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Top Picks

20Aug
2021
Benee - Regional Tour 2021
20 August

Formidable indie-pop sensation and rising global superstar BENEE announced a nationwide regional tour for August  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

Upcoming Events

17 Apr
to
25 Sep
2021
The Little Big Markets
17 April to 25 September

Gourmet street food, curated craft stalls, live music and lots of activities to entertain the little ones.  Read more

02 May
to
05 Sep
2021
Sunday Cinema
02 May to 05 September

BYO bean bags, cushions, blankets or deck chairs to enjoy a FREE outdoor cinema. The First Sunday of the month, May through to September.   Read more

21 May
to
30 Jul
2021
Friday Night Fun Night at Baywave
21 May to 30 July

When the sun goes down on a Friday evening, Baywave comes to life!   Read more

19 Jun
to
20 Nov
2021
Historic Village Wellbeing Market
19 June to 20 November

Tauranga's fantastic monthly wellbeing market, wonderful stalls, Holistic practitioners, natural health products, massage, crystals, candles, herbs, smudge sticks, Aura-Soma & more....  Read more


01 Jul
to
26 Aug
2021
BayActive Sports League - Thursday Netball
01 July to 26 August

Stay active over winter and meet new people at Thursday Mixed 6 Aside Netball!  Read more

06 Jul
to
28 Sep
2021
Knit & Knatter - Greerton
06 July to 28 September

For keen knitters and amateurs who enjoy a good knatter. Newcomers are welcome!  Read more

07 Jul
to
30 Jul
2021
Art Exhibition
07 July to 30 July

Designs by Janet Collenette - Art Exhibition  Read more

07 Jul
to
29 Sep
2021
Knit & Knatter - Papamoa
07 July to 29 September

For keen knitters and amateurs who enjoy a good knatter. Newcomers are welcome!  Read more


07 Jul
to
29 Sep
2021
Knit & Knatter - Mount
07 July to 29 September

For keen knitters and amateurs who enjoy a good knatter. Newcomers are welcome!  Read more

11 Jul
to
01 Aug
2021
Improv Comedy Jams 11 July
11 July to 01 August

Come have a laugh with completely made up improvised comedy.  Read more

14 Jul
to
04 Aug
2021
Level II Drawing Course
14 July to 04 August

Drawing Level II for those that have been lucky enough to attend one of Nicks beginner’s classes in the past  Read more

20 Jul
to
17 Aug
2021
Fundamentals of Painting
20 July to 17 August

This course will be based on traditional painting techniques with some contemporary approaches  Read more


22 Jul
to
16 Sep
2021
BayActive Corporate Games
22 July to 16 September

Boost Team Morale with BayActive Corporate Games   Read more

30 Jul
to
31 Jul
2021
Canvas Tauranga Careers Expo 2021
30 July to 31 July

Which University is best? How do I get into the trades?   Read more

31Jul
2021
Made for Opus: Composer Encounters
31 July

Made for Opus: Composer Encounters features a programme of superb NZ works commissioned or arranged especially for Opus. Each composer will introduce their work, then, following the performances, the audience is invited to stay on for a Q&A session.  Read more

31Jul
2021
Mahy Magic
31 July

Mahy Magic is an early afternoon delight created for children and families. Favourite works by the beloved Kiwi writer are set to music by award-winning composer Philip Norman, including ‘The Tin Can Band’, ‘The Lion in the Meadow’, and more.   Read more


01 Aug
to
05 Sep
2021
Improv Comedy Jams - Honest Liars featuring Jim Fishwick
01 August to 05 September

Hilarious Improvised Comedy where everything is made up on the spot based on your suggestions. Like "Whose Line is it Anyway." Special guest performer, award-winning improvisor and teacher, Jim Fishwick. This is a show not to miss. Jim has performed and t  Read more

02 Aug
to
04 Oct
2021
BayActive Sports League - Monday Fastnet Netball
02 August to 04 October

Stay active over winter and meet new people at Monday Fastnet Netball.  Read more

03 Aug
to
04 Aug
2021
The Last Feather
03 August to 04 August

Tauranga Intermediate presents the stage production story of the extinction of the Huia – Aotearoa’s lost taonga.  Read more

03 Aug
to
17 Aug
2021
Cinemate Film Club
03 August to 17 August

Free movie screening of award winners or classics with a cuppa!  Read more


07Aug
2021
Pin’d Creative Showcase
07 August

Presented by Global Connexions, the Pin’d Creative Showcase is a fashion competition open to garments designed by intermediate, secondary and tertiary textile students.  Read more

07Aug
2021
Family History - Make a Family Tree
07 August

Come along to this family activity and make a Family Tree at Tauranga city library during Family History month  Read more

07 Aug
to
08 Aug
2021
Battle in the Bay 2021
07 August to 08 August

A Cheerleading and Dance Championships held every year in the beautiful Mount Maunganui.  Read more

07Aug
2021
Children's Writers and Illustrators Networking Lunch
07 August

Meet up for a casual lunch and chat with other children's writers, illustrators and bibliophiles.  Read more


07Aug
2021
Tauranga Mountain Film Festival
07 August

The 2021 Tauranga Mountain Film Festival is an evening showcasing some of the best mountain films from New Zealand and around the world.  Read more

08 Aug
to
09 Aug
2021
DanceNZmade Interschool Regionals 2021
08 August to 09 August

Bay of Plenty schools bring their best dance to the big stage in a great night of family entertainment- who will take out the title and represent your region at the National Finals at The Fly Palmy Arena!?  Read more

11 Aug
to
13 Aug
2021
Takitimu
11 August to 13 August

TAKITIMU is the first ever full-scale production by Te Wharekura o Mauao at Baycourt. A bilingual theatre extravaganza featuring singing, dance, haka, storytelling and text (monologue and poetry)  Read more

11Aug
2021
Ancestry Library Edition – Introductory Tutorial
11 August

Learn tips for effective searching on Ancestry Library Edition, including records that are available in the UK and New Zealand.  Read more


11Aug
2021
The Big Bike Film Night 'Feature Series' South - The Tour Te Waipounamu Story : Tauranga
11 August

This gritty little film shows a behind-the-scenes look at one of the gnarliest bike adventures New Zealand has to offer.  Read more

12Aug
2021
Tauranga Book Squad
12 August

Reading, fun, games and much more for 5-11 year old's.  Read more

14Aug
2021
The Shades - The Gratitude Tour
14 August

Kava Bowl Media proudly present The Shades Quartet on their return tour of New Zealand. Not since 2018 has NZ seen this fantastic vocal quartet.  Read more

14Aug
2021
Family History Talk
14 August

Join us for a morning of family history discovery with our two guest speakers: Elinor Rawlings and Morag Hughson  Read more


14Aug
2021
New Zealand National Camellia Show
14 August

Come and See the Best Camellias Grown in New Zealand  Read more

14Aug
2021
Wellbeing for women
14 August

You're invited to join a conversation on the well-being and the health of women in today's ever-changing world.  Read more

19Aug
2021
New Zealand String Quartet 2021 National Tour
19 August

The New Zealand String Quartet returns to perform in Tauranga this August. Immerse yourself in astounding beauty, inspire the senses, and fire your curiosity through four centuries of enlightening string quartet music.  Read more

20Aug
2021
Benee - Regional Tour 2021
20 August

Formidable indie-pop sensation and rising global superstar BENEE announced a nationwide regional tour for August  Read more


21Aug
2021
BOP Symphonia Rising Stars
21 August

BOP Symphonia presents the finals of Rising Stars Concerto Competition. Conducted by Justus Rozemond and starring Grace Tak (cello), Hannah Seo (recorder), Hayden Butt (clarinet), Pilgyu Chang (piano) and Yusuke Takahashi (double bass).  Read more

21Aug
2021
Ancestry Library Edition – Introductory Tutorial
21 August

Learn tips for effective searching on Ancestry Library Edition, including records that are available in the UK and New ZealandL  Read more

21Aug
2021
Mount Maunganui Half Marathon
21 August

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

23 Aug
to
27 Aug
2021
Tauranga Primary Schools Music Festival 2021
23 August to 27 August

The Tauranga Primary Schools Music Festival 2021 brings together 35 choirs over five nights from local priomary/intermediate schools embracing this year's theme "Songs From Aotearoa".   Read more


26Aug
2021
Tauranga Book Squad
26 August

Reading, fun, games and much more for 5-11 year old's.  Read more

28Aug
2021
Family History - Special Drop-In Genealogy Help Session
28 August

Tauranga City Library is hosting a special Drop-In Genealogy Help Session for Family History Month  Read more

01 Sep
to
03 Nov
2021
Library Law Series 2021 - Tauranga Library
01 September to 03 November

Join us for free seminars on wills, enduring powers of attorney, property, relationship property and family trusts.  Read more

04 Sep
to
10 Sep
2021
Anchor AIMS Games 2021
04 September to 10 September

Anchor AIMS Games is an inter-school sporting competition for young sportspeople across New Zealand and the wider South Pacific.  Read more


05Sep
2021
Argyle Trio
05 September

The Argyle Trio – formerly known as Wilma and Friends – consists of Wilma Smith – violin, Laurence Matheson – piano and Matthias Balzat – cello. All performers are based in Melbourne.   Read more

08 Sep
to
03 Nov
2021
Library Law Series 2021 - Papamoa Library
08 September to 03 November

Join us for free seminars at Papamoa Library on wills, enduring powers of attorney, property and family trusts.  Read more

09Sep
2021
Tauranga Book Squad
09 September

Reading, fun, games and much more for 5-11 year old's.  Read more

10 Sep
to
25 Sep
2021
Les Misérables
10 September to 25 September

THE MUSICAL PHENOMENON RETURNS IN 2021! 26 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


16 Sep
to
14 Oct
2021
BayActive Sports League - Thursday Netball
16 September to 14 October

Stay active over winter and meet new people at Thursday Mixed 6 Aside Netball - Short League  Read more

18 Sep
to
19 Sep
2021
Women's Lifestyle Expo
18 September to 19 September

Grab your girlfriends, mum or daughters for the ultimate girls’ day out! Join us at one of Tauranga’s largest indoor events   Read more

23Sep
2021
Tauranga Book Squad
23 September

Reading, fun, games and much more for 5-11 year old's.  Read more

23 Sep
to
26 Sep
2021
Christies Floorings Mount Golf Open
23 September to 26 September

Four round Professional Golf Tournament  Read more


23Sep
2021
Stan Walker - All in Tour
23 September

With no need for introductions, Stan Walker embarks on his nationwide ‘ALL IN’ tour performing 9 spectacular shows across Aotearoa, singing all of his hit songs and some brand new music!  Read more

24 Sep
to
02 Oct
2021
NZ Bridge - NZ National Bridge Congress
24 September to 02 October

New Zealand Bridge Congress - New Zealand's Premier Bridge Event  Read more

26Sep
2021
Divas & Diamonds
26 September

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

28Sep
2021
[POSTPONED] Kevin Bloody Wilson F.U.P.C. Tour
28 September

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


30 Sep
to
01 Oct
2021
Wonderland Glow Show
30 September to 01 October

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

02Oct
2021
Folk Sessions 2021
02 October

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

03Oct
2021
Friends! The Musical Parody
03 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

06Oct
2021
Hotel California The Eagles Experience
06 October

Check-in to Hotel California The Eagles Experience – the captivating live concert and stage show saluting the extraordinary talent and timeless catalogue of The Eagles.   Read more


07 Oct
to
10 Oct
2021
Tauranga Society of Artists Original Art Expo
07 October to 10 October

It's Back - The Bay's biggest Art Expo all under one roof!  Read more

09Oct
2021
The Boss: Bruce Springsteen Tribute
09 October

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

11 Oct
to
12 Oct
2021
Tu Meke Tūī! Live on Stage
11 October to 12 October

Best-selling book Tu Meke Tūī! is brought to life on stage for the very first time.   Read more

14Oct
2021
Tauranga Book Squad
14 October

Reading, fun, games and much more for 5-11 year old's.  Read more


14Oct
2021
Urzila Carlson - It's Personal
14 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

21 Oct
to
31 Oct
2021
Tauranga Arts Festival 2021
21 October to 31 October

Established in 1999, the Tauranga Arts Festival delivers a world-class programme featuring leading artists and performers at their peak.  Read more

22Oct
2021
Salmonella Dub
22 October

Dub & Bass heavy weights Salmonella Dub hit the road this spring to celebrate the release of their new album Return To Our Kowhai.  Read more

23Oct
2021
Troy Kingi with Delaney Davidson
23 October

An unmissable, masterful live performance of Troy Kingi’s album 'Black Sea Golden Ladder'. Together Troy Kingi and Delaney Davidson will deliver an intimate and deeply personal evening of soul, heart and storytelling.  Read more


28Oct
2021
Tauranga Book Squad
28 October

Reading, fun, games and much more for 5-11 year old's.  Read more

29Oct
2021
The Haka Party Incident
29 October

The Haka Party Incident resurrects the eventful day when a group of University of Auckland engineering students rehearsing their annual tradition of a mock haka are confronted by the activist group, He Taua.  Read more

29 Oct
to
31 Oct
2021
Bay of Plenty Home Show
29 October to 31 October

Create your happy place at the Bay of Plenty Home Show with over 200 inspirational exhibitors, live cooking and fun for the whole family.  Read more

02Nov
2021
[POSTPONED] World of Musicals
02 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


06Nov
2021
Tauranga Diwali Festival
06 November

Glitter, sparkle, music, love, light, rejoice - light your bright and prosperous future with the lights on the Diwali day!   Read more

10Nov
2021
Tom Sainsbury - Snapchat Dude Live!
10 November

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

11Nov
2021
Tauranga Book Squad
11 November

Reading, fun, games and much more for 5-11 year old's.  Read more

12Nov
2021
Drag Up Your Life
12 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


12Nov
2021
Tauranga Business Awards 2021
12 November

Celebrating & recognising the brilliance of local business  Read more

14Nov
2021
GENX/Marra Tinman Triathlon
14 November

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

20Nov
2021
Leaving Jackson
20 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

23Nov
2021
The Bee Gees Night Fever
23 November

Direct from Australia, Showtime invites you to dance your way into a time warp of 70’s disco dance floor thrillers and timeless heartfelt rock ballads with The Bee Gees Night Fever!  Read more


25Nov
2021
Tauranga Book Squad
25 November

Reading, fun, games and much more for 5-11 year old's  Read more

12Dec
2021
Hotel California The Eagles Experience [SECOND SHOW]
12 December

Check-in to Hotel California The Eagles Experience – the captivating live concert and stage show saluting the extraordinary talent and timeless catalogue of The Eagles.   Read more

17Dec
2021
A Celtic Christmas by A Taste of Ireland
17 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
2021
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 37th year.  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

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

11Mar
2022
Postmodern Jukebox - The Grand Reopening
11 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

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
Tauranga Go Green Expo 2022
19 March to 20 March

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