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Top Picks

04 Jun
to
17 Sep
2022
The Little Big Markets
04 June to 17 September

Shop from local artisan stallholders, enjoy live music treat yourself to delicious gourmet street food.  Read more

11 Aug
to
15 Sep
2022
Soak & Cinema
11 August to 15 September

Whether it be a family outing, date night or catch-up with mates – join our friends at the Mount Hot pools for their Soak & Cinema!  Read more

27 Aug
to
28 Aug
2022
Tauranga Food Show
27 August to 28 August

Over 150 delicious exhibitors with everything from chocolate, cheese and chutney to tea, truffles and tabasco. Live Cooking Kitchen featuring demonstrations from Chefs around the Bay, and local gourmet street food flavours for lunch.  Read more

26Nov
2022
Polo in the Bay | Mount Maunganui
26 November

Polo in the Bay is more than just a new event, it’s a whole new Mount Maunganui tradition.  Read more

Upcoming Events

01 Mar
to
20 Dec
2022
Cinemate Film Club
01 March to 20 December

Come along every Tuesday to a free movie screening of award winners or classics at Greerton Library.  Read more

19 May
to
18 Aug
2022
Coptic Stitch Bookbinding
19 May to 18 August

This class is geared up to get you bookbinding in no time. Everything is provided for you in a handy kit, so all you need to do is turn up to get making!  Read more

02 Jun
to
25 Aug
2022
Foodee Street Food Events - Tauranga Primary School
02 June to 25 August

Grab your blankets and head down for amazing food, great company and relaxing atmosphere  Read more

04 Jun
to
17 Sep
2022
The Little Big Markets
04 June to 17 September

Shop from local artisan stallholders, enjoy live music treat yourself to delicious gourmet street food.  Read more

05 Jun
to
28 Aug
2022
Mount Mainstreet Urban Market
05 June to 28 August

Enjoy fresh produce and hand made products at our market every Sunday, right in the heart of the Mount Mainstreet.   Read more

22 Jun
to
31 Jul
2024
Midnight Sun, 2022
22 June to 31 July

'Midnight Sun, 2022' is a spectacular, immersive artwork by New Zealand artist Sara Hughes which will bring new life to Tauranga’s Willow Street bus shelter from June 2022.  Read more

11 Aug
to
15 Sep
2022
Soak & Cinema
11 August to 15 September

Whether it be a family outing, date night or catch-up with mates – join our friends at the Mount Hot pools for their Soak & Cinema!  Read more

16Aug
2022
Kids Pottery Class
16 August

Come and make a 15cm gnome  Read more

16Aug
2022
Kids Pottery Class
16 August

Make a 15cm Gnome  Read more

18Aug
2022
Scott Harrison & Baycourt’s Mighty Wurlitzer
18 August

The free 'Scott Harrison in Concert on Baycourt’s Mighty Wurlitzer' concerts celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Wurlitzer wowing Tauranga audiences.  Read more

19 Aug
to
11 Sep
2022
Artful Wahine - Tauranga Girl's College Exhibition
19 August to 11 September

An exhibition about participation with a vast range of themes and styles  Read more

19 Aug
to
11 Sep
2022
My Hair is on Fire and I'm Looking at You - Luke Waddington Exhibition
19 August to 11 September

A selection of mixed media, watercolour, and ink on canvas, reflecting the political and societal changes radically affecting our lives today.  Read more

19Aug
2022
Sorry Sorry
19 August

High energy pop rock band. Expect Loud guitar music and dancing.   Read more

20 Aug
to
21 Aug
2022
The Hundred Acre Wood
20 August to 21 August

Welcome to the magical world of the Hundred Acre Wood. A tale of Winnie the Pooh and his friends. Their adventures are told by 240 local dancers. A family friendly showcase of talent. Not to be missed!   Read more

20Aug
2022
Watercolour Pencil Portraiture Workshop
20 August

In this workshop participants will have the opportunity to develop both watercolour pencil and portrait drawing techniques to encapsulate both the subjects and their own unique characteristics.  Read more

20Aug
2022
Rongoa Balms Workshop
20 August

In this workshop you will learn how to make balm for your first aid kit and family care with native plants. Learn karakia and tikanga around harvesting. Learn about simple methods and tools for infusing medicinal plants with oil and their benefits.  Read more

21Aug
2022
re:generate Kids Market
21 August

Buy and sell preloved baby & kids gear!  Read more

22Aug
2022
Rockshop Bandquest 2022
22 August

Rockshop Bandquest is a music competition for school bands, for students up to year 8  Read more

24Aug
2022
Law Lecture - Access to Justice - "We Need More Than Lawyers"
24 August

Access to Justice - "We Need More Than Lawyers"  Read more

25 Aug
to
27 Aug
2022
Fund Me to the Moon
25 August to 27 August

fundraising concerts for Tauranga Boys' College Big Band.  Read more

27Aug
2022
The Boss: Bruce Springsteen Tribute
27 August

THE BOSS is a full production, kick-ass compliment of eight passionate musicians bringing alive the timeless music of Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band. A 2-and-a-half-hour, world-class show featuring all of The Boss's greatest hits and more!  Read more

27Aug
2022
Mount Maunganui Half Marathon
27 August

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

27 Aug
to
28 Aug
2022
Tauranga Food Show
27 August to 28 August

Over 150 delicious exhibitors with everything from chocolate, cheese and chutney to tea, truffles and tabasco. Live Cooking Kitchen featuring demonstrations from Chefs around the Bay, and local gourmet street food flavours for lunch.  Read more

27 Aug
to
28 Aug
2022
Photography workshop
27 August to 28 August

Photography in its rawest form is simply the capture of light. Throughout the weekend, in a studio setting and on location in the Historic Village, your tutor, Nic Clegg, will provide a greater understanding of how light works.  Read more

27 Aug
to
26 Nov
2022
Ruth O'Connell
27 August to 26 November

These monthly workshops will be held on the last Saturday of every month. The first being...  Read more

27Aug
2022
David Lynch Double Feature
27 August

David Lynch Double at The Village Cinema!  Read more

28Aug
2022
Hammers & Horsehair Homecoming
28 August

A century since NZ-born soprano Rosina Buckman undertook an epic 110 concert homecoming tour, well-known soprano Rowena Simpson joins Hammers & Horsehair duo Douglas Mews and Robert Ibell to present a vivid reimagining of the 1922 tour.   Read more

28Aug
2022
An Evening with the Harmonic Resonators
28 August

The Harmonic Resonators are joining with the Boobops, a dragon boating team of breast cancer survivors, to bring their unique mix of country, Waiata Māori, and party tunes to Baycourt Theatre.   Read more

28Aug
2022
Finding Your Creative Flow
28 August

In this workshop Emma will guide you through a range of experimental processes using a range of materials including oil pastel, ink and acrylics. Exploring mark making, composition, colour relationships and abstract forms.  Read more

28Aug
2022
Fugly Mugs! Ceramic Workshop
28 August

Dominique is our resident artist at The Pot House and fellow admirer of the weird and wonderful, and she’s here to help you bring your wildest mug dreams to life.  Read more

30 Aug
to
02 Sep
2022
Tauranga Primary Schools Music Festival 2022
30 August to 02 September

The 66th Tauranga Primary Schools' Music Festival brings together choirs from local Primary and Intermediate Schools for five days of performances.  Read more

03Sep
2022
Kids Pottery Classes
03 September

Make A Lidded Animal Pot  Read more

03 Sep
to
09 Sep
2022
Zespri AIMS Games
03 September to 09 September

Zespri AIMS Games is back, 3 - 9 September 2022.  Read more

04Sep
2022
FREE Family Concert - Peter & the Wolf
04 September

Join the Bay’s community orchestra in a fun-filled, FREE family concert featuring the famous musical adventures of Peter and the Wolf.  Read more

06Sep
2022
Kids Pottery Class
06 September

Make a Tealight  Read more

07 Sep
to
02 Nov
2022
Library Law Series 2022
07 September to 02 November

Join us for these free seminars with Lyon O’Neale Arnold.  Read more

08 Sep
to
24 Sep
2022
The Mousetrap
08 September to 24 September

Agatha Christie's most loved and world record breaking murder mystery!  Read more

11Sep
2022
Rewena Maori Bread Workshop
11 September

Learn to make and bake rewena bread with Karin Egan, step by step, beginning with the mixture (bug). Take your bug home to ferment and let it rise over 7 days.  Read more

13 Sep
to
08 Nov
2022
Library Law Series 2022
13 September to 08 November

Join us for these free seminars with Lyon O’Neale Arnold at Papamoa Library  Read more

14 Sep
to
01 Oct
2022
We Will Rock You
14 September to 01 October

Tauranga Musical Theatre is proudly bringing the worldwide smash hit musical written by Queen and Ben Elton, We Will Rock You to Tauranga, in 2022!  Read more

23 Sep
to
24 Sep
2022
Tauranga Orchid Show
23 September to 24 September

Massed display of flowers, orchids and growing gear for sale, free parking  Read more

23 Sep
to
25 Sep
2022
Toi Kiri 2022: World Indigenous Tattoo Culture Festival
23 September to 25 September

"Unique experiences, enriched culturally authentic interactions and exposure to new knowledge"  Read more

24 Sep
to
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

24Sep
2022
Kids Pottery Class
24 September

Make a House Tealight  Read more

02 Oct
to
05 Oct
2022
New Zealand U15 & U19 National Badminton Championships
02 October to 05 October

Witness the best young talent in New Zealand competing for national badminton titles across four days of exciting competition.  Read more

02Oct
2022
Tauranga STEM Festival
02 October

A festival designed to engage and inspire a new generation of scientists, technologists, engineers & mathematicians  Read more

03Oct
2022
Kevin Bloody Wilson F.U.P.C. Tour
03 October

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

07Oct
2022
Demi Lee Moore NZ Tour - Tauranga
07 October

Demi Lee Moore & Band Live in Aotearoa! Supported by Wildlanes  Read more

08Oct
2022
Everything Books Tauranga, EBT
08 October

Local authors sharing and selling their books as well as workshops, childrens' story corner and book raffles.  Read more

09 Oct
to
10 Oct
2022
Postmodern Jukebox - The Grand Reopening
09 October to 10 October

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 October 2022.  Read more

12Oct
2022
The Artist [Escape 2022]
12 October

Comedy and circus sensation Thom Monckton will astound you in The Artist: an incredible feat of physical strength, skilled theatrics, and comedic storytelling.   Read more

14Oct
2022
Wham Bam Tauranga Poetry Slam [Escape 2022]
14 October

Motif Poetry is proud to present the second annual Wham Bam Tauranga Poetry Slam. It's alive. It's energetic. It explodes from the mic and flies around the room! Get ready for three rounds of audience-judged, original work from local performers.   Read more

14Oct
2022
Pīpī Paopao [Escape 2022]
14 October

Pīpī Paopao is a performance for tamariki aged 3-5 year olds - and their adults - which adopts the unique characteristics of our Manu Rangatira (noble birdlife) through waiata and play.   Read more

15Oct
2022
News News News [Escape 2022]
15 October

This is the news. We have our eyes on the city and our fingers on the pulse. In frightening times we are here to reassure you, a voice you can trust. Coming live and uninterrupted from Baycourt to an audience of potentially billions.  Read more

15Oct
2022
Tauranga Diwali Festival
15 October

Happy, prosperous Diwali! A fantastic event for the whole family!  Read more

20 Oct
to
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

22Oct
2022
TINA Simply the Best
22 October

Get the electrifying Tina Turner experience with this full stage production brimming with hits from the 60s-90s. Featuring the powerful and thrilling Caroline Borole complete with band, brass section, backing vocalists and dancers.  Read more

29Oct
2022
Urzila Carlson - It's Personal
29 October

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

04Nov
2022
Heavenly
04 November

From the “ching ching!” of Christmas sleigh bells in the first movement, to the beatified soprano entrance in the finale, Mahler’s Fourth is a picture of the perfect childhood. Featuring Hawkes Bay soprano Madeleine Pierard.  Read more

05Nov
2022
Ria Hall with the NZSO
05 November

This special concert combines the power of the NZSO, the precision of renowned conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya, and the passion of Ria Hall who'll perform tracks from her 2017 album 'Rules of Engagement'.  Read more

06Nov
2022
Spooky Symphony
06 November

Join the NZSO if you dare as their narrator leads you through a mysterious tale while the NZSO performs some of the most magical, spooky, creepy, or just outright monstrous music ever written. A fun-filled family concert.  Read more

08Nov
2022
Leaving Jackson
08 November

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

09 Nov
to
10 Nov
2022
Dancing Queen: A Tribute to ABBA
09 November to 10 November

Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA is a full-scale concert production featuring more than 2 hours of fun, energetic musical performances with a live backing band, replica costumes, theatrical lighting and effects.  Read more

11Nov
2022
Daniel Champagne Live
11 November

The young Australian virtuoso recently described as ‘the finest guitar player of this generation’ returns to New Zealand playing an intimate Tauranga show at The Baycourt X Space!  Read more

12Nov
2022
Woof Fest
12 November

Aotearoa's first Hooman + Doggo Festival ?? ??  Read more

18Nov
2022
Chris Everest
18 November

Classical Guitar fans, Audiences wanting a rather intimate experience, Those wanting to experience both traditional classical music and Eastern European/world music sounds  Read more

19Nov
2022
Drag Up Your Life
19 November

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

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

20Nov
2022
Tinman Triathlon
20 November

The Tinman Triathlon is proudly bought to you by GENX Homes & Marra Construction. The race has a distance for everyone.  Read more

21Nov
2022
The World of Musicals
21 November

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

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

26Nov
2022
Polo in the Bay | Mount Maunganui
26 November

Polo in the Bay is more than just a new event, it’s a whole new Mount Maunganui tradition.  Read more

26Nov
2022
Oempa Festival
26 November

Oempa Festival 2022 is back and bigger then ever   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

27Dec
2022
EVES Surfbreaker Triathlon
27 December

Set against the beautiful backdrop of mount Maunganui & the surf beach of the mount, the iconic EVES Surf Breaker Triathlon returns for the 38th year.  Read more

19Feb
2023
Generation Homes Women’s Triathlon
19 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

12Mar
2023
Marra Sprint Triathlon
12 March

Set against the beautiful backdrop of Mount Maunganui, the Marra Sprint Triathlon returns for the 36th year  Read more

22Jun
2023
Kiwi Moon
22 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

02Sep
2023
Rockaria - The ELO Experience
02 September

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

11Nov
2023
Queen: It’s a Kinda Magic
11 November

Direct from Australia, Queen: It’s a Kinda Magic is back by popular demand! Be immersed in the spectacle, grandeur and extravagance of Queen and Freddie Mercury. Big sound, big screens, crazy lighting and outlandish costumes… the REAL ROCK EXPERIENCE!  Read more