The Historic Village on 17th Ave is a collection of original and replica buildings from early Tauranga set in gorgeous gardens and natural bush surrounds. These buildings are home to over 50 businesses including shops and community organisations.

We are looking for unique, destination tenants who will add to the vibrancy of the Village and help us to meet our objective of creating a thriving and sought after place to hold an event, run a meeting or lease a space in.

With the Bethlehem Lions market now making the Village their home we have up to 2000 people every 1st and 3rd Sunday of a month coming to the Village. This is in addition to various annual large scale events.

Historic Village Aerial MapTo achieve this direction a number of zones have been created within the Village. These are community, small business and retail. It is important to take note of the zone the advertised lease falls within to ensure your application fits the criteria for that zone.

Retail Zone – shops and attractions

Small Businesses – offices, small studios

Community – premises suitable for community focused organisations

Other – workshop, rustic premises

Conditions of Application

All advertised vacancies will require interested parties to complete a Registration of Interest form (hardcopies available from the Village Office), accompanied by any supporting documentation.

Your completed Registration of Interest and any supporting documentation must be received by the village office no later than the date stipulated on the advert. Late applications will not be considered.

Registration of Interest form (258 kb pdf)

Council will then consider all applications, taking into account the strategic direction of the Village to ensure the best fit tenant for the Village environment and the space available.

Aerial Map of the Historic Village

Aerial map of the Historic Village (1mb pdf)

Last Reviewed: 21/06/2019
Opening hours

Grounds open 7 days a week, 7.30am – 10pm

Office open Monday to Friday, 8.30am – 4.30pm

Office is closed public holidays

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