjacent to the Four Square on Golden Sands Drive and finish up around 5pm. Bring View Details +

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  • About Papamoa, Tauranga

    Papamoa (population 20,100) is situated in the Tauranga District of the Bay of Plenty region on the north eastern coast of the North Island of New Zealand. Papamoa is the largest suburb in Tauranga City.

    Papamoa has miles of white sandy beach stretching from Mount Maunganui in the west to the Kaituna River in the east. Papamoa is now one of the fastest growing areas in New Zealand due to the increase in popularity of coastal communities, close proximity to Tauranga and recent local shopping developments.