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Prime Minister visits Golden Sands — 28.07.2014

Keeping a promise he made to Freedom Villages, John Key came to Golden Sands on Thursday to officially open the Village which is a great asset for the area. Much has changed in the subdivision over the past four weeks with opening of the newly built stages, the Radio Rhema mast coming down and the activity on the Happy Feet Daycare building on Golden Sands Drive. This year and next will see a number of major milestones being reached for View Details +

Papamoa Skyline no longer punctuated by radio mast — 23.07.2014

After 30 to 40’s years of service the Radio Rhema mast no longer stands as past of the Papamoa sky line. Many residents turned out this morning to watch the mast being removed to make way for the further development of the Freedom (Semi Retirement) Village. This is an historic milestone for the Golden Sands development and the Papamoa area. A few keen fisherman will miss the mast as it was used as point of navigation. The neighbours watching were impressed by the View Details +

Action Stations in Golden Sands — 22.07.2014

You’ld think for the middle of winter it would be slow in the property market. Not in Golden Sands! It is a hive of exciting activity as roads, boulevards, footpaths,  brand new houses, kindergartens, cafes and shops are being planned and built. This is a historic week for Papamoa as the long standing Radio Rhema mast, that has stood for between 30 to 40 years, finally comes down. Preparations have begun today and by midday tomorrow the skyline will no 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.