If ever there was a area to indulge in some valued free-time - this is it. There is always something appealing and fun happening in and around Tauranga - from good old family activities to the more refined event. Climb the famous Mauao, soak in the hot pools, stop for a coffee at one of the regions many cafes. Taste the best fish'n chips, go dolphin watching, take a helicopter flight - the options are endless.
Throughout the year, Tauranga has a number of popular events and festivals which draw people into the region from far and wide. On a more regular basis, local cinema and live theatre provides superb entertainment. There are also plenty of venues and conference facilities available for private functions as well as a huge variety of pubs, bars and nightclubs available for a social night out on the town.