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What's on

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.

Matariki - Te Tauranga o ngā Waka

Matariki - Te Tauranga o ngā Waka

08 Jun to 06 Jul

This year marks Aotearoa New Zealand’s third official celebration of Matariki, with a public holiday taking place on Friday 28 June 2024.

Sew your own awesome dungarees

Sew your own awesome dungarees

25 Jun

Ever wanted to make your own dungarees

Avis Magic vs Stars

Avis Magic vs Stars

29 Jun

Join us at Mercury Baypark Arena as the Avis Magic take on the Stars

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.

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.

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 | 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

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.

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.

Pāpāmoa Friends of the Library Book Group

Pāpāmoa Friends of the Library Book Group

04 Apr to 05 Dec

Book Club for Book Addicts.

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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

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

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

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!

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

EmployNZ Career Advice Drop-in - All library locations

EmployNZ Career Advice Drop-in - All library locations

22 May to 17 Jul

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

Tae Ako - Whenua Student Roopu Exhibition

Tae Ako - Whenua Student Roopu Exhibition

07 Jun to 29 Jun

Tae Ako Whenua Palette from Tauranga Moana Earth Pigments locally harvested with a collective of student exhibitors; lead by Rhian Smith sharing matauranga and knowledge using our Taiao/environment as a natural resource and artistic medium.

Darlene Walters - Kōrari Collective Exhibition

Darlene Walters - Kōrari Collective Exhibition

07 Jun to 29 Jun

As part of our Matariki program of exhibitions The Incubator Creative Hub has the privilege of presenting Darlene Walters Kōrari Collective Exhibition.

Hauora – a Matariki Exhibition by Pip Lewis

Hauora – a Matariki Exhibition by Pip Lewis

07 Jun to 29 Jun

As part of our Matariki program of exhibitions The Incubator Creative Hub has the privilege of presenting Hauora – an exhibition by Pip Lewis.

The Dynamic Communication of Contact Series

The Dynamic Communication of Contact Series

07 Jun to 21 Jun

Have you considered that there's more than just body language? In this series you'll learn that listening is an action of the entire body.

Matariki - Te Tauranga o ngā Waka

Matariki - Te Tauranga o ngā Waka

08 Jun to 06 Jul

This year marks Aotearoa New Zealand’s third official celebration of Matariki, with a public holiday taking place on Friday 28 June 2024.

matARiki Sculpture Trail

matARiki Sculpture Trail

10 Jun to 30 Jun

A family friendly Matariki themed exhibition event that uses Augmented Reality

Genealogy at the library | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

Genealogy at the library | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

11 Jun to 10 Dec

Need help with your genealogy research? We can help

Crafting Your Story: Teen Writing Workshop

Crafting Your Story: Teen Writing Workshop

12 Jun to 26 Jun

Learn how to craft your ideas in this exciting two-part writing workshop

Death By Fatal Murder

Death By Fatal Murder

13 Jun to 29 Jun

Hilarious laugh-a-minute murder-mystery spoof!

Mānawatia a Matariki - Matariki Star Trail

Mānawatia a Matariki - Matariki Star Trail

14 Jun to 01 Jul

Find the Matariki whetū (stars) in Downtown Tauranga!

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.

Knit and Knatter Junior | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

Knit and Knatter Junior | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

19 Jun to 11 Dec

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

Ladies Night

Ladies Night

20 Jun

This is the ultimate wholesome girl's night out- dessert, prosecco and self-care!

The Battle of Te Ranga - 160th commemoration

The Battle of Te Ranga - 160th commemoration

21 Jun

Join us to commemorate the Battle of Te Ranga in Pyes Pa

Matariki at the Village - Whānau Day

Matariki at the Village - Whānau Day

22 Jun

A community event for whānau and friends to come together to enjoying Māori art exhibitions, waiata, kanikani, kai, and to remember those who have passed and share hopes for the coming year.

Pocket Sized Play - Raranga weaving I Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

Pocket Sized Play - Raranga weaving I Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

22 Jun

We're celebrating Matariki this week with a Raranga (weaving) workshop.

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

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

22 Jun

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

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

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

22 Jun

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

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.

Sew your own awesome dungarees

Sew your own awesome dungarees

25 Jun

Ever wanted to make your own dungarees

We Will Rock You Schools Production

We Will Rock You Schools Production

25 Jun to 29 Jun

Come and see the amazing talents of Tauranga Boys' and Girls College students in the well known Queen Musical We Will Rock You.

Mauao Always Beside You

Mauao Always Beside You

26 Jun to 27 Jun

MAUAO is a devised theatre spectacular to celebrate Matariki and create new legends, featuring waiata, dance, haka and drama (monologue and poetry). Featuring a large cast of rangatahi, this will be the most epic Mount Maunganui College production ever. 

Tauranga Baypark Ice Rink

Tauranga Baypark Ice Rink

27 Jun to 21 Jul

Real Ice. Real Fun. Real Memories.

Ngā Tohu Toi 2024

Ngā Tohu Toi 2024

27 Jun

Let's celebrate and honour Māori individuals shaping our regional identity, reaching beyond our borders, and in some cases, making a local, national and/or international impact.

Lunchtime Art Demo

Lunchtime Art Demo

28 Jun

Come and have a go at our free interactive ART demos with live music, at lunchtime; 12-2pm.

Pāpāmoa "Light up the waterway" Te Ara ō Wairākei Matariki 2024

Pāpāmoa "Light up the waterway" Te Ara ō Wairākei Matariki 2024

28 Jun

Immerse yourself in an unforgettable evening of manaakitanga, whānau, live music, kapahaka, storytelling and breathtaking lights as we celebrate Mānawatia a Matariki in Pāpāmoa!

Decoupage

Decoupage

29 Jun

Have you tried decoupage?

Pocket Sized Play - Noho & toi I Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

Pocket Sized Play - Noho & toi I Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

29 Jun

Join us for a Matariki themed noho and toi (sit and paint) session.

Young@Heart2: Renewal

Young@Heart2: Renewal

29 Jun

Join Bay of Plenty Symphonia and Youth Philharmonic Tauranga in a journey through classical music inspired by far-flung cultures, places, and times!

Avis Magic vs Stars

Avis Magic vs Stars

29 Jun

Join us at Mercury Baypark Arena as the Avis Magic take on the Stars

The Afrolites

The Afrolites

29 Jun

This stellar line up will bring some very funky grooves to the night. Influences abound amongst these talented musicians. Jazz, funk, soul, R&B, reggae and more

The Stars

The Stars

30 Jun

Join Ballet.Culture in a celebration of the stories and the meaning behind this special cluster of stars, from cultures all around the world.

Tauranga Public Lecture

Tauranga Public Lecture

01 Jul

This lecture reports on a project that put children’s experiences of the performing arts centre stage at Baycourt Community and Arts Centre.

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!

Living Lightly

Living Lightly

03 Jul

Want to declutter your space, reduce your waste, or embrace a more mindful approach to consumption that will save you time and money? This event is for you!

Harp in the Library | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

Harp in the Library | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

04 Jul

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

The Odd Bird an Exhibition by Joel Nicholls

The Odd Bird an Exhibition by Joel Nicholls

05 Jul to 27 Jul

In the Incubator Gallery, we are showcasing Joel Nicholls' exhibition titled "The Odd Bird." This exhibition is named after the artist's poem, "The Odd Bird," which humorously refers to his focus on birds.

He Tangata – An Exhibition by Hayley Smith, Whaea Whenua.

He Tangata – An Exhibition by Hayley Smith, Whaea Whenua.

05 Jul to 27 Jul

Drawing on years of research inspired by Tauranga's landmarks and events, Hayley has crafted an original contemporary character base, that reflects the essence of the community and depict local history.

Caribbean Nights

Caribbean Nights

05 Jul

A Flavourful Feast Fundraiser

VIVID – Photographic Exhibition

VIVID – Photographic Exhibition

05 Jul to 28 Jul

Mathew Johnson, Ash Standring, and Gabriel Paul have selected their favorite works for exhibition at the People's Gallery.

Lunchtime Art Demo

Lunchtime Art Demo

06 Jul

Come and have a go at our free interactive ART demos with live music, at lunchtime; 12-2pm.

Art Workshop , Wine and Cheese

Art Workshop ,  Wine and Cheese

06 Jul

Gather your friends and learn a new painting technique with local artist Emma Prill

City Night Markets

City Night Markets

06 Jul to 25 Jan

Eat. Play. Shop. Repeat - Every Saturday at Tauranga's only undercover carpark markets! The best range of food vendors, stalls, live music and free fun in the heart of the city

Junk

Junk

06 Jul

Junk is a 5-piece rock band from Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, playing original funky blues and alt rock. Support acts are The HuneyBee Wild and The MetroGnomes.

Tinkd Makerspace School holiday Tour

Tinkd Makerspace School holiday Tour

08 Jul to 19 Jul

Need something to do with the kids during July school holidays? Why not check out Tinkd Makerspace free tours?

Wicked Villains | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

Wicked Villains | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

08 Jul

How bad is your favourite Villain character?

Magic Pictures | Te Ao Mārama – Mount Maunganui Library

Magic Pictures | Te Ao Mārama – Mount Maunganui Library

08 Jul

See your child watch in amazement as their illustrations magically transform!

Lego Free Play | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

Lego Free Play | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

08 Jul

Explore the fun of our giant Lego collection with an hour’s free play time

Animal costume Workshop

Animal costume Workshop

09 Jul

Know any kids who like to dress up as animals?

Special Author Event - Nicole Miller | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

Special Author Event - Nicole Miller | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

09 Jul

Are you a budding young author? Come prepared with questions for this amazing local author!

Car Chase Chaos | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

Car Chase Chaos | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

09 Jul

Our Indi robot cars are loose in the library! Help us to gather them in before they cause chaos!

Zootopia

Zootopia

09 Jul

For low cost family entertainment during the school holidays, The Incubator Creative Hub has got you covered!

Crystal wrapping workshop

Crystal wrapping workshop

10 Jul

Know someone who loves crystals?

Magic Pictures | Te Ao Mārama – Greerton Library

Magic Pictures | Te Ao Mārama – Greerton Library

10 Jul

See your child watch in amazement as their illustrations magically transform!

Keva Blocks | Te Ao Mārama - Mount Maunganui Library

Keva Blocks | Te Ao Mārama - Mount Maunganui Library

10 Jul to 17 Jul

Stack, build and create with our sets of wooden Keva blocks!

Wicked Villains | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

Wicked Villains | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

10 Jul

How bad is your favourite Villain character?

The Dark Crystal - movie screening

The Dark Crystal - movie screening

10 Jul

For low cost family entertainment during the school holidays, The Incubator Creative Hub has got you covered!

Living Lightly Online Course

Living Lightly Online Course

10 Jul

If you want to simplify your life and live a bit lighter on the planet but have no idea where to start - this online course is for you!

Problem Solving for Families

Problem Solving for Families

11 Jul

Ever find yourself having to problem solve in family situations?

Sensory Storytime | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

Sensory Storytime | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

11 Jul

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

Magic Pictures | Te Ao Mārama – Tauranga Library

Magic Pictures | Te Ao Mārama – Tauranga Library

11 Jul

See your child watch in amazement as their illustrations magically transform!

Delve into Dungeon World | Te Ao Mārama – Greerton Library

Delve into Dungeon World | Te Ao Mārama – Greerton Library

12 Jul

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

Surf's Up | Te Ao Mārama - Mount Maunganui Library

Surf

12 Jul

A surf-themed storytime and craft session for 7-10-year-olds

Delve into Dungeon World 14+ | Te Ao Mārama – Greerton Library

Delve into Dungeon World 14+ | Te Ao Mārama – Greerton Library

12 Jul

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

Crooked Finger

Crooked Finger

12 Jul

A local, alternative, indie pop band with influences of rock. They have a mixed collection of songs from their newly released first album “Unshackled”.

Mythical Realms: A Fantasy and Adventure party | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

Mythical Realms: A Fantasy and Adventure party | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

13 Jul

Celebrate your love for adventure and fantasy books at this epic party!

Brother Sister

Brother Sister

13 Jul

Fresh from their sunny debut at this year's Fringe Festival, Brother Sister bring their snappy, electro pop back to Tauranga

Bromley: Light After Dark documentary

Bromley: Light After Dark documentary

14 Jul

All About ART - monthly Sunday Arts documentaries at The Village Community Cinema

Badjelly the Witch Glow Show

Badjelly the Witch Glow Show

15 Jul

Badjelly the Witch, the much-loved, utterly loony Spike Milligan classic, is this year’s Glow Show! This utterly original mash-up of science, puppetry and music is a glorious experience for children 7 years and up!

Goofy Faces | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

Goofy Faces | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

15 Jul

What sort of Goofy Faces can you pull?! Come and have fun creating your own Goofy Face.

Magic Pictures | Te Ao Mārama – Pāpāmoa Library

Magic Pictures | Te Ao Mārama – Pāpāmoa Library

15 Jul

See your child watch in amazement as their illustrations magically transform!

Go wild family disco

Go wild family disco

16 Jul

Ever wanted to disco with your fam?

Lego Free Play | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

Lego Free Play | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

16 Jul

Explore the fun of our giant Lego collection with an hour’s free play time!

Surf's Up | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

Surf

16 Jul

A surf-themed storytime and craft session for 7-10-year-olds

Fabulous Fandom | Te Ao Mārama - Mount Maunganui Library

Fabulous Fandom | Te Ao Mārama - Mount Maunganui Library

16 Jul

A cosy morning creating customised crafts, for teens

Sing - movie screening

Sing - movie screening

16 Jul

For low cost family entertainment during the school holidays, The Incubator Creative Hub has got you covered!

Sensory Storytime | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

Sensory Storytime | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

17 Jul

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

Sketchy school kids

Sketchy school kids

17 Jul

Do your kids love to sketch or want to learn how?

Surf's Up | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

Surf

17 Jul

A surf-themed storytime and craft session for 7-10-year-olds

Spiderman Into the Spiderverse - movie screening

Spiderman Into the Spiderverse - movie screening

17 Jul

For low cost family entertainment during the school holidays, The Incubator Creative Hub has got you covered!

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

Car Chase Chaos | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

Car Chase Chaos | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

18 Jul

Our Indi robot cars are loose in the library! Help us to gather them in before they cause chaos!

Fabulous Fandom | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

Fabulous Fandom | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

18 Jul

A cosy morning creating customised crafts, for teens

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.

Chocolate melting and moulding

Chocolate melting and moulding

19 Jul

Ever wanted to design your own chocolates?

Goofy Faces | Te Ao Mārama - Mount Maunganui Library

Goofy Faces | Te Ao Mārama - Mount Maunganui Library

19 Jul

What sort of Goofy Faces can you pull?! Come and have fun creating your own Goofy Face.

Starlight Explorers: Astronomy for Beginners

Starlight Explorers: Astronomy for Beginners

19 Jul

A special opportunity to explore the wonders of the universe with other space-mad tweens and teens!

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.

Beginner ring making workshop

Beginner ring making workshop

20 Jul

Ever wanted to make your own ring?

Poetry Boot Camp

Poetry Boot Camp

20 Jul to 10 Aug

Unleash the power of poetry!

Pāpāmoa Hills Night Walk

Pāpāmoa Hills Night Walk

20 Jul

Experience a magical night walk under the stars to support local people facing a breast cancer diagnosis in our community.

Sylvia Jiang

Sylvia Jiang

21 Jul

For her debut national tour as a soloist, Sylvia has built a programme around the theme of ‘home’— both to her personally and as a broader concept.

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

23 Jul to 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.

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

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.

Karohirohi

Karohirohi

27 Jul

Step into a world where whimsy and classical grace collide in our dynamic concert lineup. Albert Schnelzer's "A Freak in Burbank" blends Tim Burton's quirkiness with Haydn's ingenuity, offering a thrilling opener.

Fiero Code Club - Term 3 | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

Fiero Code Club - Term 3 | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

31 Jul to 25 Sep

Learn to code with friends, using the Fiero code platform.

Harp in the Library | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

Harp in the Library | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

01 Aug

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

My Backyard an Exhibition by Ruth Merriman

My Backyard an Exhibition by Ruth Merriman

02 Aug to 24 Aug

As the title of her exhibition, ‘My Backyard’ suggests, The Incubator Gallery is showcasing a series of large watercolours and canvases inspired by Ruths backyard through the perspective of her childhood memories, holidays and travels.

Canvas Tauranga Careers Expo 2024

Canvas Tauranga Careers Expo 2024

08 Aug to 09 Aug

Are you an 'I don't know' or have an 'I don't know' living in your house? Turn "I don't know" into "I do know" and shift the dial on your future at the free Canvas Careers Expo.

Pendant Making workshop

Pendant Making workshop

10 Aug

Ever wanted to make your own pendant?

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.

Indonesian One Day Event

Indonesian One Day Event

31 Aug

Batik & Angklung Morning and Afternoon Workshops

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

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

05 Sep

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

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.

Harp in the Library | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

Harp in the Library | Te Ao Mārama - Tauranga Library

03 Oct

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

Pink High Tea with Austin Powers

Pink High Tea with Austin Powers

05 Oct

Cloe’s Creationz is curating a pink fundraiser high tea show with actor Gary Brown as Austin Powers at The Cargo Shed Tauranga.

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 Ultimate Drag Show

The Ultimate Drag Show

19 Oct

Get ready to sashay, shante, and slay with the most fabulous drag performers from coast to coast! The Ultimate Drag Show is hitting the road, bringing you an unforgettable extravaganza of glitz, glamour, and jaw-dropping performances!

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!

Harp in the Library | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

Harp in the Library | Te Ao Mārama - Pāpāmoa Library

07 Nov

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

Dancing Queen: A Tribute to ABBA

Dancing Queen: A Tribute to ABBA

10 Nov

Far from being ‘just another cover band’, Dancing Queen: A Tribute To ABBA is a full-scale concert production featuring more than two hours of fun, energetic musical performances that all dancing ABBA fans can handle

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!

GenX/Marra Tinman Triathlon

GenX/Marra Tinman Triathlon

24 Nov

The Tinman Triathlon is proudly bought to you by GENX Homes and Marra Construction. The race has a distance for everyone. 2024 is going to be bigger than ever. Make sure to join us.

Harp in the Library | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

Harp in the Library | Te Ao Mārama - Greerton Library

05 Dec

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

EVES Surfbreaker Triathlon

EVES Surfbreaker Triathlon

27 Dec

Set against the beautiful backdrop of Mount Maunganui and the surf beach of the Mount, the iconic EVES Surfbreaker Triathlon returns for the 40th year.

The Mount Festival of Multisport

The Mount Festival of Multisport

18 Jan

The iconic Tauranga Half has been part of the Mount Maunganui summer since 1990, making it one of New Zealand’s longest running and most iconic triathlons

Calley Homes Womens Triathlon

Calley Homes Womens Triathlon

16 Feb

The Calley Homes Women’s Triathlon is an entry level Women’s only event that encourages participation of Women from 11 years of age and at any level of fitness and ability.

Marra Sprint Triathlon

Marra Sprint Triathlon

09 Mar

Set against the beautiful backdrop of Mount Maunganui, the Marra Sprint Triathlon returns for the 38th year.

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