Tauranga

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Tauranga
Tauranga from Mount Maunganui
Tauranga from Mount Maunganui
Tauranga is located in North Island
Tauranga
Tauranga
Location of Tauranga, New Zealand
Tauranga is located in New Zealand
Tauranga
Tauranga
Tauranga (New Zealand)
Coordinates: 37°41′S 176°10′E / 37.683°S 176.167°E / -37.683; 176.167Coordinates: 37°41′S 176°10′E / 37.683°S 176.167°E / -37.683; 176.167
CountryNew Zealand
IslandNorth Island
RegionBay of Plenty
Territorial authorityTauranga City Council
WardsMount Maunganui-Papamoa
Otumoetai-Pyes Pa
Te Papa-Welcome Bay
Settled1250–1300
Gazetted as a borough1882
City constituted17 April 1963
Electorate(s)Tauranga
Bay of Plenty
Government
 • MP (Tauranga)Simon Bridges (National)
 • MP (Bay of Plenty)Todd Muller (National)
 • MayorVacant
 • Deputy MayorTina Salisbury
Area
 • Territorial168 km2 (65 sq mi)
Highest elevation
232 m (761 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (June 2021)[1]
 • Territorial155,200
 • Density920/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
 • Urban
155,200
Time zoneUTC+12 (NZST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+13 (NZDT)
Postcode(s)
3110, 3112, 3116, 3118
Area code(s)07
Local iwiNgāti Ranginui, Ngāi Te Rangi, Ngāti Pūkenga
WebsiteTauranga.govt.nz
View over Greater Tauranga, taken from the top of Mauao

Tauranga (Māori pronunciation: ˈtaʉɾaŋa)[2][3] is a city in New Zealand.

Notable residents[change | change source]

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Tauranga is twinned with:[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Population estimate tables - NZ.Stat". Statistics New Zealand. Retrieved 22 October 2021.
  2. "100 Māori words every New Zealander should know – Māori Language Week | NZHistory, New Zealand history online". Nzhistory.net.nz. 1 August 1987. Archived from the original on 1 August 2012. Retrieved 20 September 2015.
  3. "Tauranga pronunciation: How to pronounce Tauranga in Māori, English". Forvo.com. 12 April 2008. Archived from the original on 11 September 2015. Retrieved 20 September 2015.
  4. "Community Partnerships" (PDF). tauranga.govt.nz. Tauranga City Council. Retrieved 2020-05-20.

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