The Port of Tauranga after dredging will be the second deepest port in Australasia after Melbourne. It will be the major NZ destination for all the larger shipping lines.
Railways are gearing up to transport goods the length of New Zealand from our port.
The Government is investing 500 million in the Tauranga eastern motorway to link a 500 acre industrial park to the port just 20 minutes away.
The opportunities for business and growth are huge .
Tauranga is fast becoming the place for innovative, exporting manufacturers to set up shop.
We could soon have a local company providing ultra fast broadband through out the Bay of Plenty.
A state of the art marine business park is planed for by the harbour bridge potentially providing 500 new jobs and bringing in revenue up to 100 million.
Titanium. A new product based around powdered metallurgy is being established in the Bay Of Plenty Polytechnic. There is potential for this to become a one billion dollar industry for New Zealand.
Waikato University with the Bay of Plenty Tertiary Partnership is investigating the establishment of a research and post graduate campus in Tauranga
And that’s just a start there’s more much more to come.