The Western Bay, stretching from Bowentown to Otamarakau.
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Information on our council offices in the Western Bay.
Western Bay of Plenty customer services information.
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Enjoy the great outdoors of Western Bay by going out for leisurely walk or visit one of our parks.
"Paengaroa is a hive of activity. We are proud to be home to a number of businesses, farms and orchards, which all contribute to our strong sense of community. There is so much to see and do here, it really is a good place to work, play, learn and stay."Cindy Hill-Rennie, Paengaroa Community Association
Paengaroa is a largely rural settlement with many farms – dairy, dry stock and kiwifruit orchards. It has 2.27ha of
commercial land and is the eastern terminus of the Tauranga Eastern Link
motorway that was completed in 2016.
Paengaroa is the global headquarters of the
international natural health products company, Comvita, which employs more than 160 full-time staff.
Visitor Centre, café and retail
centre attracts about 50,000 visitors and tourists a year.
Population: 906 (Census 2013). Location: About 11km from Te Puke and 35km from Tauranga. Situated on State Highway 33, Paengaroa is the eastern end of the Tauranga Eastern Link motorway.
Opened in March 2016, the concreted trail/cycleway/walkway runs from the end of Bell Road in Papamoa following the Tauranga Eastern Link, then the Te Puke Highway into Paengaroa Village. It links Paengaroa with Maketu, Kaituna River and Papamoa. This cycleway encompasses the NZ Transport Agency's Tauranga Eastern Link cycleway and a $600,000 10km extension from Te Tumu Road to Paengaroa, opened in March 2016. Click here to read more.