Meet the rest of the team bringing Christmas joy to the city this year!

We love this time of the year! We get to work with some amazing people who each year put aside the work that they normally do to help us create something magical in the city centre. They listen to our rambling ideas and napkin sketches, and they help us to bring our ideas to life. They are the true supporters of our city centre – those who work quietly in the background, not seeking...

17th November 2021

Remaker is open now in Red Square!

REMAKER MOVED TO RED SQUARE It's official! Remaker Sustainability Hub is now in Red Square where their community space continues to inspire and encourage living, learning and experimenting with sustainable solutions. There will be a creative workspace, workshops, the Remaker shop, hirable event space, opportunities for youth engagement, a business mentorship programme, Mount Zion...

15th October 2021

Boost your mood, mind, energy and spirit

BOOST YOUR MOOD, MIND, ENERGY AND SPIRIT With these 7 fun and mindful ideas that also support local!  Many of us are busy from the moment we wake up to when we find ourselves crawling towards the finish line of the the day after working, picking up the kids, tidying the house, deciding what to cook, cooking, negotiating with the kids to eat at least some of the veges on their...

30th September 2021

Date Night at Home

Watched all of the shows on telly already? Run out of movies with the right balance of drama AND action? Ready for a spontaneous night with your special someone without having to spend oodles of money? Here are 6 date night suggestions you can still enjoy from the comfort of your own home. 1.    Couples pamper night. Having a good skin care routine, and enjoying a nice...

23rd September 2021

Gift Guide 2 - Making Christmas Easier in Downtown Tauranga

Our gift guide is here and made just for you, For him, for her, the whole family too. Take a look, take a peek, Find a present, find what you seek. Buying gifts local this Christmas is thoughtful, Spreading good cheer, so appreciated and joyful Making Christmas easier in Downtown Tauranga! A Festive Delight Glasshouse Vanilla Caramel Candle - $17.99 Life Pharmacy Tauranga 53...

6th December 2021

Hononga Photographic Exhibition

Celebrating Connections As people we are connected through place, culture, relationships, experiences.  We are enriched, we share a bond. This exhibition of UNO images celebrates our people and their connection to all that matters.  A feature event of Trustpower Toi Tauranga Christmas. Come and see our large scale outdoor...

15th November 2021

The Great Gingerbread Hunt

THIS EVENT HAS NOW SOLD OUT   The Great Gingerbread Hunt entertainment is subject to change due to COVID-19.  We will advise any changes in accordance with Government guidelines as they are announced.    Calling all kids, we need your help! When we installed the Gingerbread House in Red Square, we gave directions...

4th December 2021

Giant Gingerbread House

A GIANT GINGERBREAD HOUSE IS BEING INSTALLED IN RED SQUARE FOR THE CHRISTMAS SEASON! You won't miss seeing the Giant Gingerbread House when you walk through the city this December.... it's 6m long and 2.5m high and will be sitting right in the middle of Red Square! Adorned with the traditional white frosting, colourful lollies, big...

26th November 2021

The Strand Christmas Illuminations

The Strand Christmas Illuminations will light up Tauranga’s waterfront, with a curated collection of stunning light sculptures and instillations by internationally acclaimed light artist, Angus Muir. Discover a wonderland of illuminated instillations in Tauranga’s CBD, providing a perfect backdrop to your Christmas celebrations or a...

26th November 2021

The Seafarer's Playground

Experience the beautiful Tauranga Waterfront like never before!​ With internationally-acclaimed artists and homegrown talents, make sure you are there for an extraordinary experience, right on Tauranga Moana - New Zealand's seafaring playground.​ Enjoy the waterfront the way it should be; taking in the stunning views across the...

26th February 2022

Christmas in the City 2021

EVENTS. ACTIVITIES. LIGHT. ART. CELEBRATION. There’s a host of happenings...

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We've Got What You Want Downtown Tauranga

Weve Got What You Want
We have put together some latest trends, showing you just a snippet of what...

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Support Local, Buy Local

At the backbone of our community are our business owners – mums and dads...

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Supporting businesses in Downtown Tauranga through Covid-19

Now more than ever city centre and it's businesses need your support! There...

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