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Top Picks

04 Feb
to
19 Feb
2022
Les Misérables
04 February to 19 February

THE MUSICAL PHENOMENON RETURNS IN 2022! Twenty-six years after first bringing Les Misérables to Baycourt, Tauranga Musical Theatre is thrilled to present a brand new, reimagined production of Les Misérables.  Read more

04 Mar
to
18 Mar
2022
ICC Women's Cricket World Cup 2022
04 March to 18 March

The ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 is coming to Aotearoa for 31 incredible matches across 31 action-packed days and you can be there for all the world-class action.  Read more

30Apr
2022
Mount Maunganui Half Marathon
30 April

Take in the best of Mount Maunganui with a weekend full of entertaining options and highlights of the region.  Read more

Upcoming Events

14 Nov
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03 Apr
2022
Sol Markets
14 November to 03 April

Sol Markets is a new sustainability-themed market in the Bay of Plenty this summer (on the first Sunday of every month), aimed at giving people access to more sustainable options when shopping.  Read more

26 Dec
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27 Feb
2022
Soak'n Sounds Sundays
26 December to 27 February

What they say is true, a Sunday well spent really does bring a week of content. Unwind and finish your week in style with a relaxing soak and the sweet sounds of local live musicians poolside at the Mount Hot Pools  Read more

14 Jan
to
29 Jan
2022
Tell a Story with Stop Motion Animation
14 January to 29 January

Does your child care about the environment and want to make a difference? Sign up for this workshop to learn about Precious Plastic Tauranga, the lifecycle of single use plastics in New Zealand & make a stop motion animation using salvaged materials.  Read more

22 Jan
to
23 Jan
2022
The G.J. Gardner Homes NZ Beach Tour - Bay of Plenty 5-Star Event
22 January to 23 January

The G.J. Gardner Homes NZ Beach Tour showcases some of New Zealand's top beach volleyball athletes competing at the home of NZ beach volleyball, Mt Maunganui Beach!  Read more


22 Jan
to
23 Jan
2022
Character Art Doll Workshop
22 January to 23 January

Participants will learn the step-by-step techniques of how to model with sculpey clay, wire, and mixed media to create an awe-inspiring art doll  Read more

23Jan
2022
Concert in the Park
23 January

Concert in the Park @ Tauranga Waterfront. Your family fun-day on a Sunday, on the 23rd of January 2022  Read more

24Jan
2022
Get the Girls Out - Monday
24 January

Fast creative ceramic sculpture workshop where the lucky student will be provided with a kilo of clay and the necessary tools to make a wonderful mug or vase.  Read more

24Jan
2022
Hungerball
24 January

Get your kids off the couch for 2 hours of fast-paced fun with BayActive.  Read more


27Jan
2022
Kabuki Mask Making and Painting Workshop
27 January

KABUKU means ‘to learn’ and ‘to be out of ordinary’. Learn more about Japanese culture through creating a work inspired by Kabuki.  Read more

29Jan
2022
Speedway
29 January

Welcome to BayPark Speedway – The Southern Hemispheres Fastest Traffic Jam.  Read more

30Jan
2022
Classics of the Sky: Tauranga City Airshow
30 January

"The Airfield will be under attack by a squadron of Eastern Bloc aircraft"  Read more

01Feb
2022
Ōtūmoetai and Matua Guided Urban Ride
01 February

Get on your bike and join our guide for a social group ride, exploring the paths, parks, and pavements of Ōtūmoetai and Matua.  Read more


01Feb
2022
Bike Maintenance Evening for Women
01 February

Learn the bike basics, like an easy way to change a tyre, and how to oil a chain. This women's only event focuses on simple maintenance skills that will save you time and money.  Read more

02Feb
2022
Ride Leader Workshop
02 February

Ride Leaders are people who love cycling, and who share it with others by leading group rides.  Read more

03Feb
2022
Remaker
03 February

This class is for anyone looking to expand their knowledge of handmade books, traditional stitching techniques, and the potential of paper  Read more

04 Feb
to
19 Feb
2022
Les Misérables
04 February to 19 February

THE MUSICAL PHENOMENON RETURNS IN 2022! Twenty-six years after first bringing Les Misérables to Baycourt, Tauranga Musical Theatre is thrilled to present a brand new, reimagined production of Les Misérables.  Read more


05Feb
2022
Adult Cycling Skills - Level 1
05 February

Increase your confidence and enjoyment on the roads and pathways by improving your cycling skills.  Read more

05Feb
2022
Speedway - Midget 50 Lapper
05 February

Welcome to BayPark Speedway – The Southern Hemispheres Fastest Traffic Jam.  Read more

08Feb
2022
Pukehinahina Historic Ride
08 February

Join a guided historic ride from downtown Tauranga, through the Kopurererua Valley pathways to the Gate Pa, Pukehinahina site.   Read more

08Feb
2022
Bike Maintenance Evening
08 February

Discover the best ways to look after your bike, and learn some maintenance skills for when you are out on the roads and trails.  Read more


10 Feb
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17 Feb
2022
NZ National Bridge Congress
10 February to 17 February

Sponsored by NZ Bridge Foundation and Ryman Healthcare – New Zealand’s Premier Bridge Event, NZ National Bridge Congress will be held at Trustpower Baypark Arena on 10 – 17 February 2022.  Read more

12Feb
2022
Oempa Festival 2021
12 February

An Authentic South African & Multicultural Family Funday Experience   Read more

12Feb
2022
Explore The Lakes Guided Urban Ride
12 February

Get on your bike and join our guide for a social group ride exploring The Lakes and Kopurererua Valley.  Read more

12Feb
2022
Bay Rock 2022 Tauranga
12 February

Bay Rock 2022 Tauranga: screaming guitars classic riffs, rarkinh voices and real drumming   Read more


13Feb
2022
Adult Cycling Skills - Level 2
13 February

Increase your confidence and enjoyment on the roads and pathways by improving your cycling skills.  Read more

15Feb
2022
Adult Cycling Skills - Level 1
15 February

Increase your confidence and enjoyment on the roads and pathways by improving your cycling skills.  Read more

16Feb
2022
Go By Bike Day
16 February

Leave the car at home, strap on a helmet, and ride to work or school.   Read more

16Feb
2022
Wednesday Challenge
16 February

We’re challenging Tauranga to choose alternative travel options. Bike, take a bus, scooter, walk, run or carpool on a Wednesday.  Read more


16Feb
2022
Ōtūmoetai Pā Historic Ride
16 February

Join a guided historic ride that takes you from Maxwells Road beach, along Harbour Drive, through Matua and onward to the Ōtūmoetai Pā site.  Read more

17Feb
2022
Surf to City Commuter Ride
17 February

Ever thought about riding to from the Mount to Tauranga or vice versa but found it a bit daunting?  Read more

18Feb
2022
Waimapu Estuary Guided Urban Ride
18 February

Get on your bike and join our guide for a social group ride around Waimapu Estuary, including Maungatapu, Yatton Park, Windermere and Ohauiti.  Read more

19Feb
2022
Learn to Ride
19 February

A chance to learn how to ride a bike in a safe and fun environment with an experienced instructor.   Read more


19Feb
2022
 Fun Family Cycle Ride for Charity
19 February

A fun easy cycling event taking in some of Tauranga’s best scenic spots, exploring the new valley Kopurererua cycle track through bush and alongside waterways.  Read more

19Feb
2022
Beast of a Feast
19 February

Beast Of A Feast will be a day of celebration in the sun, with internationally acclaimed musicians and a smorgasbord of craft beer & beverages alongside New Zealand's most loved food vendors. A sensory overload is in store.  Read more

19 Feb
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19 Feb
2022
Battle of the Trades IV
19 February to 19 February

BAY BOXFIT is proud to bring to you Base Up BATTLE-OF-THE-TRADES IV – The Bays Best Charity Boxing Event.  Read more

20Feb
2022
Gentle Man - The Best of Chris Parker
20 February

Join award winning comedian Chris Parker for a night of his greatest hits, right here in Tauranga. Featuring his best material from over the years, as well as something new, it's basically Now That’s What I Call Chris Parker, Vol.1.  Read more


20Feb
2022
Mount Maunganui Weet-Bix™ Kids TRYathlon 2022
20 February

Join us for our 30th Year of the Sanitarium Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon!  Read more

20Feb
2022
Generation Homes Womens Triathlon
20 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 & at any level of fitness and ability.  Read more

20Feb
2022
Ride Leader Workshop
20 February

Ride Leaders are people who love cycling, and who share it with others by leading group rides.  Read more

22Feb
2022
Adult Cycling Skills - Level 2
22 February

Increase your confidence and enjoyment on the roads and pathways by improving your cycling skills.  Read more


23Feb
2022
Wednesday Challenge
23 February

We’re challenging Tauranga to choose alternative travel options. Bike, take a bus, scooter, walk, run or carpool on a Wednesday.  Read more

23Feb
2022
The Lakes to CBD Commuter Ride
23 February

Ever thought about riding from The Lakes to downtown Tauranga but found it a bit daunting?  Read more

23Feb
2022
The Big Bike Film Night 2022
23 February

The Big Bike Film Night is on a mission - bringing the best cycling short films from around the world together for you.   Read more

24Feb
2022
Adult Cycling Skills - Level 1
24 February

Increase your confidence and enjoyment on the roads and pathways by improving your cycling skills.  Read more


25Feb
2022
Urzila Carlson - It's Personal
25 February

This is a show about keeping your cards close to your chest but walking around naked. Can we have it all? Yes, but also bloody no but also it’s none of your business because IT’S PERSONAL.  Read more

26Feb
2022
Folk Sessions
26 February

A showcase of some of NZ's most talented songwriters. Avalanche City, Holly Arrowsmith, Luke Thompson, Hans Kraenzlin, and Joseph & Maia come together for the first Folk Sessions at Baycourt for an unforgettable night of music.  Read more

26 Feb
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27 Feb
2022
Armageddon
26 February to 27 February

Not long to go till Armageddon is here! Infamous and one of the largest fantasy events in Australasia, Armageddon will be here on Saturday 26 – Sunday 27 February.  Read more

26Feb
2022
Wairoa River Historic Ride
26 February

Join a guided historic ride along the Omokoroa Cycle Way from Wairoa Bridge to Plummers Point and back.  Read more


26Feb
2022
The Seafarer's Playground
26 February

A boutique concert right on the waterfront! Enjoy stunning tunes, views, food and brews right on Tauranga Moana this summer!  Read more

26Feb
2022
Speedway - Demolition Derby
26 February

Welcome to BayPark Speedway – The Southern Hemispheres Fastest Traffic Jam.  Read more

27Feb
2022
Drag Up Your Life
27 February

Get ready for a drag production full of incredible lip sync performances, stunts and tricks that’ll blow your wig right off! This is a one night drag experience you do not want to miss!  Read more

03Mar
2022
Adult Cycling Skills - Level 2
03 March

Increase your confidence and enjoyment on the roads and pathways by improving your cycling skills.  Read more


04 Mar
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06 Mar
2022
Waterbourne Beach Festival
04 March to 06 March

Waterbourne Charitable Trust is bringing their premier beach festival to the Bay!  Read more

04 Mar
to
18 Mar
2022
ICC Women's Cricket World Cup 2022
04 March to 18 March

The ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2022 is coming to Aotearoa for 31 incredible matches across 31 action-packed days and you can be there for all the world-class action.  Read more

04 Mar
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06 Mar
2022
EVES NZ Stand Up Paddle Boarding Nationals
04 March to 06 March

New Zealands best stand up paddle boarders will be arriving in Mt Maunganui to be crowned the undisputed national SUP champion.   Read more

04Mar
2022
Sub Focus (UK) presented by Hey Hey RTD Cocktails
04 March

British producer SUB FOCUS is coming to New Zealand for his Solar New Zealand Tour 2022, which includes a special performance at Mount Maunganui's Soper Reserve on Friday, March 4th, 2022.  Read more


05 Mar
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06 Mar
2022
The G.J. Gardner Homes NZ Beach Tour - National Champs & Finals
05 March to 06 March

The G.J. Gardner Homes NZ Beach Tour showcases some of New Zealand's top beach volleyball athletes competing at the home of NZ beach volleyball, Mt Maunganui Beach!  Read more

05Mar
2022
Gincredible 2022
05 March

Gincredible is a boutique celebration of all things gin!  Read more

05Mar
2022
Speedway - Stock Car Gold Cup
05 March

Welcome to BayPark Speedway – The Southern Hemispheres Fastest Traffic Jam.  Read more

05Mar
2022
Salmonella Dub
05 March

Aotearoa’s Dub & Bass heavy-weights, the space-weaving SALMONELLA DUB will be here 5 March 2022.  Read more


06Mar
2022
Benee
06 March

KIWI POP SUPERSTAR BENEE ADDS NEW ZEALAND SHOWS TO HER WORLD TOUR  Read more

09Mar
2022
YSS National - Train the Trainer Workshop Tauranga
09 March

Help inspire your kura/school or kohanga/early childhood centre take action on climate change. This is a free workshop for teachers and educators interested in rolling out sustainability focused, climate action, waste reduction programmes in their kura/s  Read more

11 Mar
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12 Mar
2022
Postmodern Jukebox - The Grand Reopening
11 March to 12 March

Postmodern Jukebox makes its grand return! The famed time-twisting musical collective that puts pop music in a time-machine will bring The Grand Reopening Tour to Tauranga in March 2022.  Read more

12Mar
2022
Speedway
12 March

Welcome to BayPark Speedway – The Southern Hemispheres Fastest Traffic Jam.  Read more


13Mar
2022
Divas & Diamonds
13 March

Glyn Tucker and Barbie Davidson take you on a magic carpet ride, recalling the classic pop songs of the 60s through to the 80s. Featuring special guest, guitar legend Gray Bartlett.  Read more

13Mar
2022
Marra Sprint Triathlon
13 March

Set against the beautiful backdrop of Mount Maunganui, the marra sprint triathlon returns for the 35th year  Read more

19 Mar
to
20 Mar
2022
Seniors & Travel Expo
19 March to 20 March

An expo not to be missed- loads of products, travel, advice and entertainment.  Read more

26Mar
2022
Jarred Fell - Integrity
26 March

Jam-packed with his unique rock ‘n roll style of laughs, wizardry, illusions & mind reading *INTEGRITY* is Jarred Fell’s biggest stage show ever. It’s also a heartwarming bottoms up to 365 days of sobriety. Living a life with integrity, his new mantra.  Read more


29Mar
2022
Waste Free Parenting Workshop
29 March

Having a baby? Want to know about cloth nappies? Want to leave a nicer planet for your kids? Come along and be inspired, entertained and educated. Kate will give you lots of laughs and encouragement and may challenge your thinking.  Read more

02Apr
2022
Generation Homes The Mount Swim
02 April

Swim around Leisure and Rabbit Islands in April 2022  Read more

02Apr
2022
Speedway - Bay of Plenty Championship Night 1
02 April

Welcome to BayPark Speedway – The Southern Hemispheres Fastest Traffic Jam.  Read more

09Apr
2022
Speedway - Bay of Plenty Championship Night 2
09 April

Welcome to BayPark Speedway – The Southern Hemispheres Fastest Traffic Jam.  Read more


16Apr
2022
Speedway - Closing Night
16 April

Welcome to BayPark Speedway – The Southern Hemispheres Fastest Traffic Jam.  Read more

30Apr
2022
Mount Maunganui Half Marathon
30 April

Take in the best of Mount Maunganui with a weekend full of entertaining options and highlights of the region.  Read more

02May
2022
Kevin Bloody Wilson F.U.P.C. Tour
02 May

The outrageously funny KEVIN BLOODY WILSON returns with another dose of his fair-dinkum Aussie humour. F.U.P.C spotlights Political Correctness for what it is and how Kev sees it – a big giggle crafted in song. Supported by Jenny Talia. R18.  Read more

04May
2022
Friends! The Musical Parody
04 May

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


15May
2022
Tierra y Mar Flamenco Tour 2022
15 May

Join Paul Bosauder, joined by world-class flamenco musicians, as they explore the limits of Andalusian flamenco guitar and dance in a beautiful and sophisticated performance that contrasts improvisation, innovation and Spanish tradition.  Read more

09Jun
2022
Tom Sainsbury - Snapchat Dude Live!
09 June

Tom Sainsbury is hitting the road with his brand new show SNAPCHAT DUDE LIVE! and no stone will be unturned in his quest to poke fun at New Zillunders.  Read more

10Jun
2022
Leaving Jackson
10 June

Take a step back in time to when country music told a true story of life, love and heartache. LEAVING JACKSON The Johnny Cash & June Carter Show will have you singing, laughing and crying for more.  Read more

16Jun
2022
World of Musicals in Concert
16 June

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


23Jun
2022
Kiwi Moon
23 June

Meet Little Kiwi, a tiny bird who will leave a huge impression. He is an unusual bright white kiwi, and he’s very round. What else is white, bright, and round?! Te Marama of course! And there she is in the sky, shining down through the trees.  Read more

28Jun
2022
Foodlovers Masterclass
28 June

Come along and learn about why we waste food and how to stop it. There will be a few face-palm moments and lots of laughs as Kate takes you through the reasons we waste food and what we can do about it.   Read more

19Jul
2022
Wonderland Glow Show
19 July

WONDERLAND GLOW SHOW, a ‘kiwified’ interpretation of the classic ‘Alice in Wonderland’ tale for tamariki, educators and whanau! Let your imagination soar as you are transported by the magic of giant scale glow-in-the-dark puppetry.  Read more

06Aug
2022
Piaf: The Legend
06 August

International singer Mandy Meadows presents Piaf: The Legend, a celebration and reflection of Edith Piaf’s extraordinary view on love and tragedy.   Read more


27Aug
2022
The Boss: Bruce Springsteen Tribute
27 August

THE BOSS is a full production, kick-ass compliment of nine passionate musicians bringing alive the timeless music of Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band. A 3 hour world-class show featuring the entire 'Born In The USA' album.  Read more

24 Sep
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25 Sep
2022
Bay of Plenty Baby Expo
24 September to 25 September

Discover all you need to know for you, your pregnancy or young child.  Read more

16Oct
2022
Rockaria The ELO Experience
16 October

ROCKARIA - The ELO EXPERIENCE is a show that delivers a captivating live concert recreating the unforgettable sound of Jeff Lynne’s The Electric Light Orchestra.  Read more

20 Oct
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21 Oct
2022
Tutus on Tour
20 October to 21 October

A carefully curated programme of works, from beloved classical favourites to recent works that have claimed a rightful place on the international stage.  Read more


19 Nov
to
20 Nov
2022
Tauranga Go Green Expo 2022
19 November to 20 November

New Zealand’s Largest Green Living & Sustainable Lifestyle Show!  Read more

25Nov
2022
Nitro Circus
25 November

Nitro Circus will return to Tauranga’s Trustpower Stadium Baypark for the first time in three years with an action-packed night on Friday 25 November, 2022  Read more

16Dec
2022
A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland
16 December

Watch two star-crossed lovers twirl beneath the mistletoe as award-winning Irish musicians complement the world’s best Irish Dancers to deliver an exciting mix of traditional tunes, heartfelt ballads, carols and red-hot rhythms.  Read more