[ tou-rahng-uh ]

  1. a city on the N coast of North Island, in N New Zealand.

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How to use Tauranga in a sentence

  • Anyone visiting Tauranga can still trace the site of the old British camp and the remains of the old trenches.

  • Before I left Tauranga an incident occurred which appealed to me very much as an instance of the curious ways of Providence.

  • Cruelly were they undeceived as the canoes of Te Waharoa and his Tauranga allies shot on to the beach.

    The Long White Cloud | William Pember Reeves
  • Always keeping on good terms with the Waikatos, he made firm allies of the men of Tauranga.

    The Long White Cloud | William Pember Reeves
  • I have dredged half a bucketful at one cast between Karewa and Tauranga in five fathoms of water.

British Dictionary definitions for Tauranga


/ (taʊˈræŋə) /

  1. a port in New Zealand, on NE North Island on the Bay of Plenty: exports dairy produce, meat, and timber. Pop: 101 300 (2004 est)

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