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Saturday 29th November - Trustpower Christmas Parade - Downtown Tauranga

The inaurgural Trustpower Christmas Parade is on this Saturday 29th November. Pre Parade Entertainment starts at 10am with the Trustpower Christmas Parade starting at 11am.  Parade travels from Second Ave , down Devonport Road on to the Strand, finishing at Harington Street. The City Car park buildings are free on the day of the parade.

Wednesday 17th December - 7 Days LIVE comes to Tauranga, playing at the Baycourt theatre

BACK FOR ANOTHER ROUND OF LIVE LOLS! For five years TV3’s 7 DAYS has reigned as favourite NZ comedy show on the box. However, not content with Kiwis just chortling from their settees, the tour bus has been booked and the gang are on the road once more – to hear those hearty belly giggles in the flesh! The annual 7 DAYS LIVE TOUR is taking the news and current affairs off our telly screens and into live venues across New Zealand this December.  To book your tickets simply visit www.ticketek.co.nz 0800 TICKETEK

Wednesday 3 December to Monday 5 January - Alf Rendell - Photographic Exhibition - Historic Tauranga From Above 1946 - 2006

In association with Heartland Bank. Please contact Creative Tauranga for further details 07 928 5270

Friday 17th October to Sunday 22nd February 2015- Euan Macleod: The Painter in the Painting - Tauranga Art Gallery

Although he has been based in Sydney for more than 30 years, Euan Macleod has constantly returned to the country of his birth, making art and exhibiting here. Alongside Australian images, this exhibition features works inspired by the Bay of Plenty, Lyttelton Harbour, and the Southern Alps.
n the Gallery Atrium Macleod will be presenting a new work of White Island, the largest he has produced to date.

Saturday 18th October to Friday 19th December 2014 -  WIN A Car Downtown Tauranga Promotion

Shop at any participating Downtown Tauranga store to go into the draw to win a car just before Christmas.  For a list of participating stores click here.  For the full terms and conditons of the promotion click here.

Saturday 18th October to Monday 6th April - Welcomes all Cruise Ship Passengers to Downtown Tauranga.

Daily shuttle bus for passengers will be operating between i-port and Downtown Tauranga.
For cruiseship arrivals please link to Port of Tauranga.  http://www.port-tauranga.co.nz/Shipping-Information/Cruise-Schedules/ 

Wednesday 5th - 26th November -  Corporate Grit Games -  The Gym, held on Grassed Area on The Strand

30 Minute Sessions.  Go Hard. Rest. Go harder. Rest. Repeat 
Les Mills GRIT = High Intestity Interval Training designed for the ultimate results in minimum time.
Challenge your fitness. Take the trophy hom to your company.  Most improved results wins.  The playing field is even.
Every Wednesday, 12.10pm for 30 minutes. Register your team my contact info@thegym.co.nz.  Limited numbers to be in quick.

Thursday 27th November Entrepreneus Everywhere #1  -  The Tauranga City Library Co-hosted by Venture Centre

This is a free event at which the Tauranga City Library and Venture Centre will be doing a recap of the recent Tauranga Startup Weekend and touching on places in Tauranga where you can find more information about starting a business.
If you, or someone you know, has a business idea floating around then this is a great opportunity to learn more about entrepreneurial environment in Tauranga, and to meet some of the key figures in this space.

Wednesday 3rd December -  Brew Beer Club - BREW Beer Craft Beer Pub

At Beer Club you get a guided tasting of four craft beers plus nibbles. The tasting is guided by one of the team from award-winning Bay Of Plenty craft brewery The Croucher Brewing Co, and usually invoves a variety of beer styles. It is a chance to learn more about beer and the people who make it.
It costs just $20 per person, bookings are recommended. Ask at the bar (107 The Strand, Tauranga) or call 578 3543. This is a fun and popular event - bookings are recommended.

Wednesday 3rd December -  Business @ the Library - Tauranga City Library

Need a refresher on using Facebook to market your business?  Come along for a Q&A session with keri Trim from Likeable.
This is a great opportunity for people new to using Facebook for business, as well as a follow up for those who came to our social media marketing evening in September.
5.30pm to 6.30pm, to register email Michelle Sims,  michelle.sims@tauranga.govt.nz 

Sunday 14th December - Stranded Sunday - The Strand

Family Christmas entertainment on The Strand and Masonic Park between Wharf and Hamilton Street.
11am to 2pm

Sunday 14th December - Carols on the Waterfront - The Edgewater Fan

Join the Combined Churches of Tauranga for the annual Carols on the Waterfront on Sunday 14th December.  Procession starts at 5.30pm from Number One the Strand with Carols on the Waterfront starting at the Edgewater Fan at 6pm.  This is a Free event