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Top Picks

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

07 May
to
28 May
2021
Acoustic Hour
07 May to 28 May

NZ Music Month: Come along to an acoustic performance by local musicians!  Read more

29May
2021
Papamoa Hills Night Walk
29 May

Back from the COVID brink (we had to cancel last year)- An amazing night walk through the Papamoa Hills to Summerhill Farm to enjoy coffee and cake.  Read more

06Jun
2021
Mount Runners and Walkers Half Marathon
06 June

35th Annual Mt Runners & Walkers Half Marathon, 10km, 5km and KidsK.  Read more

Upcoming Events

13 Mar
to
06 Jun
2021
Lisa Chandler: The Dividing Line exhibition
13 March to 06 June

Lisa Chandler’s tactile paintings reference both street art and protest paraphernalia gleaned from various protests and rallies.  Read more

13 Mar
to
06 Jun
2021
Christina Pataialii: Proximity and Distance
13 March to 06 June

Pataialii’s signature embrace of both ‘fine art’ materials and those related to the trades is evident through the presence of house paint applied directly to the walls of the atrium and large-scale drop cloths which will be suspended within the room.  Read more

13 Mar
to
18 Jul
2021
Laurie Steer: The Abundance of Water
13 March to 18 July

Displaying over 100 newly fired ceramic objects, Steer’s installation uses the concept of the dinner setting as a springboard to explore ideas of consumption, value and excess.  Read more

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


20 Apr
to
29 Jun
2021
Knit & Knatter - Greerton
20 April to 29 June

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

21 Apr
to
30 Jun
2021
Knit & Knatter - Papamoa
21 April to 30 June

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

21 Apr
to
30 Jun
2021
Knit & Knatter - Mount
21 April to 30 June

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


02 May
to
24 May
2021
Splice Construction Magic - Netball
02 May to 24 May

Our girls are back in Tauranga for 3 games of the ANZ Premiership.  Read more

07 May
to
28 May
2021
Acoustic Hour
07 May to 28 May

NZ Music Month: Come along to an acoustic performance by local musicians!  Read more

07 May
to
28 May
2021
Tunes at Noon
07 May to 28 May

Enjoy your lunch with a side of tunes every Friday in May to celebrate NZ Music Month   Read more

10 May
to
05 Jul
2021
Kids 8 week Pottery Class
10 May to 05 July

Kids Make a bird feeder and a quirky mini planter pot  Read more


15May
2021
Lobe
15 May

Dance Company presents Lobe - a contemporary dance production observing those who seek asylum against the confrontations of reality.   Read more

15May
2021
Miles Calder - Autopilot Life Tour
15 May

Wellington songwriter Miles Calder brings his folk-rock tunes to Tauranga as part of his 10-date nationwide 'Autopilot Life' album release tour.  Read more

16May
2021
Smokefreerockquest Bay of Plenty Heats
16 May

Smokefreerockquest aims to motivate young musicians to prove their ability and realise the heights they can reach in their music careers, and to encourage their peers to support original New Zealand music.  Read more

16May
2021
Sunday Village Market
16 May

Make your Sunday special  Read more


17 May
to
18 May
2021
Ben Elton - Live
17 May to 18 May

Comedy legend Ben Elton will tour New Zealand with a brand-new stand-up show, Ben Elton Live in May 2021. He last performed stand-up in New Zealand in 2006 but has now returned to the stage, having recently completed a sell-out 75-date UK tour.  Read more

20May
2021
Greerton Draw Squad
20 May

Drawing fun for kids who love art and drawing for ages 9-13.  Read more

20May
2021
Pub Quiz: Music Masterminds
20 May

Join us for a fun evening at the pub and test your NZ music knowledge during NZ Music Month!  Read more

23May
2021
Finding your creative flow
23 May

Emma will demonstrate ways of “Finding the creative flow” and help you put these into practice and discuss materials and ideas to continue your creative explorations at home.   Read more


25 May
to
29 May
2021
School of Rock
25 May to 29 May

Failed wannabe rock star Dewey Finn decides to earn a few extra bucks by posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. There he turns a class of straight-A students into a mind-blowing rock band while also learning what it means to "rock".  Read more

25 May
to
22 Jun
2021
Fundamentals of Painting
25 May to 22 June

This is an inspiring and productive course for all levels of experience.   Read more

27May
2021
Mauao Draw Squad
27 May

Drawing fun for kids who love art and drawing for ages 9-13.  Read more

27May
2021
Tauranga Book Squad
27 May

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


27May
2021
BWN Speaker Series
27 May

A two-day Speaker Series designed to inspire, engage and connect business women in the Bay of Plenty.  Read more

29May
2021
Kids Pottery Classes
29 May

Are the kids wanting to play with mud? Enroll them and let them be creative and make a jug/pitcher   Read more

29May
2021
Papamoa Hills Night Walk
29 May

Back from the COVID brink (we had to cancel last year)- An amazing night walk through the Papamoa Hills to Summerhill Farm to enjoy coffee and cake.  Read more

30May
2021
NZ Chamber Soloists
30 May

The NZ Chamber Soloists are firm favourites of TM concert-goers having played for the society many times previously. The programme will include pieces by Brahms, Jenny McLeod and Rebecca Clarke.  Read more


30May
2021
The Bay of Plenty Wedding Show 2021
30 May

Come along to The Bay of Plenty Wedding Show and get inspired.   Read more

03 Jun
to
04 Jun
2021
The Pink Floyd Experience - Animals & The Wall
03 June to 04 June

In 2021, the Pink Floyd Experience returns to Baycourt with a show dedicated to playing albums 'Animals' & 'The Wall' in their entirety. Two legendary albums performed by a group of ten amazing musicians.  Read more

03Jun
2021
Greerton Draw Squad
03 June

Drawing fun for kids who love art and drawing for ages 9-13.  Read more

05 Jun
to
06 Jun
2021
Taekwon-Do National Champs
05 June to 06 June

A weekend of exciting ITF Taekwon-Do competition. Teams from our regions battle it out in sparring, patterns, high kicks and power breaking. Free for spectators. All welcome.   Read more


05 Jun
to
06 Jun
2021
Project 2021
05 June to 06 June

PROJECT is a Hip Hop Crew Dance Competition for youth who have a passion for Hip Hop Dance.   Read more

06Jun
2021
Mount Runners and Walkers Half Marathon
06 June

35th Annual Mt Runners & Walkers Half Marathon, 10km, 5km and KidsK.  Read more

06Jun
2021
Monthly Musings: Te Tiriti o Waitangi ki Tauranga Moana
06 June

181 years ago, on 10 April 1840, one of the signings of the Treaty of Waitangi took place in Tauranga Moana. The story of Te Tiriti o Waitangi in Tauranga is a fascinating one...  Read more

08Jun
2021
Genealogy Support Group - drop-in help sessions
08 June

Fancy having a chat about your family tree? Want to learn to use the library's genealogy databases or perhaps you need some assistance with your research?  Read more


09Jun
2021
Showquest
09 June

Showquest is a performing arts platform for schools produced by Rockquest Promotions  Read more

10Jun
2021
Tauranga Book Squad
10 June

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

10Jun
2021
Shrek the Musical Jr.
10 June

ACG Tauranga presents Shrek the Musical JR, based on the Oscar-winning smash hit film and outrageous Broadway musical. Join Shrek, Donkey, Princess Fiona and all your favourite characters for adventure, romance and hilarity.  Read more

11 Jun
to
12 Jun
2021
Ultimate Athlete
11 June to 12 June

Postponed from April to June - Be apart of New Zealand's very first Ultimate Athlete obstacle course race and compete for the first-ever NZ Ultimate Athlete title!  Read more


12 Jun
to
13 Jun
2021
Tauranga Armageddon Expo 2021
12 June to 13 June

The Tauranga Armageddon Expo is back with two days of gaming, cosplay, anime, collectables, comics, amusements, celebrity guests, movies, television, music and more!  Read more

12 Jun
to
13 Jun
2021
Armageddon 2021
12 June to 13 June

Armageddon Expo is New Zealand’s ultimate entertainment event, featuring gaming, fantasy and multimedia events.  Read more

12Jun
2021
Bethlehem Pottery Club Kids Classes
12 June

Are the kids wanting to play with mud? Enroll them and let them be creative and make a piggy(animal)bank or a Cute/Quirky Planter  Read more

14Jun
2021
The Sweet Caroline Tour: A Tribute To Neil Diamond
14 June

The Sweet Caroline Tour: A Tribute to Neil Diamond, putting all those well-loved classics back on stage and in the spotlight, showcased by a world-class international band and produced especially for the theatre.  Read more


15 Jun
to
16 Jun
2021
Fresh Moves 2021
15 June to 16 June

BOP Dance presents “Fresh Take” the 2021 Fresh Moves Festival which celebrates original contemporary dance created by students in Bay of Plenty primary and intermediate schools.  Read more

17Jun
2021
Greerton Draw Squad
17 June

Drawing fun for kids who love art and drawing for ages 9-13.  Read more

18 Jun
to
18 Jun
2021
Devilskin & Kora
18 June to 18 June

NZ musical legends DEVILSKIN and KORA band together to Co-Headline a nine-date winter tour across the country, kicking off in Palmerston North this June.  Read more

19Jun
2021
Beethoven & Brass
19 June

An heroic (Eroica) Symphony, a folklore overture (Melusina) & a trombone concerto  Read more


24Jun
2021
Heath Franklin's Chopper - The Silencer (NEW DATE)
24 June

NEW DATE! 'The Silencer' will not be silenced! And we're picking up where we left off. Covid Safe and harder than ever, Chopper brings his hit show to Tauranga in June 2021   Read more

24Jun
2021
Mauao Draw Squad
24 June

Drawing fun for kids who love art and drawing for ages 9-13.  Read more

24Jun
2021
Tauranga Book Squad
24 June

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

26Jun
2021
Godessa
26 June

Ballet.Culture explores the power and courage that lies within, through the Magic of Mythology.   Read more


26 Jun
to
27 Jun
2021
The Seriously Good Food Show 2021
26 June to 27 June

Sweet or savoury, devour the Seriously Good Food Show at Trustpower Arena Baypark on the 26th and 27th June 2021.  Read more

01Jul
2021
Greerton Draw Squad
01 July

Drawing fun for kids who love art and drawing for ages 9-13.  Read more

02 Jul
to
04 Jul
2021
Paradise or the Impermanence of Ice Cream
02 July to 04 July

Take a wild ride to paradise with Indian Ink’s powerful new play about impermanence - of life, love…. and ice cream! Infused with serious laughter, exquisite puppetry and inspired sound design this show will blow your mind and melt your heart.   Read more

04Jul
2021
Monthly Musings: New Zealand Museums
04 July

Museums Consultant John Coster will give an illustrated introduction to some of the 400 small museums in Aotearoa, from Kaitaia in the North to Oban in the south.  Read more


08Jul
2021
Mauao Draw Squad
08 July

Drawing fun for kids who love art and drawing for ages 9-13.  Read more

08Jul
2021
Tauranga Book Squad
08 July

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

08Jul
2021
BWN Speaker Series
08 July

A two-day Speaker Series designed to inspire, engage and connect business women in the Bay of Plenty.  Read more

13Jul
2021
Genealogy Support Group - drop-in help sessions
13 July

Fancy having a chat about your family tree? Want to learn to use the library's genealogy databases or perhaps you need some assistance with your research?  Read more


16Jul
2021
The Tauranga Gala Dinner 2021
16 July

Howzat! International cricket icon, Brendon McCullum, is gearing up for a smashing night out at the ninth annual Tauranga Gala Dinner this July!  Read more

22Jul
2021
Mauao Draw Squad
22 July

Drawing fun for kids who love art and drawing for ages 9-13.  Read more

22Jul
2021
Tauranga Book Squad
22 July

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

24Jul
2021
Harmonic Resonators
24 July

To celebrate their 25th Anniversary, the Tauranga Acoustic Music Club presents the Harmonic Resonators in concert. With support from Kaimai Express.  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

12Aug
2021
Tauranga Book Squad
12 August

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

26Aug
2021
Tauranga Book Squad
26 August

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

23Sep
2021
Tauranga Book Squad
23 September

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

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


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

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

Unfortunately due to COVID-19, Tu Meke Tui! Live on Stage has been postponed until 2021. New dates will be advertised soon. If you cannot attend the new dates please contact Ticketek: 0800 842 538 | online@ticketek.co.nz   Read more

14Oct
2021
Tauranga Book Squad
14 October

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


28Oct
2021
Tauranga Book Squad
28 October

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

02Nov
2021
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

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


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