The Tauranga Chamber of Commerce wants to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
Commerce CEO Stan Gregec says things are continuing to develop here in Tauranga.
"Everywhere you look you can see signs that this place is on the move.
"There is so much going on that I think Tauranga is genuinely on the cusp of transforming into something quite different.
"Stan believes that in the next 10 years Tauranga will be a more modern city and an easier place to get around."
Watch the video above to see what other prediction Stan has for the region.