Tauranga Disttrict Suburbs
Located between Te Puna and Omokoroa, Whakamarama is a rural suburb offering my different lifestyle options from small sections thrugh to large farm blocks. Less than 20 minutes to Tauranga, and less than 10 minutes to the beaches of Omokoroa, Whakamarama features a small shopping centre with convenience store, butchery and fish & chip shop, plus it's own petrol station. Housing in this area is a mix of older, more established homes alongside newer developments, with orchards featuring prominantly in the area. The local Whakamarama School caters for new entrants through to Year 8 students, and after this most colleges offer bus services into Bethlehem and Tauranga.