Mag and Turbo Tauranga
Phone: +64 7571 5211
Tyres Brands: Falken, GT Radial, Kumho, Nexen, Nankang, Nitto, Pirelli, Toyo.
Address: 101 Cameron Road, Tauranga.
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday: 07:30 – 17:00, Saturday: 08:00–14:00, Sunday: Close.
About Mag & Turbo Tauranga
Mag and Turbo is a 100% New Zealand company with more than 20 years in the local market, and it is mainly focused on the sale of wheels, tyres, 4WD lifts kits, suspension and accessories for your vehicle (Cars, SUV or 4×4 light trucks).
Its smart marketing strategy together with its beautiful stores and franchise support, has resulted in the company today have 18 stores throughout the country.
Mag and Turbo started in 1993, today its main advantages that stand out in the industry are its friendly and highly trained staff, its wide variety of brands in wheels and tyres. Its attractive stores have a showroom, waiting room and excellent visibility so that the customer can see how they are progressing with the work on their vehicle.
Today the company has locations in Whangarei, Auckland Northshore, Auckland Ponsonby, Auckland Henderson, Auckland New Lynn, Auckland Lunn Ave, Auckland Manukau, Hamilton, Tauranga, Rotorua, Hastings, Palmerston North, Lower Hutt, Porirua, Nelson, Blenheim, Christchurch and Dunedin.
Tauranga is the largest city in the Bay of Plenty and one of the fastest growing centers in the country. Plus, it’s only a 15-minute drive to one of New Zealand’s most popular seaside towns, Mount Maunganui.
The center of Tauranga has several important historical areas to see during a walk around the place. The Strand coastal area has undergone a major renovation in recent years and is home to a variety of cafes, restaurants, bars and nightclubs, as well as a range of accommodation options.
The port of Tauranga is always present throughout the city, which gives the urban area an attractive coastal setting. Fishing, sailing, diving and dolphin tours are easy to organize; You can also visit one of the beautiful attractions in the area: McLaren Falls or Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park.
General information: Population of approximately 103,650 inhabitants, i-SITE Visitor Center, airport for domestic flights
Tauranga is one of New Zealand’s major beach towns and one of the fastest growing in the country, after Auckland Harbor it is the busiest port in the country. One of the main attractions is Mount Maunganui, located on a small peninsula, where it is possible to hike to the top, which has an incredible view of the city.
In the city it is possible to surf and windsurf. The white sand beaches that begin there extend to Whakatane, 100km to the east. Whakatane is the starting point for expeditions to White Island, New Zealand’s only active marine volcano.
Tauranga’s lush parks and golden sandy beaches make it a popular destination for lovers of the outdoors and water sports. On the North Island of New Zealand you will find many diverse opportunities for surfing, rafting, kite surfing, hiking and golf. Bathe in the refreshing pools of the Kaiate Falls, whose waters descend beautifully over the crags.
The whole family will love visiting one of Tauranga’s amusement parks, taking a guided nature tour, or swimming with dolphins in the Bay of Plenty.
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Pirelli Tyres History
It was on January 28, 1872 when Giovanni Battista Pirelli obtained the registration of a company that began as a producer of rubber objects and has ended up being a benchmark for high-performance tires
Born on December 27, 1848 in Varenna, Giovanni Battista Pirelli was the eighth of ten children of Santino Pirelli, a baker, and Rosa Riva, although only five survived. After his initial studies, he transferred to Milan to study physics and mathematics, then to Pavia to expand them, he enlisted with Garibaldi’s troops in the War of Independence of 1866 and finally returned to Milan to obtain the title of industrial engineer, that he got with the best grades of his promotion.
That earned him a scholarship that, through Europe, allowed him to meet great companies, personalities and production methods. But above all, an element that was revolutionizing the industry: rubber, or elastic rubber. The fellowship lasted until September 1871. But Pirelli already had an idea in mind, and so, on January 28, 1872, he founded the GB Pirelli & Co., of which he was the sole managing partner, with a registered capital of 215,000 lire. His first factory, on the banks of the Sevesetto, was modest, with only a thousand square meters and just 45 workers, which in just 10 years will already be 250.
Initially with rubber tubes and tapes, but gradually expanding the business to shoe soles, raincoats or tire cables, only three years after the company was founded, half of the country’s demand for rubber objects is Pirelli. But that’s not enough. Pirelli’s mind for the future leads him to see the future in telecommunications. And it is there where from 1881 onwards it will expand its range of products, with submarine cables for telecommunications, which allowed the telegraph cables to be passed under water not only in Italy, but also in Africa or from Barcelona to Palma de Mallorca.
That prosperity also had to confront legitimate workers’ demands. That is where the first chapter of the Pirelli series begins and ends, with the strike on May 5, 1898 that resulted in the Bava Beccaris massacre, with 418 people killed and hundreds injured by police and government repression. Giovanni Battista Pirelli thinks from his factory how to improve the employment situation, which in the future will lead to a scientific organization of work, the presence of doctors and psychological tests and an improvement in working conditions. But just before, in 1901, the production of what would be the signature work and hallmark of the firm had started: automobile and motorcycle tires.
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