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There’s so much to love about living in the Tauranga region!

By choosing to study here, you’ve made the right choice for your future. You’ll get a great education and you’ll also get to experience the fun of living in New Zealand’s most beautiful region.

Tauranga is New Zealand’s fourth largest city in New Zealand and is the fastest growing, making the region a really exciting place to live in.  With New Zealand’s largest and most efficient port based in Tauranga the region is experiencing rapid economic growth.

The Tauranga region also has stunning scenery, with its beautiful beaches and harbour. Its warm climate, wide range of restaurants and growing arts scene makes this region a great place to study, work and live

Fast facts

  • Population: 220,000
  • National language: English and Māori
  • Climate: Warm summers (December to February) and mild winters (June to August)
  • Currency: $NZD
  • Cultural diversity: Home to over 180 cultural communities from around the world, with international students from 140 countries

Click here to find out why you should make Tauranga your place to study