Papamoa will be host to more than 350 new homes as the Government fast-tracks two key developments to meet the city’s ballooning population.
Back to school uniform purchase. Ashleigh Keach, 13, Karla Keach, and Brooke Keach, 10. Photo/George Novak
The average rent in the Bay has soared by more than 8 per cent over the past 12 months and industry leaders say it has been created by “the perfect storm” as demand continues to outstrip supply.
Annamarie Angus says the Tauranga Moana Nightshelter was at capacity last month.
A number of Bay social agencies are stretching their resources and helping more clients than they are funded for – a situation that has come hard on the heels of an extremely busy holiday period.
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Bay shoppers went on a spending frenzy worth more than $368 million last month – the biggest increase in spending in the country.