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09 Nov
to
09 Feb
Mr G: HOME
09 November to 09 February

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

23Nov
Tauranga Food Wine and Music Festival
23 November

The Tauranga Food Wine and Music Festival is about bring Kiwi’s together with the 3 things we enjoy the most; Food Wine and Music! This festival has been designed to showcase New Zealand’s yummiest cuisine, wine and beverages.  Read more

21Dec
A Night Before Christmas
21 December

Grab the family and come along to the Bay’s biggest free Christmas party. Featuring live music, carols by candlelight, food trucks, kids zone, and a massive fireworks display, come and celebrate Christmas in New Zealand’s very own Bethlehem.  Read more

05Feb
Cold Chisel
05 February

Legendary Australian rockers Cold Chisel head to Tauranga for one NZ show!  Read more

Upcoming Events

05 Oct
to
01 Mar
WHO AM I? EPISODE 001
05 October to 01 March

A first survey exhibition of local contemporary artist Kelcy Taratoa.  Read more

19 Oct
to
08 Mar
Te Rangi Haupapa - A woven history
19 October to 08 March

An exhibition combining contemporary art and historical objects from the Bay of Plenty region offers insight into Aotearoa New Zealand’s tumultuous past.  Read more

09 Nov
to
09 Feb
Mr G: HOME
09 November to 09 February

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

14Nov
The Bee Gees Night Fever
14 November

Night Fever is jetting into town to recreate the Bee Gee’s 1997 One Night Only Las Vegas concert experience. Over two hours of live entertainment, state-of-the-art lighting, digital display screens, impeccable sound and a handpicked international cast!  Read more


15Nov
Made Awards 2019
15 November

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

15Nov
Double Dragon Noodle Night Market
15 November

Picture yourself amongst fairy-lit lanterns smelling the spicy aromas of some of your favourite Asian cuisines.   Read more

16Nov
Tauranga Farmers Market
16 November

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

16Nov
The Little Big Markets - Papamoa
16 November

Head along to the Little Big Markets in Papamoa, for a range of delicious food, interesting stalls and live music.  Read more


16Nov
Pedal & Spokes Family Cycle Ride for Charity
16 November

The fun family cycle ride for charity.  Read more

16Nov
Spring Slavic Festival 2019
16 November

New to Tauranga - come meet the Slavs - local and from out of town - music, dance, song and glorious food! Free (nearly -donations welcomed)   Read more

16Nov
Christmas at the Races
16 November

Kick-start the festive season with Racing Tauranga’s Christmas at the Races!  Read more

16Nov
Spiral of Sound
16 November

Orchestra and marimba - a varied concert with wide appeal featuring the Bay's community orchestra and stunning local marimba soloist Yoshiko Tsuruta. Entry is by donation - pay what you can or what you think it is worth!  Read more


17Nov
Mount Farmers Market
17 November

Come along to the Mount Farmers Market, held every Sunday. You'll find great coffee, fresh produce and delicious foods.   Read more

21Nov
Selwyn Ridge School Extravaganza 2019
21 November

An action-packed evening of entertainment and celebration showcasing the Arts in Selwyn Ridge Primary.  Read more

22 Nov
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24 Nov
Tauranga Woodcrafters 2019 Exhibition
22 November to 24 November

Exhibition of members woodwork (turning, carving, scroll saw, toys) plus demonstrations, equipment trade vendors and member's woodwork sales.  Read more

22Nov
Double Dragon Noodle Night Market
22 November

Picture yourself amongst fairy-lit lanterns smelling the spicy aromas of some of your favourite Asian cuisines.   Read more


23Nov
Tauranga Farmers Market
23 November

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

23Nov
Inflatable Fun
23 November

Can you get across the inflatables in one go?  Read more

23Nov
Tauranga Food Wine and Music Festival
23 November

The Tauranga Food Wine and Music Festival is about bring Kiwi’s together with the 3 things we enjoy the most; Food Wine and Music! This festival has been designed to showcase New Zealand’s yummiest cuisine, wine and beverages.  Read more

24Nov
Mount Farmers Market
24 November

Come along to the Mount Farmers Market, held every Sunday. You'll find great coffee, fresh produce and delicious foods.   Read more


24Nov
Mud Dog Run 2019 Postponed
24 November

When: Sunday, 24 November  Read more

26 Nov
to
29 Nov
North Island Secondary School Volleyball Championships
26 November to 29 November

The largest event of its type in North Island Volleyball.  Read more

27 Nov
to
07 Dec
Ladies Night
27 November to 07 December

Stage Right Trust presents a classic kiwi comedy about a group of local blokes down on their luck who decide a male strip show is the perfect way to make some quick cash! Book now for an awesome night out for all! Recommended age: 16+  Read more

28Nov
Tauranga Twilight Christmas at the Races
28 November

Kick-start the festive season with Racing Tauranga’s Christmas at the Races!  Read more


28 Nov
to
26 Mar
Dinner in the Domain
28 November to 26 March

Dinner in the Domain is a weekly artisan food market held in the idyllic Papamoa Domain. The best of the best that the Bay has to offer.  Read more

29 Nov
to
30 Nov
Dinner with Legends
29 November to 30 November

Throughout history many remarkable people & their influences have left footprint on our society. What if we could bring these people back from the dead for a dinner party? KJ Studios explores some of the greats, and the impact they have made on our world.  Read more

29Nov
Double Dragon Noodle Night Market
29 November

Picture yourself amongst fairy-lit lanterns smelling the spicy aromas of some of your favourite Asian cuisines.   Read more

30Nov
Welcome Bay Market
30 November

Plentiful free parking, great food and coffee, relaxed family friendly shopping across a variety of stalls. Support locals and grab bargains!  Read more


30Nov
Tauranga Farmers Market
30 November

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

30Nov
Trustpower Christmas Parade 2019
30 November

Join us for the Trustpower Christmas Parade, the parade that heralds the start of the Christmas season!  Read more

30Nov
Worm Farming Workshop
30 November

Get your tickets to come along to Tauranga City Council's 2-hour interactive workshop to learn the art of worm farming.  Read more

30Nov
Sneaky Bones
30 November

Acclaimed US multi-instrumentalist, producer, songwriter and adored folk artist, Sneaky Bones returns to NZ for another epic nationwide tour.   Read more


30 Nov
to
14 Dec
Legally Blonde: The Musical
30 November to 14 December

A pop-rock musical based on the movie of the same name  Read more

01Dec
Song of the Earth
01 December

Music Director Peter Walls and Opus Orchestra present ‘Song of the Earth’ featuring international tour de force Simon O’Neill, and also presenting a very special commissioned work by Ross Harris.  Read more

01Dec
Mount Farmers Market
01 December

Come along to the Mount Farmers Market, held every Sunday. You'll find great coffee, fresh produce and delicious foods.   Read more

01Dec
Humanity Peace
01 December

Don't just dance, move the world!  Read more


06 Dec
to
07 Dec
The Little Mermaid
06 December to 07 December

A fairy-tale about a young mermaid willing to give up her life in the sea to gain a human soul. Celebrating through all genres of dance, this will appeal to young and old. Performed by talented local dancers from Gillian Moore School of Dance.  Read more

07 Dec
to
08 Dec
Mauao Slam
07 December to 08 December

First stop on the New Zealand Beach Volleyball Tour.  Read more

07Dec
Tauranga's Christmas in the Park
07 December

It's the most wonderful time of the year, lets celebrate together at Tauranga's Christmas in the Park!  Read more

08Dec
Chelsea Winter – Live!
08 December

BespOak Kitchens presents New Zealand’s bestselling cookbook author and kiwi favourite, Chelsea Winter, in an incredibly intimate show full of stories, demonstrations and scrumptious insight!   Read more


13Dec
Community Night Markets at Bethlehem Hall
13 December

Supporting a talented and creatively diverse community with a unique social and environmental conscience.  Read more

13 Dec
to
14 Dec
Jack and the Beanstalk
13 December to 14 December

Dance Education Centre brings the classic story of Jack and the Beanstalk to life on stage as a full work ballet. Suitable for all the family, highly entertaining and not to be missed.  Read more

13Dec
Tauranga Twilight Christmas at the Races
13 December

Kick-start the festive season with Racing Tauranga’s Christmas at the Races!  Read more

14Dec
Family Picnic by the Pool
14 December

Get into the holiday vibe early!  Read more


14Dec
Summer Splash
14 December

Celebrate Summer 2019 at the pool!  Read more

21Dec
A Night Before Christmas
21 December

Grab the family and come along to the Bay’s biggest free Christmas party. Featuring live music, carols by candlelight, food trucks, kids zone, and a massive fireworks display, come and celebrate Christmas in New Zealand’s very own Bethlehem.  Read more

22Dec
Christmas Carols on the Waterfront 2019
22 December

The annual Carols on the Waterfront event returns this year to the city centre for it's 8th year!  Read more

27Dec
EVES Surfbreaker Triathlon
27 December

If you are looking for the Triathlon race that has it all, then the EVES Surfbreaker Triathlon at Mount Maunganui is the race. This Iconic race has been on the Calendar since 1985, making it one of NZ’s oldest races.   Read more


28Dec
More FM Family Fun Zone - Memorial Park
28 December

Play games! Win prizes! Join the More FM team for a day of fun, competitions, and free stuff! Everyone is a winner!  Read more

29Dec
More FM Teddy Bears Picnic
29 December

Bring a picnic! Bring a teddy bear! And win prizes!  Read more

29Dec
Wilkinson
29 December

Drum and Bass hit-maker Wilkinson is hitting the Bay of Plenty out of the park for the first time on 29 December, delivering a one-off Drum and Bass masterclass at Soper Reserve, Mount Maunganui.  Read more

31Dec
Greerton New Year’s Eve Community Celebration
31 December

Join the local, early evening, family-friendly community celebrations this New Year’s Eve.   Read more


31Dec
Papamoa New Year’s Eve Community Celebration
31 December

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with family, friends and neighbours.  Read more

31Dec
Matua New Year’s Eve Community Celebration
31 December

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with family, friends and neighbours.  Read more

31Dec
Tauranga CBD New Year’s Eve Community Celebration
31 December

Join the local, early evening, family-friendly community celebrations this New Year’s Eve.   Read more

02Jan
Interislander Summer Festival Tauranga Races
02 January

Holiday family fun at the Races!   Read more


03 Jan
to
04 Jan
Water Polo on the Waterfront
03 January to 04 January

Fast and furious ocean-based water polo action at the highest level with NZs top men and women competing for the winner's trophies, Tidal Steps, The Strand, Tauranga.  Read more

03Jan
More FM Family Fun Zone - Mount Drury
03 January

Play games! Win prizes! Join the More FM team for a day of fun, competitions, and free stuff! Everyone is a winner!  Read more

03 Jan
to
08 Jan
Summer Thunder 2020
03 January to 08 January

Thundercat Racing will be back at the beach this January, as crews battle for the National Championship in this high speed, high adrenaline, wave jumping motor-sport.  Read more

03Jan
Ziggy Alberts
03 January

Due to huge demand, Ziggy Alberts is bringing his ‘Laps Around The Sun’ world tour to New Zealand in 2020.  Read more


04Jan
Fat Freddy's Drop
04 January

The invincible Fat Freddy’s Drop has invited a swag of New Zealand’s finest musicians and international DJs to spark up their annual summer roady.  Read more

05Jan
Drax Project
05 January

Drax Project are embarking on their biggest summer tour yet! And the Kiwi pop sensations are taking a top-notch line-up of emerging New Zealand talent along for the ride.  Read more

07Jan
Gin Wigmore with Tami Neilson and Hollie Smith
07 January

One of New Zealand’s most-loved and unique female artists, Gin Wigmore, makes her great return to the Kiwi stage to perform at Soper Reserve this January  Read more

10Jan
Community Night Markets at Bethlehem Hall
10 January

Supporting a talented and creatively diverse community with a unique social and environmental conscience.  Read more


10Jan
More FM Sand Sculpture
10 January

Bring a spade, some creativity, and win prizes!  Read more

11Jan
Mount Festival of Multisport
11 January

The Mount Festival of Multisport returns  Read more

17Jan
Summer Raceday
17 January

Summer family fun at the Races.  Read more

25 Jan
to
26 Jan
One Love Festival
25 January to 26 January

One Love 2020 lifts the lid on its most exciting line-up yet!  Read more


05Feb
Cold Chisel
05 February

Legendary Australian rockers Cold Chisel head to Tauranga for one NZ show!  Read more

06Feb
Waitangi Day Races
06 February

Summer family fun at the Races!  Read more

07 Feb
to
09 Feb
Mauao Super Slam
07 February to 09 February

Fifth stop on the New Zealand Beach Volleyball Tour.  Read more

15 Feb
to
16 Feb
The Extravaganza Fair
15 February to 16 February

All the fun of the fair!!! The Extravaganza Fair bringing unique shopping, live music, circus & magic shows, kids fun & rides, readers, tiny homes, food, drinks, Lucky Star DJ zone & much more!!! Free entry!  Read more


15Feb
We Run The Night
15 February

A social night run event comprising of the main half marathon distance 21km, 14km and 7km events run over the flat sealed roads of Mount Maunganui.  Read more

23Feb
Generation Homes Women's Triathlon
23 February

The Generation Homes Women’s Triathlon is an entry level Women’s only event that encourages participation of Women from 11 years of age and at any level of fitness and ability.  Read more

29Feb
Holi Colour Splash
29 February

Vibrant colours, music and delicious food will fill Jordan Park this February! Immerse yourself in a unique Holi experience and join this joyous free-entry community event for the whole family!  Read more

29Feb
Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals
29 February

Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals will return to New Zealand early next year for a five-date tour.  Read more


07Mar
Mauao Half Marathon 2020!
07 March

Whether a competitive off road Mountain Goat runner or someone just looking for a challenge with breath-taking scenery, the Foundation Clinic Mauao Half Marathon appeals to all.   Read more

07Mar
Relay for Life Bay of Plenty
07 March

Relay For Life is an inspiring community event that gives everyone a chance to celebrate cancer survivors and carers; remember loved ones lost to cancer; and fight back by raising awareness and funds to support the work of Cancer Society.  Read more

08Mar
Pride Picnic 2020
08 March

A exciting celebration of diversity, fun and music in a concert for your friends and family. Just make sure you're absolutely fabulous!   Read more

14Mar
St. Patrick's Day Races
14 March

Get your green on and celebrate all that's Irish at the Races!   Read more


15 Mar
to
15 Mar
Menopause the Musical
15 March to 15 March

The original New York and Las Vegas hit Menopause The Musical® returns to New Zealand in 2020! See what 11+ million women (and brave men) have been laughing about for 17 years. It’s the Hilarious Celebration of Women and The Change!  Read more

15Mar
Marra Sprint Triathlon
15 March

Set against the beautiful backdrop of Mount Maunganui, the Marra Sprint Triathlon returns for the 33rd year. This is an event for the entire family!  Read more

18Mar
TINA Simply The Best
18 March

Get the electrifying concert experience of Tina Turner with this full stage production brimming with Tina hits from the 60s, 70s, 80s & 90s. Featuring the thrilling Caroline Borole & amazing live band & dancers - a fabulous fun night out!  Read more

20Mar
Soweto Gospel Choir
20 March

The Soweto Gospel Choir are bringing their Freedom tour to New Zealand in 2020 in honor of the father of their rainbow nation, Nelson Mandela, and South Africa’s struggle for freedom.  Read more


21Mar
Happy Harbour Fun Day
21 March

A free, family-friendly event where kids can get involved in discovering what makes Tauranga Moana so amazing.  Read more

22Mar
Waipuna Hospice Super Hero Walk 2020
22 March

Who’s your hero? Walking to honour, remember and celebrate the hero’s in our life.  Read more

04Apr
VolFest 2020
04 April

Join us and showcase what you do!  Read more

05Apr
Pay What You Want Tauranga Half Marathon
05 April

The ability to “Pay What You Want”. A New Zealand first! Half Marathon, 15km, 10km, 5km, Matua Mile options available!  Read more


25 Apr
to
27 Apr
The Extravaganza Fair
25 April to 27 April

All the fun of the fair!!! The Extravaganza Fair bringing unique shopping, live music, circus & magic shows, kids fun & rides, readers, tiny homes, food, drinks, Lucky Star DJ zone & much more!!! Free entry!  Read more

27 Apr
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28 Apr
The Ten Tenors
27 April to 28 April

The Ten Tenors perform a unique combination of classical & contemporary music featuring ten-part harmonies. Globally acclaimed, critics praise their ability to “ignite hearts” with their effortless charm and “magnificent vocals”.  Read more

14 May
to
15 May
Sleeping Beauty
14 May to 15 May

Moscow Ballet La Classique return to Baycourt with ballet's most loved fairytale, Sleeping Beauty. Enjoy artistic ballet mastery at its finest & go on a mystical journey to the fairytale world of princess aurora the Sleeping Beauty.   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