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Welcome to Tourism Bay of Plenty's press area. In this section you will find our latest press releases, as well as great articles showcasing the beautiful Bay of Plenty in both Domestic and International publications.



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27 FEB

No Place Like Home Survey Results

‘Exciting’, ‘welcoming’ and ‘paradise’ are just some of the words used to describe what residents love about the coastal Bay of Plenty in Tourism Bay of Plenty’s No Place Like Home community survey.

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01 FEB

Summer Success Spending

Sun seekers and surf chasers have helped take spending in the coastal Bay of Plenty to an all-time high.

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22 SEP

Pete's Dragon

The Bay of Plenty has made its big screen debut with the animated feature film Disney’s Pete’s Dragon opening in cinemas nationwide last week.

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17 AUG

New Zealand on a Plate

Hot on the heels of Hollywood, which transformed McLaren Falls into an enchanted forest for Disney feature Pete’s Dragon, Christchurch-based production company Destination Media has spent this week in the Bay filming an episode for their sixth season of N

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01 AUG

Regional Tourism Growth

A regional rebrand, greater community engagement and hands-on support for tourism operators are just some of the major strategies outlined by Tourism Bay of Plenty (TBOP) in their 2016/17 annual plan.

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06 JUL

New Chairman for Tourism Bay of Plenty

July 2016: Tourism Bay of Plenty chairman Ian Smith has stepped down from the board after nearly a decade, with Des Hammond taking up the chair role.

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30 APR

Escape Travel Magazine April/May 2016

The North Island has equally impressive scenic beauty, especially in the fabulously named Bay of Plenty

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01 JAN

Sun Herald - Only in New Zealand

Only in New Zealand: Experiences in the Bay of Plenty

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14 APR

New Tauranga i-SITE Roles

We would like to congratulate Ronda Lawrence and Saskia de Vlaming who were the successful applicants for two new positions within Tourism Bay of Plenty.

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01 JAN

Travel Tauranga - Good Health Choices

Surf, sand and sunshine: my checklist for the perfect summer getaway.

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01 MAY

U Mag 546

The Bay of Plenty, New Zealand showcased in one of Chaina's most popular travel magazines!

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13 OCT

Plenty for Everyone - Gotta Love NZ

The coastal Bay of Plenty is located along the pristine Pacific Coast Highway and takes in 125km of white sandy beaches. Stretching from Waihi Beach to New Zealand's best kept secret, Ohope, the region oozes a laidback sophistication, offering a mix of ou

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12 APR

Australian Women's Weekly

Whether it's holidaying with family and friends or going solo, New Zealand has the perfect location.

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