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.  

Olympic Pride Event

Come walk the 100 years of Olympic Pride Path and have some fun in our Mini Olympics event with MoreFM. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the first time the New Zealand Olympic Team proudly wore the silver fern on their uniforms when they attended the Antwerp Olympic Games in 1920. At Masonic Park you can walk the 100 years...

15th August 2020

Remake Yourself

Remake Yourself is a fun energising lunchtime event, all about you! Be inspired. Take a peek at how you can improve physically, mentally, and emotionally doing Pilates through a live demonstration, enjoy a scrumptious wellness lunchbox and fresh juice made for you by the team at Pluto Juice Soup and Salad Bar. Mix and mingle with Lavina...

18th August 2020

Chef Meets Winemaker Dinner

The Hop House are thrilled to present a fabulous evening of great food matched with excellent local wine as part of the annual Taste Tauranga Festival. The guest Chef for the evening is Christian Schuler. Christian is one of the Bay's (and NZ's) finest chefs with over 20 years experience. Christian worked in Melbourne in a number of...

18th August 2020

Crafted Dinner

The Crown and Badger have crafted the perfect dinner, and you're invited!  Enjoy the following dishes: White bean veloute, poached prawns and a chorizo crumb Panko Crumbed Veal Sweetbreads, chimichurri Confit of salmon, celeriac remoulade, dill dressing Mushroom duxelle stuffed pettitoe, pasnip puree, port wine...

27th August 2020

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, book! 14 - 30 AUGUST 2020 CLICK HERE TO...

14th August 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

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

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

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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