Story: Bay of Plenty region

Ocean Shores retirement village

Ocean Shores retirement village

Parts of the Bay of Plenty have a high proportion of people aged 65 and over. In 2001 they comprised 17.2% of the population of Tauranga, compared with 12.1% nationally. This retirement village is in Papamoa.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty region - Overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 July 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Aug 2016