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Tuesday, 03 April 2018 14:11

What's On 3 April 2018 Newsletter

Out & about with Creative Bay Of Plenty 

Seminar: MMF - Make Money From Your Music

27 March 2018

NZ Music Managers Forum, Recorded Music NZ and APRA AMCOS in conjunction with Creative Bay Of Plenty presented an outstanding seminar at Totora street last Tuesday night. Bringing together some of the Music Industries top agencies and executives, the seminar subject ‘Make Money from Your Music’ covered a wide range of topics including; how your music will make money via APRA AMCOS and Recorded Music NZ’s Direct to Artist Scheme; the different forms of Digital income and a focus on Spotify - their playlists and the essential data and analytics available. 

The seminar which was funded by the Creative New Zealand Creative Communities Scheme was very well received by a full house. Tim Cooper summed the event up on Facebook - "Thanks heaps to all the speakers tonight!! There was a huge wealth of knowledge on that stage. Good to see such a great turn out and be able to catch up with people haven't seen for a long time as well as a ton of new faces all doing the mahi. I found it very informative and useful. Nga mihinui to all involved!"

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Funding for Local Creatives - FINAL DAYS!

Closes this Friday - 6 April 2018 

It has been great to see creatives and organisers alike coming in to discuss their applications for CCS funding with Lena. If you have any questions or would like to discuss your application before submitting you can email Lena on 

If you have a creative project or event in mind that you would like funding for then be sure to get your submission in soon. Applications close Friday 6 April. For more information visit .

This is an awesome opportunity, don't pass it up!

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Long Term Plan 2018 Submissions

The Tauranga City Council (TCC) and Western Bay of Plenty District Council (WBOPDC) have opened Public Consultation for the respective councils Long Term Plan (LTP) 2018 - 2028.

Arts & Culture Matters to us. What matters to you? 

A lot of our time has gone into our submissions for both councils. Now it's your turn. This is your chance to have a say on the future of our region. 

Find out more about our submissions and how you can have your say


Find out about upcoming workshops and upskilling opportunities on our website

Workshop: Helping Non-Profits Grow - Exult Workshops

Are you looking for practical ideas for raising funds, marketing your cause and growing great volunteer teams?

Thanks to an ongoing relationship with Bay Trust, we have another run of subsidised workshops happening throughout the Bay of Plenty. Some of the sessions are already close to full, so if you're keen to get along, I recommend you register now to secure your space.

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Workshop: Film BOP - Unlocking Your Creative Spirit with Jeff Murphy - 7 April 2018

When: Saturday 7 April 2018

Where: Ignition Coworking Space, 29 Grey Street, Tauranga, New Zealand 3110

Jeff Murphy is an author, screenwriter and script consultant. A Bafta winner for his work on the successful detective show Hinterland, Jeff is involved in a range of projects in both feature film and television.

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A Taste Of What's On...

Here are just a selection of arts and cultural events coming up. Click here to see more.

Art In the Afternoon - Lina Munn - Wednesday 4 April 2018 
Linda Munn is a full-time artist, working with paint, sculpture and clay. Her passion has always been about community and the safety of wahine (women), tamariki (children), and the learning and sharing of knowledge.
When: Wednesday, April 4 at 3 PM - 4 PM
Where: Friends of the Tauranga Art Gallery, Cnr Willow and Wharf Streets, Tauranga, New Zealand 3110
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I Am Giant - Thursday 5 April 2018
Over the last decade, I Am Giant have dominated mainstream rock radio in New Zealand and wowed some of the biggest festival audiences around the world with their melodic alternative rock anthems. And although they’ve had a phenomenal impact on their home country, I Am Giant’s journey is one that has played out on a global scale, with all the sweat, guitar fuzz, and onstage mayhem you could hope for in a rock and roll story.
When: Thursday 5 April 2018
Where: Totara St, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
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Hockey Dad - NZ - Friday 6 April 2018
Laying early claim to 2018 as their year, Australian rock duo favourites Hockey Dad drop their latest single “I Wanna Be Everybody” and announce a run of international album tour dates. Hopping across to New Zealand this March/April with Good Boy in tow, the tour will see anticipated second record Blend Inn brought to life following its release on Friday, February 9.
Where: Friday, April 6 at 7 PM - 1 AM
When: 11 Totara St, Mount Maunganui, Tauranga 3116, New Zealand
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Bryce Wastney - Friday 6 April 2018
The Jam Factory team at the Incubator Creative Hub are welcoming accomplished Musician BRYCE WASTNEY. New Zealand has produced some globally acclaimed male singer/songwriters from the likes of Neil Finn, Don McGlashan & Dave Dobbyn but national fame isn’t an accurate measure of ability and this is the case with Bryce. There’s something magic & inspirational about the underdog punching well above his weight – and doing it with integrity.
When: Friday, April 6 at 7 PM - 10 PM
Where: The Incubator Creative Hub, Historic Village 17th Avenue, Tauranga, New Zealand
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Casino Night - Saturday 7 April 2018
Millionaires Night Out - Roulette, Blackjack, Mini Dice, Big Wheel - (7 types of games altogether) with Professional Croupiers.
Great Prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd Luckiest Gamblers and Best Dressed Millionaires.
When: Saturday, April 7 at 7 PM - 11 PM

Where: Oropi Memorial Hall, 1295 Oropi Road
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'Through my Eyes' - First Solo Show by Ulemj Glamuzina - Saturday 7 April - 27 April 2018
“There is a lot of superficiality and separation in today's world. We talk a lot about human diversity and individuality however I am coming to realization that underneath it all, we're all ONE…The true essence we all share is singular. I am attracted to that true connection, fostering belonging and sincerity.”
Through her art she is attempting to capture what makes the person who they are, the layers of the human complex and to provide a glimpse of the soul.
When: Saturday 7th April 1.30 pm 
Where: The Incubator Gallery, The Incubator Creative Hub, Historic Village 17th Avenue, Tauranga, New Zealand
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The Mount Art Group 14th Annual Exhibition Saturday 7- 23 April 2018
The art group will be showing over 100 artworks from most members, which will include, acrylic, pastel, pencil, and mixed media. It will be ‘Cash ‘n Carry’. We welcome you to come along, see an artist at work, and enjoy our latest exhibition and art sale
When: 7 - 23 April 2018
Where: The Peoples Gallery, Historic Village,17th Ave,Tauranga
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The Mount Record Fair - 8 April 2018
records, more records and more records, secret records, life changing records,10+ traders with good stuff that needs re-homing
When: Sunday, April 8 at 11 AM - 4 PM
Where: TOTARA STREET, 11 Totara Street, Mount Maunganui 3116
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Muka Art Prints - Monday 9 April 2018
The Muka Youth Print Exhibition is NZ’s longest on-going art event and since its inception in 1987, more than 50,000 works have found their way into the collections of young New Zealanders. A number of well known artists from all over the world are invited to produce a set of small (100x200mm) original lithographs. The works reflect the normal style and concerns of the artists.
The lithographs will be sold exclusively to young people aged 5 - 18.
When: Monday, 9 April 2018, 3.30 – 5.30pm
Where: Tauranga Art Gallery, Cnr Wharf & Willow Streets
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Art Loves You - Exhibition Talk - Saturday 14 April 2018
Join artists from Art Loves You and curator Karl Chitham to hear about the ideas behind the artworks in Light Touch and Art That Needs You.
When: 14 April 2018 - 10.30am start

Where: Tauranga Art Gallery, Cnr Wharf & Willow Streets

Shrek the Musical Auditions - Sunday 15 April 2018
- All those auditioning are required to attend a movement/dance call. This will be Sun 15th April, 10.30 – 12.30.
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