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Browse upcoming creative events and workshops in Tauranga & Western Bay of Plenty



Creative Directory

The Creative Directory is an ever-expanding reference for anybody involved in or interested in the cultural/creative life of our region. We encourage artists, organisations, event producers, educators, community groups, venues, and creative people of all kinds to submit a profile.

Creative Patapatai

Creative Bay of Plenty has established this new interview series to help you get to know some fascinating local painters, film-makers, dancers, photographers, poets, writers, musicians, and the friends and neighbours listed in our Creative Directory.

Your voice
Your stories
Your ideas

Creative Kōrero

Your voice, your stories, your ideas.
Creative Kōrero is your space to share our region’s community arts news and opportunities.

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CBOP News & Projects

Upskills Pathways Workshops

Digital Marketing for Creatives  Creative Bay of Plenty has teamed up with Face UP Now to deliver the first series of workshops in the CBOP Upskill Pathways. These professional development…

Creative Connections Lunch

Creative Bay of Plenty and Our Place Magazine invite you to share a meal, exchange ideas, and build a creative community with us in the Western Bay! We’re gathering artists,…

New Leadership for Creative Bay of Plenty

New Leader Appointed for Tauranga and Western Bay Arts Organisation Creative Bay of Plenty Names Eric Holowacz as General Manager One of New Zealand’s leading Regional Arts Development agencies, Creative Bay…