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Papamoa in the Bay of Plenty New Zealand
Papamoa is situated in the Tauranga District of the Bay of Plenty region on the northeastern coast of the North Island of New Zealand. Papamoa is the largest suburb in Tauranga City. Papamoa has miles of white sandy beach stretching from Mount Maunganui in the west to the Kaituna River in the east. Prior to the 1980's Papamoa had been largely a rural area. Papamoa is now one of the fastest growing areas in New Zealand due to the increase in popularity of coastal communities, close proximity to Tauranga and recent local shopping developments.
Papamoa, untill the 1980's, was a small and tight knit community spread along 14km of beach, with dairy farming its main industry. Now most of Papamoa's former farmland has been swallowed up by new homes, schools, and shopping centres. Papamoa's real estate prices have also sky-rocketed in recent times. There are now two major shopping complexes with most major franchises to be found. Papamoa is also renowned for its fishing, surfing and the Papamoa Hills Cultural Heritage Regional Park.
Papamoa Beach is a 14km stretch of white sandy coastline renowned for great swimming and surfing. The family friendly beach gets very busy in the summer but the locals are found surfing here all year round. Ther are good Snapper, Gurnard and Kahawai to be caught off the beach with a surf rod or kontiki and a few kite fisherman are starting to fish from here. Dolphins and Orca are often seen cruising the waves.

Papamoa Hills Regional Park, located in the Western Bay of Plenty, near Te Puke, is a 135 hectare property explored and enjoyed by thousands of visitors each month. Papamoa Hills Regional Park in the Bay of Plenty, opened in 2004, was the first regional park outside the Auckland and Wellington regions. The park contains a large number of early Maori pa sites. The summit is 224 metres above sea level and offers sweeping views of the Bay of Plenty coastline.
Kaiate Falls, just a 15-minute drive from Papamoa, is a multi-step waterfall hidden deep in the forest. Take a 1-hour loop walk to the upper part of the falls before making its way down to the base of the falls. Take State Highway 2 to Kairua then turn onto Welcome Bay Road. Travel 5km then turn on Waitao Road then onto Kaitate Falls Road. Part of the journey is on a gravel road. 

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WELCOME TO PAPAMOA BEACH NEW ZEALAND
Papamoa is now one of the fastest growing areas in New Zealand due to the increase in popularity of coastal communities, close proximity to Tauranga and recent local shopping developments. Once a small and tight knit community, many of Papamoa's sweeping paddocks have been swallowed up by urban development.