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What's on

Running a marathon, dancing to your favourite music or indulging in street food. Our unique natural environment provides the perfect playground for any event you can imagine.

Tauranga features sporting competitions such as the Tauranga International Marathon and the AIMS Games, music and arts festivals like the Tauranga Arts Festival and Bay of Plenty Garden & Arts Festival, concerts, cultural and community events, such as Winter Nights Winter Lights, and many more all year-round.

Top picks

Ask our friendly staff at reception for their favourite event happening while you’re here or check out our top tips for your holiday.

School Holidays at The Incubator - Sonic the Hedgehog

School Holidays at The Incubator - Sonic the Hedgehog

16 Apr

Join us at The Incubator Creative Hub for our jam-packed school holiday programme!

Tauranga Dawn Service

Tauranga Dawn Service

25 Apr

Anzac Day. 25 April. We will remember them.

Aramex Kiwi Walk and Run Series

Aramex Kiwi Walk and Run Series

27 Apr

Join us for a trail walk or run through McLaren Falls and enjoy some sweet treats along the way. 5.5km or 12km distances to choose from!

Upcoming events

All year round Tauranga hosts a wide range of events, including concerts, sporting matches, live theatre and music, exhibitions, festivals and community events. Find out what’s happening when you’re here.

Tauranga Moana Waterscapes: 1800s - Present

Tauranga Moana Waterscapes: 1800s - Present

17 Feb to 03 Jun

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.

Midnight Sun, 2022

Midnight Sun, 2022

02 Apr to 31 Jul

'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.

CV typing help - All library locations

CV typing help - All library locations

02 Apr to 13 Dec

Do you need a hand to type out your CV? We’re here to help.

Knit and Knatter | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

Knit and Knatter | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

02 Apr to 17 Dec

Join us for some friendly knitting and a good natter

Iti Pounamu - Toddler Time | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

Iti Pounamu - Toddler Time | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

02 Apr to 17 Dec

Songs, stories and fun for under 5’s.

Knit and Knatter | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

Knit and Knatter | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

02 Apr to 17 Dec

Join us for some friendly knitting and a good natter

Digital drop-in | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

Digital drop-in | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

02 Apr to 17 Dec

Learning at the library has never been easier! We offer 20 minutes of free one-on-one digital assistance with one of our tech experts in your local library every week.

Digital drop-in | Te Ao Mārama - Mount Maunganui Library

Digital drop-in | Te Ao Mārama - Mount Maunganui Library

03 Apr to 18 Dec

Learning at the library has never been easier! We offer 20 minutes of free one-on-one digital assistance with one of our tech experts in your local library every week.

Iti Pounamu - Toddler Time | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

Iti Pounamu - Toddler Time | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

03 Apr to 18 Dec

Songs, stories and fun for under 5’s.

Knit and Knatter | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

Knit and Knatter | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

03 Apr to 18 Dec

Join us for some friendly knitting and a good natter

Digital drop-in | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

Digital drop-in | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

03 Apr to 18 Dec

Learning at the library has never been easier! We offer 20 minutes of free one-on-one digital assistance with one of our tech experts in your local library every week.

Knit and Knatter Junior | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

Knit and Knatter Junior | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

03 Apr to 11 Dec

Join our knitting whizzes to learn and practice a fun new skill! They’re happy to knit or crochet with you.

Iti Pounamu - Toddler Time | Te Ao Mārama - Mount Maunganui Library

Iti Pounamu - Toddler Time | Te Ao Mārama - Mount Maunganui Library

04 Apr to 19 Dec

Songs, stories and fun for under 5’s.

Pāpāmoa Friends of the Library Book Group

Pāpāmoa Friends of the Library Book Group

04 Apr to 05 Dec

Book Club for Book Addicts.

Iti Pounamu - Toddler Time | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

Iti Pounamu - Toddler Time | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

04 Apr to 19 Dec

Songs, stories and fun for under 5’s.

Digital drop-in | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

Digital drop-in | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

04 Apr to 19 Dec

Learning at the library has never been easier! We offer 20 minutes of free one-on-one digital assistance with one of our tech experts in your local library every week.

Pēpi Play | Te Ao Mārama - Mount Maunganui Library

Pēpi Play | Te Ao Mārama - Mount Maunganui Library

05 Apr to 13 Dec

Rhymes, songs and movement for under 1s.

Weekend Drop-in Learning and Art Activities

Weekend Drop-in Learning and Art Activities

06 Apr to 02 Jun

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

The Day Out Markets

The Day Out Markets

07 Apr to 26 May

A must-do event this summer with epic local markets, live music, food, free activities and more!

Pāpāmoa Family History Group | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

Pāpāmoa Family History Group | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

08 Apr to 09 Dec

Need help with your genealogy research?

Greerton Friends of the Library Book Group

Greerton Friends of the Library Book Group

08 Apr to 16 Dec

Book Club for Book Addicts.

Genealogy at the library | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

Genealogy at the library | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

09 Apr to 10 Dec

Need help with your genealogy research? We can help

Just Wanna Have Fun? | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

Just Wanna Have Fun? | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

09 Apr to 17 Dec

Keen to try something new, have fun and meet new people?

Downtown Tauranga Explorer Trail

Downtown Tauranga Explorer Trail

12 Apr to 28 Apr

Come on down to the CBD these school holidays for the Downtown Tauranga Explorer Trail!

Shakespeare Unplugged – Art Exhibition.

Shakespeare Unplugged – Art Exhibition.

12 Apr to 04 May

A Curated Open, Group Show exploring the world of William Shakespeare with a twist, facilitated by the local group – Shakespeare in the Village.

Antony Warnes Exhibition - Enchanted Village Reframed

Antony Warnes Exhibition -  Enchanted Village Reframed

12 Apr to 04 May

Presenting Anthony's 48th Exhibition with recent new works. This is Antony’s second exhibition at The Incubator Creative Hub, Art Gallery, situated in The Historic Village, Tauranga.

Mixed Media Map Art

Mixed Media Map Art

15 Apr to 19 Apr

These school holidays, Tauranga Art Gallery is offering exciting creative workshops for tamariki aged 4 – 12!

Explore STEAM | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

Explore STEAM | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

16 Apr

Explore, Play and Create with STEAM

Sketchy school kids

Sketchy school kids

16 Apr

Feel like learning to sketch

Squiggly wiggly dancing squid | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

Squiggly wiggly dancing squid | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

16 Apr

Create your very own dancing squid - a cute craft for all ages

School Holidays at The Incubator - Sonic the Hedgehog

School Holidays at The Incubator - Sonic the Hedgehog

16 Apr

Join us at The Incubator Creative Hub for our jam-packed school holiday programme!

Innovative Engineering and Architecture Methods

Innovative Engineering and Architecture Methods

16 Apr

Join us for an enlightening evening where you'll have the chance to engage with leading professionals, ask burning questions, and explore the fascinating realms of STEM.

Thrive Menopause Workshop

Thrive Menopause Workshop

16 Apr

For women over 40 - Learn how to optimise your healthspan using nutrition, exercise and epigenetic supplements

Ōtūmoetai and Matua Guided Urban Ride

Ōtūmoetai and Matua Guided Urban Ride

16 Apr

Get on your bike and join our guide for a social group ride, exploring the paths, parks, and pavements of Ōtūmoetai and Matua.

Be Bright, Be Safe, Be Seen Pitstop Turret Road

Be Bright, Be Safe, Be Seen Pitstop Turret Road

17 Apr

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.

Easter Cookie Decorating

Easter Cookie Decorating

17 Apr

The easter school holidays are almost here, so what better way to celebrate easter than decorating some easter egg cookies!

Screen Printing

Screen Printing

17 Apr

Want to Screen print?

Chocolate Melting and Moulding

Chocolate Melting and Moulding

17 Apr

Ever wanted to create a chocolate

Secret Pocket Books | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

Secret Pocket Books | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

17 Apr

Little books are fun! Come and make your own...

Squiggly wiggly dancing squid | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

Squiggly wiggly dancing squid | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

17 Apr

Create your very own dancing squid - a cute craft for all ages

Keva Blocks | Te Ao Mārama - Mount Maunganui Library

Keva Blocks | Te Ao Mārama - Mount Maunganui Library

17 Apr

Build and play with our Keva block collection!

Tauranga Book Chat | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

Tauranga Book Chat | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

17 Apr to 18 Dec

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

NZ Sevens Open Day

NZ Sevens Open Day

17 Apr

Meet the All Blacks Sevens and Black Ferns Sevens super stars at our fun-filled Open Day

School Holidays at The Incubator - Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

School Holidays at The Incubator - Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

17 Apr

Join us at The Incubator Creative Hub for our jam-packed school holiday programme!

First Home Buyers | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

First Home Buyers | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

17 Apr

Library Law Series - Join us in person, or online, to hear from the experts about First Home Buyers.

Testimony - Shostakovich & Tchaikovsky

Testimony - Shostakovich & Tchaikovsky

18 Apr

Let the NZSO strings sweep you away on a journey across the globe and into the past.

Delve into Dungeon World | Te Ao Mārama – Pāpāmoa Library

Delve into Dungeon World | Te Ao Mārama – Pāpāmoa Library

18 Apr

Explore a land of magic and danger in the roles of adventurers searching for fame, gold, and glory.

Tauranga Society of Artists Original Art Expo

Tauranga Society of Artists Original Art Expo

18 Apr to 21 Apr

The Bay's biggest Art Expo is back!

Delve into Dungeon World | Te Ao Mārama – Pāpāmoa Library

Delve into Dungeon World | Te Ao Mārama – Pāpāmoa Library

18 Apr

Explore a land of magic and danger in the roles of adventurers searching for fame, gold, and glory.

Explore STEAM | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

Explore STEAM | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

18 Apr

Explore, Play and Create with STEAM

SIX60 Sessions: The Grassroots Tour

SIX60 Sessions: The Grassroots Tour

19 Apr

In a first for New Zealand’s biggest and most decorated band, SIX60 will play exclusively in small towns and venues across Aotearoa this April and May, recording each show to compile a new Best Of album.

Ravines at The Jam Factory

Ravines at The Jam Factory

19 Apr

Poetic ballads; a sombre and melancholy performance, perfect for a cosy red-wine-fuelled Friday night.

Sensory Storytime | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

Sensory Storytime | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

19 Apr

Sensory Storytime is designed for those who are neurodiverse but is open to all.

Secret Pocket Books | Te Ao Mārama - Mount Maunganui Library

Secret Pocket Books | Te Ao Mārama - Mount Maunganui Library

19 Apr

Little books are fun! Come and make your own ...

Mystery Movie | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

Mystery Movie | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

19 Apr

Relax and enjoy a mystery family movie!

The Ravines

The Ravines

19 Apr

Poetic ballads; a sombre and melancholy performance, perfect for a cosy red-wine-fuelled Friday night. Ravines pulls together decades of performances to offer an evening of well-crafted harmonies and moving vocals, with soft piano and guitar accompaniment

Menopause 101 | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

Menopause 101 | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

19 Apr

Come and hear all about what Menopause is with a menopause specialist, Dr Wai Tze

Pocket Sized Play - Noho and Toi painting session

Pocket Sized Play - Noho and Toi painting session

20 Apr

Keep the kids happy with free fun in Red Square this Saturday.

Concert Storytime with Opus Orchestra | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

Concert Storytime with Opus Orchestra | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

20 Apr

Enjoy the magic of a storytime enhanced by live orchestral music.

Zero Waste Fashion Masterclass - weekend class

Zero Waste Fashion Masterclass - weekend class

20 Apr to 21 Apr

Learn how to integrate zero waste pattern making and marker making into the design process in order to create less fabric waste.

Concert Storytime with Opus Orchestra | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

Concert Storytime with Opus Orchestra | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

20 Apr

Enjoy the magic of a storytime enhanced by live orchestral music.

Wairoa River Historic Ride (FULL)

Wairoa River Historic Ride (FULL)

20 Apr

This event is now full and registration has closed.

2024 Great K Valley Cycle Adventure

2024 Great K Valley Cycle Adventure

21 Apr

Think scavenger hunt, map reading and puzzle solving by bike as you explore the trails of Kopurererua Valley.

Mauao King and Queen of the Mountain

Mauao King and Queen of the Mountain

21 Apr

The iconic race up and down Mauao returns for another year with options for the whole family.

Satellite Sessions at The Jam Factory

Satellite Sessions at The Jam Factory

21 Apr

Satellite Sessions returns to the Jam Factory! Four original artists playing short sets of their best material.

Frocks on Bikes Women's Group Ride (FULL)

Frocks on Bikes Women

21 Apr

This event is full and registrations have now closed.

Delve into Dungeon World | Te Ao Mārama – Greerton Library

Delve into Dungeon World | Te Ao Mārama – Greerton Library

22 Apr

Explore a land of magic and danger in the roles of adventurers searching for fame, gold, and glory.

Delve into Dungeon World | Te Ao Mārama – Greerton Library

Delve into Dungeon World | Te Ao Mārama – Greerton Library

22 Apr

Explore a land of magic and danger in the roles of adventurers searching for fame, gold, and glory.

Beary Fun | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

Beary Fun | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

22 Apr

A beary fun morning of songs, stories, and craft for 3-6 year olds!

Keva Blocks | Te Ao Mārama - Mount Maunganui Library

Keva Blocks | Te Ao Mārama - Mount Maunganui Library

22 Apr

Build and play with our Keva block collection!

E-Bike Skills Course

E-Bike Skills Course

23 Apr

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

Less Plastic more Fantastic

Less Plastic more Fantastic

23 Apr

Want to make some bees wax wraps?

Canva for Creatives

Canva for Creatives

23 Apr

How to use Canva to maximise your online reach and engagement as a creative

Secret Pocket Books | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

Secret Pocket Books | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

23 Apr

Little books are fun! Come and make your own...

Squiggly wiggly dancing squid | Te Ao Mārama - Mount Maunganui Library

Squiggly wiggly dancing squid | Te Ao Mārama - Mount Maunganui Library

23 Apr

Create your very own dancing squid - a cute craft for all ages

Fun with Fabric | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

Fun with Fabric | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

23 Apr

Make your own funky tote bag and learn new sewing skills and techniques

School Holidays at The Incubator - Epic

School Holidays at The Incubator - Epic

23 Apr

Join us at The Incubator Creative Hub for our jam-packed school holiday programme!

Be Bright, Be Safe, Be Seen Pitstop Chapel Street

Be Bright, Be Safe, Be Seen Pitstop Chapel Street

24 Apr

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.

Friends of the Library General Meeting | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

Friends of the Library General Meeting | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

24 Apr to 28 Nov

Friends of the Tauranga City Libraries is an organisation for anyone who is interested in books, libraries, life and literacy.

Sensory Storytime | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

Sensory Storytime | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

24 Apr

Sensory Storytime is designed for those who are neurodiverse but is open to all.

Secret Pocket Books | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

Secret Pocket Books | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

24 Apr

Little books are fun! Come and make your own ...

Beary Fun | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

Beary Fun | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

24 Apr

A beary fun morning of songs, stories, and craft for 3-6 year olds!

School Holidays at The Incubator - School of Rock

School Holidays at The Incubator - School of Rock

24 Apr

Join us at The Incubator Creative Hub for our jam-packed school holiday programme!

Wacky Waffles

Wacky Waffles

24 Apr

The easter school holidays are almost here, so our Wacky Waffles event is back too!

Pāpāmoa Memorial Dawn Service

Pāpāmoa Memorial Dawn Service

25 Apr

Anzac Day. 25 April. We will remember them.

Mount Maunganui Civic Memorial Service

Mount Maunganui Civic Memorial Service

25 Apr

Anzac Day. 25 April. We will remember them.

Tauranga Dawn Service

Tauranga Dawn Service

25 Apr

Anzac Day. 25 April. We will remember them.

Tauranga Civic Memorial Service

Tauranga Civic Memorial Service

25 Apr

Anzac Day. 25 April. We will remember them.

Pyes Pa Remembrance Service

Pyes Pa Remembrance Service

25 Apr

Anzac Day. 25 April. We will remember them.

Mount Maunganui Dawn Service

Mount Maunganui Dawn Service

25 Apr

Anzac Day. 25 April. We will remember them.

Painting with Whenua

Painting with Whenua

25 Apr

Have you tried painting with whenua?

Madagascar the Musical

Madagascar the Musical

26 Apr to 28 Apr

Based on the smash-hit DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar The Musical follows all your favourite cracka-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo.

Genealogy at the library | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

Genealogy at the library | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

26 Apr to 29 Nov

Need help with your genealogy research? Let us assist you

Beary Fun | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

Beary Fun | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

26 Apr

A beary fun morning of songs, stories, and craft for 3-6 year olds!

Squiggly wiggly dancing squid | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

Squiggly wiggly dancing squid | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

26 Apr

Create your very own dancing squid - a cute craft for all ages

Aramex Kiwi Walk and Run Series

Aramex Kiwi Walk and Run Series

27 Apr

Join us for a trail walk or run through McLaren Falls and enjoy some sweet treats along the way. 5.5km or 12km distances to choose from!

Beginner Ring Making

Beginner Ring Making

27 Apr

Ever wanted to make your own ring?

Découpage

Découpage

27 Apr

Learn how to make beautiful shell creations

Sassy Saturday Market

Sassy Saturday Market

27 Apr

Stay Sassy

Pocket Sized Play - Balloon Twisting Workshop

Pocket Sized Play - Balloon Twisting Workshop

27 Apr

Make your own balloon creation to take home

The Duke

The Duke

28 Apr

Open-Captioned Sunday Matinee

Kawhe Whawhe

Kawhe Whawhe

29 Apr to 01 Jul

Nau kake mai, nau haere mai ki te Kawhe-whawhe! Come along and practice your reo Māori skills, no matter your level

Remembering the Battle of Gate Pā | Pukehinahina - 160th Commemoration

Remembering the Battle of Gate Pā | Pukehinahina - 160th Commemoration

29 Apr

Join us as we commemorate 160 years since the Battle of Gate Pā | Pukehinahina.

Learn to Skate Course

Learn to Skate Course

29 Apr

Learn the basics of skating and get rolling with confidence!

Be Bright, Be Safe, Be Seen Pitstop Harbour Bridge

Be Bright, Be Safe, Be Seen Pitstop Harbour Bridge

01 May

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.

EmployNZ CV and Career Advice Drop-in - All library locations

EmployNZ CV and Career Advice Drop-in - All library locations

01 May to 17 Jul

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

Harp in the Library | Te Ao Mārama - Mount Maunganui Library

Harp in the Library | Te Ao Mārama - Mount Maunganui Library

02 May

Come along to hear our very own local artist, Margaret Harper, play a selection of enchanting music and song.

1999 The Ultimate Prince Experience

1999 The Ultimate Prince Experience

03 May

The genius, innovation and grandeur of the one and only Prince - this immersive stage show experience pays tribute and reverence to one of the greatest musical pioneers of our time.

Tauranga Home Show

Tauranga Home Show

03 May to 05 May

Celebrating 25 years of building dreams at the Bay of Plenty's biggest home and lifestyle event.

Beginner face painting

Beginner face painting

03 May

Ever wanted to learn how to facepaint?

DIVAS!

DIVAS!

04 May to 05 May

A stunning night of hits from the greatest Divas! Featuring New Zealand’s leading performers The Lady Killers, including national treasures Jackie Clarke, Tina Cross, Suzanne Lynch and their phenomenal band!

Historic Village Market

Historic Village Market

04 May to 27 Jul

Get ready for a delightful blend of crafts, fresh produce, live music, community vibes, diverse products, and mouthwatering food!

Silcrow and Sorry, Sorry and The Boondocks at The Jam Factory

Silcrow and Sorry, Sorry and The Boondocks at The Jam Factory

04 May

An evening of raw and energetic sound... stylistically laden with influences from classic rock, grunge, metal, blues and fun

Sing as One

Sing as One

05 May

For anyone who enjoys singing, join us for a fun event we hold on the first Sunday of each month at 1pm.

NZ Sign Language Week Workshop

NZ Sign Language Week Workshop

07 May

Hands up if you’re ready to give New Zealand Sign Language a try?

Food Lovers Master Class

Food Lovers Master Class

07 May

Did you know, kiwi households throw out an average of over $1,500 worth of food every year. Join Kate Fenwick’s, Food Lovers Masterclass to discover the top 10 Wasted Foods in NZ, and why food is still being wasted even with skyrocketing prices!

NZ Sign Language Week Workshop

NZ Sign Language Week Workshop

08 May

Hands up if you’re ready to give New Zealand Sign Language a try?

Battle Chorus

Battle Chorus

09 May

Baycourt presents the larger-than-life BATTLE CHORUS, an unmissable social sing-along experience that brings people together for an unforgettable entertaining night of iconic melodies and sweet harmonies. This time round its from the Greatest Hits Album

NZ Sign Language Week Workshop

NZ Sign Language Week Workshop

09 May

Hands up if you’re ready to give New Zealand Sign Language a try?

Fiero Coding Club

Fiero Coding Club

09 May to 04 Jul

Join our in-person Code Club and work on your Fiero Coding projects with others at Pāpāmoa Library

Art For Kids: Fundraiser

Art For Kids: Fundraiser

10 May

Support Tauranga Art Gallery’s education programme by immersing yourself in an afternoon of art, culture and entertainment!

NZ Sign Language Week Workshop

NZ Sign Language Week Workshop

10 May

Hands up if you’re ready to give New Zealand Sign Language a try?

My name is Gulpilil

My name is Gulpilil

12 May

Screening as part of The Incubator Creative Hub 'All About Art - Monthly Sunday Arts Documentaries' programme

Ukelele Iti Pounamu | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

Ukelele Iti Pounamu | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

14 May

Songs and stories for under 5s!

Digital Workshop for Adults - Online Safety for Families and Individuals

Digital Workshop for Adults - Online Safety for Families and Individuals

14 May

Upskill yourself for free at our after-hours Digital Workshops.

Be Bright, Be Safe, Be Seen Pitstop railway bridge

Be Bright, Be Safe, Be Seen Pitstop railway bridge

15 May

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.

Draw Squad | Te Ao Mārama -Greerton Library

Draw Squad | Te Ao Mārama -Greerton Library

15 May to 19 Jun

For young artists and doodlers!

Ukelele Iti Pounamu | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

Ukelele Iti Pounamu | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

16 May

Songs and stories for under 5s!

Ukulele in the Library | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

Ukulele in the Library | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

16 May

Come along to this free session and learn with others how to play chords and songs on the ukulele (your singing voice is optional).

The Chocolate Factory

The Chocolate Factory

18 May to 19 May

Let the talented Dance Avenue dancers take you on a journey through a world of pure imagination. 160 dancers of all ages will inspire and amaze you!

Boogie between the Bookshelves | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

Boogie between the Bookshelves | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

18 May

Join us at He Puna Manawa for some stories followed by a boogie between the bookshelves.

Carnival of Taste

Carnival of Taste

18 May

A tasting extravaganza! 4 Distilleries, 2 Wineries and 1 Brewery all under one roof, for one night only! 'The Greatest Show Ever" Circus performance, delicious food and so much! A night not to be missed.

Heath Franklin's Chopper - Not Here to F*ck Spiders

Heath Franklin

21 May

AS SEEN ON 7 DAYS NZ's MOST WANTED comedian is back after three years off....and he's not here to f*ck spiders! That's right. Not even if they're dressed in a sexy spider nurse outfit. He just hasn't got the time. And neither do you.

Kelvin Cruickshank Live

Kelvin Cruickshank Live

23 May

NZ Medium Kelvin Cruickshank is back! Since the incredible success of Sensing Murder, seeing him live is the best way to put people in touch with the loved ones they've lost and also help them understand how the afterlife works.

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

24 May

The New Zealand Alpine Club with Presenting Partner brings back the Banff Mountain Film Festival in May. From approximately 375 films entered into the annual festival, the world’s best mountain films are chosen for the World Tour.

Ura Mai Fitness | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

Ura Mai Fitness | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

24 May

Come join us along with Ura Mai Fitness to learn about Cook Island dancing that is energetic and catering to all levels of dancing.

Andrew Joyce & Jian Liu

Andrew Joyce & Jian Liu

25 May

Showcasing music for cello and piano from the UK, China, and NZ, the virtuosic duo brings a colourful assortment of soundbites for the first half, followed by a larger Romantic sonata by Brahms for the latter half of the programme.

Ukulele in the Library | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

Ukulele in the Library | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

25 May

Come along to this free session and learn with others how to play chords and songs on the ukulele (your singing voice is optional).

Matthias Balzat: Joie De Vivre

Matthias Balzat: Joie De Vivre

26 May

Join us for a weekend of spectacular virtuosity and emotion with Opus Orchestra’s “Matthias Balzat: Joie de vivre!”

Ballroom Blitz

Ballroom Blitz

28 May

Get ready to experience the ultimate dance extravaganza with Ballroom Blitz, the latest sensation from the visionary producers of "Celtic Illusion" and “Celtica”.

Digital Workshop for Adults - Cloud Storage, Photo and File Management

Digital Workshop for Adults - Cloud Storage, Photo and File Management

28 May

Upskill yourself for free at our after-hours Digital Workshops.

The Beach Boys Experience

The Beach Boys Experience

29 May

Pick up some Good Vibrations at this unforgettable celebration dedicated to the music of The Beach Boys.

Ukelele Iti Pounamu |Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

Ukelele Iti Pounamu |Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

29 May

Songs and stories for under 5s!

Prevention is Cure Tour: Tauranga

Prevention is Cure Tour: Tauranga

29 May

Be inspired. Be empowered. Join the Future of Medicine Leaders live in Tauranga

Guy Montgomery 2024

Guy Montgomery 2024

30 May

Over 50,000,000 Guy Fans Can’t Be Wrong. My name is Guy Montgomery and I'm still getting better. As seen on Thank God You're Here, Have You Been Paying Attention? and YouTube

The Big Bike Film Night - Tauranga

The Big Bike Film Night - Tauranga

30 May

Let the good times roll Tauranga - The Big Bike Film Night is heading to town

Glaucoma NZ Patient Symposium

Glaucoma NZ Patient Symposium

08 Jun

Everything you and your whanau need to know about glaucoma, the silent disease you could be unaware that you have. Presentations from local eye specialists, Dr Sam Kain & Alex Petty

Digital Workshop for Adults - Get to Know Your Smartphone

Digital Workshop for Adults - Get to Know Your Smartphone

11 Jun

Upskill yourself for free at our after-hours Digital Workshops.

Death By Fatal Murder

Death By Fatal Murder

13 Jun to 29 Jun

Hilarious laugh-a-minute murder-mystery spoof!

CATS - the musical

CATS - the musical

15 Jun to 22 Jun

Let the Memory live on! This June, the record-breaking, award-winning musical - CATS returns the Baycourt stage for a limited season.

Trusts: What, When and Why | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

Trusts: What, When and Why | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

19 Jun

Library Law Series - Join us in person, or online, to hear from the experts about the What, When and Why of trusts.

Digital Workshop for Adults - Social Media Marketing for Groups and Small Businesses

Digital Workshop for Adults - Social Media Marketing for Groups and Small Businesses

25 Jun

Upskill yourself for free at our after-hours Digital Workshops.

Nurse Georgie Carroll: Sista Flo 2.0

Nurse Georgie Carroll: Sista Flo 2.0

03 Jul

As seen on Britain’s Got Talent 2023, winner of ‘Best Comedy Show' at the Adelaide Fringe Festival and following a sell-out Australian and UK tour, don’t miss Nurse Georgie Carroll as she brings her hit show to Baycourt!

Trust Management | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

Trust Management | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

17 Jul

Library Law Series - Join us in person, or online, to hear from the experts about Trust Management

Magic Men 2024

Magic Men 2024

19 Jul

Australia's most anticipated men are heating up our city with Magic Men - Feel The Magic, showcasing their most talented men in a heart-stopping live performance.

Tauranga Youth Chamber Ensemble

Tauranga Youth Chamber Ensemble

20 Jul

The Tauranga Youth Chamber Ensemble is a talented bunch of young violinists from Ahlers Violin Studio and cellists from Therèse Ahlers Music Studio in Tauranga.

The World of Musicals in Concert

The World of Musicals in Concert

22 Jul

The World of Musicals in Concert Returns to Tauranga in 2024 featuring an all new show. From the best of ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ and ‘Les Misérables’ to ‘Guys & Dolls’ and ‘South Pacific’ and many, many more classics!

A TASTE OF IRELAND

A TASTE OF IRELAND

24 Jul

Hot off its Off-Broadway premiere, ‘A Taste of Ireland: The Irish Music & Dance Sensation’ is coming to Baycourt. Laugh, cry and jig into the night with a production that is Celtic, for this generation.

Creedence Clearwater Collective

Creedence Clearwater Collective

26 Jul

Enjoy a night of Creedence Clearwater Revival and John Fogerty, celebrating one of the worlds most iconic bands.

Prima Facie

Prima Facie

26 Jul to 28 Jul

Acclaimed Oliver and Tony award-winning play, Suzie Miller's Prima Facie is an unforgettable story and one-woman tour de force that has the power to question the structure of the legal system

Ed Byrne - Tragedy Plus Time

Ed Byrne - Tragedy Plus Time

15 Aug

From the quote attributed to Mark Twain, humour is defined as Tragedy Plus Time. Come and join Ed Byrne as he tests that formula by mining the most tragic event in his life for laughs.

Tauranga Food Show

Tauranga Food Show

24 Aug to 25 Aug

Explore everything from chocolate, cheese and chutney to tea, truffles and tabasco, with plenty for everyone including allergy friendly, vegan or vegetarian, gluten free and organic options.

Les Misérables

Les Misérables

11 Sep to 28 Sep

Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of adversity, broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption – a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit.

Wills: What, When and Why | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

Wills: What, When and Why | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

18 Sep

Library Law Series - Join us in person, or online, to hear from the experts about the What, When and Why of Wills.

Wills: Modern Challenges | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

Wills: Modern Challenges | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

16 Oct

Library Law Series - Join us in person, or online, to hear from the experts about the modern challenges of wills.

BOP Home and Outdoors Show

BOP Home and Outdoors Show

18 Oct to 20 Oct

Create your happy place in the Bay of Plenty with over 200 exhibitors dedicated to home and the outdoors.

The Bee Gees Night Fever

The Bee Gees Night Fever

23 Oct

A rollicking fun night for Bee Gees fans and anyone who appreciates a good tune. Expect all the disco dancefloor-fillers, smooth 70s ballads and 60s Pop standards you know and love!

Twas The Fight Before Christmas

Twas The Fight Before Christmas

14 Nov to 30 Nov

Crazy Christmas comedy live at Detour Theatre

Urzila Carlson - Just Jokes

Urzila Carlson - Just Jokes

24 Nov

A deadset fan favourite (quite literally), Urzila is a household name in Australia and New Zealand and her latest show Just Jokes will not disappoint!

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