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TECT has a number of different funding schemes to assist community organisations with their projects.  

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Tauranga Miniature Railway

Tauranga Miniature Railway


Over 30 years ago the Tauranga Model Marine & Engineering Club built the Miniature Railway at Memorial Park.  From small beginnings, the miniature railway has developed into a public attraction for local families and visitors to the city.

With TECT funding of $117,351, TMMEC members have been able to continue railway development with the latest work extending the track by 329 metres, creating embankments and building more bridges.  Generations of families have been enjoying this community asset and that has been reflected in the support from the public, Tauranga Lions and local businesses sponsoring money and services to assist with the project.

Train rides are available every Sunday, weather permitting, from 10am till 4pm, at Memorial Park, Tauranga.

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