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09 Nov
to
16 Nov
Field of Remembrance – Honouring our Fallen
09 November to 16 November

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

11 Nov
to
16 Nov
Armistice Poppy installation
11 November to 16 November

320 large-scale poppies, painted by students from local intermediate school to commemorate Armistice Day.  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

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

27 Oct
to
24 Nov
Fiona Pardington
27 October to 24 November

A selection of works by leading New Zealand photographer Fiona Pardington   Read more

09 Nov
to
16 Nov
Field of Remembrance – Honouring our Fallen
09 November to 16 November

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

11 Nov
to
16 Nov
Armistice Poppy installation
11 November to 16 November

320 large-scale poppies, painted by students from local intermediate school to commemorate Armistice Day.  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

16Nov
Made Awards 2018
16 November

The Made Awards in partnership with business sponsors rewards the best efforts of entrants with fantastic ICT equipment to enhance the place of ICT in the learning world.  Read more

18Nov
Unbelieve-a-Bubble Science
18 November

Join our presenter on a journey of excitement and discovery into the amazing science behind bubbles of all shapes and sizes!  Read more


18Nov
Baroque Concert 'Lost & Found'
18 November

Classical concert of re-discovered Baroque Masterworks on historic instruments  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

21Nov
Selwyn Ridge Primary Extravaganza
21 November

Come and enjoy an action-packed evening of entertainment and celebration as we showcase the Arts in Selwyn Ridge Primary. We’ll be featuring many talented children performing in choirs, Kapa Haka, dance, drama, singing, instrumental items and much more!  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

23 Nov
to
01 Dec
Now That's What I Call TMT
23 November to 01 December

Celebrating the past, present and future of musical theatre - featuring a compilation of the hits you love, and new favourites.   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

24Nov
Handel's Messiah
24 November

A stunning annual tradition - Handel's Messiah performed by Tauranga's Scholars Pro Musica Chamber Choir and the NZBarok professional baroque orchestra  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
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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

30 Nov
to
01 Dec
Beauty and the Beast
30 November to 01 December

To become a prince again, Beast must earn the love of Belle before the last petal falls from the enchanted rose. The pupils from Gillian Moore School of Dance bring to life this enchanted tale through all genres of dance.  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

04Dec
Nothing Happens by Accident! Mobilising for Women’s Rights
04 December

Mobilising for Women’s Rights: the 1975 Select Committee Inquiry  Read more

07Dec
Christmas in Greerton with The Topp Twins
07 December

The iconic NZ treasures, The Topp Twins appearing in Greerton Village for a Christmas Show.  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

08Dec
Kiwis can fly 2
08 December

A family friendly Circus spectacular brought by Freedom2fly an international company based in London and hosted by Butlers Circus Warehouse a local circus school  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

10 Dec
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11 Dec
Annie
10 December to 11 December

Urban Dance presents Annie; A street dance version inspired by the rags to riches tale. Annie will showcase the diverse work of local choreographers and 150 dancers from The Urban Dance Studios training out of Tauranga and Arataki.  Read more


14 Dec
to
15 Dec
Cinderella - The Ballet
14 December to 15 December

A full work ballet of Cinderella. All the magic and excitement of this entertaining story we all know and love.   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

15 Dec
to
16 Dec
2018 TECT National Sevens
15 December to 16 December

Join us for a festive, fun filled weekend with a range of food vendors from The Little Big Markets, entertainment for the kids, freebies and giveaways, not to mention the display of Sevens rugby on the fields!  Read more

16Dec
Papamoa Christmas Carnival
16 December

Papamoa is bringing the festive season to life by creating a fun carnival atmosphere to entertain all ages!   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

22Dec
Reminisce Tribute Festival
22 December

Reminisce Tribute Festival is a celebration of the best memories, a chance to enjoy good times with old friends, and a fantastic way to send off 2018.  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


30 Dec
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30 Dec
Blindspott with special guests Devilskin
30 December to 30 December

Rock legends Blindspott have made it official! They’re reforming for a 10-year Reunion Tour this summer, and they’re taking the mighty Devilskin along for the madness.  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

05Jan
Fat Freddy's Drop
05 January

Fat Freddy’s Drop summer roady around New Zealand with Salmonella Dub feat. Tiki Taane, Norman Jay MBE and Troy Kingi  Read more


06Jan
Sticky Fingers
06 January

Pato Entertainment, Audiology and Fabrik NZ presents Sticky Fingers, with special guests to be announced.  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
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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


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

03 May
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05 May
Tauranga Home Show: Celebrating 20 years
03 May to 05 May

Celebrating 20 years of building dreams in the Bay of Plenty. Join us for the biggest home show Tauranga has ever seen.  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

11Oct
Postmodern Jukebox
11 October

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