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Topic # 58794 19-Mar-2010 12:19
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Hi - does anyone know of an "internet games cafe" in the Tauranga area, where a few of us can play network games together (eg counter-strik source)?

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  Reply # 309121 19-Mar-2010 13:36
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I havent lived in Tauranga for quite a while but there used to be one opposite Tauranga Boys College (next to the liquor store I think, same block as Foodtown) that was quite good.

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Master Geek


  Reply # 309397 20-Mar-2010 16:42
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Funny thing about Google maps is you can use plain word searchs with it.

I put in "internet cafe in tauranga" and got this :,176.253662&sspn=1.664541,2.741089&ie=UTF8&hq=internet+cafe&hnear=Tauranga&ll=-37.688167,176.166759&spn=0.013007,0.021415&z=15

From gateway's page seems they have moved to 50 Devonport rd.

They do online games apparently too :

EDIT : Fail spelling

- Hone , Often accused of Excess Verbosity

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  Reply # 309416 20-Mar-2010 18:50
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Yes - I also found Gateway via google. They only have 7 machines, and you can't book ahead. So I was hoping someone might have some more info about more customer friendly places... ´cause nothing much else comes up through google when using search queries like you mentioned. Maybe that's the only place in Tauranga? (A small city admittedly).

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  Reply # 309474 21-Mar-2010 00:29
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KK You'll have to forgive me as I'm not a FPS gamer (more World of Warcrack) and am also based in Hamiltron.

So I don't really have direct knowledge of them. So far internet searches have only turned up 3 in the Tauranga town centre. You wanted ones in that area right and not Papamoa ?

How about these 2 places : 

- Hone , Often accused of Excess Verbosity

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  Reply # 309490 21-Mar-2010 09:41
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Hi - thanks for your efforts. Believe me, I also did all the normal internet searches, and also found Cyberzone and Cybersurf. Cyberzone seems to be only listed on the "finda" page - the link to their website does not work, and the telephone number is disconnected. Cybersurf does not actually appear to be a games cafe. It has photos from Mt Maunganui from 2001, a noticeboard from 2006, and no street address or telephone number.

Games places in Papamoa, Mount Maunganui, or Tauranga (or even Te Puke) would be ok.

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