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

Friday Lunchtime Art Demos at The Collection

FRIDAY  LUNCHTIME  ART DEMOS, Each Friday in July head along to The Collection from 12 noon till 2pm to enjoy a FREE Art Demo. The Collection has teamed up with 'The Terrace', to offer you a coffee deal too! Enjoy a 10% discount on your coffee plus the coffee will be delivered to 'The Collection' for...

2nd July 2021

Ceramic Gallery - School Holiday Programme

Take part in one of the exciting social school holiday programme workshops. These workshops are perfect for a beginner, someone returning to clay, or people looking for a bit of fun!​ During the 2 hour sessions, you can expect to make something and underglaze it so that the finished item will be colourful. Items are then glaze fired using a...

31st July 2021

Activate Vacant Spaces Art Exhibition - Designs by Janet Collenette

Janet Collenette is exhibiting prints of her mural designs, presented in the Pop- Up Art Gallery at 33 Devonport Road, Tauranga, (4 shops down from Picadilly Arcade). Since 2011, Collenette has been painting fine art murals. Her unique style of illustration is based on shape and various theories. Collenette designs butterfly life cycles and...

31st July 2021

Activate Vacant Spaces - POP-UP ART GALLERY

The new Pop-Up Art Gallery on Devonport Rd features works by respected and sought-after international artists Sue MacDougall, Shaun McLean, and John Baxter.    SUE MACDOUGALL  Recognized for her bold and colourful work in different mediums that create structure, depth, movement and texture. An Abstract – Acrylic,...

3rd June 2021

Norris and Bell Junior Chef Competition

Norris and Bell will be hosting a Junior Chef Competition for kids aged 8 - 13 years old during the coming school holidays!  To enter Simply, upload your junior's dish and explanation on your Instagram or Facebook and tag @norrisandbell. Entry will cut off on the 10th of July 2021. Norris and Bell will contact you if your...

7th July 2021

Take the kids to a real toy store!

Meet Kelly from Craniums Tauranga Craniums' stores aim to create childhood memories and Kelly's friendly smiling face when you enter the store sure does do that!  Professor Craniums wanted to make sure every kid got to visit a real toy store - shelves filled with quality educational toys and books to make learning fun - while you can shop online there is nothing quite like...

11th May 2021

A City Centre First - Screen Media Production Office Opens

Global creative management company, TMH Management, and Film Creative Jannine Spiers have joined the ranks of activations utilising vacant spaces in the city centre, under the Activate Vacant Spaces programme, providing the city centre’s first collaborative open space film production office. Located in the former Moochi store vacant space on Devonport Road, the BOP Screen Media...

2nd June 2021

We welcome Norris & Bell Woodfire Eatery to Downtown Tauranga

Have you visited the latest restaurant to call The Strand home?   Norris & Bell - Woodfire Eatery is proving very popular! Opened by the owners of CBK Craft Bar Kitchen Tauranga & CBK Craft Bar & Kitchen Rotorua among other well-known eateries. It is incredibly unique & high quality!   Do not make the mistake of thinking...

16th March 2021

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

Durham Street and Durham Lane is a contemporary and inviting community space...

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Wharf Street

Wharf Street is a pedestrian-friendly street designed to bring people together...

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