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

CANCELLATIONS DUE TO COVID-19

Following the recommendation of the New Zealand government and public health officials, a number of upcoming events in our city centre have been cancelled by the event organisers due to COVID-19 concerns.   To the best of our ability, we will try to keep our site as up to date as possible with these cancellations and or...

17th March 2020

*CANCELLED* 58th National Jazz Festival

*OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING THE NATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL TAURANGA* The Tauranga Jazz Society has made the difficult decision to cancel the National Jazz Festival. Tauranga Jazz Society’s top priority is the health and safety of artists, staff, volunteers, sponsors, venues, audience, and community. Following the recommendation of the...

11th April 2020

*POSTPONED* The Ten Tenors

** UPDATE Following the recommendation of the New Zealand government and public health officials we regretfully announce, that this event has been postponed due to COVID-19 concerns, new dates TBC ** Following sold out performances throughout New Zealand, The Ten Tenors are thrilled to announce they’re returning by popular...

27th April 2020

*POSTPONED* Paint and Wine Night - Bob Ross' Autumn Forest - Paintvine

** UPDATE Following the recommendation of the New Zealand government and public health officials we regretfully announce, that this event has been postponed due to COVID-19 concerns, new date to be confirmed ** The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand a drink in the other and let’s paint a masterpiece! Join us...

31st March 2020

Caleb Walsh - Judges Pick, Trustpower Photographic Exhibition

Professional Photographer and Creative Designer Caleb Walsh won the Highly Commended - Judges Pick award in this year's Trustpower Photographic Exhibition. Caleb's stunning image 'Crab stand off' won a $500 cash prize proudly sponsored by Sharp Tudhope. "I have been fascinated with photography ever since I entered my first darkroom many moons ago now. That is...

10th March 2019

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

Get your favourite essentials from our city centre delivered to your door
In these uncertain times as we endeavour to reduce the spread of Coronavirus...
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...