Te Puke


​​​​"Te Puke is a small but very friendly town. There's a real feeling of community spirit here and awesome people that make it the best place to live.
I wouldn't want to raise my children anywhere else in the world."
Monique Lints, Te Puke Toy Library

About Te Puke

Te Puke is a thriving rural town with a strong local economy. The name translates as 'The Hill’ which is reflective of its location near the Papamoa Hills. It is a warm and inviting town priding itself on its multi culturalism and hard working people.

The town has embraced its horticultural identity  and is now known as the 'Kiwifruit Capital of the World'.

Population: 7900 (in 2015) compared to the Census 2013 total of 7496.
Location: 28kmsouth-east of Tauranga. ​

Community Board

​​​​​The Te Puke Community Board works to represent and advocate for the interests of the community.​​ Find out more about the Te Puke Co​mmunity Board here​, plus read Agendas and Minutes from meetings.​​​​

Page reviewed: 28 May 2018 11:32am