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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

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

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

11 Apr
to
14 Aug
2022
Goodbye Bay of Plenty: Robin White Prints From The Tauranga Art Gallery Collection
11 April to 14 August

This collection-focused exhibition provides an overview of our holdings of Robin White’s work, from her early regionalist style screenprints to works influenced by Robin Whites Pacific travels.  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

03 Jun
to
09 Jul
2022
'Ngā Mata o Te Ariki' Matariki exhibition with Hayley Smith
03 June to 09 July

View the stunning landscape portraits and mahi toi of Tauranga Moana artist Hayley Smith.  Read more

03 Jun
to
09 Jul
2022
Tipene Fitzell - Matariki Exhibition
03 June to 09 July

An inspiring exhibition of creative works by Tipene Fitzell - a 15-year-old Takiwatanga artist from Ngati Uenukuko~pako /Ngai Tukairangi and Ngati Ngararanui.  Read more

03 Jun
to
09 Jul
2022
Meadow Maharey - Matariki Exhibition
03 June to 09 July

An exhibition of incredible new works by emerging toi Maori artist, Meadow Maharey  Read more

03 Jun
to
09 Jul
2022
Manākitanga - Whakairo Exhibition
03 June to 09 July

Manākitanga is an exhibition which brings together renowned traditional and contemporary Māori carvers who live in Tauranga Moana.  Read more

03 Jun
to
09 Jul
2022
He Uku Maioro - Que Bidois
03 June to 09 July

He Uku Maioro is an exhibition of uku (clay) works by Tauranga Moana artist Que Bidois.  Read more

03 Jun
to
10 Jul
2022
Te Pou Arataki Exhibition - Tame Iti (Ngai Tuhoe) and Joanne Black (Ngati Kahungunu)
03 June to 10 July

We are very excited to present an exhibition celebrating the work of Whakatane artists Tame Iti (Ngai Tuhoe) and Joanne Black (Ngati Kahungunu).  Read more

03 Jun
to
10 Jul
2022
‘E kore te patiki e hoki ki tona puehu’ Exhibition - Justine Munn (Ngati Pukenga, Te Atiawa, Nga Pot
03 June to 10 July

‘E kore te patiki e hoki ki tona puehu’ - The flounder does not return to the dust.  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

08 Jun
to
13 Jul
2022
Learn to Sew Workshop
08 June to 13 July

Learn to use a sewing machine and gain foundational skills. No experience necessary!  Read more

13 Jun
to
17 Jul
2022
Matariki Dish Challenge
13 June to 17 July

Taste your way around the Bay with our Matariki Dish Challenge entries  Read more

16 Jun
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07 Jul
2022
Matariki Cinematic Showcase
16 June to 07 July

Join us at the Village Cinema - Community Picture Theatre to celebrate our local Kaupapa Maori film makers. Every Thursday evening during Matariki.  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

02 Jul
to
23 Jul
2022
Learn Embroidery Stitching
02 July to 23 July

Learn embroidery stitches to mend or revamp your clothes. Taught by internationally exhibited artist Jo Dixey  Read more

06Jul
2022
Dance Fitness: Moove & Groove
06 July

Afterwork dance fun for everyone!  Read more

07Jul
2022
New Zealand String Quartet - First Light
07 July

The New Zealand String Quartet at First Life, a thoughtfully curated concert meditating on life, loss and rebirth as Aotearoa marks the first-ever official public holiday dedicated to Matariki, Māori new year.  Read more

08 Jul
to
23 Jul
2022
Puffs: or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic
08 July to 23 July

A boy finds out he is a wizard and is sent off to a school of magic? This is not the story you think it is...  Read more

08Jul
2022
Zespri Annual Rugby Charity Auction
08 July

On Friday 8 July, Zespri and the kiwifruit industry will stage an afternoon of rugby, netball and host a charity auction at Te Puke’s Murray Salt Stadium to raise money for our Recognised Seasonal Employer scheme (RSE) workers and their communities.  Read more

10Jul
2022
Out of the Shadows
10 July

After a challenging and musically restricted few years, BOP Symphonia is delighted to be able to perform again to a capacity audience  Read more

11Jul
2022
Ōtanewainuku Kiwi Trust Annual Public Meeting with Jim Lynch
11 July

This is an important opportunity to thank our volunteers, supporters and partner organisations for their support to advance our vision to protect and restore the indigenous ecosystem and biodiversity of Ōtanewainuku.  Read more

16 Jul
to
14 Aug
2022
Stitch-a-Plenty
16 July to 14 August

National Embroidery Conference including several exhibitions, shopping at merchants' stalls, raffles and sales tables.  Read more

19Jul
2022
The Biggest Little Circus
19 July

This 45-minute family friendly show, perfect for school holiday entertainment will blow your socks off.   Read more

19Jul
2022
Matariki Glow Show 2022
19 July

The MATARIKI GLOW SHOW is back with an all-new, giant-scale, glow-in-the-dark puppet show for tamariki, educators and whānau. Get ready to celebrate the first-ever nationwide Matariki holiday!  Read more

21Jul
2022
Food Lovers Master Class
21 July

Come along and learn about why we waste food and how to stop it, saving us money and supporting our environment!  Read more

23Jul
2022
Tauranga Dance Inc. Champion of Champions
23 July

Tauranga Dance Incorporated Troupes Evening. A display of troupe dances from a variety of studios and schools  Read more

24Jul
2022
Divas & Diamonds
24 July

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

30Jul
2022
Stars Aligned
30 July

An evening with stars celebrating stars – beautiful orchestral music performed by inspiring, brilliant musicians. Come and be uplifted and inspired.  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

07Aug
2022
Gentle Man - The Best of Chris Parker
07 August

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

12Aug
2022
ERA 'Jukebox of Time'
12 August

The Royal Family Dance Crew presents ERA ‘Jukebox of Time’. An escape through time, pop culture, live music and dance exploring the world and art that inspired human life across the eras.   Read more

13Aug
2022
Tami Neilson - Kingmaker
13 August

Premiering brand new songs written especially for New Zealand audiences, with stunning string arrangements by Victoria Kelly, Kingmaker is a high octane mix of Tami Neilson’s own original songs and tributes to iconic women in country music.  Read more

20 Aug
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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

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

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
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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

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

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

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

16 Sep
to
01 Oct
2022
We Will Rock You
16 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

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

29 Sep
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02 Oct
2022
Cape To Cape 2022
29 September to 02 October

Inaugural Cape to Cape 2022 Ceramic/Pottery Exhibition  Read more

02 Oct
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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

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

09 Oct
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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

15Oct
2022
Tauranga Diwali Festival
15 October

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

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

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

09Nov
2022
Dancing Queen: A Tribute to ABBA
09 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

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

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

21Jun
2023
Kiwi Moon
21 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