At the southern end of Cameron Rd in Tauranga you’ll find the Gate Pa Shopping Centre.
This outdoor retail complex features a number of large national chains alongside a mix of small, locally-owned stores and plenty of free car parking.
If you love to cook, you’ll be in heaven exploring Gate Pa’s Culinary Council and the Gourmet Trader. Browse the enormous range of quality kitchenware, accessories and appliances that will help make you a baking superstar or an amazing home chef. Buy gourmet food products that you won’t find anywhere else in New Zealand including sauces, spices, condiments, sweets, drinks, oils and more.
Some of the Bay of Plenty’s freshest fruit and vegetables can be found at The Fresh Market, while the Blackforest Gourmet Butchery and Aussie Butcher can supply you with your favourite cuts of meat.
A popular bakery, coffee shop and New World supermarket are also on site to help you satisfy your appetite.
Other retailers include Lighting Plus (where you can shop for the latest table lamps and light fittings), and Spotlight – a popular national chain specialising in fabrics and craft supplies. This store is great to walk around and be inspired by the things you can make or create.
Home improvement giant Mitre 10 has one of its mega stores at Gate Pa where you can buy almost everything you need for your home or garden. There’s also a popular café and children’s playground tucked away inside this store if you need a coffee break while shopping.
Several liquor stores and fast food chains are nearby, or if you fancy a meal try Marble Bar. Their large outdoor tables are a great place to sit in the sunshine and enjoy a quiet drink.
Gate Pa is a popular, easily-accessible shopping destination and is only a 10 minute drive from Tauranga’s CBD.
Gate Pa Shopping Centre