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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 and mobile shop activities.


Tenders for 2024 – 2025 are open from 1st August 2024. 

Applications must be received by 5pm Wednesday 21st August. 

Please email your completed application and all supporting documentation to TemporaryTraders.Tender@tauranga.govt.nz

Applications sent after 21st August will not be accepted.

The selected foreshore reserves are:

  • The Mall
  • Marine Parade - on the grassed reserve/conservation area above Mount Maunganui Main Beach, between Adams Avenue and Pacific Avenue 
  • A range of coastal and inner harbour reserves (see information sheet for details)

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

Food and non-alcoholic beverage mobile shop licences include:

  • Blake Park
  • Memorial Park
  • Kulim Park
  • Oceanbeach Road Reserve (Omanu Beach Carpark)
  • Marine Parade opposite Hopukiore (or Mount Drury)

Tenders are invited and evaluated in accordance with council’s Use of Council Land Policy.

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

Please be sure to read the information sheet thoroughly, as there have been some changes to the process from previous years.


Mobile shops and foreshore licences information sheet (567kb docx)

Mobile shops:

Application form (723kb doc)

Foreshore Licenses:

Application form (129kb doc)

Temporary Traders - Risk Control Plan Template (39kb docx)

Want to discuss further?

Please email temporarytraders.tender@tauranga.govt.nz

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