31 Mar to 23 Nov
Baycourt Presents is bringing seven Arts On Tour NZ
02 Apr to 21 Oct
This community market is a great morning out for the whole family!
09 Aug to 06 Sep
Hands on practical approach to painting in the abstract with oils. Demystify abstract art with an award winning artist and invited guest artists. Stretch your own canvas.
10 Aug to 28 Aug
Jo Torr’s exhibition Vahine Wahine brings together two of Torr’s well known series of work to celebrate New Zealand women who won the right to vote in 1893.
Presented by: Open Eyes Exclusive, acclaims psychic Kelvin Cruickshank returns to Baycourt to help put people in touch with the loved ones they've lost, and also help them to understand how the afterlife works.
A fantastic adventurous event for all to enjoy.
The well-known and much loved The Night Is Young marks its 7th year by again showcasing an expansive and varied mix of talented students from 8 local secondary schools. Presented by Friends of Baycourt.
Come and listen to words of wisdom from our speakers, communications coach Gail Page and focus magazine editor Dee Collins.
The entertaining live talk show hosted by Ruud ‘The Bug Man’ Kleinpaste will make you laugh and offer interesting insights from our fabulously entertaining special guests who are all superstars of Garden and Art in New Zealand
Inzpire Dance Company presents Transmission. Featuring all dance styles, this year’s theme of ‘Transmission’ is centred around communication and is sure to be entertaining, moving and thought provoking for all ages.
Come explore Mount Maunganui for a running festival including a 21km half marathon, 10km and 5km options.
Handel's "Dixit Dominus" & "Coronation Anthems" performed by the Scholars Pro Musica Chamber Choir and NZBarok.
A one-day event featuring some of the best Maori technologists, innovators and entrepreneurs, and aims to awaken, inspire and ignite rangatahi (16 - 24 years), and help connect them with the innovation ingrained in their DNA.
29 Aug to 04 Sep
Merata Mita, pioneering Maori filmmaker and international champion of women in indigenous film, is celebrated by her youngest son, archivist Heperi Mita, collaborating with his siblings to deliver a richly personal portrait.
31 Aug to 01 Sep
With incredible new choreography, spellbinding magic, heart-racing music and a sensory experience like no other, audiences will be kept on the edge of their seats and left wanting more.
Run Beneath the Stars Tauranga – Saturday 1st September 2018.
Bring your dad this Father’s Day weekend to watch the highly anticipated game between the Bay of Plenty Steamers and last year’s Mitre 10 Cup champions Canterbury!
03 Sep to 07 Sep
The Tauranga Primary Schools’ Music Festival 2018 bring together 31 choirs over five nights from local Primary/Intermediate schools embracing this year’s theme ‘It’s About Time’.
Step back in time and join us for a debate between Tauranga Girls’ College and Tauranga Boys’ College on whether men deserve the vote.
Former Prime Minister and United Nations Development Programme Administrator, Rt Hon. Helen Clark will be speaking in Tauranga in September as part of the Suffrage 125 celebrations. Helen will take part in a discussion moderated by Elizabeth Hughes.
HopeWalk is a movement to bring greater awareness around the issue of suicide and promote suicide prevention.
Judy Garland, Patsy Cline, Edith Piaf, Billie Holiday & Maria Callas touch the lives of 5 every-day women resulting in stories of life-changing encounters. The singer has her story & the listener hers, & should these touch each other, there can be magic.
Well-known pianist Richard Mapp has played many times for Chamber Music NZ, performed with the major orchestras of the world and many groups and soloists. Richard’s programme will include pieces by Bach, Kenneth Young, Schubert, Chopin, Messiaen & Brahms
09 Sep to 14 Sep
The 15th annual Anchor AIMS Games will host a record 10,851 intermediate-aged competitors from more than 320 schools all over New Zealand and the Pacific.
10 Sep to 16 Sep
Amanda Millar’s moving documentary CELIA celebrates the enduring legacy of Celia Lashlie, a passionate advocate for social interventions that equipped those long deprived of choice with the tools for responsible decision making.
11 Sep to 12 Sep
“There’s a tale in my bones, fighting to be told”. Delving into the lawless outpost of 1800s Russell, Kororareka: The Ballad of Maggie Flynn introduces a heroine created from the rich and vibrant true stories of New Zealand women.
NZSO Associate Conductor Hamish McKeich leads the orchestra on a country-wide tour, presenting a Classical Hits programme for the whole family. Featuring works by Schubert, Tchaikovsky, Gillian Whitehead, Debussy, and Tchaikovsky.
In a concert where pop meets traditional country we feature award winning songs from artists like Doris Day, John Denver, Connie Francis, Kenny Rodgers and Dolly Parton.
Dress vintage style or in the New Zealand suffrage colours of Gold White and Violet. Enjoy a bicycle tour of the historic Te Papa area, followed by a shared picnic afternoon tea at The Elms.
Tauranga Business Women's Network are holding a lunchtime panel discussion with 3 local women who are working in traditionally male dominated industries.
Former principal of Merivale School and current Labour List MP based in Tauranga, Jan Tinetti will be speaking in Tauranga in September as part of the Suffrage 125 celebrations.
21 Sep to 23 Sep
Create your happy place! The Spring Home Show is the perfect opportunity to find all your home products and service needs under one roof.
21 Sep to 22 Sep
Tauriko School is holding its 100-year reunion on 21st and 22nd September this year. An exciting line up is planned for the two day event.
As a warm up to the National Barbershop 2018 Convention, Downtown Tauranga will be treated to a public barbershop harmony performance.
22 Sep to 29 Sep
Join Shrek, Donkey, Princess Fiona in this all singing, all dancing hilarious production which turns the world of fairytales upside down.
Vegan Vibes is back this September the 22nd 2018!
Fast. Flat. Fun! With a spectacular finish in Tauranga's beautiful CBD.
“Harmony A Plenty”, the local Tauranga Barbershop Chorus has its Silver Jubilee this year and is to host National Barbershop 2018 Convention which has the motto -- “Waiata Ki A Mauao” – “Sing to the Mount”.
Learn how to reduce your household’s food waste but utilising tiger worms in your very own worm farm!
New Zealand loves Postmodern Jukebox! Following three successful tours in as many years, the multi-talented collective will bring their re-imagined contemporary pop, rock and R&B hits in the style of various yesteryears to eagerly awaiting fans in 2018.
03 Oct to 06 Oct
Athletes from around New Zealand compete in Tauranga for Gymnastics biggest and greatest event of the year.
The best of the best junior to veteran amateur country music entertainers from across NZ will compete for the title of NZ Country Music Entertainer of the Year in their age groups. Special guest artists featuring on the night.
09 Oct to 10 Oct
Ride the wind and dream with Air Play, a modern spectacle bringing to life the very air we breathe.
Adam with The Eastern has played everywhere from Timaru to Nashville and beyond. Throwing down on theatre stages, street corners pubs and living rooms, he treats every show as the best one yet.
Come along to our Drop In Workshop where we will be putting together DAYS FOR GIRLS feminine hygiene kits for girls and young women in Cambodia.
It’s the last match before the Mitre 10 Cup semi-finals, so come along to watch as the Bay of Plenty Steamers take on Northland this Saturday 13 October at 2.35pm!
The Merchants of Bollywood features a cast of more than 40 performers direct from Film City Mumbai – the home of Bollywood Cinema.
In a concert with a similar format to our acclaimed Mario Lanza show in 2016, we look into the lives and music of many of the world’s greatest singers of all time including Joan Sutherland, Maria Callas, Pavarotti, Caruso and Mario Lanza.
A corporate day of racing where teams can challenge their off-the-water rivals to a fun water competition.
27 Oct to 28 Oct
Be inspired, empowered and entertained at the Focus on Women Expo!
Two bored kids. One rainy day. And one crazy cat wearing a red-striped hat. Young and old alike will delight in this faithful adaptation of a classic book come to life before our very eyes.
02 Nov to 04 Nov
Tauranga's new format fishing and boat show, for everything on, in and under the water.
03 Nov to 04 Nov
The talented students of STEPS Performing Arts will delight audiences of all ages with their production of DreamWorks – Madagascar – A Musical Adventure Jr.
09 Nov to 10 Nov
The Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to New Zealand with A Russian Triple Bill. This is the first time that the company have brought this stunning programme to NZ.
Baypark is pleased to announce the Legendary Dionne Warwick and her Greatest Hits Tour. Part of the Baypark Concert Series Dionne Warwick will be performing in Tauranga for the very first time.
15 Nov to 18 Nov
Come and view the beauty and diversity of our region's gardens and the creativity of our talented artists
15 Nov to 18 Nov
Bring down the family and take a walk around landscape designed gardens, view fascinating art pieces, listen to music, engage in workshops and much more...
What do you call 6 women stranded on a mountain in the rain? Ridiculous! Or Social Climbers - just not to their faces! Perfectly timed for your own social group’s ascent into summer, don’t miss this hilarious play when it comes to Baycourt in November.
We bring you our famous Christmas pantomime with a new twist on Cinderella!
Circus, slapstick & magic combine in this special adventure for primary school aged children & families. Fantastical fun, with waterproof ponchos provided for those in the front row.
Chainsaw juggling, walking on broken glass and other famous feats are performed along with the stories of how they came to be.
Join us to commemorate 125 years of women's suffrage with the launch of award-winning author Debbie McCauley's new bilingual children's picture book 'Eliza and the White Camellia: A Story of Suffrage in New Zealand'.
A great way to kick-off the Triathlon season. Set in the idyllic setting of Mount Maunganui you can race either the Standard, Sprint or Super-Sprint races & for the kids the Splash'n'Dash. With something for everyone this race is a must do.
Join Nanogirl, Boris, and CLAIR (Constantly Learning Artificial Intelligence Repository) for science & engineering as you have never seen them before. An action packed adventure with rockets, explosions and even a live tornado!
15 Dec to 16 Dec
New Zealand's premier endurance ironman race with a prize purse to match.
Far from being “just another cover band” The ABBA Show is a full-scale theatrical production featuring over 2 hours of live music, replica costumes, theatrical lighting/effects and all the dancing an ABBA fan can handle.
“A Night Before Christmas” returns in 2018 and will be the perfect way to welcome in Christmas. The Bay’s biggest free Christmas party will celebrate 22 years of Christmas joy and Festive fun.
What better way to enjoy the Xmas break than entering this iconic Surf beach Triathlon. Then sit back and watch NZ's Elite Triathletes race.
A multi-event Ocean Swim with achievable distances for anyone aged 7 to 87! Part of the iconic Banana Boat NZ Ocean Swim Series.
This is such a great event for all you Ladies out there. Come and take part in this event that will support you all the way from the start to finish.
Gain inspiration and ideas, find solutions, improve your expertise, develop product knowledge as well as seeing what exhibitors are showcasing, who’s new in the region, and what is the latest in innovation and technology.
Looking for a great way to wrap up your Triathlon season. Look no further than this iconic race.
10 Apr to 13 Apr
Shortland Street - The Musical features iconic characters, stories from the classic era of NZ’s favourite TV show, and songs like ‘Stuck In A Love Triangle’, ‘Cliffhanger’ & ‘Not In Guatemala Now’. A warm-hearted musical comedy the whole family can enjoy.