CHECK OUT WHERE TO DINE, GREAT SHOPPING AND WHAT’S NOT TO MISS DOWNTOWN TAURANGA!

Meet and support our hard working business owners and operators and Buy Local Buy Downtown Tauranga!  Plus find out what’s on in our city centre.  We’ve highlighted some key events below and for more events on now and coming up click here

Auto Extravaganza 2021

A car, truck & bike show like none before Saturday 27 February: Swap Meet 0830 culminating with an 11:00 Cruiz to Mount Maunganui via Greerton. Sunday 28 February: Park up 08:00 to 09:00 Open to the public from 10:00 - 2:00 Food, Drinks and fun for the kids. Spectator Entry is a Gold Coin per person Exhibitors $5 per...

27th February 2021

STEM Explorer Trail Installations in the CBD

STEM Explorer Trail This unique website app will be an interactive way of exploring hidden STEM challenges and tasks within Tauranga’s CBD. Designed and developed by our very own YouthDev team, composed of volunteer mentors and youth, the STEM Explorer Trail is a one of a kind app experience made by locals for our locals (and visitors)....

11th February 2021

Wharf Street Open Air Movie with Night Owl Cinemas

COME TO OUR FREE FAMILY OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHT!  Downtown Tauranga, Tauranga City Council, Wharf Street & Night Owl Cinemas are bringing ‘The Rock’ to Wharf St! Register your interest now to attend. Grab your cushions, beanbags, rugs and pillows and your family and friends and join us for a FREE Open Air...

13th March 2021

Circus Workshop with Circus in a Flash

HEY KIDS – COME JOIN THE CIRCUS! Hey kids … and adults too!!! Come join our FREE Circus Workshop on Saturday March 13th from 11am – 2pm Circus In A Flash will be on Wharf Street with their big box of circus equipment for all to try. Learn from a professional tutor who performs real circus skills, from basic right up to...

13th March 2021

Sumer Exhibition

Established in 2018, Sumer is a commercial gallery in Tauranga, New Zealand. Sumer focuses on the presentation of leading contemporary art by artists working in New Zealand, Australia and internationally. The gallery supports dynamic, innovative and challenging practices, both established and emerging. Sumer aims to actively...

21st January 2021

Ceramics Gallery and Workshops

Open Tuesday – Saturday 10am – 3pm until January 31st FORMER GLASSONS SITE DEVONPORT ROAD This incredible exhibition showcases our creative ceramic community with featured works by some of our most respected and celebrated artists and emerging potters too. On display works by John Parker, Duncan Shearer, Fiona Tunnicliffe, Diane Parker, Ian Drury, Bev McKenzie, Janet...

20th November 2020

Outdoor Dining Gazebos

This summer, we will temporarily transform Masonic Park, through placemaking, into a themed outdoor dining/community building environment that encourages interaction and creates a more livable and inviting space.  An energized, vibrant and visually inviting space that draws people in to meet, talk, socialize and relax. Coming in December... ...

2nd November 2020

Laneway Creative Installation

Have you been down to check out Downtown Tauranga’s latest mural? Created by artist Sam Allen this amazing underwater creation is located in the laneway that links Grey Street to the Spring Street Carparking building… Check out this impressive mural in person and make sure you get some cool selfies!   Check out more of Sam Allen's...

2nd November 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

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

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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Support Local, Buy Local

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

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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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Durham Street

In 2019 we welcomed the new University of Waikato campus with students and...

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