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Where to stay. If there's a suitcase, backpack or overnighter in your hand we can help. For business or leisure, we'd love you to come stay in Downtown Tauranga. Check out our accommodation...

We're immensely proud of our rich tapestry of arts and culture offerings in the city centre. Let us enrich and inspire you with our galleries, public art installations, heritage displays and...

Let's do business together. Downtown Tauranga is the civic, cultural and commercial hub of our region. The organisations showcased here can make doing business in the city centre more effective,...

We love hearing from you.  Feedback, questions, comments, ideas and thoughts. Feel free to share them with us. We are: Downtown Tauranga and you can contact us a range of ways: We live...

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Who's hungry? Tantalise your taste buds with the most delicious food from across all the continents. Whatever you fancy, from the freshest fish and chips on the waterfront to a gourmet Asian...

Tauranga Events What's on in Downtown Tauranga? There's always something interesting, diverse, energising or enriching to entertain you in our city centre. From exhibitions to stage shows,...

Tauranga Events There's always something interesting, diverse, energising or enriching to entertain you in our city centre.  From exhibitions to stage shows, live acts and festivals to...

There's always something interesting, diverse, energising or enriching to entertain you in our city centre.  From exhibitions to stage shows, live acts and festivals to street displays and...

A picture tells a story.  We love sharing what's been happening in the city.  Enjoy our...

In the heart of our city, set on the beautiful Tauranga Waterfront you will find the famous Hairy Maclary sculptures. The bronze sculptures of Hairy and his eight furry friends were created by...

From pilates to a pedicure, whatever your health whim we can match it with our extensive range of beauty spas, gyms, fitness facilities and...

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Welcome!  We love it when our Mainstreet Tauranga members make use of the tools, resources and information we have here on the member section of the website.  We will always endeavour to...

What's on in Tauranga - News We'll keep you up to date with the latest city centre news. If it's happening, it's happening...

Our city centre is going through transformational growth We have ‘game-changer’ developments occurring across the city centre landscape. Within just a couple of years we will have...

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Take a browse through our shopping showcase and find out where to go for the best fashion, homewares, accessories, artworks, gifts, toys and beauty essentials from local boutique designer stores...

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With our enviable climate and lifestyle offerings this is a fantastic place to live and study and with our new University Precinct under development it's a growing and exciting place...

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About TAG Tauranga Art Gallery is the first public art gallery in the Western Bay of Plenty. Since opening in 2007, it has consistently delivered high quality exhibitions within its...

The Elms | Te Papa Tauranga is one of New Zealand's oldest heritage sites. As a place of early contact between Māori and Pākehā, this historic site remains at the centre of Tauranga’s...

Got some time on your hands?  Coming to visit for an hour, a day, a week or to live?  Here's just some of the best thngs to do now and soon in our city...

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WE ARE DOWNTOWN TAURANGA Downtown Tauranga is the brand name of Mainstreet Tauranga Inc, a not-for-profit organisation established to represent the business members that make up our city...

Post Parade Entertainment Make sure you stay in town after the Trustpower Christmas Parade on Satrday 30th November 2019 for family entertainment on the waterfront. This year will be...

The Trustpower Christmas Parade is an iconic Tauranga community event and one that is growing in popularity year on year.  In the four years that it has been held in Downtown Tauranga...

We cannot stress enough the important role that Volunteers play in making the Trustpower Christmas Parade the success that it is.  Each year we have been privileged to work with some amazing,...

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The Trustpower Christmas Parade is organised by Mainstreet Tauranga - Downtown Tauranga through Tuskany Agency.  Feel free to contact one of us below if you would like more information...

Join us for the Trustpower Christmas Parade, the parade that heralds the start of the Christmas season, featuring colourful community floats, lively bands, marching teams, acrobatic groups and...

PARADE DAY INFORMATION Join us for the Trustpower Christmas Parade, the parade that heralds the start of the Christmas season, featuring colourful community floats, lively bands, marching teams,...

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We love sharing photos of the parade with you!  Have a look through the years the parade has been held in Downtown Tauranga. If you have photos of the parade that you would love to share with...

If you would like to register a float, band, group, or dance troupe to be in the Parade we would love to hear from you. The Trustpower Christmas Parade is a community Parade and so we encourage...

Without the sponsors this community parade would not take place, so we would like to take a moment to acknowledge the organisations that have helped make this year's parade...

Enjoy Valentine's Day with your loved one in the heart of our city centre at the luxury, boutique style Hotel on...

SCHOOL HOLIDAYS The Great Scavenger Hunt Welcome to the Great Scavenger Hunt! Located in the heart of Tauranga this entertaining experience game has been designed to be both interactive, fun...

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Located in the heart of downtown Tauranga, Baycourt is the Bay of Plenty’s premier performing arts facility. Baycourt is a treasured cornerstone of our city’s heritage – a place...

Student deal $10 OFF all Escape Rooms Terms and conditions: Only valid at Tauranga Branch; must show valid/current Tauranga Uni ID; $5 discount not cannot be used in conjunction with any other...

Tauranga Art Gallery is the first public art gallery in the Western Bay of Plenty.  Since opening in 2007, it has consistently delivered high quality exhibitions within its contemporary...

  Cinebuzz for Students As a Cinebuzz member with a current student card you are entitled to even more benefits including; STUDENT ONLY DISCOUNTS Cinebuzz for Students get all...

Celebrating art on a grand scale, the Owen Dippie series of larger than life murals that grace the inner streets of the city centre, are hard to miss. First launched in 2013 and commissioned by...

Macandmor are waving goodbye to Summer with a stunning exhibition celebrating the Sea and the Coast. Living, as we do, right next to the sea we all seem to love the many moods, movement, and colours...

The second edition of the Cinema Italiano Festival, organised by Renee Mark and Paolo Rotondo, is coming to the Rialto Theatre in Downtown Tauranga.  The programme, that combines the best in...

Ryan+Alexander is a boutique recruitment agency offering world-class recruitment expertise in Tauranga, New Zealand's fastest-growing region. Our recruitment consultants draw on decades of...

Awesome isn’t just our tagline, it’s our promise to you. We take service seriously. That’s why we have local sales and service hubs close to our customers – we can be on...

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STUDENT DEAL 10% discount with student ID card. Offer valid until end of March, subject to availability, book online   SCHOOL HOLIDAYS School Holidays are here and what more...

Waterworld is open until April 31, 2018 on the Tauranga Waterfront! They are offering 20% discount vouchers to use during the school holidays which run from 13 April - 29 April. You can purchase...

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  Let’s Unleash Your Business Potential BlueOcean exists to increase the success rate of any New Zealand business by helping them make the shift from products to customers. We...

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The Engine Room was established in 2001 to support small-medium sized New Zealand businesses and help them achieve their goals. Over the past 15 years our business has grown into a vibrant team of...

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Baywide Community Law Service is a charitable trust providing legal information, advice and education for BOP residents, please visit the website for more...

SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAMME Registration is essential for all workshops at the Tauranga Library over the school holidays.   Magnificent Masks Enjoy stories and songs and then use your...

Student deal Pizza and a drink for $20 Terms and conditions...

Weaving the authentic flavours, spices and herbs of South East Asian cuisine into every dish, ZOZO is proud to serve traditional and creative Asian cuisine. ZOZO restaurant celebrates Asian street...

Welcome to India Today As soon as you walk through the door the pungent aromas of Northern Indian Cuisine will instantly arouse your taste buds and take you on a culinary adventure through...

Clarence Tauranga have launched a takeaway menu! Available...

Folkin change. Amidst the rising threat of Covid-19 we are making some further changes to how we serve up the joyful brew to our beautiful community. It’s with no small pain that we have made...

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Tauranga's newest ice-cream and milk bar! They are located on the Tauranga Waterfront in the kiosk and sell kiwi ice-creams such as hokey-pokey, goodie gumdrops and cookies and...

ORDER ONLIE AT MISS GEE'S TODAY! Order from our delicious menu for pick up at a time that suits you See website below for...

The café is open as usual for sit in and takeaway, but remember we also have our delivery option! All of our drinks, cabinet food and menu are available for delivery within the CBD, with...

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Thai Thani is located on Wharf st, Tauranga. Our menu offers a wide range of Italian specialties such as Taste of Thai Thani, Gai Pa Ram, Crispy Belly and many more. You can order online from us by...

Student deal Show your student ID and get 25% off your bill at any Barrio Brothers restaurant and Rye Terms and conditions: Cannot be combined with any other...

Student deal TUES: Burger & Beer $12 WED: Wagon wheel platter & pitcher $49.90 THURS: Nachos & Corona Bucket $21.90  Terms and conditions: Must show student or staff...

Brooklyn have temporarily stopped trading. Remember to support them when they reopen.     Student deal $15 lunch  Valid 2019. Offer available with voucher...

Student deal 10% food discount on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday. Terms and conditions...

Make yourself at home with THE CROWN & BADGER! Order online at Deliver Easy!! Take a look at the online menu...

Takara Japanese Restaurant is on UBER EATS!!! Take a look at their full delivery menu...

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Student deal Show your student ID and get 25% off your bill at any Barrio Brothers restaurant and Rye Terms and conditions: Cannot be combined with any other...

Subway Tauranga CBD is available to order online via UBER EATS! Take a look at their full menu here and enjoy Subway at...

STUDENT DEAL 10% off Terms and Conditions: expires 31 December 2019. Voucher cannot be combined with any other special. One transaction only. One coupon per two people. Must show student ID. 10%...

GET YOUR PLUTO FIX DELIVERED!!⁠ ⁠ We have opened up our online deliveries to residential customers working from home as well as our business customers. ⁠ ⁠ Jump online before 10.30 am to...

Order Tank through UBER EATS!!! Click here to see the full menu and have it delivered straight to your...

Abrakebabra! As the name suggests... we specialise in kebabs and they are simply magic! Come in today let the cave like atmosphere grab your attention and make you feel like you’re in the...

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Student deal Beer, burger and chips $15 every Thursday. Available to students and staff of University of Waikato Tauranga. Terms and conditions...

The Coffee Club on Elizabeth Street are on UBER EATS! Check out their full delivery menu...

** 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...

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...

*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...

** UPDATE Following the recommendation of the New Zealand government and public health officials we regretfully announce, that this event has been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns...

**UPDATE Following the recommendation of the New Zealand government and public health officials we regretfully announce, that this event has been cancelled due to COVID-19...

** UPDATE Following the recommendation of the New Zealand government and public health officials we regretfully announce, that this event has been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns...

** UPDATE Following the recommendation of the New Zealand government and public health officials we regretfully announce, that this event has been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns ** Join us for...

** 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,...

** 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...

*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...

CANCELLED *OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING THE NATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL TAURANGA* The Tauranga Jazz Society has made the difficult decision to cancel the National Jazz Festival. Tauranga...

**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...

**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...

**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...

** 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...

**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...

**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...

**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...

**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...

**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...

**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...

** UPDATE Following the recommendation of the New Zealand government and public health officials we regretfully announce, that this event has been cancelled due to COVID-19...

** 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...

** 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...

** 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...

Twyla Tharp is one of the world’s greatest living choreographers. In Waterbaby Bagatelles, 27 dancers leap and spin across the stage in an ever-changing ocean of light; the music flowing...

Fall into the ring of fire in this unforgettable music concert dedicated to the music, love and lives of Johnny Cash and June Carter. For more than 40 years Johnny Cash and June Carter enthralled...

So, no one told you life was gonna be this way, nor did they tell you about the hilarious new musical that lovingly lampoons one of TV’s all-time greatest shows in the hit New York and Las...

In conjunction with the Tuia encounters 250 and commemorating the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Gate Pa, Te Rangi Haupapa – a woven history approaches concepts around colonisation and the...

** UPDATE Following the recommendation of the New Zealand government and public health officials we regretfully announce, that this event has been closed due to COVID-19 concerns ** Come and find...

** UPDATE Following the recommendation of the New Zealand government and public health officials we regretfully announce, that this event has been closed due to COVID-19 concerns ** This...

** UPDATE Following the recommendation of the New Zealand government and public health officials we regretfully announce, that this event has been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns ** The story...

** 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...

** UPDATE Following the recommendation of the New Zealand government and public health officials we regretfully announce, that this event has been cancelled due to COVID-19...

Show-and-tell talks with our Heritage Specialists - A regular chance to get a close look at items that are normally locked away and to hear entertaining and informative stories. Free, no booking...

** 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...

Show-and-tell talks with our Heritage Specialists - A regular chance to get a close look at items that are normally locked away and to hear entertaining and informative stories. Free, no booking...

Presented by: Rokitz Entertainment Welcome to World of Musicals - the stunning musical gala that's bringing London’s West End and New York’s Broadway to...

Presented by: New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Giancarlo Guerrero Conductor Valentina Lisitsa Piano Lilburn Drysdale Overture Prokofiev Piano Concerto No....

Principal Partner Ryman Healthcare Edo de Waart Conductor Beethoven orch. Weingartner Grosse Fuge Haydn Symphony No. 64 Tempora Mutantur WA Mozart Symphony No....

Presented by: Six Chairs Missing Productions Ltd THE BOSS is a full production, kick-ass compliment of nine passionate musicians bringing alive the timeless music of Bruce...

** UPDATE Following the recommendation of the New Zealand government and public health officials we regretfully announce, that these events have been cancelled until COVID-19 concerns...

** UPDATE Following the recommendation of the New Zealand government and public health officials we regretfully announce, that these events have been cancelled until COVID-19 concerns...

** UPDATE Following the recommendation of the New Zealand government and public health officials we regretfully announce, that these events have been cancelled until COVID-19 concerns...

Want to meet others to discuss books and make new friends? Come and join in with our after-school book clubs at Tauranga, Pāpāmoa and Greerton libraries. Children’s Book Clubs (for ages...

** UPDATE Following the recommendation of the New Zealand government and public health officials we regretfully announce, that this event has been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns...

** UPDATE Following the recommendation of the New Zealand government and public health officials we regretfully announce, that these events have been cancelled until COVID-19 concerns...

** UPDATE Following the recommendation of the New Zealand government and public health officials we regretfully announce, that these events have been cancelled until COVID-19 concerns...

** UPDATE Following the recommendation of the New Zealand government and public health officials we regretfully announce, that these events have been cancelled until COVID-19 concerns...

** UPDATE Following the recommendation of the New Zealand government and public health officials we regretfully announce, that these events have been cancelled until COVID-19 concerns...

** UPDATE Following the recommendation of the New Zealand government and public health officials we regretfully announce, that these events have been cancelled until COVID-19 concerns...

** UPDATE Following the recommendation of the New Zealand government and public health officials we regretfully announce, that these events have been cancelled until COVID-19 concerns...

Les Misérables is the world’s longest running musical — a true modern classic based on Victor Hugo’s novel and featuring one of the most memorable scores of all time. With...

** UPDATE Following the recommendation of the New Zealand government and public health officials we regretfully announce, that this event has been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns ** Tash and...

** UPDATE Following the recommendation of the New Zealand government and public health officials we regretfully announce, that this event has been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns ** Amanda from...

** UPDATE Following the recommendation of the New Zealand government and public health officials we regretfully announce, that this event has been cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns ** 3 world...

The only constant is change, but winter stoke is eternal. After seven decades of celebrating skiing and snowboarding, Warren Miller Entertainment can confirm that nothing compares to the excitement...

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...

Team Training, Life Changing! Group Fitness No Workout Ever Repeated Unique Innovative Dynamic Fun...

Student deal 15% off Weekly Membership  Was $48 now $32  Terms and conditions: Healthy meal includes digestive cleanser and hydration beverage, antioxidant beverage and...

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Student deal $22 student hair cuts Terms and conditions...

Student deal Three private sessions (casual rate $70/session) Then join two small group sessions (casual rate $30/session Maximum of 4 people per session) For only $149   Terms...

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Student deal Only $14.95 per week including a free trial. Terms and conditions: 4 month minimum...

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OPENING HOURS: 9am -5pm weekdays Wednesdays open until 8pm Weekends by...

Welcoming students to the city centre! Enjoy these amazing deals below from our retail, service and hospitality sectors. Offers valid with student ID. Subject to...

Indulge in food. Try new flavours. Sample new restaurants. Win. Our delicious restaurants and cafes bring you a month of all that's good in food. Events. Set menus. Great value. Exotic...

We asked some of our leading fashion designers and stockists to share fashion tips and advice during Fashion Month in the city. Take a...

Right in the heart of Downtown Tauranga, Piccadilly Arcade offers an eclectic range of stores from crystals at Whisp, to shoe repairs at Shane Barr, grooming at Bay Barbers, greeting cards, high...

In 2019 we welcomed the new University of Waikato campus with students and staff to Durham Street in the Tauranga CBD. The rest of the street and Durham Lane are being upgraded to create a modern,...

Some of the greatest cities in the world have iconic waterfronts and we firmly and passionately believe we are one of them! Our stunning waterfront plays a vital role in our city centre,...

The Activate Vacant Spaces programme matches property owners with individuals who have creative ideas for temporary projects. Featuring installations, displays, events, interactive...

In these uncertain times as we endeavour to reduce the spread of Coronavirus our city centre businesses have come up with innovative ideas and ways you can enjoy their offerings from home. Across our...

Linking Devonport Road and Grey Street enjoy browsing our stores for Fashion, Beauty, Haircare, Shoes, Jewellery, Handbags & Luggage, Homewares, Movies, Authentic Thai Cuisine and a great...

Over 500 railway sleepers from the old Matapihi Railway bridge, over 80 lanterns imported from Italy, themed furniture to complement the heritage of the street and a passionate desire to create a...

The revitalisation of Durham Street and Durham Lane moved a step closer on the 19th September with Council resolving to proceed to the detailed design stage. In February 2017,...

Residents in Tauranga and Western Bay of Plenty are being asked for their thoughts about transport challenges that need to be addressed over the next 30 years.   The survey focuses on...

Initiated by Terry Molloy - Tauranga City Councillor and supported by Downtown Tauranga members are being asked to complete a short snapshot survey to tell us how business is going. Your...

SUBMISSION FROM MAINSTREET TAURANGA INCORPORATED TO TAURANGA CITY COUNCIL’S DRAFT STREET USE AND PUBLIC PLACES BYLAW 2018     OVERVIEW Mainstreet Tauranga currently...

Below is the speech that Brian Berry, Mainstreet Tauranga (Downtown Tauranga) Chairman, gave to Elected Members during the Street Use & Bylaws submission hearings on behalf of you, the...

To our valued Mainstreet Tauranga members, Please click here for our Mainstreet Downtown Tauranga 2017/2018 Annual Report which gives you an overview of just some of our work in the last...

ALL PARKING FREE ON SATURDAYS IN THE CITY CENTRE Council resolved in December 2018 to begin a one-year trial of free parking in the city centre on Saturdays.  City Transformation...

Mitre 10 Cup Rugby Bay of Plenty Steamers v Hawkes Bay Saturday, 28 September From 10am to 5pm, there will be a Northbound lane closure in place along Cameron Road from McLean Street to Brown...

All University of Waikato students are now being taught from the new campus on 121 Durham Street!! Access is now open from Durham Street into the campus main entrance. Welcome students to our...

As part of the preparation of a report TCC staff prepared for members they analysed data from the parking machines and from the PayMyPark app. They share their findings...

Are you interested in learning more about the new opportunities to get tertiary students working for your company? Priority One and the Tauranga Chamber of Commerce are partnering with the...

Millie Newitt from Mainstreet Tauranga and James Jacobs from the Tauranga City Council Transformation Team will be visiting Tauranga city centre businesses over the coming weeks to ensure you...

Over the Christmas period from November to December we ran and supported several events, promotions and initiatives to attract people to the city centre, encourage people to visit, shop, be...

SUZIE JOHNSON KEEPS IT REAL WITH PRACTICAL ADVICE AND AWESOME IDEAS ON HOW TO GROW AND THRIVE IN YOUR BUSINESS Suzie Johnson really is a business powerhouse! She had fantastic energy at the...

Better regional assistance for earthquake-prone heritage buildings Owners of heritage buildings in regional areas are set to benefit from changes to Heritage EQUIP, the national earthquake...

Tauranga Arts Festival attracts 40,000 locals and visitors to the Tauranga city centre for 10 days and nights of performing arts. Celebrating arts since 1999, the Festival happens every two...

Murray Clode at Macandmor Gallery in Goddard's Shopping Centre is hosting a meeting on the 7th March 2019 at 5:15pm for businesses to get together and discuss the following: Who is going to...

As Fulton Hogan progress excavation on Durham Street towards Elizabeth Street, the parking outside Durham Street businesses will not be available. Tauranga City Council have set up some select 30...

At Clever Kids they consider themselves the new kids on the block, and would like to invite people who work in Downtown Tauranga to come into their Store and check them out and...

This week we say farewell to Nikki and Nick Kirsopp who have been the owners at Robert Harris Cafe in Tauranga and actively involved in the Downtown Tauranga community for the past 3 years. They...

Hello. We’d like to invite you to breakfast! We are delighted to welcome students and staff of University of Waikato’s new campus to our city centre. To celebrate Priority One and...

Over 900 students and 80 staff have arrived in our city centre and are studying at the Bongard Centre on Durham Street until the new University Campus opens. We are so thrilled to...

Easter Sunday trading: it’s a yes for Tauranga Tauranga City Council allowed trading on Easter Sunday across the whole city in November 2017. The decision was made after hearing...

Red Square The building on the corner of Red Square and Devonport Road looks amazing with the wrap almost comletely off! Have you seen it yet? We love the red colour on a sunny day. We noticed...

Quirky Tuesdays is a hit on Facebook! Every Tuesday we are posting a photo of something we’ve discovered in the city centre, and calling for people to comment on the Facebook post, telling us...

There is a core group of businesses in Downtown Tauranga that are passionate about doing a late night in the city centre. These amazing business owners, staff and entrepreneurs are under no illusion...

On Tuesday the 12th March we warmly welcomed students and staff from the University of Waikato to our city centre. There was a fantastic turnout, over 260 had registered. People arrived to our...

Why join the Workplace App? Two reasons... Number one This is the first place information about what's happening functionally in the city centre will be shared, hear it first. Find out...

When The Breeze contacted us last Thursday about the idea of installing a wall for Christchurch in Red Square there was no question.... what a beautiful way for our community to come...

Have you been thinking about creating a window display or dressing your shopfront in a way that stands out from all the rest?? In Downtown Tauranga we have many small boutique businesses and when i...

On Tuesday April 30 Downtown Tauranga and Tauranga Chamber of Commerce hosted Mike Green who presented members with a fast paced 90 minute business growth workshop. There was a fantastic...

        Mainstreet Tauranga Board Meeting Minutes   19th March 2019 5.15...

SHOP TO WIN June and July 2019 with a $1000 shopping spree to spend in Downtown Tauranga. Shop to Win entry forms, a Table Talker and a copy of the terms and conditions of Shop to Win will be...

Hearing the words “The Hop House” may ring a bell for some people. This is because just two years ago it was one of Mount Maunganui’s most popular craft beer...

The Noel Leeming Friends and Family deals are on now until the 19th May!! The team have asked us to share this fantastic opportunity with Downtown Tauranga members. Get in fast to make the most of...

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All Mainstreet Tauranga members are invited to attend a social get together in June. This is a great opportunity to connect with others, share experiences, ideas and generally enjoy an after work...

Homelink Road Safety have an opportunity available to local businesses to show their support of our local primary schools and our community.  Your support of the 2019 Maungatapu, St....

Launch of the downtown Tauranga Fashion month on Wednesday (5th June) held at Clarence Tauranga was a great success showcasing Repertorie, Moochi, High Street Boutique and Annah Stretton fashion with...

Are you an eatery in Downtown Tauranga? Will you be one of our profiled destinations as part of Taste Tauranga 2019? The initiative aims to bring many people to our city centre eateries, to try...

The city centre currently has approximately 150 vacant sites. Feedback from members has been a desire for more activity and vibrancy in these empty spaces. In response to this we began...

An opportunity has become available for Downtown Tauranga restaurants and bars to be involved in the upcoming show at Baycourt "Jack and The Beanstalk". How? It will be up to you and the...

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Following a successful inaugural year, Taste Tauranga is back this August! Over 25 of our city centre businesses in the hospitality sector are involved and are putting on unique events, workshops and...

We have just been informed that the Annual NETS Biosecurity Conference is happening on the 24 – 26 July 2019 at Trinity Wharf. There will be over 200 attendees from across New Zealand and...

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Join us on Thursday 15th August 2019 for a drink and chat. It's an opportunity to hear what we have planned for promoting the city centre and businesses within it, plus...

Ever wondered how the music licence fees businesses pay end up as royalties for songwriters, artists and record labels? OneMusic is hosting a Music Licensing 101 event in Tauranga on Monday 5th...

This week Sally, Millie, Brian (Chairman of Tauranga Mainstreet Board) and some of our members attended a Council meeting in Tauranga City Council Chambers to stand up for our city centre and ask...

Business meeting at CBK 15 August 2019 Thank you to all those who attended the meeting on Thursday evening, we had a fantastic turnout of over 60 of our business community. We hope you felt...

DEMANDING MORE FROM OUR MAYOR AND ELECTED MEMBERS We will be tabling the following requests to elected members at Tuesday’s council meeting, as a starting point, and these requests we...

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Black Friday 2019 is on November 29 A the Mainstreet business get together held at CBK in the Red Square earlier this month, over 60 members attended. There were fantastic suggestions made...

We are conducting a short survey to gauge how city centre businesses are feeling, how you are trading compared to last year and if your staff would actively support a proposed free bus...

The Elected Members workshop on the 5th September resulted in discussions around both the nine items that the Mainstreet Board had tabled together with suggestions of various considerations that...

Council staff have gathered a lot of survey data, literature reviews and technical analysis over the last few months. To ensure the project is on track and in line with what Councillors expect, they...

Space has become available in the popular Downtown Tauranga Experience our City Centre Brochure with Map. There are a limited number of advertising spaces available and they sell out fast each year...

      Mainstreet Tauranga Board Meeting Minutes   22nd August 2019 7.30...

The 25th NZ Mini Nationals will be hosted by the Tauranga Mini Owners' Club Inc over Labour Weekend (25-27 October 2019). The "Mini Nats" attract at least 100 Minis participating in...

The first Tauranga STEM Festival will be coming to ​Durham Street ​on ​Saturday 12th October  2019​. It will be a world class festival designed to engage and inspire the next generation...

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COLLABORATING FOR GROWTH We wish to invite you to join us at the Mainstreet Tauranga AGM Mix and mingle with like minded businesses, be the first to receive our annual report outlining the...

Mainstreet Tauranga Board Meeting Minutes   18th September 2019 7.30 am Basestation Event...

Mainstreet Tauranga Board Meeting Minutes   16th October 2019 7.30 am Basestation Event...

CLICK TO VIEW A FULL SUMMARY OF THE MEDIA CAMPAIGN "THERE'S MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE IN DOWNTOWN TAURANGA"   Uncovering some of the hidden health and wellbeing gems in...

We have a new promotion that we are partnering with MediaWorks on and wondered if you would join us in this promotion to profile your business and enjoy the benefits of the added exposure? What is...

DO YOU WANT MORE CUSTOMERS?  TAKE UP THIS FREE OFFER TO HELP GROW YOUR ONLINE PRESENCE & SALES   Thanks to Venture Centre, Tauranga City Council and Priority One we are...

In January Safety Wise will be releasing the FREE BAY OF PLENTY PRIMARY SAFETYWISE publication. There are 10,000 copies being distributed through Bay of Plenty Primary Schools in an A3 (full...

We wish to advise we have just received confirmation that we have been successful in negotiating a paid cruise ship shuttle bus direct service. This will operate from outside of the Port gates,...

Turning vacant spaces into vibrant places We are delighted to bring you an update on this initiative that launches at the start of February. What is this...

Land of Voyagers – An Ian Taylor Breakfast Presentation Join Ian Taylor, Maori Leader of the year (2013) and NZ Innovator of the year (2019) for a very special  breakfast...

Mainstreet Tauranga Board Meeting Minutes   20th November 2019 7.30 am Basestation Event...

A MESSAGE FROM BRETT NICHOLLS, FARMERS TAURANGA DEVELOPMENT   To whom it may concern, A fantastic Bay of Plenty summer has allowed us to continue working on the Tauranga...

Good afternoon members, As you know we are delighted to be reinstating the Free Cruise Ship City Centre Shuttle Bus from tomorrow, to coincide with the arrival of the Costa Deliziosa in port and...

Have your say on the proposed plans to upgrade Elizabeth Street and the surrounding area to create a green, attractive, pedestrian friendly and slow-speed environment at the south end of the city...

Coronavirus latest updates and essential information 12 Mar, 2020 4:42pm – NZ HERALD   The World Health Organisation has today declared the coronavirus a pandemic as the number of...

          Mainstreet Tauranga Board Meeting Minutes   11th December...

Increased support for Bay of Plenty businesses affected by COVID-19 now available The Tauranga Chamber of Commerce is expanding its resources, effective immediately, to...

        Mainstreet Tauranga Board Meeting Minutes   26th February...

  This week we look at the 'whose who' of Social Media and how they stack up in comparison to each other. Not surprisingly Facebook is number 1, but...

The many benefits of having a customer database Collecting customers email addresses may sometimes seem a little invasive, but the benefits of having such a valuable communication tool are...

Run an advert You can tailor your advert to target a specific demographic, based on age, gender, language, interest and behaviours. The best thing about this is that you are ensuring that your...

Downtown Tauranga has a generic Gift Voucher that can be purchased from the Downtown Tauranga office by the public and businesses.  Should you be presented with one of these vouchers treat it as...

Welcome to Downtown Tauranga..... As a new member we want you to feel part of the Downtown Tauranga community.  We encourage you to particpate where you can, get involved and let us know...

Do you have subscriptions to business magazines and journals? If so, you may be interested in this alternative.  Your Tauranga City Libraries card gives you free access to a range...

The Stats The Downtown Tauranga website is a great tool to profile your business. It is the place to go for many people who what to know what we have on offer here in our wonderful city. We...

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology offer many avenues that you can use to help promote your business and benefit students. If you have any special offers, student discounts, events, giveaways or...

Your business is more likely to thrive if you have a fantastic team who all work well together. Escape Masters offers a way to build your team like never before! It could be part of a team...

What's the feeling this weekend? Are you looking for something to do that will suit the whole family? I've put together a list of must-do's happening right here in our beautiful city...

When The Breeze contacted us last Thursday about the idea of installing a wall for Christchurch in Red Square there was no question.... what a beautiful way for our community to come...

Easter is just around the corner and what better time to eat delicious chocolate - guilt free of course! Chocolate isn't just for the kids, I'm about to take you on an Easter hunt through the...

When Lianne received a phone call from Lone Star in Auckland saying that she needed to get her passport ready because she had won the National American Fiesta Promotion, she immediately thought she...

School Holiday activities in Downtown Tauranga There is still over a week left of the April school holidays and there is so much to do in Downtown Tauranga! Read on to discover crafty workshops,...

Hearing the words “The Hop House” may ring a bell for some people. This is because just two years ago it was one of Mount Maunganui’s most popular craft beer...

Shop or dine anywhere in Downtown Tauranga this June and July, fill in an entry form and you will go in the draw to WIN a $1,000 shopping spree!!  Make a purchase anywhere in our city centre....

This little book is especially for you. It's our Downtown Tauranga winter Look Book of key pieces, latest fashion must have's and iconic brands. A handpicked selection of style your wardrobe...

Jason and the experienced team at Bond and Co in the heart of Downtown Tauranga on Devonport Road specialise in men's tailoring and can even design bespoke menswear to suit your style! See the...

Hammon Diamond Jeweller are a family owned and operated business in the heart of our city. They have over 70 years of experiece in the jewellery industry and sell some exquisite pieces in store. I...

Indelible on Devonport Road Tauranga sell a fantastic selection of clothing, jewelllery, homeware and gifts! If you're looking for a statement necklace or beautiful pair of earrings we...

Launch of the downtown Tauranga Fashion month on Wednesday (5th June) held at Clarence Tauranga was a great success showcasing Repertorie, Moochi, High Street Boutique and Annah Stretton fashion with...

What's this season's must have jacket? Megan gives us her style advice in the video below, take a...

As part of Fashion Month, Downtown Tauranga sold tickets to a special screening of Dior and I in support of Breast Cancer Foundation NZ. Dior and I is a documentary film which Elle Magazine...

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...

Our family had such a fun day in the city on Saturday! If you haven't been to The Nourished Eatery - Vegan Food Cafe yet, their vegan creamy mushrooms are to die for! After an amazing...

15 restaurants, 15 burgers, 1 supreme burger winner – who will it be? The Downtown Tauranga best burger competition has started as part of Taste Tauranga this month and...

In June and July this year Downtown Tauranga ran a Shop to Win competition where you could shop, dine or make a purchase anywhere in the city centre, fill in an entry form and you went in to win a...

The Taste Tauranga Tapas Trails are a fun, interactive, social and delicious style of dining. This year some of our best restaurants in the city centre provided an outstanding taste of the unique...

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...

Last week we announced the winner of Supreme Burger from the inaugural Taste Tauranga Burger Competition that ran during August! Judges Sam and Casey from The Rock have been raving about the...

Among our transforming city centre there are a number of passionate, positive and welcoming people doing business in Downtown Tauranga. Millie visits a few of them while out shopping for a new outfit...

We have one of the highest concentrations of quality downtown street art to be seen in any New Zealand city. Add sculptures, carving, art galleries and a public gallery there is a feast of art to...

HOMES OF HOPE This is a great awesome...

At Homes of Hope Charitable Trust we are passionate about delivering the very best foster care services within a strong community. We prevent brothers and sisters from being separated and ensure...

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...

Grindz is a favourite cafe in the city centre, loved by many for their exceptional service, great coffee, excellent vegan and vegetarian menu, and decore. Benoit recently became the manager at Grindz...

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...

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...

Professional Photographer Kerry Hutchison won second place in this year’s Trustpower Photographic Exhibition. Below Kerry shares her photography journey and the inspiration behind her...

Amateur Photographer Annabelle Court won 3rd place in this year’s Trustpower Photographic Exhibition with her stunning image 'AI Buddy'. We asked Annabelle some questions...

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...

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Our products include uniforms and custom apparel, embroidery, promotional items, screen printing and corporate gifts for businesses of all sizes. We are ready to help you find the right shirt, hat...

Peet Jewellers have been serving Tauranga since 1974. Renowned for our quality jewellery, large Diamonds and Coloured Gemstones, we design and manufacture unique pieces to suit your...

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Student deal 10% OFF for University of Waikato students and staff. Terms and conditions: Discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Must be on items  over $100. Valid...

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A message to students Come and see Books A Plenty at 74 Grey St for your textbook needs or just to chill out in your breaks with a comfy seat and a good browse. We have a generous loyalty system...

Please note that Importer are unable to accept Downtown Tauranga...

Student deal 15% OFF storewide for University of Waikato students and staff. Terms and conditions: Must show student or staff...

Student deal 10% off for all students and staff. Terms and conditions: Available on presentation of your student or staff ID   Smiths Sports Shoes Tauranga and the Mount are...

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Please note that Kathmandu are unable to accept Downtown Tauranga...

Did you realise that Palazzo have relocated to Durham Street? Their kitchen and appliance showroom used to be on Elizabeth Street next to Number One shoes. If you’re thinking of giving your...

I went to The Rock Shop on Durham Street many times growing up, having a dad who played in a band took care of that. I hadn't remembered the astounding number of guitars, pianos, drums...

Did you know that Smiths Motorcycle Mania have been selling tyres, motorbikes, scooters, parts and more at their shop on Durham Street since 1963?? When I heard this, I wanted to know more,...

At Fancy That we specialise in kiwiana gifts and souvenirs that embody some element of New Zealand, whether the culture, the landscape or one of our famous icons, such as Paua, Pohutukawa blossoms or...

Please note that Glassons are unable to accept Downtown Tauranga...

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Student deal $20 OFF any GHD straightener or Cloud Nine styler. Terms and conditions: Must present student or staff ID. Not in conjunction with any other offer. Valid until 31st July...

Established in Gisborne in 1947 by James and Zalie Hammon, Hammon Diamond Jeweller continues a proud tradition of family ownership across three generations. Julie and Alexandra lead a wonderful...

Please note that Hallenstines are unable to accept Downtown Tauranga...

Please note that Just Jeans are unable to accept Downtown Tauranga...

Student deal 10% OFF all items including jewellery, fashion, giftware and ironware. Terms and conditions: Excludes items already discounted.   Indelible is a boutique store in...

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Watch the video to see how easy it is to do a quick styling, then pop in store and chat with Robyn and Lauren about the changes you would like to make to your room. A full makeover or a few small...

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Save this map to your phone or print it out so you know where to find all of the things to see and do next time you're in the city. View and download the pdf city centre...

The Tauranga i-SITE Visitor Centre is part of New Zealand's official nationwide Visitor Information Network. The coastal Bay of Plenty is one of New Zealand's most popular holiday...

There is parking available the length of the Tauranga City Centre and throughout the fringe streets. The majority of these are pay and display parks. Charges and times of operation are...

Bus Service For detailed information on the Tauranga bus service vist the Bay Bus Website www.baybus.co.nz. The Baybus website has been developed to meet the needs of the growing number of...