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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: ‘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

Photoshop for Beginners...

Jan 6 - Feb 28
Master the basics of Photoshop while stepping towards the more intermediate

Digital Photography �...

Jan 8 - Feb 29
Ever wanted to learn how to take a photo like the pro’s? Want to shoot full manual or at least understand

Untethered Exhibition b...

Jan 17 - Feb 6
TIM JONES: "Untethered" - Solo Exhibition, 17 January - 6 February – ‘A body of works that explores

Gordie Tentrees –...

Jan 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
International award winning Canadian roots musician armed with 5 instruments, 7 records and 2500 concerts in

Contact Improv Dance Jam

Jan 28 @ 5:45 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 5:45 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 11 February 2020

After the success of our Contact Improv dance block course we are holding bi-weekly jam which will begin with

Webinar: Spinning Gold ...

Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Spinning Gold: How to use storytelling to supercharge your crowdfunding

Kotahitanga – Ran...

Jan 30 - Feb 7
What do our rangatahi think about 'kotahitanga' (unity) between of Māori and Non-Māori in

Indian Music Classes

Jan 30 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until 26 March 2020

Accessible, authentic, high-quality classes in Indian semi-classical vocal music and its

Kingsley Spargo

Jan 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kingsley Spargo are a three-piece performance trio: Kingsley Spargo (guitar, voice, pūmoana, trumpet), Kim

Family Fun Day 2020

Feb 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Bring your family to enjoy creation stations, story telling and an art hunt on this fun-filled day inspired

Marina Bloom – Li...

Feb 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Marina Bloom creates diverse music with an eclectic blend of original songs. Originally from Russia, she grew

Alex Ventling Trio R...

Feb 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
A special concert from one of the most refined and colourful European jazz

Paul Bosauder – T...

Feb 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Join world-class flamenco musicians as they explore the limits of flamenco dance, composition and

Ninja Knits Sunday Hook Up

Feb 2 @ 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 6 December 2020

Monthly Sunday morning get together for knitters and

Sunday Stitch Textile A...

Feb 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until 6 December 2020

Monthly Sunday get-together for textile

Summer Paint & Win...

Feb 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a

Beginner Drawing with N...

Feb 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Monday, repeating until 24 February 2020

A practical guide to learning the fundamental skills needed for drawing, with Nick Eggleston, one of The

Printing Fun with Gelli...

Feb 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 18 February 2020

Have fun experimenting with a new medium! Beginners

Tauranga Moana Waitangi...

Feb 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Waitangi Day 2020 will take on special significance with a day of ceremony and celebration at The Historic

Ngā Toi Children’...

Feb 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Calling creative

Exhibition: Reflections...

Feb 7 - Feb 27
GRAHAM YOUNG: "Reflections on a Kiwi Summer" - Solo Exhibition, 7 - 27 February – ‘A celebration of

Richie & Rosie ...

Feb 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Richie Stearns (The Horse Flies) and Rosie Newton (The Duhks) are a dynamic duo performing music rooted in

Cult Cinema Club –...

Feb 8 @ 5:30 pm - 9:45 pm
An evening of tasty food and beverages, reflective cinematic viewing, great vibes

Marmalade Skies –...

Feb 8 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
From hard hitting punk guitar riffs to wavy spring reverb surf tones, our sound is a little mix of

Honest Liars Comedy Imp...

Feb 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on 9 February 2020 at 6:30 pm

One event on 1 March 2020 at 6:30 pm

Clever, quick-witted, and charming. Dumb, silly, and potentially offensive. Both statements equally define an

Scottish Harp & Gu...

Feb 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Two of Scotland’s most lauded traditional musicians bring their passion for their countries music and

Fundamentals of Oil Pai...

Feb 12 - Apr 8
This 9-week course will be based on traditional painting techniques from old masters and some contemporary

Fundamentals of Oil Pai...

Feb 12 - Apr 8
This 9-week course will be based on traditional painting techniques from old masters and some contemporary

Fundamentals of Oil Pai...

Feb 12 - Apr 8
This 9-week course will be based on traditional painting techniques from old masters and some contemporary

Oil Painting Fundamenta...

Feb 13 - Apr 9
This 9-week course (Thursdays) will be based on traditional painting techniques from old masters and some

Lookout – Tauranga

Feb 14 - Feb 16
An exchange between two people who might not normally meet, about a future world they may or may not

Satellite of Love ̵...

Feb 14 - Mar 7
The Incubator Gallery presents a collection of current works in both watercolour and acrylics by Nick

Artist Feedback Lab

Feb 14 @ 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 11 December 2020

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

The Artery Print Club

Feb 14 @ 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 11 December 2020

A group of like minded printmaking enthusiasts who get together on the 2nd Friday of every

Banana Mundo Summer Tou...

Feb 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Banana Mundo supplies a heady mix of afrobeat and latino grooves, Banana Mundo is a fun, eclectic band that's

Otis Mace – Guita...

Feb 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Folk noir, cyber punk, and brackish Americana, all rendered down to acoustic six string and

COLD WAX Painting The C...

Feb 15 @ 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

You Should Be Dancing

Feb 15 @ 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm
"You Should Be Dancing" is a night of exceedingly danceable Disco

Unwind – The Saff...

Feb 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Unwind is saxophonist Hayden Chisholm’s New Zealand-based project, and tours annually. The group performs

Instagram workshop

Feb 20 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
focus is happy to announce two Instagram workshops on 20th February: 10.30am for beginners and 2pm for

Sea Mouse

Feb 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Applauded up and down the country for their explosive rock anthems and viciously high energy live show, this

MATATOKI: MATA Ā WAKA E...

Feb 22 - Aug 23
Matatoki: Mata ā Waka is the first exhibition to open Tauranga Art Gallery Toi Tauranga’s 2020 programme

Pangaea

Feb 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Two of India’s leading young classical musicians Saptak Sharma and Mayank Raina join acclaimed composer/

Make your own headboard

Feb 29 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Make your own plain or shallow-buttoned

Holi Colour Splash 2020

Feb 29 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Holi is one of India’s most anticipated and celebrated jubilee. People of all ages and races celebrate this

Rotary Tauranga Annual ...

Mar 6 @ 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on 7 March 2020 at 9:00 am

One event on 8 March 2020 at 9:00 am

This event will feature a lot of great art books among many other categories of books which include history,

Cult Cinema Club –...

Mar 6 @ 5:30 pm - 9:15 pm
For fans of Pink Floyd, this cult-classic film needs no

Blue Child Collective (...

Mar 6 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Expect intricate finger-style grooves, soaring harmonies, thoughtful lyrics and many a good laugh in an

Ko ahau / I am: An exhi...

Mar 7 - Mar 17
Arohanoa Mathews, a descendant from Ngāi Tukairangi and Ngāti Tapu Hapu, has returned home to Tauranga

Realising Beethoven

Mar 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
To mark the 250th anniversary of his birth, the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra presents a unique concert

Resoursonance: Musical ...

Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Come and rediscover the age-old art of resourceful music making -

Goldberg Variations

Mar 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
J S Bach’s Goldberg Variations is a masterpiece. First written for harpsichord, it opens with a

Religious Diversity and...

Mar 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on 14 March 2020 at 10:00 am

Join internationally accredited trainers for these unique workshops to support building cohesion in a diverse

Mirror Dimension

Mar 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
A fresh take on psychedelic pop, Mirror Dimension has been travelling the Wellington House party and rave

Tattoo & Art Extra...

Mar 14 - Mar 15
Tattoo & Art Extravaganza showcases the finest talent in variety of creative fields from contemporary to

Rhythm & Raga R...

Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Rhythm & Raga is the perfect introduction to Indian music, or a nostalgic evening of music and

Menopause The Musical® ...

Mar 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Inspired by a hot flush and a bottle of wine, Menopause The Musical ® is a celebration for women who are on

TINA Simply The Best / ...

Mar 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Get the electrifying concert experience of Tina Turner with this full stage production brimming with Tina

TECT Community Awards

Mar 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The TECT Community Awards are designed to bring together all those who are involved in the not-for-profit

Soweto Gospel Choir ...

Mar 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Winners of the 2019 Grammy Award for Best World Music Album (Freedom) SOWETO GOSPEL CHOIR Announce their

Floyd Live

Mar 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Following their sold out Tauranga show in 2018, Floyd Live returns to Baycourt with their distinctive

Super Hero Walk/Run wit...

Mar 22 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Come and join us in celebrating, acknowledging and remembering the hero in your

Winding Up

Mar 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on 26 March 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on 26 March 2020 at 7:30 pm

Barry and Gen may have retired, but these spirited seniors aren’t slowing

180 years of the Treaty...

Apr 1 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
180 years ago, on 10 April 1840, one of the signings of the Treaty of Waitangi took place in Tauranga

VolFest

Apr 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Celebrating Volunteers - Inspiring

43rd National Youth Jaz...

Apr 8 - Apr 9
Young jazz stars of the future compete for trophies and

Daniel Champagne –...

Apr 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The word 'prodigy' seems to entirely fall short of this soft-spoken young man’s skills; he coaxes sounds

The Basaloid Project

Apr 9 - May 5
The Basaloid Project is above all a call to

The New Zealand Army Ba...

Apr 9 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The world-famous New Zealand Army Band is

Ben Wilcock & The ...

Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:10 pm
“This is good times music and you can feel it deep in your

Piping Hot Dixie

Apr 10 @ 8:00 pm - 9:50 pm
Festival favourites Shirazz are joined by Melbourne City organist Scott Harrison in a celebration of the

Kevin Field Quartet wit...

Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:10 pm
In this concert Kevin is joined by one of New Zealand’s greatest expatriate vocalists Bex

James Morrison Quartet ...

Apr 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:50 pm
The James Morrison Quartet is one of the world’s most in demand jazz

Symphony of Jazz

Apr 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:50 pm
For the first time at the National Jazz Festival, the BOP Symphonia will jazz it up with Joplin, Gershwin and

Miho’s Jazz Orchestra

Apr 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:10 pm
“One of the most entertaining jazz acts in New Zealand” – The Nelson

The Blues Brothers™: Fi...

Apr 17 - May 1
A world premiere, Tauranga Musical Theatre is thrilled to be hosting the The Blues Brothers™

The Ten Tenors

Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on 28 April 2020 at 7:30 pm

The Ten Tenors have attracted a vast international fan-base by performing a unique combination of classical

Sleeping Beauty (ballet)

May 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on 15 May 2020 at 7:30 pm

Moscow Ballet La Classique return to Tauranga with ballet's most loved fairytale, Sleeping

FreshMoves Dance Festiv...

Jun 16 - Jun 18
BOP Dance proudly presents the 20th annual primary school dance festival FRESHMOVES

World of Musicals

Jun 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Welcome to World of Musicals - the stunning musical gala that's bringing London’s West End and New

Venus Rising (ballet)

Jun 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on 28 June 2020 at 2:00 pm

Venus Rising is completed by two new works made specially for the Royal New Zealand Ballet by leading

Leaving Jackson

Aug 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Take a step back in time to when country music told a true story of life, love and heartache. From the

Friends! The Musical Pa...

Oct 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
So, no one told you life was gonna be this way, nor did they tell you about the hilarious new musical that
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