With a range of recreational facilities available, The Lakes lifestyle allows you to play where you live and live where you play.

The Lakes is a community you can be proud of, a place that not only offers a safe home, but also a sense of belonging, of longevity and of pleasure – because after all, that’s what life is all about. 

The Lakes Vision

With the vision to create a community that is a natural extension of the land, The Lakes utilises the natural assets of the environment, so that people can live in and appreciate the old and the new, preserving the history of the natural surroundings so that it can be appreciated in many years to come.

The Lakes long term vision is to create the best natural environment, developed in a socially sustainable manner, ensuring we make this community a better place for all to enjoy for many years to come.

The Lakes Mission

  • 2081 sections
  • 2 hectares of commercial and local business

Comprising 254 hectares The Lakes is designed with the community in mind.

The new suburb will include 2081 residential sections which will house over 7000 people. The Lakes will also have it's very own Shopping Village - featuring Maude café/bar (across from an exciting playground with a flying fox), plus foodie outlets including Turkish, Japanese (sushi), Indian and South American cuisine, a Four Square and physio.

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Why The Lakes?

Located in the sunny Bay of Plenty, The Lakes is a vibrant community where residents can live where they play and have the luxury of being only minutes to Tauranga's schools, the beach, central city and shopping.

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Services and Amenities

The Lakes has all the services and amenities you need to live your dream lifestyle. Enjoy having a shopping village, parks, playgrounds, walking and biking trails, schools, and public transport right into town at your fingertips.

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Tauranga Schools

Making The Lakes even more appealing to families is the close proximity to some of Tauranga's best schools. Also conveniently located on Lakes Boulevard is an early childhood centre.

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There is plenty of recreational activities to keep the family busy in the beautiful sunshine at The Lakes. Take the kids on one of the three orienteering courses, or to one of our many playgrounds. Plus enjoy walking, running, cycling or kayaking on our many recreational tracks and reserves.

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