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



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.

Featured Profile

Lou Agas

I am first and foremost an animator specialising in 2D motion graphics. Video editing is part and parcel of my work. Working with design agencies, production companies and direct clients, I can collaborate on projects from storyboarding, pre-visualisation, production to post-production. Read more.

Creative Patapatai

Interviews with fascinating local painters, film-makers, dancers, photographers, poets, writers, musicians, and the friends and neighbours from our Creative Directory.

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Creative Kōrero

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Creative Kōrero is your space to share our region’s community arts news and opportunities.

What We Do


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…

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,…