Scott and Angelo, to sexy for their shirts, being studly on the beach.
Tauranga lies in the north-western corner of the Bay of Plenty.
The city on the south-eastern edge of Tauranga Harbour.
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Tauranga is generally expensive when it comes to housing.
The region's beaches attract swimmers, surfers, kayakers and kitesurfers throughout the year.
Tauranga is a very popular lifestyle and tourism destination.
It features many natural attractions and scenery.
Every year the Northern Regional Surf Championships are hosted at the Mt Maunganui beach.
Tauranga City is the centre of the sixth largest urban area in New Zealand.
In June 2010 it was estimated to have an urban population of 120,000.
The hot saltwater pools are a fantastic place to rest, rejuvenate and revive the body and mind.
The Port of Tauranga is a regular stop for both container ships and luxury cruise liners.
Most of the city's shopping is suburban and located around the suburbs.
Gina discovers the Horny Bull Café and Bar, a Texas-themed restaurant.
Scott, a rebel on the razor's edge, flagrantly breaks the law in this "Liquor Free Zone".
The Kingsview Resort and Towers offer luxury accomodations in the heart of Tauranga.
The band enjoys an unspoiled stretch of coastline.
In 1886, Mount Tarawera in Rotorua erupted creating the world's newest geothermal system.
Waimangu offers ecology-focused walks through the craters of the beautiful Waimangu Volcanic Valley.
The walks showcase volcanic activity, native plants and birds.
Luckily Nikki was soon rescued from the native savages... despite her protests.
Gina and Diana, as beautiful as the view of New Zealand coastline behind them.
The earliest known settlers arrived in Tauranga in the 12th century.
During the 1820s, missionaries from the Bay of Islands visited to obtain supplies.
Traders in flax were active in the Bay of Plenty during the 1830s, and some settled there.
In 1840, a Catholic mission station was established, but closed in 1863 due to the Land Wars.
The New Zealand Land Wars were about European settlers encroaching on native land.
During these wars, the Tauranga Campaign took place in and around Tauranga in 1864.
By the end, millions of acres of land were confiscated from the native tribes.
Today much of the countryside surrounding Tauranga is horticultural land.
The area is particularly well known for growing tangelos, avocados, and kiwifruit.
Tauranga is one of New Zealand's fastest growing cities.