Buy Local. Buy Tauranga.

At the backbone of our city centre and community are our business owners – mums and dads, grandparents, sons, daughters, entrepreneurs and risk takers. These amazing people work tirelessly to bring you your favourite products and services every day.

Just like you, they have families and whanau to care for, they have staff they want to retain and suppliers to pay. So when you are in need of a product or service consider purchasing from one of our Downtown Tauranga businesses.  Spending locally, saves local businesses.  

Coming out of Covid-19 stronger than ever

Flow Pilates is all about the good times, friendships and creating a positive place for people to workout in. They believe that having a great community around you makes fitness more enjoyable and successful. So going into lockdown was a big change. They quickly adjusted and were the first studio in Tauranga to offer mat classes using the online platform Zoom, working out together from...

18th June 2020

A magic spot on The Strand

Who’s been to Brooklyn Patio and Eatery lately?  It’s such a magic spot to sit, upstairs or down, and enjoy the view across the waterfront…or to snuggle inside and catch up with friends and family over a drink and some scrumptious food. Some of you may not have met Rohan McCloskey yet. Rohan has owned Brooklyn for 4 years and loves working in the hospitality...

19th June 2020

Wharf Street Upgrade

Tauranga City Council are upgrading Wharf Street to create a safe and attractive, people-friendly space in the heart of the city centre for everyone to enjoy, and work is already underway!! The upgrade will reflect Wharf Street’s role in connecting the city centre with the waterfront. Wharf Street businesses are open for business during construction and includes a wide range of...

4th June 2020

Best Falafel in the City!

BUY LOCAL. BUY TAURANGA. Meet one of our brave locals If you’re taking a walk down Grey Street in Downtown Tauranga, considering your lunch options, you might not think that one of our city’s most popular, utterly delicious lunch spots is tucked down a small alleyway. Falafel Metro is well worth the find, and walking down the alleyway, it’s clear to see many...

19th June 2020

Now more than ever our local businesses need your support

At the backbone of our community are our business owners – mums and dads, grandparents, sons, daughters, entrepreneurs and risk takers. These amazing people work tirelessly to bring you your favourite products and services every day. Just like you, they have families and whanau to care for, they have staff they want to retain and suppliers to pay. So when you are in need of a product or...

14th May 2020

Groundswell Festival of Innovation 2020

A DIGITAL FESTIVAL OF INNOVATION IN COLLABORATION WITH TECHWEEK 27 July – 2 August During Groundswell, Tauranga will come alive in the digital world with a range of events that push boundaries and break the mould. Tackling everything from arts and culture, to sports, business, and technology. This year Groundswell will host a...

27th July 2020

ACTIVATE VACANT SPACES: Tauranga Woodcrafters Guild

Tauranga Woodcrafters Guild present a window display of exquisite pieces of work from a life-sized canoe to intricate wall hangings and magical range of toys. During opening hours, you can also enjoy live demonstrations featuring work in progress and try your hand at a scrollsaw!​ Open daily during the school holidays - bring...

3rd July 2020

Barrel Room Blues with Mike Garner & Robbie Laven

Robbie and Mike present a show of acoustic blues, ragtime and Americana, featuring acoustic guitars, resonators, mandolin, fiddle, lap steel and washboard. Since emerging from the Auckland folk scene Robbie Lavën has become one of New Zealand's most respected musicians, playing a host of instruments in styles ranging from folk to rock,...

18th July 2020

Paint and Wine Night - Kiwi - Paintvine

The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand, a drink in the other and let’s paint a masterpiece! Join Cornerstone for a creative night of drinking and painting in Tauranga City! No previous painting experience necessary! Get your creative juices flowing and your brush strokes going! The need to know: Drinks: No drinks are...

28th July 2020

Dessert with Peta Mathias Returns

Due to popular demand Lyon O'Neale Arnold are hosting a second Tauranga exclusive event.  Join Peta Mathias for dessert with her iconic wildly entertaining style as she shares stories of her culinary adventures, life, love and of course food. Respected chef, traveler, author and irreverent Kiwi TV star, Peta has entertained us...

29th July 2020

Get your favourite fixes from our city centre

You’ve been waiting so long…And so have we! COVID Level 2 means Downtown...

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Goddards Shopping Centre

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Keep warm and enjoy browsing Goddards Shopping Centre - linking Devonport...

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Look Fashion Month

We asked some of our leading fashion designers and stockists to share fashion...

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