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Tenders for temporary traders licences

Tauranga City Council invites tenders for the limited number of licences it grants annually for temporary commercial activities.

The selected foreshore reserves are: 

  • Mount Maunganui Main Beach
  • Marine Parade - on the grassed reserve/conservation area on above Main Beach, between Adams Avenue and Pacific Avenue 
  • A range of coastal and inner harbour reserves
  • McLaren Falls Park.

The licences on the foreshore reserves must be for services and do not provide for the sale of food, beverages or merchandise.

Food and beverage mobile shop licences include Blake Park, Memorial Park and Marine Parade opposite Mount Drury, between Grace Avenue and Pacific Avenue. The licences on Blake Park, Memorial Park and Marine Parade are for mobile shops, serving food and/or non alcoholic beverages.

Tenders are invited and evaluated in accordance with council’s temporary commercial activities on Reserves Policy and Mobile Shops Policy.

Temporary commercial activities on reserves policy (44kb pdf) Mobile shops policy (524kb pdf)

Tenders must comply with the requirements set out in the tender documentation below. 


Tenders for temporary trader licences has closed for this year and will reopen August 2021. If you have any questions, please send an email to temporarytraders.tender@tauranga.govt.nz in the first instance.

Tender documentation

  • Foreshore licences for Mount Maunganui Main Beach

  • Foreshore licences for Coastal and Inner Harbour Reserves, and McLaren Falls Park

  • Mobile shop licences for Blake Park, Memorial Park and Marine Parade

Template form for Health and Safety Assessment

Last Reviewed: 17/12/2020

Want to discuss further?

Please email temporarytraders.tender@tauranga.govt.nz

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