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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: 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

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

Exhibition: Passion wit...

Nov 8 @ 5:30 pm - Nov 21 @ 3:00 pm
Amazing exhibition from 4 local women: Sue Mac Dougall, Suzy Cels, Jenn Brotherton and Melody

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

Te Rawhara: What’...

12 November 2019 @ 9:30 am - 17 January 2020 @ 5:30 pm
On the evening of Friday 3 November 1769, First Lieutenant James Cook sought shelter at Tūhua. His journal

Greenpark School Art Ex...

Nov 14 @ 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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The amazing Greenpark School Art Exhibition is on from Monday 11th - Wednesday 13th

Tauranga Opera Forum: D...

Nov 14 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
DON PASQUALE, Opera Screening at Tauranga Boys' College, Thursday 4 November

The Storyteller

Nov 14 @ 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

Suburbia Film Studio &#...

Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
On November 14th, Suburbia opens its doors to the creative community, photographers, friends, and family for

The Bee Gees Night Fever

Nov 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Direct from Australia, Showtime invites you to dance your way into a time warp of 70’s disco dance-floor

Parent and Child Art Wo...

Nov 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 am
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Wall Worthy is a memorable art experience, giving parents the opportunity to create treasured ‘wall

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

The Bay City Ramblers (...

Nov 15 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
A bluesy musical trip that stretches from late 1800's America through the music of Elizabeth Cotton, Robert

Beastwars in Mt. Maunganui

Nov 15 @ 8:00 pm - Nov 16 @ 12:30 am
You asked for it so here we come! Friday November 15 with Threat.Meet.Protocol. and

Katikati Artisan Craft ...

Nov 16 @ 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

Spring Slavic Festival ...

Nov 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Polish Community Trust BOP and NZ Russian Speaking Community Trust BOP come together to organise an event

Free Downtown Tauranga ...

Nov 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on 30 November 2019 at 10:00 am

We have one of the highest concentrations of quality downtown street art to be seen in any New Zealand

Free Children’s Art Wor...

Nov 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Nga Toi Maori Workshop for Children (10 years –

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

Beach Goth II – T...

Nov 16 @ 8:00 pm - Nov 17 @ 1:00 am
Strange Days presents Beach Goth II - Mount Maunganui's Belated Halloween Costume Party (because nothing good

Tauranga Writers –...

Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Angie shares her years of experience, successes and failures, acceptance and rejections during her popular

Katikati Folk Club Jam ...

Nov 17 @ 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 ...

Nov 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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On the third Sunday of the month at 5:00pm there are informal jam sessions at the Forta Leza

Beginner’s Water ...

Nov 19 @ 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,

Celeste Dance Classes T...

Nov 20 @ 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

Paint & Wine Night...

Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a

Katikati Xmas Makers Ma...

Nov 22 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
A uniquely Xmas themed craft market in the heart of Katikati

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

Unbroken Spirits

Nov 22 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
You're invited to "Unbroken Spirits" on 22nd November/ BayCourt X-Space at 5.30pm. This is a free special

Adam McLean Unplugged

Nov 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Adam McLean will be performing his first solo show of original songs at the iconic Jam

Kokomo – Brilleaux

Nov 22 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Kick off those winter blues and put on your dancing

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

Katikati’z Got Talent

Nov 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Katikati'z Got Talent is

Atrium Art & Artis...

Nov 24 @ 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

Intermediate Macrame Wr...

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

Poetry Club: Read Betwe...

Nov 26 @ 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

Paint & Wine Night...

Nov 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a

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

‘Summertime’...

Nov 29 @ 11:00 am - Dec 28 @ 5:00 pm
Exhibition of works by local BOP

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

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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

Trustpower Christmas Pa...

Nov 30 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Join us for the Trustpower Christmas Parade, the parade that heralds the start of the Christmas season,

Sneaky Bones (US / Folk...

Nov 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Seattle's Sneaky Bones, the project of songwriter Matthew Bean, is returning to Aotearoa this spring to tour

Hot Diggity – Liv...

Dec 1 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
‘I have seen a lot of live shows but seriously, it seemed to me that the show tonight was something almost

Song of the Earth

Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Music Director Peter Walls and Opus Orchestra present ‘Song of the Earth’ featuring international tour de

Katikati Folk Blackboar...

Dec 1 @ 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

Video Editing for Begin...

Dec 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
In this three hour workshop, I’ll take you through the video editing

Photos & Coffee wi...

Dec 3 @ 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

Paint & Wine Night...

Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a

Voices from the Past

Dec 4 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm
The oral history recordings from Tauranga Museum’s Oral History

The Maes – Live a...

Dec 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Since 2014, The Maes have been full time touring in Australia and overseas, winning over audiences with their

Bad Luck Party Tour // ...

Dec 6 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Finishing up their whirlwind year, Miss June will return from their European and North American escapades for

Tauranga’s Christ...

Dec 7 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
For a gold coin entry you will get to enjoy a pre-Christmas event filled with live music, incredible national

Steps Performing Arts: ...

Dec 7 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on 7 December 2019 at 7:00 pm

Following STEPS outstanding production of Madagascar Jr in 2018 come and join the talented students at this

Gitbox Rebellion –...

Dec 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gitbox Rebellion is an innovative and exciting 7 piece guitar ensemble, founded by legendary guitar virtuoso

Paint & Wine Night...

Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a

Jack and the Beanstalk ...

Dec 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
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One event on 14 December 2019 at 1:00 pm

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Dance Education Centre is finally doing the classic tale of Jack and the Beanstalk with a number of extra

Yung Shui – Live ...

Dec 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Yung Shui is a fusion guitar based Hip-Hop musician hailing from Waiheke

Paint & Wine Night...

Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a

The Feelers & stel...

Dec 20 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Pioneers of the kiwi music industry THE FEELERS and STELLAR* together again for the All The Hits Summer Tour

Bay Originals Summer Da...

Dec 21 @ 2:00 pm - Dec 22 @ 1:00 am
Bay Originals Summer Day Out is back for 2019! This year we are going large with our local legend, Tiki

Katchafire, The Black S...

Dec 27 @ 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
KATCHAFIRE | THE BLACK SEEDS | TOMORROW PEOPLE - With more guests to be

Shapeshifter, The Upbea...

Dec 28 @ 7:00 pm - 11:55 pm
SHAPESHIFTER - And special guests... The Upbeats & MC Tiki | Concord Dawn | State of Mind | Sunshine Sound

NZ Summer Road Trip 19/20

Dec 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Kiwi icon's The Jordan Luck Band are packing the van and heading off on an NZ Summer Road

Kaleidoscope NYE Festiv...

31 December 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 1 January 2020 @ 1:00 am
Keen to glide your way out of 2019 under the stars and in a prismatic burst of colours? Introducing...

Racing Summer Tour with...

3 January 2020 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Auckland-based tropicalia groove maestros Racing are back on the road this summer for an onslaught of shows

Waihi Beach Summer Fair

4 January 2020 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Held in the amazing, beautiful location of Waihi Beach in the first week of January, this event will attract

Fat Freddy’s Drop...

4 January 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Catch our return to Wharepai Domain, Tauranga with Special Guests DJ JAZZY JEFF, L.A.B., AVANTDALE BOWLING

Drax Project | Soper Re...

5 January 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Drax Project - Live at Soper Reserve! Mt Maunganui | Sunday 5 January

Tones And I – The...

5 January 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
She’s taken the world by storm with her smash hit ‘Dance Monkey’. Now Aussie pop sensation Tones And I

Gin Wigmore with Tami N...

7 January 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Gin Wigmore leads a mega line-up of New Zealand's top female artists this January at Soper Reserve, joined by

A Summer’s Day Di...

8 January 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
After this Summer’s rip-roaring success, A Summer’s Day Disco returns in 2020 with a sensational line-up

RimuFest NZ – Ame...

10 January 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Our audience can expect a night filled with classical music from New Zealand, Mexico and other standard

Pavlína Jíšová & Band

17 January 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The tour of New Zealand is Pavlína's first and the band is looking forward to meet and play for the Czech

Good Habits – UK ...

19 January 2020 @ 6:30 am - 10:00 pm
Good Habits are an eclectic indie-folk band from Manchester, UK creating immersive, multimedia gigs and

Paul Ubana Jones –...

24 January 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Over the years, Paul has shared the stage with various artists, including Taj Mahal, Keb Mo, Norah Jones, Bob

Gordie Tentrees –...

28 January 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
International award winning Canadian roots musician armed with 5 instruments, 7 records and 2500 concerts in

Kingsley Spargo

30 January 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kingsley Spargo are a three-piece performance trio: Kingsley Spargo (guitar, voice, pūmoana, trumpet), Kim

Marina Bloom – Li...

1 February 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Marina Bloom creates diverse music with an eclectic blend of original songs. Originally from Russia, she grew

Unwind – The Saff...

18 February 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Unwind is saxophonist Hayden Chisholm’s New Zealand-based project, and tours annually. The group performs

Menopause The Musical® ...

15 March 2020 @ 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 / ...

18 March 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Get the electrifying concert experience of Tina Turner with this full stage production brimming with Tina

180 years of the Treaty...

1 April 2020 @ 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

Daniel Champagne –...

8 April 2020 @ 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
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