Paengaroa Tourism

Paengaroa is a village in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand which lies 11 km from Te Puke, 35 km from Tauranga and 46.2 km from Rotorua. It is situated on State Highway 33 approximately 2 km from the junction with State Highway 2. Paengaroa has 2.27 hectares of commercial land. Paengaroa is the eastern terminus of the Tauranga Eastern Motorway (TEL) which was opened in 2015. In the 2013 census Paengaroa had a population of 906 up from 897 in 2006 and 831 in 2001. The population is expected to grow with the completion of the TEL. Paengaroa is a largely rural settlement with many farms and a few shops. Some residents also commute to Tauranga. The local school is Paengaroa School which was founded in 1906. A local tourist attraction is Comvita Visitor Centre which features natural health and bee products.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for Paengaroa in New Zealand. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Paengaroa like a local. Paengaroa is located at a short trip away from Rotorua a major city in New Zealand. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Rotorua for its bountiful attractions like Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland, Hobbiton Movie Set, Skyline Rotorua on your trip to Paengaroa. A vacation to Paengaroa can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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  • Know the pollution level of Paengaroa before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 30.56 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 15.63 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 7.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 18.75 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Paengaroa for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Paengaroa.

    • Burglary and Theft 30 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 15 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 15 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 20 (Low)
    • Attacks 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 90 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 67.5 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 22.5 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 30 (Low)
    • Safety Index 76.86 (High)
    • Climate Index 98.04 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 16.17 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 25.6 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 60.11 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.05 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Paengaroa

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.25 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.55 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 30.91 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 86.01 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 61.72 USD

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