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Exhibition: Terminus

Jul 20 - Oct 27
With their pioneering use of virtual reality, artists Jess Johnson and Simon Ward, have created a mysterious

Exhibition: Kaikauhoe (...

Sep 27 @ 9:30 am - Nov 2 @ 4:00 pm
A Tauranga Heritage Collection photographic exhibition by Adrienne Martyn sponsored by Tauranga Peugeot

Exhibition: Petals ...

Oct 3 @ 5:30 pm - Oct 24 @ 4:00 pm
An exhibition of paintings inspired by memories and emotions that remind us of past

An Exhibition of Exhibi...

Oct 4 - Oct 26
15 artists have taken inspiration from the brief to stage their own tiny exhibition on an

MYO Headboard Evening W...

Oct 15 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Add a headboard to your room - it will instantly add comfort and the WOW! factor. Choose your fabric and

Ecstatic Dance – ...

Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 29 October 2019

Ecstatic dance is an intuitive freeform dance; we come together to connect with and through our body. Dancers

Walk the Art Talk

Oct 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until 30 October 2019

Meet at Macandmor and Pete Morris, local art writer, painter and art fan, will lead you on an informative,

Te Manawaroa walking to...

Oct 16 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on 16 October 2019 at 1:00 pm

Explore the cultural narrative that is expressed through the connected series of artworks, installations and

Celeste Dance Classes T...

Oct 16 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:15 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 18 December 2019

Celeste Dance is offering after school dance classes for girls and boys in Term 4

DIY Ukelele Workshop

Oct 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Syd Workshops is going to give you free reign on how you design your own ukelele. You will be supplied with a

Bachelor of Creative In...

Oct 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Hosted by Tauranga Art Gallery and Toi Ohomai, come along to hear from lecturers, graduates and students from

Gian Marco Ciampa ̵...

Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
In 2016 Gian was invited to hold a TEDxTalk to speak about the union between classical music and the younger

The Life and Times of F...

Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo is an intimate biography of a woman who gracefully balanced a private life

The Storyteller

Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until 19 December 2019

A mysterious man often known as The Storyteller comes to town to share secrets about hidden letters written

6 week African Hand Dru...

Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 16 October 2019

A course not to be missed! We will start with the very basics, and over the 6 weeks build to playing as a

Tuia Mātauranga Roadshow

Oct 17 @ 9:00 am - Oct 18 @ 2:30 pm
As part of the Tuia Mātauranga Education Programme, the free roadshow will provide an interactive and

Tauranga Opera Forum DV...

Oct 17 @ 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until 19 December 2019

A monthly  DVD screening of operas from the great opera companies from around the

Artfelt Exhibition

Oct 18 @ 10:00 am - Nov 1 @ 3:00 pm
Rob McGregor tutors a group on Tuesdays at Ocean Shores Retirement Village that has named themselves Artfelt,

For Adults: After Colou...

Oct 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Using vibrant paints, inks and coloured card participants will paint, assemble and layer their own version of

Shona Laing – Liv...

Oct 18 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
With nearly four decades of work behind her, Shona Laing is a New Zealand music icon. She is regarded as the

Kenny Speirs – Ka...

Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Scottish singer and guitarist Kenny Speirs’ traditional and contemporary songs resonate across the

Katikati Artisan Craft ...

Oct 19 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

A new artisan craft market in Katikati, third Saturday of the month. Amazing coffee and food are available

Stone Sculpting For Beg...

Oct 19 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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One event on 20 October 2019 at 9:30 am

Learn the basics of how to use tools needed to craft shapes from stone. Create and design a 3D

Exhibition: Te Rangi Ha...

19 October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 8 March 2020 @ 4:30 pm
In conjunction with the Tuia encounters 250 and commemorating the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Gate

Exhibition: Raukura Tur...

Oct 19 @ 10:00 am - Nov 16 @ 3:00 pm
The series ‘Te poho o Hine-Ruhi’ concerns itself with female sexuality and body sovereignty, through the

Jan Hellriegel at the J...

Oct 19 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
In support of the release of her new multi media project "Sportsman of the Year - A Suburban Philosophy", for

Sunday Focus Session: T...

Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tauranga Writers welcomes successful local author duo Deryn Pittar and Sheryl ‘Meg’ Buchanan, whose works

Katikati Folk Club Jam ...

Oct 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until 15 December 2019

On the third Sunday of the month at 5:00pm there are informal jam sessions at the Forta Leza

Katikati Folk Club Jam ...

Oct 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

On the third Sunday of the month at 5:00pm there are informal jam sessions at the Forta Leza

Grow your own terrarium...

Oct 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Syd Workshops is excited to be hosting their first ever (pre-registered) public kids workshop! We will teach

Show Me Shorts: The Sam...

Oct 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sit back and enjoy some of the best and most vibrant short films from New Zealand and around the world. This

Abstract Painting Step-...

Oct 21 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on 22 October 2019 at 5:30 pm

Create your own abstract acrylic on canvas following the same steps Constanza uses. Composition and colour

Pou Rama (Tauranga Arts...

Oct 22 @ 5:00 pm - Nov 3 @ 5:00 pm
Pou Rama (Light Posts) features a series of free-standing light structures inspired by pou whenua (land

Te Māpouriki Dusk

Oct 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
'Te Māpouriki' by New Zealand composer Kenneth Young was commissioned as part of the New Zealand Symphony

The Nukes – Katik...

Oct 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Aotearoa’s/New Zealand’s most beloved and enduring ‘original ukulele

The Chrysalis Collectio...

Oct 24 @ 12:00 pm - Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm
The Chrysalis Collection; a Tauranga-based art-buying group, hosts an exhibition of its private shared

Tauranga Opera Forum DV...

Oct 24 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Our next opera is Thais. It is most well known for The Meditation, a piece performed by a vast range of

Skyscraper Stan –...

Oct 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
“Skyscraper” Stan Woodhouse is a songwriter lauded for his observational lyricism - a cocktail of wit and

Life-drawing at dusk

Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Join us for an inspiring experience in a relaxed and carefree environment; for an evening of life-drawing,

Portraits in Motion (Ta...

Oct 24 @ 7:30 pm - Oct 27 @ 9:00 pm
Volker Gerling is a passionate creator of flipbooks and an intrepid traveller. Since 2003 he has walked some

Reb Fountain (Tauranga ...

Oct 24 @ 8:30 pm - 10:15 pm
A pre-eminent singer and performer, Reb Fountain has for years been the musicians’

A Call to Dance (Tauran...

Oct 25 @ 10:00 am - Oct 27 @ 1:30 pm
Join Amrita for a one-on-one fun and free yarn about heritage, belonging, public expression and cultural

Exhibition: ‘Find...

Oct 25 @ 11:00 am - Nov 21 @ 4:00 pm
“Find me in the garden” | Exhibition, 25 October 21 November 2019 | "A body of work that celebrates the

Tauranga Diwali Festival

Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
People of all ages and races will celebrate this festival of love and light with song, dance, colour,

“Valuable” ...

Oct 25 @ 5:30 pm - Oct 28 @ 4:00 pm
Tauranga artist Lynne Sinclair Taylor has been known for her vibrant use of colour over the last 25 years and

Special Edition –...

Oct 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
This super special edition of our AFTER 5's is brought to you by the team behind the Tauranga Arts Festival.

Limbo (Tauranga Arts Fe...

Oct 25 @ 8:00 pm - Oct 26 @ 9:30 pm
Staged between heaven and hell, LIMBO is dirty and dangerous stuff, whisking audiences into a sinister

Shooglenifty Aotearoa T...

Oct 25 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Scottish folk fusion stars Shooglenifty will be performing tunes and songs old and new when they head back

Boundary Riding: Writin...

Oct 26 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
This workshop will explore the range of forms and approaches possible when writing for this multi-faceted age

Fringe Village Tauranga...

Oct 26 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Consider this your invitation and leave your pre-conceived ideas of a fringe festival at the gates! The

Fringe of the Fringe Vi...

Oct 26 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
The tireless crew at the Incubator are throwing Tauranga's first ever Fringe Festival down at the Historic

‘Journey of a Dan...

Oct 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
With over sixty years of following her passion Gaye Hemsley has recorded her memoirs. The book is not just

A Synthesized Universe ...

Oct 26 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
An immersive experience, A Synthesized Universe combines live music with custom animation, otherworldly video

Cold Wax Workshop ̵...

Oct 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
An amazing half-day workshop to explore what cold wax is really made of, how to use it and what NOT to do

Atrium Art & Artis...

Oct 27 @ 11:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 11:00 am on day Last of the month, repeating until 15 December 2019

Presented by: Atrium Art & Artisan Fair On the last Sunday of each month (except December), no matter

Greg Copeland (Tauranga...

Oct 27 @ 8:30 pm - 10:15 pm
For this special acoustic show Greg pays his dues to the originals and forefathers of the Blues from the deep

Cellfish (Tauranga Arts...

Oct 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on 29 October 2019 at 8:30 pm

Presented by: Tauranga Arts Festival X SPACE, BAYCOURT Mon 28 Oct 1pm Tues 29 Oct 8.30pm 90 mins (no

This is Tami Neilson! (...

Oct 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Multi-award-winning Canadian-born, New Zealand singer-songwriter Tami Neilson needs no introduction. Having

Poetry Club: Read Betwe...

Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating until 26 November 2019

"We welcome emerging and established poets and lovers of poems to come along to a supportive collective in a

Mr Red Light (Tauranga ...

Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Mr Red Light is a man who attracts bad luck. So naturally, when he tries to rob a bank he fails miserably –

2019 Pasifika Festival ...

Oct 30 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Some enthusiastic Pasifika teachers have formed a Pasifika group in the Bay of Plenty to support and

Jordy Maxwell – L...

Oct 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Jordy Maxwell is a talented photographer, who brightly emerged into the Perth music scene. Since 2017, has

Still Life with Chicken...

Oct 30 @ 7:00 pm - 7:50 pm
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One event on 31 October 2019 at 7:00 pm

Award-winning playwright D.F. Mamea’s slice-of-life story paints a vivid portrait of the local

Rants in the Dark (Taur...

Oct 30 @ 8:00 pm - Oct 31 @ 10:00 pm
Honest, authentic and laugh-out-loud funny, the play revels in the raw truth of parenthood (and

John Wright & The ...

Oct 30 @ 8:30 pm - 10:15 pm
Expect an evening of thoughtful songs, rich harmonies and colourful tales from the crossroads where music and

Nadia Reid (Tauranga Ar...

Oct 31 @ 8:30 pm - 10:15 pm
With sell-out shows in Auckland, London, Melbourne and her home town of Port Chalmers, and record three under

Hamish Kilgour – ...

Nov 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
With a career spanning more than four decades and a recently released 2nd solo album - Finklestein (Ba Da

Wild Dogs Under My Skir...

Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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One event on 2 November 2019 at 7:00 pm

Alive with the energy and rhythm of raw and lyrical performance poetry and oral traditions, Wild Dogs Under

Caitriona Fallon –...

Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Caitriona Fallon and her band of class musicians are pleased to be back at Totara Street for the third year

Missy Raines Trio ̵...

Nov 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Out of Nashville, Tennesee… one of the most respected, popular and trailblazing figures in bluegrass

Myo Upholstered Headboa...

Nov 2 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Make your own headboard! All sizes. You bring your choice of fabric and buttons, and we'll do the

Pottery Workshop in Mou...

Nov 2 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Laurie Steer will be running a dynamic Pottery Workshop on Saturday the 2nd of November in downtown Mount

Return of the Funk

Nov 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
A night of original Tauranga hip hop and funk with local underground veteran Dan Kete, and the duo

Ninja Knits Sunday Hook-Up

Nov 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until 3 November 2019

Monthly Sunday Morning get together for knitters and crocheters. Motivating and inspiring each other and

Start Listening (Tauran...

Nov 3 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Time to start listening to the other side of the story, says lawyer and novelist Brannavan Gnanalingam (born

Katikati Folk Blackboar...

Nov 3 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

At 3pm on the first Sunday of every month Katikati Folk Club have a blackboard (open mic) concert in the

Mickey and Michelle ...

Nov 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mickey & Michelle are a harp and fiddle duo from Australia who have managed to seamlessly blend contemporary

Beginner’s Water ...

Nov 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 26 November 2019

A practical guide to learning the fundamental skills needed for water-colour painting, with Nick Eggleston,

Photos & Coffee wi...

Nov 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until 3 December 2019

Learn how to get great photos with Kim Westerskov’s photo workshops in Tauranga. Kim has helped many

Missy Raines Trio (USA)...

Nov 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
With a smoky and seductive alto, Missy Raines heads up her own innovative and genre-bending trio out of

Swan Lake: Imperial Rus...

Nov 5 @ 7:30 pm - Nov 7 @ 10:00 pm
The Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to Australia with Swan Lake...the most loved classical ballet of

Tour Son Pal’Barr...

Nov 7 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
From the urban jungle of Veracruz, and Mexico City, this trio mixes folklore with contemporary electronic

BayClay 2019

Nov 8 @ 10:00 am - Nov 10 @ 3:00 pm
A selection of locally made domestic-ware, garden art and much more. Not to be

Artist Feedback Lab

Nov 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until 8 November 2019

Join our monthly Friday get-together for artists. We motivate and inspire each other while teaching each

The Artery Print Club

Nov 8 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until 8 November 2019

A group of like minded printmaking enthusiasts who get together on the second Friday of every

Community Night Markets...

Nov 8 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until 8 November 2019

Come and join us on the 2nd Friday of the month for these awesome markets that celebrate and reflect our

IYSFF NZ National Award...

Nov 8 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Join filmmakers from around Aotearoa as they compete for the prestigious awards. The top films from NZ go

Exhibition: ‘Home...

9 November 2019 @ 10:00 am - 9 February 2020 @ 4:00 pm
In partnership with Tauranga City Council, this exhibition celebrates local artist, Mr G (Graham Hoete) who

Honest Liars Comedy Imp...

Nov 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
One night only of hilarious comedy improvisation. No script required but loads of

Sarah Spicer and the Bl...

Nov 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Blue Riders is a collective of jazz fusion musicians including keyboardist Liam Ryan whose electro-jazz

Spiral of Sound –...

Nov 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Bay's community orchestra winds up the 2019 season with SPIRAL OF SOUND, conducted by Justus

Easy Basket Workshop (K...

Nov 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Learn how to make a simple easy basket in one day. A special technique has been developed by the tutor to

Praxis Exhibition 2019

Nov 22 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Praxis is identified as an accepted custom, an idea turned into action. This graduate exhibition is the

Chair up! Upholstery wo...

Nov 23 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Want to learn upholstery? Recover that stool? Kick-start your new hobby? It's easier than you think. Come and

The Tauranga Food Wine ...

Nov 23 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Tauranga Food Wine and Music Festival is about bring Kiwi’s together with the 3 things we enjoy the

Intermediate Macrame Wr...

Nov 24 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Do you want to learn how to create a gorgeous macrame

Fundamentals of Portrai...

Nov 27 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
This will be based on traditional painting techniques from old masters and some contemporary approaches

Ladies Night

Nov 27 @ 8:00 pm - Dec 6 @ 10:00 pm
Stage Right Trust presents a classic kiwi comedy about a group of local blokes down on their luck who decide

Dinner with Legends

Nov 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on 30 November 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on 30 November 2019 at 5:00 pm

KJ Studios poses the question- what if we could bring these historical figures back from the dead for a

Cold Wax Workshop ̵...

Nov 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
An amazing half-day workshop to explore what cold wax is really made of, how to use it and what NOT to do
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