What’s happening
in Downtown Tauranga

Looking for what’s going on in Tauranga city centre? You’ve come to the right place.

For upcoming events, activities for all ages, and the best restaurants, pubs, cafes, shopping and accommodation, look no further.

This is your go-to place for things to do in Downtown Tauranga.

Trustpower Photographic exhibition 25 JAN to 5 APR

CHECK OUT THE WINNERS OF THE TRUSTPOWER PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION 25 JAN – 5 APR From thousands of competition entries, 20 winning images are showcased in the fourth annual Trustpower Photographic Exhibition! Come and see the breath-taking winning images, presented on large-scale display boards in the Bay’s largest outdoor...

15th January 2020

Our Home

Want to catch more of the entries to the Trustpower Photographic Exhibition photos, maybe even yours. See and hear how Tauranga looked in the 1950’s or be part of the interactive display by writing a letter to home, a loved one or the city. Come Home to OUR HOME and see our digital display and this amazing interactive exhibition....

3rd February 2020

KOTAHITANGA/UNITY

The Kotahitanga Exhibition explores unity in our community.     Come on a journey of discovery. In this digital and interactive exhibition, that asks what diversity means to you and what unity means to you. Explore what Kotahitanga means; the history of the Kotahitanga movement and what greater unity in our community...

10th February 2020

Laval Photo & Video Pop-Up Studio

A pop-up studio, beautifully designed by interior stylist Olivia Schwarz from Spacefully Yours to include multiple inviting shooting spaces.  ​ Frame and complement your personal brand with a variety of different settings, professional lighting and Vanessa's expertise in getting you comfortable in front of the camera and capturing...

10th February 2020

58th National Jazz Festival

The 58th National Jazz Festival presents a fantastic programme of events in Tauranga this Easter from 8 to 12 April 2020, showcasing performances from some of the best jazz musicians in Australasia. There's something for everyone, from world-class jazz concerts at the Baycourt Community and Arts Centre, the two-day 43rd National Youth Jazz...

11th April 2020

Trustpower Photographic Exhibition Winners Announced

A huge congratulations to the 2020 Trustpower Photographic Exhibition winners See the winning images in all their glory at the free Trustpower Photographic Exhibition along The Strand, on now until 5 April. Now that the judges have chosen, be sure to vote for your favourite image to be in to win dinner for two, to the value of $120, at Macau Restaurant! On each photograph,...

28th January 2020

Tauranga Playgrounds Near Me

The ‘Playgrounds Near Me’ map is a map of all New Zealand’s publicly accessible playgrounds. We’ve tried to include a photo, description, and information about available amenities and facilities for each playground. Users can simply hover over or click the playground pin they are interested in to see this information. Click...

30th August 2019

MISS GEE'S - TAURANGA'S NEWEST BAR

Botanical gins, top wines, sharing plates and good times. Miss Gee’s is Tauranga’s newest speciality cocktail bar and a fantastic hangout spot in our city centre! Miss Gee’s is all about the music. The year-round summer vibes. The vibrant décor. The eclectic menu. With a colourful selection of tap and craft beers, local and international wines, more...

2nd December 2019

Some of the best quiz nights in town!

Looking for a great night out with friends during the winter months?? Here's a list of some great quiz nights in the city! THE BARREL ROOM Mondays Every Monday at 7pm is quiz night at The Barrel Room on Wharf Street! There will be loads of prizes and heaps of fun. Book your team in advance and recieve a FREE pizza! https://www.facebook.com/events/324769785127395/   THE...

28th June 2019

Robyn Hay - winner of the Trustpower Photographic Exhibition

Robyn Hay reflects on her favourite things - and winning First Place in this year's Trustpower Photographic Exhibition. "This year’s theme was Home, so I thought about what home was to me. Home is family, so of course I thought of my mum.  Mum is an eccentric lady in her 70’s, who moved to a rural property after losing her home (our family home) in the...

4th February 2020

Goddards Shopping Centre
Linking Devonport Road and Grey Street enjoy browsing our stores for Fashion...
Look Fashion Month
We asked some of our leading fashion designers and stockists to share fashion...
Durham Street
In 2019 we welcomed the new University of Waikato campus with students and...
Taste Tauranga
Indulge in food. Try new flavours. Sample new restaurants. Win. Our...