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20Jan
Mud Dog Run
20 January

It's time to have some fun in the mud with your pooch! Tauranga City Council & Western Bay of Plenty District Council have combined to organise this event at TECT All Terrain Park.   Read more

26Jan
Blackcaps v India - 2nd ODI
26 January

International cricket is the epitome of the NZ summer experience. It’s what we do.  Read more

28Jan
Blackcaps v India - 3rd ODI
28 January

International cricket is the epitome of the NZ summer experience. It’s what we do.  Read more

09Mar
Le Diner en Blanc
09 March

Le Diner en Blanc Tauranga will be gracing our fine shores once again, activating one of the most beautiful spots in the Bay.  Read more

Upcoming Events

18Jan
100% Summer - Gate Pa
18 January

Summer in the bay is getting even sweeter! You can play cricket, volleyball & giant games while listening to summer beats, or pop into an art workshop or dance demo.  Read more

18 Jan
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26 Jan
The Little Mermaid Jr
18 January to 26 January

Journey Under the Sea with Ariel & her aquatic friends in Tauranga Musical Theatre's youth show.  Read more

19Jan
We Run The Night 2019
19 January

This running/walking event is held as the sun goes down over beautiful Mount Maunganui for people aged from 6 - 60+. Dress up and wear bright lights to run the night!   Read more

19 Jan
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20 Jan
Time-Travelling Makers Faire (aka NZ Medieval Faire 2019)
19 January to 20 January

The closest thing NZ has to a Renaissance Faire, so "wench up" or get your time-traveller goggles on & come along to watch, strut and have-a-go!  Read more


20Jan
Mud Dog Run
20 January

It's time to have some fun in the mud with your pooch! Tauranga City Council & Western Bay of Plenty District Council have combined to organise this event at TECT All Terrain Park.   Read more

22Jan
100% Summer - Mount Maunganui
22 January

Summer in the bay is getting even sweeter! You can play cricket, volleyball & giant games while listening to summer beats, or pop into an art workshop or dance demo.  Read more

23Jan
100% Summer - Tauranga CBD
23 January

Summer in the bay is getting even sweeter! You can play cricket, volleyball & giant games while listening to summer beats, or pop into an art workshop or dance demo.  Read more

25Jan
Slash – Living the dream tour
25 January

A man who needs no introduction, British-American musician and songwriter Slash returns to New Zealand with Myles Kennedy & The Conspirators for two concerts only.   Read more


25Jan
Good Vibes Festival
25 January

The One Love Festival is upping the ante in 2019 and launching Good Vibes - a sister festival, featuring an array of local and international acts, setting the scene for three days of the finest roots, rock and reggae around.  Read more

26Jan
Blackcaps v India - 2nd ODI
26 January

International cricket is the epitome of the NZ summer experience. It’s what we do.  Read more

26 Jan
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27 Jan
One Love Festival 2019
26 January to 27 January

One Love has well and truly established itself in the hearts of Reggae fans from all corners of the globe as one of the most vibrant and popular summer music festivals.  Read more

28Jan
Blackcaps v India - 3rd ODI
28 January

International cricket is the epitome of the NZ summer experience. It’s what we do.  Read more


29Jan
White Ferns v India - 2nd ODI
29 January

International cricket is the epitome of the NZ summer experience. It’s what we do.  Read more

09Feb
MELTED Ice Cream & Frozen Dessert Festival
09 February

Introducing MELTED, New Zealand’s first ever ice cream and frozen dessert festival. With a wide range of ice cream, gelato, sorbet, fruit ice cream, and a whole heap of other treats, MELTED is a celebration of all things cool and sweet.  Read more

09Feb
Generation Homes Sand to Surf
09 February

A multi-event Ocean Swim with achievable distances for anyone aged 7 to 87! Part of the iconic Banana Boat NZ Ocean Swim Series.  Read more

17Feb
XRACE Tauranga
17 February

The amazing race for families!  Read more


20Feb
Classical Journey
20 February

Start your year off by taking an auditory grand tour of Europe with music written during or inspired by the late 18th century. Guided by NZSO Associate Conductor Hamish McKeich, Classical Journey features works by Rossini, Haydn, Prokofiev, and Brahms.  Read more

23 Feb
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24 Feb
Water Polo on the Waterfront
23 February to 24 February

A fast-paced, exciting and dynamic showcase of New Zealand's top water polo players battling it out in NZ's first ocean-based water polo tournament.  Read more

24Feb
Generation Homes Women's Triathlon
24 February

This is such a great event for all you Ladies out there. Come and take part in this event that will support you all the way from the start to finish.  Read more

26Feb
On the road - Michele and Jeremy
26 February

Michele and Jeremy have performed comedy around NZ and the globe for over 20 years. Insightful and outrageously entertaining, On The Road will be about the stuff the couple tell each other – intelligent yes, but mostly impudent, irreverent uplifting fun.  Read more


02Mar
Tails & Trails
02 March

Join us for a free, fun dog walk around Waipuna Park  Read more

06Mar
Business Expo 2019
06 March

Gain inspiration and ideas, find solutions, improve your expertise, develop product knowledge as well as seeing what exhibitors are showcasing, who’s new in the region, and what is the latest in innovation and technology.   Read more

09Mar
Le Diner en Blanc
09 March

Le Diner en Blanc Tauranga will be gracing our fine shores once again, activating one of the most beautiful spots in the Bay.  Read more

16 Mar
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16 Mar
Foundation Clinic Mauao Half Marathon 2019
16 March to 16 March

Whether you're a competitive off-road "mountain goat" runner or someone just looking for a challenge, the Foundation Clinic Mauao Half Marathon appeals to all.  Read more


17Mar
Marra Sprint Triathlon
17 March

Looking for a great way to wrap up your Triathlon season. Look no further than this iconic race.  Read more

19Mar
Leaving Jackson - The Johnny Cash & June Carter Show
19 March

Step into the past with Johnny and June to a time when songs told a true story of life, love and heartache. This two-hour performance will have you singing laughing and crying out for more.  Read more

26Mar
The Big Bike Film Night
26 March

We’re on mission, sharing the best cycling short films from around the world with a treasure chest of films that has everything a cycling centric audience could want! Action, drama, humour and plenty of inspiration - it's unashamedly bike-a-liscious.  Read more

04Apr
The Manfreds
04 April

As The Manfreds the original band members except keyboardist, Mann, reformed in 1991.   Read more


05 Apr
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21 Apr
Tauranga Jazz Festival 2019
05 April to 21 April

The National Jazz Festival presents a fantastic programme of events in Tauranga from Apr 5 – 21, 2019. With performances from some of the best jazz musicians from Aotearoa and around the world - Think Jazz. Think Tauranga.  Read more

13 Apr
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14 Apr
Tattoo & Art Extravaganza
13 April to 14 April

International Tattoo festival indoor and outdoor zones, music, wearable arts, stunts, great food and drinks and much more!  Read more

30 Apr
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01 May
Cats
30 April to 01 May

CATS, will embark on its most extensive tour of NZ in 2019. Based on T. S. Eliot’s Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, it tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night they make what is known as "the Jellicle choice".  Read more

02May
The Rhythms of Ireland
02 May

In 2019, The Rhythms of Ireland returns to NZ for the first time since their sell-out 2010 tour.   Read more


09 May
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11 May
Fiddler on the roof
09 May to 11 May

Fiddler on the Roof – a heart-warming and thought provoking musical which follows the life of Tevye and his family as they struggle with upholding tradition in the everchanging landscape of Imperial Russia.  Read more

22May
Love Eternal
22 May

Maestro Thomas Søndergård returns to take the NZSO on tour. From Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor, to his Manfred Overture, Beethoven’s Coriolan Overture to Mozart’s Linz Symphony, this concert will take audiences on an illuminating journey.  Read more

08 Jun
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09 Jun
Syncnronised Swimming North Island Championship
08 June to 09 June

Come and see some Synchronised Swimming up close, enjoy the atmosphere, and appreciate how hard it is. This is your opportunity to watch something you usually only see when the Olympics is on telly.  Read more

15 Jun
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16 Jun
Black Swan, White Swan
15 June to 16 June

Witness a magnificent re-telling of ballet’s most enduring classic, Swan Lake, with the RNZB’s new production Black Swan, White Swan.   Read more


20 Jun
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21 Jun
The Pink Floyd Experience
20 June to 21 June

After 2017’s hugely successful Animals tour, which featured three entire albums, The Pink Floyd Experience returns to New Zealand and Australia in 2019 with an exciting new show. Presented by: In The Flesh Productions  Read more

22Jun
TEDxTauranga
22 June

Ever watched an amazing video from TED.com? Join us in person for Tauranga's own event TEDxTauranga.  Read more

02Jul
The legacy tour - Kelvin and TJ
02 July

What happens when you mix two international superstar mediums together on one stage!  Read more

18Jul
Mātauranga
18 July

Mātauranga, by Wellington-based Michael Norris, was commissioned as part of the NZSO Cook’s Landfall Series to mark 250 years since the first encounters between Maori and Europeans.   Read more


13 Aug
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14 Aug
Tauranga Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge
13 August to 14 August

This is a chance for primary and intermediate aged kids to get involved in New Zealand’s biggest mud run series in a version tailored especially for them!  Read more

11Oct
Postmodern Jukebox
11 October

Following their sold-out Tauranga debut in 2018, Postmodern Jukebox will return to Baycourt in October 2019.   Read more

22Oct
Te Māpouriki
22 October

Guided by German-Japanese conductor Jun Märkl, this concert features NZ composer Kenneth Young’s work Te Mapouriki plus music by Mozart, Strauss, Mendelssohn, and Schumann.  Read more