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A Whakamarama kiwifruit orchard has been sold for a record $600,000 per canopy hectare. David McLaren of PGG Wrightson Real Estate, Tauranga, sold five canopy hectare G3 gold kiwifruit orchard, for $3 million in late January. A Waikato farmer has paid...

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The Bay of Plenty has broken the $500,000 ceiling in average asking price, with Waikato, Wellington, Canterbury and Central Otago also reaching new record highs. A number of regions across the country experienced new record highs in average asking price...

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Ownership of all the former Bureta Park land is about to turn over with both the recently completed Countdown supermarket and the adjoining vacant land under conditional contract. Colliers' Tauranga managing director Simon Clark says the sale of...

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Katikati and Te Puke are homes to some of the region's most expensive real estate listing with 32 properties expected to fetch more than $1 million. Of the 61 properties listed for sale in Katikati, 20 are expected to sell for more than $1 million,...

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The $3 million the city council is planning to spend on redeveloping the city waterfront would be better spent on re-instating the parking on The Strand reclamation says CBD retailer Bill Campbell. Council figures show businesses in the CBD have experienced...

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A significant building development at a Papamoa lifestyle village is underway this month, as work begins on construction of a new community centre. Tauranga Mayor Stuart Crosby turned the first sod on Freedom Villages' community centre on Friday...

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Tauranga City Council will go to public consultation in an attempt to turn the building department from a loss leader into a money maker via new building fees. The new fees include across-the-board increases in charges for staff time, and are in line...

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Papamoa's Pacific Coast Village will double in size after parent company Generus Living Group gained resource consent to expand the village recently. The expansion will see the construction of another 120 retirement villas, larger community centre...

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The latest residential housing figures from Harcourts show written sales were up strongly across the country last month, with a 31.9 per cent increase on the same period in 2014. According to Harcourts' New Zealand's national market watch,...

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Tauranga City Council have backed away from a stance over the Smith's Farm special housing area in Bethlehem that threatened a conflict with the area's neighbours in Westridge Drive. Councillors today agreed to sell the land and to proceed...

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