Tauranga lifestyle attracts remote workers

Technological advances mean more options are opening up for people to work from home, industry leaders say, with some employers from outside the region basing staff in the Bay.

Priority One projects manager Annie Hill said although the organisation was a strong supporter of people coming out from their home office into co-working spaces “it is becoming much more common to work remotely”.

“We have heard of a few people doing this, and often it is because they make a decision to move to the Bay of Plenty for lifestyle reasons and their employer is keen to retain them in the business.

“The increasing ability of technology to enable people to work remotely is obviously driving this trend, so in many jobs you can live and work where you want, even if this is in different cities or areas.”  Read More…

Originally published in NZ Herald, 20th October 2015