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Please refer to the COVID-19 website for the most up-to-date government guidelines on events and gatherings able to take place under the current alert level.

We also recommend checking the specific event organisers' websites/Facebook pages for further information.

In the meantime, check out MyTauranga Digital Events for more on what’s happening online!

Top Picks

26 May
to
09 Jun
Tauranga Waste Free Living Workshop
26 May to 09 June

Prepare to be inspired, become motivated, and take control of your household’s impact on our future. Get lots of exciting and inspirational education around ways you can minimize waste at home.  Read more

27May
The Man Cave - men's circle
27 May

The Man Cave is an opportunity for men to talk about both their wins and their struggles.  Read more

08Jun
APO & Whoa! Guide to the O!
08 June

For the kids that want to find out more about instruments and the orchestra.  Read more

29Aug
Helloworld Mount Maunganui Half Marathon
29 August

Come explore Mount Maunganui for a running festival incorporating 21km half marathon, 10km and 5km options.  Read more

Upcoming Events

11 Jan
to
25 Jul
SCHEDULE CHANGE - Cult Cinema Club
11 January to 25 July

Artisan street food, live music and licensed bar, topped off with cult, indie, arthouse, local and classic films -try something different at Cult Cinema Club!  Read more

22 Feb
to
22 Aug
POSTPONED - Matatoki: Mata a waka
22 February to 22 August

The first exhibition to open Tauranga Art Gallery Toi Tauranga’s 2020 programme celebrating Mana Moana – Mana Tauranga.  Read more

13 Mar
to
11 Dec
CANCELLED - Community Night Markets Bethlehem
13 March to 11 December

An interesting and unique market that reflects a talented and creatively diverse community with a social and environmental conscience.  Read more

19 Apr
to
31 May
Curate Church Online
19 April to 31 May

Ever wanted to go to church, but you're worried you'll burst into flames on arrival? Now there's no reason to worry, you can just tune in Sundays and check out church without commitment or flames!  Read more


28 Apr
to
03 Jul
Mapura Studios
28 April to 03 July

Inclusive, multi-modal art classes and art therapy programmes.  Read more

01 May
to
31 May
Virtual Race Series - Ekiden Relays
01 May to 31 May

How fast can your team of four complete a marathon in virtual legs of 10k, 10k, 10k, and 12.2k?  Read more

01 May
to
29 May
Online Incubator Artists Feedback Lab Zoom
01 May to 29 May

A chance for artists to connect via live video to discuss their art, others art or just make contact with ideas, suggestions or questions.  Read more

06 May
to
27 May
K Pop Dance Online Class
06 May to 27 May

Unleash your inner K-Pop star with this high-energy online course! Learn the latest K-Pop moves and choreography...  Read more


08 May
to
12 Jun
Thrive Tauranga
08 May to 12 June

Connect. Share. Problem Solve. Innovate. You are invited to join Thrive Tauranga with Venture Centre and Downtown Tauranga. This is business as un-usual!   Read more

13 May
to
01 Jul
Term 2 Online Art School
13 May to 01 July

With the latest updates and details of the proposed Level 3 that we will be hopefully moving into next week, it is clear now, that we will have to continue and start Term 2 with Online classes through our course platform supported with Live sessions.  Read more

14 May
to
11 Jun
Beginners Photography Night Course
14 May to 11 June

This course is aimed at beginners who own a Digital SLR camera and want to maximise its potential.  Read more

18 May
to
04 Sep
STEM Wana Trust - YouthDev Challenge
18 May to 04 September

For students aged 16+. This online programme provides the chance to apply learning and skills to real-world issues that will have tangible community impact.  Read more


21 May
to
28 May
Virtual events club: May Marathon
21 May to 28 May

Race event with other people throughout NZ and the World - without even seeing them when you do your race.  Read more

26May
The Incubator - Read between the Wines. Lockdown Poetry event
26 May

The monthly gathering of poets cannot be stopped and will proceed virtually!  Read more

26 May
to
09 Jun
Tauranga Waste Free Living Workshop
26 May to 09 June

Prepare to be inspired, become motivated, and take control of your household’s impact on our future. Get lots of exciting and inspirational education around ways you can minimize waste at home.  Read more

27 May
to
29 May
POSTPONED - Stormwater 2020 Conference
27 May to 29 May

The Stormwater Conference Committee welcomes you to the annual Stormwater Conference, being held from 27-29 May in sunny Tauranga. Held over 3 days the conference will showcase the latest developments in stormwater management.   Read more


27May
The Man Cave - men's circle
27 May

The Man Cave is an opportunity for men to talk about both their wins and their struggles.  Read more

31May
CANCELLED - Mount Maunganui Runners & Walkers Half Marathon
31 May

A Half Marathon, 10km and 5km run or walk that's great value, fun and friendly and is now entering it's 34th year.   Read more

01Jun
APO Make & do
01 June

Activity videos designed for pre-school to primary aged children to complete at home.  Read more

03Jun
Unearthing the Ulster Plantation
03 June

Photographs and documents relating to the early European settlement of Katikati.  Read more


04Jun
Tauranga Food Lovers Masterclass
04 June

At this ONLINE educational masterclass, learn lots about what Kiwi’s waste and how we can save money. Plus, lots of other interesting topics like the difference between “Use by” and “Best before” dates, and how much of what we throw out can be composted,   Read more

04Jun
Tauranga Waste Free Parenting Workshop
04 June

Attend Kate Meads' longest-running and most popular workshop to become inspired and entertained about ways you can minimize waste in your home whilst babies are around - In a first-of-its-kind ONLINE format!  Read more

05 Jun
to
27 Jun
Fire, Water, Land & Sky exhibition - Elliot Mason
05 June to 27 June

Bay of Plenty artist Elliot Mason will hold his latest exhibition at The Incubator Gallery of his most recent painting, sculpture, and installation.  Read more

06 Jun
to
07 Jun
Tauranga Brick Show 2020
06 June to 07 June

Tauranga's Premier LEGO Fan Display.  Read more


06Jun
Night Flicks Drive In Cinema
06 June

Kick back and relax while watching a film from the comfort of your vehicle.  Read more

08Jun
APO & Whoa! Guide to the O!
08 June

For the kids that want to find out more about instruments and the orchestra.  Read more

08Jun
Online post-natal depression and anxiety support group
08 June

The group provides a safe space for mothers to connect, share and acknowledge their struggles in a non-competitive or judgemental environment.  Read more

10Jun
The Man Cave - men's circle
10 June

The Man Cave is an opportunity for men to talk about both their wins and their struggles.  Read more


15Jun
APO Make & do
15 June

Activity videos designed for pre-school to primary aged children to complete at home.  Read more

15Jun
Online post-natal depression and anxiety support group
15 June

The group provides a safe space for mothers to connect, share and acknowledge their struggles in a non-competitive or judgemental environment.  Read more

22Jun
APO & Whoa! Guide to the O!
22 June

For the kids that want to find out more about instruments and the orchestra.  Read more

24Jun
The Man Cave - men's circle
24 June

The Man Cave is an opportunity for men to talk about both their wins and their struggles.  Read more


27 Jun
to
28 Jun
CANCELLED - Venus Rising
27 June to 28 June

BAYCOURT COMMUNITY & ARTS CENTRE REGRET TO INFORM THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED. If you have purchased tickets you will be contacted shortly by Ticketek New Zealand and offered full refunds.   Read more

29Jun
APO Make & do
29 June

Activity videos designed for pre-school to primary aged children to complete at home.  Read more

01 Jul
to
30 Sep
NZ Short Story Competition
01 July to 30 September

If you are looking to take your writing to the next level, then entering a writing competition can provide that extra impetus to refine your work.  Read more

02Jul
CANCELLED - Idyllic - NZSO
02 July

BAYCOURT COMMUNITY & ARTS CENTRE REGRET TO INFORM THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED. If you have purchased tickets you will be contacted shortly by Ticketek New Zealand and offered full refunds.   Read more


25 Jul
to
26 Jul
POSTPONED - Tauranga Armageddon Expo 2020
25 July to 26 July

NZ's largest pop culture celebration returns to Tauranga for another huge event!   Read more

29Aug
Helloworld Mount Maunganui Half Marathon
29 August

Come explore Mount Maunganui for a running festival incorporating 21km half marathon, 10km and 5km options.  Read more

02Sep
Beethoven - Icon
02 September

The New Zealand String Quartet celebrates the 250th birthday Beethoven with a concert of the master composer's charismatic and distinctive works.   Read more

02Oct
Friends! The Musical Parody
02 October

So no one told you life was gonna be this way, nor did they tell you about the hilarious new musical that lovingly lampoons one of TV’s all-time greatest shows in the hit New York and Las Vegas show Friends! The Musical Parody.  Read more


10Oct
POSTPONED - 21st Tauranga Multicultural Festival
10 October

The Tauranga Multicultural Festival is a celebration that promotes social cohesion through a celebration of cultures.   Read more

16 Oct
to
18 Oct
Tauranga Home Show
16 October to 18 October

Over 250 exhibitors showcasing everything you need to build your dream in the Bay of Plenty.  Read more

19 Oct
to
20 Oct
NEW DATES - Te Moana Glow Show
19 October to 20 October

Illuminate kids’ hearts and minds with this magical giant-scale glow-in-the-dark puppet show! Join Kina on a journey of discovery across the Pacific Ocean to Aotearoa.   Read more

22Oct
Timeless - NZSO
22 October

The NZSO celebrates Beethoven’s anniversary year with a programme placing his achievements in the context of contemporaries Haydn and Mozart - the main pillars of the First Viennese School. They are the par excellence of quintessential Classical style.   Read more


04Nov
NEW DATES - Heath Franklin's Chopper - The Silencer
04 November

Heath Franklin's Chopper returns to Baycourt with his brand new show The Silencer! Panic, terror, stupidity, crisis; Everyone is crazy, everyone has an opinion, everyone is wrong. Get ready for Chopper because he’s done suffering fools!  Read more

06 Nov
to
07 Nov
The Nutcracker & Don Quixote
06 November to 07 November

Following their sell-out 2019 performances of Swan Lake, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company returns to Baycourt to perform a double bill, Tchaikovsky's much-loved 'The Nutcracker' & 'Don Quixote'.  Read more

14Nov
The Boss - Bruce Springsteen Tribute Show
14 November

THE BOSS is a three-hour full production that brings alive the timeless music of Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band. 'The Boss' is tuned to perfection and features the entire 'Born In The USA' album PLUS other Springsteen hits.  Read more

21Nov
The ABBA Show
21 November

By popular demand, the world’s premier live ABBA tribute returns to Baycourt! This full-scale concert production featuring energetic musical performances, live band, replica costumes and more gives fans a chance to re-live the ABBA concert experience!  Read more


08Apr
NEW DATES - Yesterday Once More
08 April

The Stetson Group brings you YESTERDAY ONCE MORE a unique new musical revue from Las Vegas that celebrates the music of THE CARPENTERS, ABBA, The MAMAS AND PAPAS and 5th DIMENSION. Two hours of non-stop hits.   Read more

19Apr
NEW DATES - World of Musicals
19 April

World of Musicals brings the very best, colourful, inspiring and memorable musical classics to life, all performed by an internationally star-studded cast presenting the audience with nightly entertainment at the highest level.  Read more

30 Apr
to
01 May
NEW DATES - The Ten Tenors - Love Is In The Air
30 April to 01 May

Australia’s best classical cross-over group, The Ten Tenors, returns to Tauranga in 2021! This talented tensome will charm their way into your heart, performing an irresistible selection of the best romantic pop songs, ballads & arias of all time.  Read more