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21Feb
Dinner in the Domain
21 February

Provides you with a selection of the best food trucks, top local chefs performing live food demonstrations, as well as a licensed area to enjoy a nice glass of locally brewed beer.  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

09Mar
Tauranga City Council - Worm Composting Workshop
09 March

Attend the Tauranga City Councils 2-hour interactive workshop to learn the art of worm farming, take home all you need to get started on the day! Tickets must be purchased prior to attending.   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

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

21Feb
Dinner in the Domain
21 February

Provides you with a selection of the best food trucks, top local chefs performing live food demonstrations, as well as a licensed area to enjoy a nice glass of locally brewed beer.  Read more

22Feb
Gourmet Night Market
22 February

Join us for a beautiful evening with delicious offerings from the food trucks you've come to love.  Read more

23Feb
Aquinas College fundraiser event
23 February

'Laugh till it hurts!' Join us for a hilarious afternoon and night of entertainment.  Read more


23Feb
Tauranga Farmers Market
23 February

Come along to Tauranga Farmers Market, held every Saturday. You'll find delicious coffee, great entertainment and lots of fresh produce!  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

24Feb
Blue Light Kids Gone Fishin'
24 February

Come and join us for our annual free Blue Light Kids Gone Fishin' Day! It's a great day of fishing with a free sausage sizzle, spot prizes and face painting!   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

28Feb
Dinner in the Domain
28 February

Provides you with a selection of the best food trucks, top local chefs performing live food demonstrations, as well as a licensed area to enjoy a nice glass of locally brewed beer.  Read more

02Mar
Tails & Trails
02 March

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

03Mar
All Ford Day Car Show
03 March

All Ford Day Car Show, from model T's to the latest on display.  Read more


05Mar
Paint and Wine Night - Summer in NZ - Paintvine
05 March

The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a masterpiece!  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

08Mar
Sol3 Mio
08 March

NZ’s favourite trio Sol3 Mio embark on a special concert tour across the North Island this March. Experience Sol3 Mio in their most intimate and purest form – 3 voices and a piano.  Read more

08Mar
Community Night Markets at Bethlehem Hall
08 March

An interesting and unique market environment that is all inclusive to reflect our diverse community.   Read more


09Mar
Steinway Open Day
09 March

Have you ever wanted to play a Steinway Piano? Well, now is your chance!  Read more

09Mar
Tauranga City Council - Worm Composting Workshop
09 March

Attend the Tauranga City Councils 2-hour interactive workshop to learn the art of worm farming, take home all you need to get started on the day! Tickets must be purchased prior to attending.   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

10Mar
SAXCESS
10 March

Tauranga Musica & Trustpower presents Saxcess starring saxophonists Debbie Rawson, Michael Jamieson, Peter Liley & Timothy Workman.  Read more


10Mar
Blackpool in the Bay
10 March

Enjoy Baycourt’s mighty Wurlitzer organ as Chris Powell transports you to the English seaside for an afternoon of Blackpool-esque entertainment performing the hugely popular Blackpool Comes to the Bay concert.  Read more

16Mar
Foundation Clinic Mauao Half Marathon 2019
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

16Mar
Greerton Village Vintage, Retro and Steampunk Fayre
16 March

Our third Fayre will be happening again in Greerton Village on Saturday 16 March 2019.  Read more

16Mar
St. Patrick's Day Races
16 March

The luck of the Irish is coming to Racing Tauranga! Join us for a wee bit o’ fun and a lot of Guinness at our St. Patrick’s Day Races.  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

23Mar
Colour Splash
23 March

Celebrate Holi with vibrant colours - fun for the whole family!  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!   Read more


30 Mar
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31 Mar
The Bay of Plenty Gin Festival
30 March to 31 March

Gincredible is a brand new event on the scene for Tauranga. This festival is a boutique celebration of food, entertainment and Craft Gin - distilled from a small number of artisan producers.  Read more

03Apr
Paint and Wine Night - The Mount - Paintvine
03 April

The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand a drink in the other and let’s paint a masterpiece!  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


10Apr
'The Big FAT Lie' feature documentary premiere screening
10 April

Learn the truth about how heart disease can be prevented and reversed and cancer avoided.  Read more

12Apr
Community Night Markets at Bethlehem Hall
12 April

An interesting and unique market environment that is all inclusive to reflect our diverse community.  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

04May
The Road That Wasn't There
04 May

From award-winning company Trick of the Light Theatre comes an original fairy-tale drawn from the twitchy edges of children’s literature – a dark world reminiscent of the works of Neil Gaiman and the late (great) Margaret Mahy.  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

10May
Community Night Markets at Bethlehem Hall
10 May

An interesting and unique market environment that is all inclusive to reflect our diverse community.  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

23May
World Famous Hypnotist Andrew Newton
23 May

The world’s most experienced and celebrated hypnotist Andrew Newton returns to Baycourt for an evening of mischief, absurdity and hilarity!  Read more

02Jun
Mount Runners and Walkers Half Marathon
02 June

Half Marathon, 10 km, 5 km or Kid's Dash, whether you're walking or running, there's something for everyone at the Mount Runners and Walkers Half Marathon.  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


14Jun
Community Night Markets at Bethlehem Hall
14 June

An interesting and unique market environment that is all inclusive to reflect our diverse community.  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


24 Jun
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25 Jun
Matariki Glow Show
24 June to 25 June

The Matariki Glow Show is a large-scale puppet show perfect for tamariki aged 5-9! The Matariki stars are preparing for the Maori New Year, but there’s a problem in the night sky! Buzzing with great music and fun characters, it’s a show not to be missed.  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

03 Jul
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04 Jul
Room on the Broom
03 July to 04 July

When a hungry dragon appears, who will save the poor witch? And will there ever be room on the broom for everyone?  Read more

12Jul
Community Night Markets at Bethlehem Hall
12 July

An interesting and unique market environment that is all inclusive to reflect our diverse community.  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

09Aug
Community Night Markets at Bethlehem Hall
09 August

An interesting and unique market environment that is all inclusive to reflect our diverse community.  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

14 Sep
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28 Sep
Wicked
14 September to 28 September

Tauranga Musical Theatre presents Wicked, the Broadway sensation set in the Land of Oz.  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

09 Nov
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31 Jan
HOME: Mr G
09 November to 31 January

Mr G coming ‘home’ for first solo exhibition  Read more