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How Tauranga’s new streets get their name — 24.07.2017

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/bay-of-plenty-times/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503343&objectid=11893051 In a new part of Papamoa East, there is a road where the offshoot streets on one side are named after Maori weapons and, on the other, weapons used by European settlers. “That’s a battle scene, that one,” said Daryl Edgecombe wryly. He came up with the names to reflect one of his great interests. “I’m a bit of a buff on weapons, so I thought, why not?” Mr Edgecombe is not a historian or marketer. He does not View Details +

Tauranga to receive $230m for housing — 17.07.2017

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/bay-of-plenty-times/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503343&objectid=11888874 Bay of Plenty Times Tauranga will receive $230 million to help the city cope with increased housing pressures. The Government today announced a $1 billion fund which will be distributed among five councils throughout New Zealand. Tauranga City Council has approval for $230m of this to help fund infrastructure needed to build 35,000 homes across the region. More than 7000 of those will be in the greenfield development at Te Tumu, Papamoa East.  The money will also go toward a capacity 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.