Story: Bay of Plenty places

Harbour bridge, Tauranga

Harbour bridge, Tauranga

After much debate and a long construction period, a road bridge linking Tauranga and the town of Mt Maunganui was opened in 1988. The next year, city and town were amalgamated.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty places - Tauranga', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 July 2022)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Jul 2015