01 Mar to 20 Dec
Come along every Tuesday to a free movie screening of award winners or classics at Greerton Library.
11 Apr to 14 Aug
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.
19 May to 18 Aug
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!
01 Jun to 03 Jul
Join the hunt for heavenly treasures with Tauranga Art Gallery's Matariki Star Hunt!
02 Jun to 25 Aug
Grab your blankets and head down for amazing food, great company and relaxing atmosphere
03 Jun to 09 Jul
View the stunning landscape portraits and mahi toi of Tauranga Moana artist Hayley Smith.
03 Jun to 09 Jul
An inspiring exhibition of creative works by Tipene Fitzell - a 15-year-old Takiwatanga artist from Ngati Uenukuko~pako /Ngai Tukairangi and Ngati Ngararanui.
03 Jun to 09 Jul
An exhibition of incredible new works by emerging toi Maori artist, Meadow Maharey
03 Jun to 09 Jul
Manākitanga is an exhibition which brings together renowned traditional and contemporary Māori carvers who live in Tauranga Moana.
03 Jun to 09 Jul
He Uku Maioro is an exhibition of uku (clay) works by Tauranga Moana artist Que Bidois.
03 Jun to 10 Jul
We are very excited to present an exhibition celebrating the work of Whakatane artists Tame Iti (Ngai Tuhoe) and Joanne Black (Ngati Kahungunu).
03 Jun to 10 Jul
‘E kore te patiki e hoki ki tona puehu’ - The flounder does not return to the dust.
04 Jun to 17 Sep
Shop from local artisan stallholders, enjoy live music treat yourself to delicious gourmet street food.
05 Jun to 28 Aug
Enjoy fresh produce and hand made products at our market every Sunday, right in the heart of the Mount Mainstreet.
08 Jun to 13 Jul
Learn to use a sewing machine and gain foundational skills. No experience necessary!
13 Jun to 17 Jul
Taste your way around the Bay with our Matariki Dish Challenge entries
16 Jun to 07 Jul
Join us at the Village Cinema - Community Picture Theatre to celebrate our local Kaupapa Maori film makers. Every Thursday evening during Matariki.
16 Jun to 01 Jul
The hilarious comedy play about seniors seeking revenge on the system.
19 Jun to 26 Jun
The Port of Tauranga 59th National Jazz Festival Tauranga presents a fantastic programme of events, showcasing performances from some of the best jazz musicians in Aotearoa. Think Jazz. Think Tauranga.
22 Jun 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.
This workshop is an introduction to the Maramataka / Māori Calendar and planting by its moon phases.
Guided by Rhian Smith, in this workshop you will have the opportunity to prepare your own pigments and paint your own masterpiece while discussing how to respectfully harvest whenua without leaving a trace.
Spend an evening with award-winning Ali Harper as she showcases Burt Bacharach’s hit songs – Close To You, Alfie, That’s What Friends Are For, Walk On By, Anyone Who Had A Heart and reminds us What The World Needs Now in The Look Of Love.
Cosmic mid-70s jazz, pop and funk, krautrock, and Keith Jarrett are among the inspirations for pianist / keyboardist and composer Joe Kaptein’s current musical project. Starring Joe Kaptein, Andrew Isdale, David Harris , and Wil Goodinson.
26 Jun to 03 Jul
This year during our Matariki celebration we have an opportunity for whānau that will awaken the nostalgia of your whakapapa.
Create a small over-the-shoulder, two corner kete to hold your keys, phone and/or wallet.
Ol’ King Cole brings you the hits of the great Nat ‘King’ Cole & performs the sounds of many other great tunes & artists of his era & more along the way.
Come along and learn about why we waste food and how to stop it. There will be a few face-palm moments and lots of laughs as Kate takes you through the reasons we waste food and what we can do about it.
Smokefreerockquest is New Zealand’s only nationwide, live, original music, youth event. Now in its 33rd year, the series of over 40 events reaches audience numbers in excess of 10,000 every year.
Hang, chill, do some crafts, watch a movie, totally free! Did we mention there will also be free snacks?
An introduction to the Maramataka that relates to our planting seasons here in Tauranga Moana. You will be able to make your own Maramataka dial to visualize the Maori moon phases for planting and learn how to use it.
This is a contemporary take and introduction on the traditional Maori art form of tukutuku. We hope to inspire you to come along and weave and tell your story through tukutuku.
Join this guided, two-hour Historic Bike Tour, starting at the Waka on the Strand and finishing at Ōtūmoetai Pa.
02 Jul to 23 Jul
Learn embroidery stitches to mend or revamp your clothes. Taught by internationally exhibited artist Jo Dixey
This 4.5-hour workshop will introduce you to the different families of traditional Maori musical instruments with a discussion about each.
UBUNTU: I am, Because we are. Join Ballet.Culture as we celebrate human kindness and unity. Through the support from others, we can take pride in our own existence.
Join us on Sunday 3rd July at 2pm at the hall behind Brain Watkins house to hear Vivian Edwards.
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.
08 Jul to 23 Jul
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...
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.
After a challenging and musically restricted few years, BOP Symphonia is delighted to be able to perform again to a capacity audience
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.
16 Jul to 14 Aug
National Embroidery Conference including several exhibitions, shopping at merchants' stalls, raffles and sales tables.
This 45-minute family friendly show, perfect for school holiday entertainment will blow your socks off.
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!
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.
An evening with stars celebrating stars – beautiful orchestral music performed by inspiring, brilliant musicians. Come and be uplifted and inspired.
International singer Mandy Meadows presents Piaf: The Legend, a celebration and reflection of Edith Piaf’s extraordinary view on love and tragedy.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Take in the best of Mount Maunganui with a weekend full of entertaining options and highlights of the region.
27 Aug to 28 Aug
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.
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.
03 Sep to 09 Sep
Zespri AIMS Games is back, 3 - 9 September 2022.
16 Sep to 01 Oct
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!
24 Sep to 25 Sep
Discover all you need to know for you, your pregnancy or young child.
29 Sep to 02 Oct
Inaugural Cape to Cape 2022 Ceramic/Pottery Exhibition
02 Oct to 05 Oct
Witness the best young talent in New Zealand competing for national badminton titles across four days of exciting competition.
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.
Demi Lee Moore & Band Live in Aotearoa! Supported by Wildlanes
09 Oct to 10 Oct
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.
Happy, prosperous Diwali! A fantastic event for the whole family!
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.
20 Oct to 21 Oct
A carefully curated programme of works, from beloved classical favourites to recent works that have claimed a rightful place on the international stage.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
19 Nov to 20 Nov
New Zealand’s Largest Green Living & Sustainable Lifestyle Show!
The Tinman Triathlon is proudly bought to you by GENX Homes & Marra Construction. The race has a distance for everyone.
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.
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
Oempa Festival 2022 is back and bigger then ever
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.
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.
Set against the beautiful backdrop of Mount Maunganui, the Marra Sprint Triathlon returns for the 36th year
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.