About the Te Puke Area:
Te Puke is a country town that services a large catchment area. Te Puke is known as the “Kiwifruit Capital of the World” and this is one of the main employment opportunities. Other large businesses are Affco Freezing Works, Maketu Pies, Pukepine Sawmill, and dairy farming.
It has all the main services that you would expect. All major banks, two supermarkets and a good range of retail outlets are also in town that offer a wide range of goods and services. Te Puke Cinema has one of the largest screens in New Zealand, as well as two 3D projectors. There are three Service clubs and plenty of cafes and boutique shops to keep you entertained.
Attractions to see and do:
The beauty about Te Puke is its location. It is central to Tauranga, Mt Maunganui, Papamoa, Rotorua and Whakatane. There are many things to see and do in the region.
Under 15 minutes drive from Te Puke:
- Pristine surf beaches at Papamoa
- Blokart Land Sailing
- Comvita Visitor Centre
- Horse Trekking – Paengaroa
- Spring Loaded Fun Park – Kaituna River Jet and Aerius Helicopters
- Te Puke Golf Club
- Bush walking Tracks
- O’Hara Wildlife Estate
- Te Puke Go-Kart Track