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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 +

http://www.homestyle.co.nz/ — 23.06.2017

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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 +

Reserve Bank exempts lending for new construction — 10.12.2013

Reserve Bank exempts lending for new construction Date 10 December 2013 New residential construction loans will now be exempt from the loan-to-value (LVR) restrictions introduced from 1 October, Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Grant Spencer said today. “The Reserve Bank has recently consulted with the building industry and banks on the impact of LVR restrictions on residential construction activity,” Mr Spencer said. “While high LVR construction lending is only around 1 percent of total residential lending, it finances around 12 percent View Details +

Bay sections in hot demand — 16.09.2013

Former Aucklander Cameron Vaughan and family are among an influx of new home owners buying sections at Papamoa. Photo / George Novak Demand for new housing sections in Tauranga is running hot, boosted by Aucklanders, with one developer selling 25 lots last month within 27 minutes of releasing them. Golden Sands Papamoa sales manager Mark Day said he hadn’t seen such demand since a decade ago. “The last time would have been in 2003 when they sold over 60 in View Details +

Bay sections in hot demand — 16.09.2013

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House prices nudging higher in Bay — 13.06.2013

By  Teuila Fuatai and Sonya Bateson 14th Jun 2013 8:50 AM The average sale price in Tauranga had hardly moved. Western Bay house prices edged higher in the past 12 months, with sale prices in Mount Maunganui/Papamoa jumping $25,000, new figures reveal. Latest Real Estate Institute of New Zealand figures show the median house price in Tauranga was $363,000 in May, up from $356,000 a year ago. Just over 150 houses sold during the month, compared to 140 last May. View Details +

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    • Tauranga to receive $230m for housing: July 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... View +

    • Prime Minister visits Golden Sands: July 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... View +

  • 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.