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It's on in our City Centre

It’s on our city centre this summer! We’ve got a vibrant calendar of events lined up for the whole whānau to enjoy. Free outdoor cinema nights, sunrise pilates, lunchtime yoga, live music, markets, family fun and loads more. Lock in the dates, and come have some fun in our city centre this summer!

12 Feb
to
08 Apr
2024
FULLY BOOKED: Fiero Coding Club
12 February to 08 April

Learning to code has never been more fun!  Read more

13 Feb
to
09 Apr
2024
Iti Pounamu - Toddler Time | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library
13 February to 09 April

Songs, stories and fun for under 5’s.  Read more

13 Feb
to
05 Mar
2024
Digi Kids: Digital Music (GarageBand)
13 February to 05 March

Create your own song using Garageband in four free lessons!  Read more

17 Feb
to
03 Jun
2024
Tauranga Moana Waterscapes: 1800s - Present
17 February to 03 June

Drawing on artworks from three of Tauranga’s largest public collection, as well as selected works by prominent local contemporary artists. Curated by Ellie Smith. Sponsored by BOP Times.  Read more

22 Feb
to
11 Apr
2024
Rainbow Challenge Photography for Teens | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library
22 February to 11 April

Rainbow youth and allies won't want to miss this series of photography workshops!  Read more

24 Feb
to
01 Apr
2024
Wunderboxes: Raumati - Summer by Emma Prill
24 February to 01 April

Step into the magical world of Tauranga Art Gallery's miniature art adventure!  Read more

24 Feb
to
02 Jun
2024
Weekend Drop-in Learning and Art Activities
24 February to 02 June

Create your own masterpiece to take home! Free entry. Everyone is welcome. Bookings are not required.  Read more

29Feb
2024
Lunchtime yoga on The Waterfront
29 February

Free lunchtime yoga with House of Yoga  Read more

01Mar
2024
The Michael Jackson History Show
01 March

NOW SOLD OUT! Showtime presents this spectacular music tribute and full-scale stage production honouring the one and only King of Pop, Michael Jackson.  Read more

01Mar
2024
Clothes Swap and Sustainable Backyards Launch
01 March

We're kicking off a jam packed calendar of events with a firm favourite, clothing swap. Free event, bring 5 garments in good condition to be swapped.   Read more

01Mar
2024
Night owl cinema - UP
01 March

Free outdoor cinema on Tauranga Waterfront for the family to enjoy  Read more

02Mar
2024
Emma Prill Creative Workshop: Summer Memories
02 March

A mixed media session led by Renowned local artist Emma Prill.  Read more

02Mar
2024
The Harmonic Resonators - Encore Tour
02 March

Aotearoa's finest family band returns to the stage in 2024! You’re in for an evening of lush harmonies, country geetar breaks, and delightful banter.  Read more

02Mar
2024
Op Shop Bus Tour
02 March

Say No to Fast Fashion and learn the fun of Op Shopping. All aboard the Envirohub bus! We are going to take you on a tour of some of the best op shops in Tauranga!  Read more

02Mar
2024
Pocket Sized Play - Henna designs
02 March

Enjoy free Henna designs at this week's Pocket Sized Play!  Read more

02Mar
2024
Holi Colour Splash 2024
02 March

Immerse yourself in three hours of popular Holi and Kirtan DJ music, live Bharatanatyam, Bhangra and Bollywood performances!  Read more

03 Mar
to
04 Mar
2024
Royal New Zealand Ballet Tutus on Tour
03 March to 04 March

The Royal New Zealand Ballet presents Tutus on Tour. Featuring excerpts from Swan Lake, Prismatic, Clay and so much more!  Read more

03Mar
2024
Children's Day in our City Centre
03 March

You won't want to miss this hands-on, action packed free family event in Tauranga city centre!  Read more

03Mar
2024
Dinosaurs Unleashed
03 March

Come along and get into dino discoveries with Dinosaur Darren and Rista the Raptor Handler  Read more

03Mar
2024
All Ford Car Day
03 March

Don't miss this finale Ford event!  Read more

06Mar
2024
Go By Bike Day
06 March

Go By Bike Day is back and we’re encouraging people of all ages to swap their car trips for a bike and discover the benefits of safe cycling.  Read more

07 Mar
to
08 Mar
2024
DayBreak - Festival of Innovation
07 March to 08 March

Converge, collaborate and create a truly innovative existence   Read more

09Mar
2024
Sirens of the Silver Screen
09 March

Sirens Of The Silver Screen a rip-roaring comedy cabaret drag extravaganza like no other featuring live vocals from the stunning Les Femmes queens.   Read more

09Mar
2024
DayBreak - Tauranga Moana Marine Science and Innovation Community Day
09 March

Tauranga Moana Marine Science and Innovation Open Day hosted by the University of Waikato Coastal Marine Field Station  Read more

09Mar
2024
Marine Invaders
09 March

Marine Invaders: Navigating Marine Biosecurity Challenges Through Play  Read more

09Mar
2024
Pocket Sized Play - Circus in a Flash
09 March

Come and join in the fun with this hands-on 'have a go circus'!  Read more

09Mar
2024
Jazz on Wharf
09 March

Jazz up your lunch break with live music in Wharf Street  Read more

10Mar
2024
Little Big Markets
10 March

The Little Big Markets come to Tauranga Waterfront!  Read more

12Mar
2024
Genealogy at the library | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library
12 March

Need help with your genealogy research? We can help  Read more

12Mar
2024
Grow Fruit Trees for Free
12 March

Did you know you can grow an avocado tree from an avocado pit? Come and find out more at our interactive workshop   Read more

13Mar
2024
How to Start a Community Garden
13 March

Want to learn how to set up a community garden for the empowerment of your community? Come join us to find out more.  Read more

14Mar
2024
Kaylee Bell - Nights Like This
14 March

Fresh from her ‘Global Country Music Artist’ CMA  Award win in Nashville, Waimate born country pop artist Kaylee Bell is coming to Baycourt!  Read more

15Mar
2024
Seed Saving Workshop
15 March

Join us as we learn about The Tauranga Seed Library and how to save your own seeds. Gardening tips included   Read more

16Mar
2024
Jazz on Wharf
16 March

Jazz up your lunch break with live music in Wharf Street  Read more

16Mar
2024
Pest Trap Library Open Day
16 March

Need help making your backyard pest free? Come along to the Pest Trap Library open day!  Read more

16Mar
2024
Pocket Sized Play - Kathy's Poi Making Class
16 March

Come along and create your very own poi to take home  Read more

17Mar
2024
Kids Hydroponics Workshop
17 March

Free workshop for tamariki aged 8-12 to learn basics of Hydroponics and grow their own food. Take home your own starter kit   Read more

17Mar
2024
Wayne Taylor Band
17 March

Come and hear hit songs by The Beatles, Elton John, Billy Joel, Lionel Ritchie, plus some originals.  Read more

18Mar
2024
The Journey of Rubbish and Recycling
18 March

Where does our rubbish go? What does and doesn't get recycled? All things you wanted to know but didn't know who to ask about rubbish and recycling, come join us for an interesting evening  Read more

19Mar
2024
E-Bike Skills Course
19 March

Our instructor will help you get used to the differences between e-bikes and traditional bicycles so you can ride safer and more confidently.  Read more

20Mar
2024
Tauranga Book Chat | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library
20 March

Discover new parts of your library with monthly themes while enjoying the company of our friendly group.  Read more

20Mar
2024
Fungi Fest - Upcycled Mushi Plushi
20 March

Make your own mushroom soft toy!  Read more

22Mar
2024
Fungi Fest - Upcycled Fungi Cushions
22 March

Make your own fungi-themed cushion!  Read more

23Mar
2024
The Elton John Experience
23 March

New Zealand's No. 1 Elton John tribute show! The Elton John Experience - starring Michael Stodart is a spectacular showcase capturing Elton John’s extravagance and musical genius!  Read more

23Mar
2024
Jazz on Wharf
23 March

Jazz up your lunch break with live music in Wharf Street  Read more

23Mar
2024
Introduction to Rongoā Māori
23 March

Demonstration on how to make Rongoā drink from selected plant material and includes a dried and bagged-up Rongoa rākau to take home.  Read more

23Mar
2024
Pocket Sized Play - Easter Activities
23 March

It's all Easter themed fun at this weeks activation!  Read more

23 Mar
to
01 Apr
2024
Port of Tauranga 61st National Jazz Festival
23 March to 01 April

Think Jazz. Think Easter. Think Tauranga.  Read more

24Mar
2024
Waste to Jewellery - Jewellery Workshop
24 March

Learn how to upcycle plastic waste that cannot be recycled, into trendy plastic jewellery, using simple jewellery-making technique  Read more

24Mar
2024
Come along and join our duck race
24 March

Come along and join our duck race - $5 to 'buy" a duck!   Read more

26 Mar
to
28 Mar
2024
46TH NATIONAL YOUTH JAZZ COMPETITION
26 March to 28 March

Showcasing the very best emerging jazz players from secondary schools from all over New Zealand.  Read more

26Mar
2024
Community Waste-Education
26 March

Come start or expand on your waste minimisation journey and learn easy and simple changes you can do that make a difference.  Read more

27Mar
2024
EmployNZ CV and Career Advice Drop-in - Te Ao Mārama Tauranga Library
27 March

Come along to our drop-in sessions every Wednesday, for professional help with job searching, CVs, cover letters, interview techniques and more.  Read more

27Mar
2024
Sew Your Own Upcycled Toiletry Bag
27 March

In this beginner-friendly workshop, we will cover the basics of using a sewing machine, and then go on to cut and sew a zip-up toiletry bag from reclaimed textiles.  Read more

28Mar
2024
All Girl Big Band: Powerhouse of Sound
28 March

In a largely male dominated musical genre, 18 Christchurch women are changing the face of the big band jazz scene. This completely female, All Girl Big Band create a "powerhouse of sound" which will blow you away!  Read more

29Mar
2024
AKASH DUTTA: THE TRIO SESSIONS
29 March

A musical jazz journey from pop to the rich cultures of India, Persia, and Arabia   Read more

29Mar
2024
JAMES MORRISON Quartet
29 March

Join us for an evening of jazz with multi-instrumentalist James Morrison.   Read more

29Mar
2024
Fungi Fest - Make A Fungarium
29 March

Build your own unique Fungarium (fungi terrarium) out of a jar from home!   Read more

29 Mar
to
31 Mar
2024
Speakeasy Supper
29 March to 31 March

5 course degustation with live jazz  Read more

30Mar
2024
LOUIS BAKER: authentic modern soul
30 March

Aotearoa soul star Louis Baker crafts songs from a place of deep artistic integrity. With a powerhouse voice, and a love for soul, hiphop, and jazz music, Louis has gathered a loyal following that spans the world.  Read more

30Mar
2024
RUSS SPIEGEL TRIO
30 March

Groovy, swinging, and sophisticated at the same time, versatile New York city based jazz guitarist and composer Russ Spiegel hits all the right notes.  Read more

30 Mar
to
31 Mar
2024
Downtown Carnival
30 March to 31 March

City centre comes alive with jazz, blues and funk!  Read more

30 Mar
to
31 Mar
2024
Jazz Sunset Cruise
30 March to 31 March

Join us for a scenic jazz cruise on the historic Kewpie  Read more

30Mar
2024
Jazz Cafe and VIP Bar
30 March

Relax to a fantastic jam session at the Jazz Cafe and VIP Bar  Read more

03Apr
2024
Lakes to City Centre Bike to Work
03 April

Join our ride from The Lakes to the City Centre and learn how to navigate safely and confidently along the cycle paths that join the suburbs.  Read more

04Apr
2024
E-Bike Skills Course
04 April

Our instructor will help you get used to the differences between e-bikes and traditional bicycles so you can ride safer and more confidently.  Read more

17Apr
2024
Be Bright, Be Safe, Be Seen Pitstop 1
17 April

This April and May the Travel Safe team will be out and about in the community hosting pitstops at key points across the city to chat about safety on the roads and paths, encourage good habits and reward people with safe cycling giveaways.  Read more

17Apr
2024
Tauranga Book Chat | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library
17 April

Discover new parts of your library with monthly themes while enjoying the company of our friendly group.  Read more

23Apr
2024
E-Bike Skills Course
23 April

Our instructor will help you get used to the differences between e-bikes and traditional bicycles so you can ride safer and more confidently.  Read more