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24Jul
Food Fighter Movie
24 July

Come and learn about the food waste scandal and how it is being tackled internationally and locally here in Tauranga   Read more

24Jul
Be Inspired: Kim Westerskov - Photographer
24 July

Our July Be Inspired speaker is award winning photographer, Kim Westerskov. Kim will present The Power of Photography - The Light & Darkness.  Read more

01Aug
Taste Tauranga
01 August

Attention foodies! Taste Tauranga will launch at an event like no other and you're invited!  Read more

17 Aug
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18 Aug
We Relate: Te Aukaha: Family History Weekend School
17 August to 18 August

A free weekend-long event covering a wide range of topics for people researching genealogy and family history. Learn from national and international experts.  Read more

Upcoming Events

22 Jun
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13 Oct
Hā: Lewis Tamihana Gardiner
22 June to 13 October

Leading pounamu artist, Lewis Tamihana Gardiner (Te Arawa, Ngāti Awa, Te Whānau-ā-Apanui, Ngāi Tahu), will be exhibiting at Tauranga Art Gallery this winter.  Read more

22 Jun
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06 Oct
'Blood Water Earth' by Louise Potiki Bryant and Santee Smith
22 June to 06 October

An immersive video installation and ceramic display arising out of an international indigenous collaboration between Kahnyen’kehàka artist Santee Smith and Ngai Tahu video/dance artist Louise Potiki Bryant.  Read more

22 Jun
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13 Oct
Mātiro: A survey of photography by Kapua Joy Bennett
22 June to 13 October

'Mātiro' is a retrospective of black and white photography from the 1970s -1980s by Kapua Joy Bennett (Ngāti Ranginui, Te Whānau-ā-Apanui).  Read more

28 Jun
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25 Jul
'Manifestation' Exhibition by Mira Corbova Art
28 June to 25 July

Manifestation is a body of works that celebrates and manifests freedom, love and happiness through healing colours.   Read more


09 Jul
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31 Jul
Peace Day Exhibition
09 July to 31 July

Tauranga’s Peace Day exhibition, featuring large-scale, historic photography, explores how Tauranga’s people celebrated the end of the war.  Read more

22 Jul
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24 Jul
New Zealand Sign Language Course
22 July to 24 July

Learn New Zealand Sign Language in Tauranga! Great professional development.  Read more

23Jul
Free: Warrior Women's Fitness Class!
23 July

A women's only class to improve your fitness, increase your strength, and empower you to build a stronger body and mind!  Read more

24Jul
Food Fighter Movie
24 July

Come and learn about the food waste scandal and how it is being tackled internationally and locally here in Tauranga   Read more


24Jul
Be Inspired: Kim Westerskov - Photographer
24 July

Our July Be Inspired speaker is award winning photographer, Kim Westerskov. Kim will present The Power of Photography - The Light & Darkness.  Read more

24Jul
Paint and Wine Night - Kowhai Tui - Paintvine
24 July

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

26 Jul
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02 Aug
Chess the Musical
26 July to 02 August

With live orchestra, choir and talented on stage cast this production from Stage Right will have wide audience appeal. Lyrics by Tim Rice, music by Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson (formerly of ABBA).  Read more

26Jul
Double Dragon Noodle Night Market
26 July

This will be a night market bursting with an aromatic mash-up of different Asian cuisines, buzzing with live music, plenty of hungry mouths to feed and beverages from the High Tide Tauranga Bar.  Read more


27Jul
Tauranga Farmers Market
27 July

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

27Jul
Be Inspired: Kim Westerskov - Photographer
27 July

Our July Be Inspired speaker is award winning photographer, Kim Westerskov. Kim will present his talk The Power of Photography - The Light & Darkness.  Read more

27Jul
Murder at the Juice Joint!
27 July

Who Dunnit? A night of mystery and intrigue in the wild romantic era of the roaring 20's!!  Read more

28Jul
Crop Swap
28 July

Our Crop Swap happens on the fourth Sunday of each month from 9 - 10am. Feel free to bring a little of what you might have in your garden to share.  Read more


28Jul
Mount Farmers Markets
28 July

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

01Aug
Taste Tauranga
01 August

Attention foodies! Taste Tauranga will launch at an event like no other and you're invited!  Read more

03Aug
Cliff Richard and The Shadows Tribute Show
03 August

The 60th Anniversary Tribute Concert is a show that delivers a captivating live concert recreating the unforgettable sound of Cliff Richard and The Shadows.  Read more

03Aug
Papamoa Junction Grand Opening!
03 August

Come and take advantage of opening day deals and giveaways from Flooring Xtra, Caci Clinic, Tara Road Medical Centre, Tara Road Pharmacy, Triton Hearing and Foundation Clinic.  Read more


03Aug
The Little Big Markets - Mount Maunganui
03 August

Head along to The Little Big Markets at Coronation Park for a range of delicious food, interesting stalls and live music.  Read more

04Aug
Chris Greenslade
04 August

Tauranga Musica presents award-winning NZ pianist and NGC NZ Scholarship winner Chris Greenslade. Enjoy an afternoon of music featuring a programme that includes works by Schubert, Schuman, Debussy, Rachmaninoff and Beethoven.  Read more

06 Aug
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07 Aug
Maea
06 August to 07 August

Maea is an extraordinary dancer but something holds her back. Two big somethings that soon become problems that stop Maea from following her dreams. Can she overcome them to realise her dream and star in the big show?  Read more

06Aug
Paint and Wine Night - Bob Ross - Paintvine
06 August

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

09 Aug
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10 Aug
Canvas Tauranga Careers Expo
09 August to 10 August

Find your direction at Canvas Tauranga Careers Expo! Whether you’re at school or tertiary training, helping your child explore their options or looking for the next step in your career journey, this expo is for you!  Read more

10Aug
Pin'd Creative Showcase 2019
10 August

The Pin'd Creative Showcase is about pride in achievement – a true badge of honour for students. The Pin’d designer showcase is a fashion design competition open to garments and textile art designed by intermediate and secondary school textile students.  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


14Aug
Paint and Wine Night - Bob Ross' Autumn Forest
14 August

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

16Aug
Urzila Carlson - Token African
16 August

Featuring new material and poking fun at her birth country, Urzila Carlson laughs that Africans have become the new must have accessory! Her natural, cheeky, straight up style will have you eating out of her hand and you’ll want to be her friend.  Read more

17Aug
Don Pasquale
17 August

Wanderlust Opera bring their critically acclaimed touring production Don Pasquale to Tauranga. In this sparkling Donizetti comedy a miserly bachelor gets more than he bargained for when he entered into an arranged marriage. Performed in English.  Read more

17 Aug
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18 Aug
We Relate: Te Aukaha: Family History Weekend School
17 August to 18 August

A free weekend-long event covering a wide range of topics for people researching genealogy and family history. Learn from national and international experts.  Read more


20Aug
Paint and Wine Night - Blue Bay - Paintvine
20 August

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

21Aug
THE NIGHT IS YOUNG 2019
21 August

Friends of Baycourt's annual THE NIGHT IS YOUNG performing arts showcase, starring students from Western Bay of Plenty secondary schools, returns to the big Baycourt Addison Theatre this August.   Read more

21Aug
Paint and Wine Night - Sunflowers - Paintvine
21 August

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

23 Aug
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25 Aug
Mrs Krishnan's Party
23 August to 25 August

Indian Ink Theatre Co bridges cultures and expands boundaries with this utterly disarming new comedy that seats the audience at the dining table and the kitchen bench in the back room of Krishnan’s Dairy.  Read more


23Aug
On the Couch 2019
23 August

Be entertained and enlightened with great conversation and inspirational insights from our fabulous special guests. Presented by Baycourt and Bay of Plenty Garden and Art Festival.  Read more

23Aug
Double Dragon Noodle Night Market
23 August

This will be a night market bursting with an aromatic mash-up of different Asian cuisines, buzzing with live music, plenty of hungry mouths to feed and beverages from the High Tide Tauranga Bar.  Read more

29Aug
The Tauranga Gala Dinner 2019
29 August

Featuring Richie and Gemma McCaw! Don't miss New Zealand’s superstar couple at Tauranga's ultimate corporate entertainment event!  Read more

31Aug
Tauranga Coffee Festival 2019
31 August

Join us for an annual event that's in celebration of a much-loved culture shared around New Zealand and the world.   Read more


03Sep
Paint and wine night - Blue Bay - Paintvine
03 September

Join us for a creative night of drinking and painting in Tauranga City! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going!  Read more

06 Sep
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07 Sep
TRIANJA - THE TALE OF THE TRIDENT [R18]
06 September to 07 September

Trianja - meaning ‘threefold’, or ‘the three pure ones’. A variety show of a different kind, from Burlesque to Lyra, aerial skills to comedy and everything in between. Presented by: EmJay Productions Ltd.  Read more

07Sep
Worm Composting Workshop
07 September

Tauranga City Councils worm farming workshop, get all the equipment and education required to start your very own worm farm at home.  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


14 Sep
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22 Sep
2019 Ford National Hockey League
14 September to 22 September

Catch the best men's and women's regional teams throughout the country battle it our for bragging rights as the nations best.  Read more

18Sep
Paint and wine night - The Great Wave - Paintvine
18 September

Join us for a creative night of drinking and painting in Tauranga! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going!  Read more

20Sep
Top Dog Film Festival 2019 - NZ Tour
20 September

The Top Dog Film Festival is back and you'd be barking mad to miss it. After a sell-out first year, the Top Dog Film Festival returns with a carefully curated program of canine-themed films.  Read more

22Sep
World Car Free Day 2019
22 September

Ditch your fuel guzzler on World Car Free Day  Read more


28Sep
Vegan Vibes 2019
28 September

Bay of Plenty’s first dedicated Vegan festival, we proudly showcase a curated selection of vegan food, fashion and more from around New Zealand.  Read more

28Sep
Multicultural Tauranga Ethkick 2019 Football Tournament
28 September

Multicultural Tauranga, Ethkick 2019 Football Tournament, bringing people together through sport.  Read more

28Sep
New to the Bay Expo 2019
28 September

Whether you are a local or a newcomer to the community, the New to the Bay Expo will have something for you!  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


12Oct
Tauranga STEM Festival 2019
12 October

A world class festival, held in Tauranga, designed to engage and inspire a new generation of scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians.  Read more

18 Oct
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20 Oct
Bay of Plenty Home Show
18 October to 20 October

The Bay of Plenty Home Show returns celebrating 10 years of building dreams in the Bay of Plenty.  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

25 Oct
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26 Oct
LIMBO - TAURANGA ARTS FESTIVAL
25 October to 26 October

Staged between heaven and hell, LIMBO is dirty and dangerous stuff, whisking audiences into a sinister netherworld of jaw-dropping contortion, gut-churning aerial acrobatics, mind-boggling illusions and fiery flames hot from Dante’s inferno...  Read more


26 Oct
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27 Oct
Mini Nationals
26 October to 27 October

The 25th NZ Mini Nationals coincides with Mini’s 60th birthday. See classic and new Minis compete at the Show & Shine and vote for People’s Choice to win prizes.  Read more

28Oct
THIS IS TAMI NEILSON! - TAURANGA ARTS FESTIVAL
28 October

Accompanied by Tami’s brother and long-term co-writer/collaborator Jay Neilson, the Big Boss Mama will bring her extensive songbook to Tauranga Moana. In an up-close and personal show, fans can experience the songs acoustically, as they were written.  Read more

02 Nov
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03 Nov
Tauranga Harbour Jam 2019
02 November to 03 November

A weekend of exhilarating windsurfing action with some of New Zealands top sailors competing.  Read more

05 Nov
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07 Nov
Swan Lake
05 November to 07 November

The Imperial Russian Ballet Company returns to Baycourt Swan Lake. Presented in two acts, this masterpiece ballet follows the original storyline, with subtle revisions and variations introduced by Artistic Director Gediminas Taranda.   Read more


05Nov
2019 Melbourne Cup Charity Auction Dinner
05 November

Melbourne Cup in our own backyard charity fundraiser  Read more

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

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

10Nov
Tinman Triathlon
10 November

Set against the beautiful backdrop of Mount Maunganui, the Tinman Triathlon returns for another year. The event will host the national standard distance and para-tri championships.  Read more

10Nov
Walk to Defeat MND
10 November

Show you support for the sufferers and families of this debilitating disease and enjoy walking some of Tauranga's finiest foreshore.  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

27 Nov
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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

30 Nov
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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

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


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

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