Tauranga, New Zealand
Population 108,882 (UA)
The earliest known settlers were Māori who arrived in Tauranga from the Takitimuand the Mataatua waka in the 12th century. It was settled by Europeans in the early 19th century and was constituted as a city in 1963.
Tauranga is one of New Zealand's main centres for business, international trade, culture, fashion and horticultural science. Greater Tauranga is a very popular lifestyle and tourism destination. It features many natural attractions and scenery. Because of Tauranga's multi-ethnic population, a wide variety of faiths are practiced, including Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, various Eastern Orthodox churches, Sufism and others. Tauranga is one of New Zealand's fastest growing cities, with a 14 percent increase in population between the 2001 census and the 2006 census.
Pray for YWAM Tauranga to be a place that champions the destinies of young people and releases them into taking the gospel of Jesus Christ into every nation.
Pray for diverse and creative ways to reach this city and the world.
Pray for revival and unification of the church of Tauranga.