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Click here for some lovely photos of the Trust Power Tauranga Christmas Parade


Rainy Day? Check out the Fantastic range of movies at Event Cinemas and Rialto


Bay of Plenty The Project Room Exhibition Series  – 63 Spring Street

The Bay of Plenty Polytechnic Exhibition series is open. The exhibition showcasing students creative works as part of a Mainstreet Tauranga Bay of Plenty Polytechnic collaboration features work by 31 students, held at The Project Room, 63 Spring Street. The work will feature a collage of photographs taken by a diverse group from beginners to advanced students.  Each student has been asked to submit a collage of their best work from the 14 week course.  The Project Room will exhibit these, each week their will be different calendar of events.  Entry is free.

Friday, 27th November - 'Spectre' Movie Night - Bay City Cinemas

This event is a great way to help support 3 different schools in Uganda. The money made will go towards buying resources for schools and the local communities in Gulu, Kitgum and Kampala. We will be screening the fim 'Spectre' at 6pm and there will also be goodie bags and spot prizes being given out. Bring extra cash on the night to buy extra tickets to go into the draw to win some great spot prizes. We would LOVE your support and we hope to see you there!

Friday, 27th November - Corporate Ladies Lunch - The Phoenix & Macau

The Phoenix and Macau are pleased to bring to you our first ladies long lunch.
Book it in your diary now for Friday 27th November 2015 from 1pm to 4pm. Enjoy some pampering, fine wine, great food and live music.
Ladies will be treated to a long luncheon matched with award winning Stoneleigh Latitude and Lake Chalice wines and bubbles…

Sunday, 29th November - Show Me Shorts - Rialto Cinema
Show Me Shorts is New Zealand’s leading festival of short films. Something kiwis are acknowledged as world leaders in. Did you know that we are the country after France to have the most short films screened in competition at Cannes? Kiwi short films are in demand for festivals around the world, so it’s great that Show Me Shorts provides a way for New Zealanders to see them here too.

Sunday, 29th November - Bay of Plenty Symponia - Baycourt Theatre

Bay of Plenty Symphonia celebrates its 40th anniversary with a Gala Concert at Baycourt featuring International Young Steinway artist, Jason Bae, as the soloist in Beethoven’s majestic 5th Piano Concerto, ‘The Emperor’. Hearing Jason perform on Baycourt’s magnificent Steinway piano will be the highlight of the Symphonia’s anniversary year for many

Saturday, 5th December - Trustpower Christmas Parade - Downtown Tauranga

Parade starts at top of Devonport Road (where second avenue meets).  Will head down Devonport Road, link onto The Strand and finish at intersection that meets Harington Street.
Parade starts at 11am with family entertainment after the parade on The Waterfront. 

Friday, 11th December - Snow White and The 3 1/2 Dwarfs - Holy Trinity Church

The Operatunity famous and infamous panto puts a smile on the face and a lilt in our step as we romp through our own slightly twisted story of Snow White and with budget constraints, 3 and a half dwarves, plus a few other characters thrown in for good measure!

Sunday, 13th December - Carols on the Waterfront - Edgewater Fan, Waterfront

Come join in the annual Chstimas Carols on the Waterfront.  Hosted by our central city churches.  THis is a FREE family events tarting witha a prcession form No.1 The strand at 5.30pm.  Christmas Carols start at 6pm at the Edgewater Fan on the Tauranga Waterfront.

 Saturday, 29th December and Monday 21st to Wednesday 23rd  - Santa Grotto - Piccadilly Arcade

Come down and get your photo taken with Santa in the Santa Grotto, located in Piccadilly Arcade.
Open 12pm to 2.30pm 

Thursday, 31st December - New Year's Eve BBQ & Fireworks - The Waterfront

Bring your family, friends, sausages and BBQ ingredients and join us on the waterfront from 5pm for the NY Eve BBQ with live music, cool games and fireworks for the kids at 9.30pm.  And for the grown-ups enjoy NY Eve on The Strand with live music, gourmet BBQ's and more at our restaurants and bars, with more fireworks at midnight!.