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.  

Taste Tauranga 2020

Buy Local. Taste Tauranga!  Delight your taste buds and awaken your senses with all that’s on offer this August. You could win a year’s free dining, a $5K diamond from Peet Jewellers or our Burger Competition!  Check out the lineup of events and offers here and book, book,...

9th October 2020

Taste Tauranga Tapas Trail 2020

Turn Tuesday into a Tapas Trail of delight! Disrupt the hum drum of winter with an evening of sensational flavours, divine cocktails and a great night out with friends. Grab a ticket and some friends and join the Taste Tauranga Tuesday Tapas Trail! Four iconic restaurant bars, four stops, four sensations. Picture this…Arrive...

9th October 2020

Springfest 2020

Celebrate the start of the summer months at Springfest in Downtown Tauranga!!!! 8 of your favourite city centre restaurants and bars will be playing live music all afternoon! Come on down and enjoy a fantastic summer vibe, great food and drink and maybe even discover a new band or bar that you haven't been to before!! Brought to you by The...

25th October 2020

Tauranga Pop Up Comedy Club

It's time for a damn good laugh, so join us this long-weekend for Tauranga's first ever pop-up comedy club!​ Featuring some of NZ's leading comedians and the brightest up and comers, book your spot to see the star's full hour shows and then stick around for the Late Laughs lineup show. It's time to bring a big-city comedy...

23rd October 2020

The Man She Weeps

TCSC Entertainment Group is a Bay of Plenty based arts organisation owned and operated by youth. Under their umbrella brand, Yellow Flicker Films, they are currently producing a feature film “The Man She Weeps” by Paige Jesse & Sam Tomaszkyk.  This exciting community project, with strong values and the Bay Of Plenty...

10th September 2020

Calling all creatives! Laneway creative art installation project

We’re searching for creative artists to submit a creative art installation concept to our Activate Vacant Spaces Laneway Creative Art Installation Project.  The winning entry will install their concept in a city centre laneway over summer 2020. OUR PURPOSE & VALUES Activate Vacant Spaces turns vacant spaces into vibrant spaces in our city centre. From alleyways to...

5th October 2020

Calling all creatives! Laneway Mural Opportunity

We’re searching for artists to submit a creative mural concept to our Activate Vacant Spaces Laneway Mural Project.  The winning entry will install their concept in a city centre laneway over summer 2020/21. OUR PURPOSE & VALUES Activate Vacant Spaces turns vacant spaces into vibrant spaces in our city centre. From alleyways to rooftops, empty stores to building walls,...

5th October 2020

Burger Competition 2020

9 - 25 October The Taste Tauranga Burger Competition is back! Dine out at any participating Burger Competition restaurant, bar or cafe between the 9 - 25 October 2020 during Downtown Tauranga's Taste Tauranga food festival, vote for your favourite burger and you'll go in the draw to win a Burger Feast for you and 3 friends!  Participating bars, restaurants, and cafes...

9th October 2020

Major Christmas Installation replacing this year's Trustpower Christmas Parade

The city centre will play host to an exciting and major new Christmas installation this year as the Trustpower Christmas Parade gets refashioned for 2020 due to COVID-19.  Mainstreet Tauranga has announced The Trustpower Toi Tauranga Christmas Art Festival that will feature a major light installation and community performances and is expected to be a major drawcard for the city...

15th October 2020

Limited Edition Mexican Falafel

Falafel Metro's Specialty Dish during Taste Tauranga, 9 - 25 October 2020 For a limited time only during Taste Tauranga, Falafel Metro are serving up the Mex - a Mexican inspired combination served in their pita bread or as a fresh salad. What's in it: falafels, corn, fresh tomatoes, chipotle sour cream, and fresh...

9th October 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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