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12 Oct
to
08 Nov
Homecomings: From Tauranga to the Trenches
12 October to 08 November

The First World War ended at 11am on the eleventh day of the eleventh month, 1918.  Read more

17 Oct
to
08 Nov
Field of Remembrance – Honouring our Fallen
17 October to 08 November

109 white crosses will be installed at dawn in the lead-up to Armistice Day.   Read more

02Nov
Seven's Celebrate In The Bay
02 November

Come down to Gordon Spratt Reserve and help us celebrate our World Champion sevens teams.   Read more

11Nov
Armistice Centenary Service
11 November

Commemorate Armistice Day at 11am on 11 November at Memorial Park, with two minutes silence, large-scale poppies and 109 white crosses and honour the fallen.  Read more

Upcoming Events

31 Mar
to
23 Nov
Arts on tour NZ
31 March to 23 November

Baycourt Presents is bringing seven Arts On Tour NZ  Read more

02 Apr
to
21 Oct
Lion's Historic Village Market
02 April to 21 October

This community market is a great morning out for the whole family!  Read more

15 Sep
to
31 Oct
Suffrage 125 - Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology Suffrage 125 Study Award 2019
15 September to 31 October

This Study Award carries on a tradition started by Bay of Plenty Polytechnic in 1993. The 2018 study award is offered to a female student who has enrolled to study a Toi Ohomai course in 2019.  Read more

27 Sep
to
21 Oct
Weber Bros Circus
27 September to 21 October

Two hours of adrenaline pumping entertainment suitable for the whole family!!  Read more


05 Oct
to
25 Oct
A Common Thread
05 October to 25 October

An exhibition of stunning work in mixed media, stitch, textile dyeing, and metal sculpture, by local artists.  Read more

12 Oct
to
08 Nov
Homecomings: From Tauranga to the Trenches
12 October to 08 November

The First World War ended at 11am on the eleventh day of the eleventh month, 1918.  Read more

17 Oct
to
08 Nov
Field of Remembrance – Honouring our Fallen
17 October to 08 November

109 white crosses will be installed at dawn in the lead-up to Armistice Day.   Read more

20Oct
Manaaki Mauao
20 October

Come along and learn how to identify invasive myrtle rust on our pohutukawa, kanuka, manuka and other native species.   Read more


20Oct
A21 Walk for Freedom Mt Maunganui
20 October

Abolish slavery with every step. Join us for the A21 Walk for Freedom Mt Maunganui  Read more

21Oct
Neil Scott Memorial Walk
21 October

Discover Matakana Island! Enjoy stunning views with interesting and varied terrain: farmland, hills, road and estuary.  Read more

23Oct
The Merchants of Bollywood
23 October

The Merchants of Bollywood features a cast of more than 40 performers direct from Film City Mumbai – the home of Bollywood Cinema.   Read more

24Oct
Mount Maunganui College Performing Arts Awards
24 October

Join Mount Maunganui College in celebrating their talented students at its annual Performing Arts Awards 2018. All welcome.  Read more


24Oct
2018 Pasifika Festival in the Bay
24 October

Celebrating Pasifika culture here in the bay, featuring local school performance groups and authentic food stalls.  Read more

25Oct
How to be a Powerful Parent
25 October

How to be a powerful parent without having to resort to praise and punishment! An evening of practical advice delivered in an inspirational way by Diane Levy.   Read more

26Oct
Pango
26 October

Atamira Dance Company’s PANGO combines dance, light & the live music of Shayne Carter & James Webster to create an extraordinary, raw, human performance that explores ‘Te Kore’ - the state of unlimited potential for being.  Read more

26Oct
Operatunity Presents: Divas & Divos
26 October

In a concert with a similar format to our acclaimed Mario Lanza show in 2016, we look into the lives and music of many of the world’s greatest singers of all time including Joan Sutherland, Maria Callas, Pavarotti, Caruso and Mario Lanza.   Read more


26 Oct
to
27 Oct
Open days at Tauranga's water and wastewater treatment plants
26 October to 27 October

We’re opening the doors to our Oropi water treatment plant and Chapel Street wastewater treatment plant for a behind-the-scenes look at where our drinking water comes from, and where our wastewater goes.   Read more

26Oct
BOP PRIDE Halloween party
26 October

BOP Pride invite you to join us once again for a night of celebration, with chills, thrills, pizza and partying.  Read more

27Oct
Spot the difference
27 October

Featuring original music and terrible choreography, Spot the Difference is a funny and thought-provoking musical-comedy about being Pasifika in Aotearoa (but also about how being racist is still kinda sucky).   Read more

27Oct
Tauranga 10 Up! Dragon Boat Regatta
27 October

A corporate day of racing where teams can challenge their off-the-water rivals to a fun water competition.  Read more


27 Oct
to
28 Oct
Focus on Women Expo
27 October to 28 October

Be inspired, empowered and entertained at the Focus on Women Expo!  Read more

27Oct
Trick or Treat Halloween Trail
27 October

Get dressed up and come down to Fraser Cove Shopping Centre to walk the Trick or Treat Halloween Trail and collect free treats.  Read more

28Oct
Dr Seuss's the Cat in the Hat
28 October

Two bored kids. One rainy day. And one crazy cat wearing a red-striped hat. Young and old alike will delight in this faithful adaptation of a classic book come to life before our very eyes.  Read more

28Oct
Dog & Grog fundraiser event
28 October

Fundraiser for 'Canine Friends Pet Therapy'. Dumpling? Drink? Dog? What more could you ask for?! Oh! Speakers and spot prizes too!  Read more


28Oct
Show Me Shorts - The Sampler
28 October

Too hard to pick which films to see? We get it. This selection includes some of our most vibrant, fun and heart-warming shorts from New Zealand and around the world.  Read more

02 Nov
to
04 Nov
Tauranga Fishing and Boat Show
02 November to 04 November

Tauranga's new format fishing and boat show, for everything on, in and under the water.   Read more

02Nov
Seven's Celebrate In The Bay
02 November

Come down to Gordon Spratt Reserve and help us celebrate our World Champion sevens teams.   Read more

03 Nov
to
04 Nov
Madagascar
03 November to 04 November

The talented students of STEPS Performing Arts will delight audiences of all ages with their production of DreamWorks – Madagascar – A Musical Adventure Jr.   Read more


03Nov
Russian Cultural Festival
03 November

A complete Russian experience in one day!  Read more

09 Nov
to
10 Nov
A Russian Triple Bill
09 November to 10 November

The Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to New Zealand with A Russian Triple Bill. This is the first time that the company have brought this stunning programme to NZ.   Read more

11Nov
Miscellany
11 November

Miscellany - there’s something for everyone in Bay of Plenty Symphonia’s final concert of 2018. Music ranging from late 18th century classical up to the 1920s encompasses a range of styles and sounds from Mozart and Beethoven to Nielsen and Kodály.  Read more

11Nov
Armistice Centenary Service
11 November

Commemorate Armistice Day at 11am on 11 November at Memorial Park, with two minutes silence, large-scale poppies and 109 white crosses and honour the fallen.  Read more


11Nov
Dionne Warwick
11 November

Baypark is pleased to announce the Legendary Dionne Warwick and her Greatest Hits Tour. Part of the Baypark Concert Series Dionne Warwick will be performing in Tauranga for the very first time.  Read more

11Nov
Walk 2 D'Feet MND
11 November

Motor Neuron Disease fundraiser/walk along Matua's foreshore to raise awareness and support victims of this debilitating disease  Read more

11Nov
A Kiwi Armistice
11 November

An immersive experience of sights and sounds and songs of the Great War. A journey for all ages, for one night only. Featuring the Tauranga Civic Choir and Tauranga City Brass.  Read more

15 Nov
to
18 Nov
Bay of Plenty Garden & Art Festival
15 November to 18 November

Come and view the beauty and diversity of our region's gardens and the creativity of our talented artists   Read more


15 Nov
to
18 Nov
Bloom in the Bay
15 November to 18 November

Bring down the family and take a walk around landscape designed gardens, view fascinating art pieces, listen to music, engage in workshops and much more...  Read more

20Nov
Social Climbers
20 November

What do you call 6 women stranded on a mountain in the rain? Ridiculous! Or Social Climbers - just not to their faces! Perfectly timed for your own social group’s ascent into summer, don’t miss this hilarious play when it comes to Baycourt in November.  Read more

23Nov
Operatunity: Cinderella - A Christmas Pantomime
23 November

We bring you our famous Christmas pantomime with a new twist on Cinderella!   Read more

23Nov
AOTNZ - The Messy Magic Adventure
23 November

Circus, slapstick & magic combine in this special adventure for primary school aged children & families. Fantastical fun, with waterproof ponchos provided for those in the front row.  Read more


23Nov
AOTNZ - Seven Deadly Stunts
23 November

Chainsaw juggling, walking on broken glass and other famous feats are performed along with the stories of how they came to be.   Read more

23 Nov
to
25 Nov
Tauranga Woodcrafters 2018 November Show
23 November to 25 November

Beautiful wood and woodcrafts - turning, carvings, scroll saw work, marquetry, toymaking - all on display & for sale together with working demonstrations, exhibition work, & trade stalls.  Read more

24Nov
Rise Dance Company - Made
24 November

We are all ‘Made’ & ‘Shaped’ by our love of dance! Come and join us for an afternoon of awesome dancing with performances.  Read more

25Nov
Rise Dance Company - Shaped
25 November

We are all ‘Made’ & ‘Shaped’ by our love of dance! Come and join us for an afternoon of awesome dancing with performances from our Rise dance public classes.   Read more


25Nov
Tauranga Bay of Plenty Migrant Expo
25 November

New to our region? Come along on to find out about all the great services and lifestyle choices available for you!  Read more

28 Nov
to
24 Dec
Wearable Art Competition Exhibition
28 November to 24 December

Inspired by Wearable Arts, this dynamic showcase of talent will provide the public with something very different and unique in Downtown Tauranga, celebrating Christmas and art through installation.  Read more

01Dec
2018 Trustpower Christmas Parade
01 December

The parade that heralds the start of the Christmas season, featuring colourful community floats, lively bands, marching teams, acrobatic groups and colourful characters.  Read more

01Dec
Suffrage 125 - Book Launch: Eliza and the White Camellia
01 December

Join us to commemorate 125 years of women's suffrage with the launch of award-winning author Debbie McCauley's new bilingual children's picture book 'Eliza and the White Camellia: A Story of Suffrage in New Zealand'.  Read more


02Dec
Classic Builders Tinman Triathlon
02 December

A great way to kick-off the Triathlon season. Set in the idyllic setting of Mount Maunganui you can race either the Standard, Sprint or Super-Sprint races & for the kids the Splash'n'Dash. With something for everyone this race is a must do.   Read more

03Dec
Nanogirl Live in 'Out of this world'
03 December

Join Nanogirl, Boris, and CLAIR (Constantly Learning Artificial Intelligence Repository) for science & engineering as you have never seen them before. An action packed adventure with rockets, explosions and even a live tornado!   Read more

08Dec
While We Wait
08 December

Human spend approximately 6 months of their lives waiting in line, so KJ Studios transformed the wait into movement to show what we can do within those times. A fun family show featuring Tap, Jazz, Ballet, Contemporary and more.  Read more

09Dec
2018 Christmas Carols on the Waterfront
09 December

The annual Carols on the Waterfront event returns this year to the city centre.   Read more


15 Dec
to
16 Dec
The Mount Monster
15 December to 16 December

New Zealand's premier endurance ironman race with a prize purse to match.  Read more

17Dec
The Abba Show – ABBAsolutely fABBAulous
17 December

Far from being “just another cover band” The ABBA Show is a full-scale theatrical production featuring over 2 hours of live music, replica costumes, theatrical lighting/effects and all the dancing an ABBA fan can handle.  Read more

22Dec
A Night Before Christmas
22 December

“A Night Before Christmas” returns in 2018 and will be the perfect way to welcome in Christmas. The Bay’s biggest free Christmas party will celebrate 22 years of Christmas joy and Festive fun.  Read more

27Dec
EVES Surfbreaker Triathlon
27 December

What better way to enjoy the Xmas break than entering this iconic Surf beach Triathlon. Then sit back and watch NZ's Elite Triathletes race.  Read more


03Jan
Blackcaps v Sri Lanka - 1st ODI
03 January

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

05Jan
Blackcaps v Sri Lanka - 2nd ODI
05 January

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

12Jan
Mount Festival of Multisport
12 January

The Mount Festival of Multisport is a community sporting event offering an opportunity for all ages, abilities and fitness levels to be involved.  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

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
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


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

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

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


10 Apr
to
13 Apr
Shortland Street - The Musical
10 April to 13 April

Shortland Street - The Musical features iconic characters, stories from the classic era of NZ’s favourite TV show, and songs like ‘Stuck In A Love Triangle’, ‘Cliffhanger’ & ‘Not In Guatemala Now’. A warm-hearted musical comedy the whole family can enjoy.  Read more