|The Cargo Shed: very busy place, showing art in all forms. Not to be missed. 5 minutes walk from Tauranga Harbour City.
Matariki Festival: So much organised all around Tauranga ....The Art Gallery, the Library, Creative Tauranga, Music at Baycourt, at Camp Ground Mount Maunganui... from some Weaving, music, instruments to Maori medecine, fashion, astronomy.... and a Kite Day at Fergusson Park on the Saturday 11th of July from 12pm to 4pm.
Tauranga Art Gallery
Lots of awesome Artwork on display from different artists.- Free entry.
Tauranga Farmers Market: Every Saturday morning on the 5th Avenue, huge market, fresh product and some cooking demonstration!!!!! Not to be missed!!!
Tauranga Night Market - Bayfair Shopping Centre from 5.30pm to 9pm on Saturdays
Baycourt Centennial Theatre
Friday 26th of June: Kelvin Cruickshank's soul food
With the outstanding success and popularity of TV2’s award winning series ‘Sensing Murder’, Kelvin has literally been swamped with people wanting to see him. For this reason, he is continuing on his series of exclusive evenings that will help reach out and touch more people at once.
Saturday 27th of June; Smoke Free Rock Contest
Smokefreerockquest is New Zealand’s only nationwide, live, original music, youth event. Now in its 27th year, the series of over 40 events reaches audience numbers in excess of 10,000 every year, and has become a New Zealand institution.
Smokefreerockquest aims to motivate young musicians to prove their ability and realise the heights they can reach in their music careers, and to encourage their peers to support original New Zealand music.
Tuesday 30th of June: The Bookbinder
They say you can get lost in a good book. But it’s worse getting lost in a bad one…
This 2014 Tauranga Arts Festival sell-out show returns for one enchanting night. The Bookbinder is an award-winning story of mystery, magic and mayhem that weaves shadowplay, paper art, puppetry and music into an inventive performance for curious children and adventurous adults.
Winner of Best Theatre and Best in the Fringe at NZ Fringe 2014, and winner of International Excellence Award at Sydney Fringe 2014.
Tuesday 14th of July: Caterpillar -
For the little ones ..... A hilarious tale of two clumsy puppeteers who attempt to put on a beautiful show about the life cycle of a caterpillar.
Caterpillars is guaranteed to delight the whole family! Recommended for children aged 3-8 years.
“…this charming and clever show is a gem.” – Theatreview
Saturday 18th of July: Opus Orchestra
Winterlight by Waikato’s Martin Lodge inspires a joyful heart-warming winter programme featuring former NZSO Principal bassoonist, Preman Tilson. Cosy up with Mozart’s exquisite Bassoon Concerto, the joyful Mozart Linz Symphony and Mendelssohn’s sparkling Italian, fizzing with energy.
Friday 31st of July: Viva Las Vegas
Come and experience the best of Vegas without having to gamble away those hard earned dollars! Corporate Casino and Total Entertainment Solutionz have joined forces to create a Las Vegas experience not to be missed!
We have all the elements of a great night out including a fun casino, 3 course American style dinner, themed characters, showgirls, singers, portrait artist, and more.
Tauranga Racecourse: Saturday 21st of March - Tauranga Baileys International Race Day from 9 am....
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