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Creative Directory

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 free profile.

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Ayla Wesley

I am a Tauranga based indie folk/rock artist and am passionate about sharing my sound and stories with you through my writing. I have melodies that are wavey and strong. I also enjoy implementing tempo changes, dynamic rhythms, and swelling vocals into my music. There’s a Tuesday, The Beths, Middle kids, and Stella Donnelly are some artists that have influenced my sound and writing. Read more about Ayla at her Creative Directory profile…

Creative Korero

Tauranga & Western BOP’s community arts, news and opportunities.

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CBOP Projects & News

Chorus Cabinet Art Project 2021

This opportunity is now closed. Another round of the Chorus Cabinet Art project is upon us!  It’s about that time! We’re excited to announce we’ve teamed up with Chorus and…

Give a little. Create a lot.

Creative Bay of Plenty wants to ensure a highly creative spring and summer—and we could use your help to make it great! Our non-profit organisation believes in the transformational power of…

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…