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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...

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...

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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We know this city inside out. We have eyes and ears everywhere, which means we can give you the inside knowledge on the latest must go, must do, must see spots. Here they...

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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...

We want to make your time in our city centre fun, entertaining, inspiring and, above all, an experience to enjoy and remember. Here's some ways we're making it even better, right now, for...

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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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...

Welcome to our city centre!  As New Zealand's fifth largest city we love delighting visitors with our offerings.  Wander our city, discover our heritage, sample our cuisine, soak up...

Post Parade Entertainment Make sure you stay in town afterward the Trustpower Christmas Parade on the 1st December for family entertainment on the waterfront. This year will be bigger and...

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 through Tuskany Agency.  Feel free to contact one of us below if you would like more information on the...

UNFORTUNATELY DUE TO THE WEATHER THE PARADE HAS BEEN CANCELLED Join us for the Trustpower Christmas Parade, the parade that heralds the start of the Christmas season, featuring colourful...

UNFORTUNATELY DUE TO THE WEATHER THE PARADE HAS BEEN CANCELLED  Join us for the Trustpower Christmas Parade, the parade that heralds the start of the Christmas season, featuring colourful...

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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 helped make the 2017...

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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Valentine's Day date night at Rialto Cinemas in Goddard's Shopping Centre! From the 5th of Feb Get 2x tickets, 2x ice creams, 2x house wines and a popcorn to share all for $60 with the...

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 School Holiday Programme $20 per child Go to the Tauranga Art Gallery website for contact information, and to make a...

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 the great...

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...

Traditional Chinese massage which alleviates: Headache, Sleeplessness, Arthritis, Frozen shoulders, Tennis Elbow, Back Pain, Sciatic pain, Disc problems, Sore legs and feet, unstable blood...

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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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STUDENT DEAL Students get a new electric bike with 36 Months interest free any of their choice.   For the month of March we will throw in a bonus E-Bike maintenance kit worth...

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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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Tauranga's Premier Massage Parlour Alternative contact number: 027 456...

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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 flavors, spices and herbs of Vietnam into every dish, Viet De Cuisine is proud to serve traditional and creative Asian cuisine. Opened in 2018 by Chef David Duc...

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...

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STUDENT DEAL Free upsize on any hot beverage purchased. Buy a small, receive a medium, buy a medium receive a large! Available 7 days a...

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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...

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...

Student deal $15 lunch  Valid 2019. Offer available with voucher  only, and valid student/staff ID. Applicable to $15 Lunch  Specials, and house drinks. For use downstairs....

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

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Welcome back to New Zealand's original Restaurant!  Since 1973, our purpose has been to give New Zealanders exactly what they want: good NZ food served by friendly staff in a great...

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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...

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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...

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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...

Student deal 40% off total bill for University of Waikato Tauranga students and staff. Terms and conditions apply   Despite our name, The Coffee Club is about so much more than just...

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDxTauranga is a local, self-organized event that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks, video and...

NATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL TAURANGA 18 - 21 APRIL 2019 The National Jazz Festival Tauranga is back in 2019, from April 18 - 21. The festival, which is the Southern Hemisphere’s...

One of the world’s best-loved musicals, CATS, will embark on its most extensive tour of New Zealand ever in 2019, visitng 16 cities nationwide in April and May. This new production of the...

Downtown Tauranga is the place to be this Easter Saturday and Sunday. The Strand comes alive with a carnival vibe that you don’t want to miss. Enjoy jazz, swing, blues and funk from...

Come and meet the inspiring scientists, technologists, engineers, and mathematicians behind some of today’s coolest ideas and innovations! STEM Festival is a celebration that is...

Presented by: Tour-Makers with Trick of the Light Theatre and Zanetti Productions This is a story about a girl who followed a map off the edge of the world… In New Zealand, there...

Presented by: Aquinas College Fiddler on the Roof is a widely celebrated musical set in the Pale of Settlement of Imperial Russia in 1905. The story centres on Tevye, the father of...

Presented by The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra  Thomas Søndergård Conductor Denis Kozhukhin Piano  Schumann Manfred Overture, Op. 115 Schumann Piano Concerto in A...

The world’s most experienced and celebrated hypnotist Andrew Newton returns to Baycourt for an evening of mischief, absurdity and hilarity!  A brilliant showman and academic who taught...

Presented by The Royal New Zealand Ballet Witness a magnificent re-telling of ballet’s most enduring classic, Swan Lake, with the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s new production Black Swan,...

After 2017’s hugely successful Animals tour, which featured three entire albums, The Pink Floyd Experience returns to New Zealand and Australia in 2019 with an exciting new...

Presented by The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra Carlos Kalmar Conductor Steven Osborne Piano Mendelssohn The Hebrides Overture, Op. 26 Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major, Op....

Presented by: TEG Dainty Pty & David Roy Williams Pty Following their sold-out Tauranga debut in 2018, TEG Dainty, Nice Events and David Roy Williams Entertainment are excited to announce that...

Jun Märkl Conductor Samuel Jacobs Horn Kenneth Young Te Mapouriki Mozart Symphony No. 31 in D major, K. 297 Paris Richard Strauss Horn Concerto No. 1 in E flat...

Presented by: Little Green Man Productions and The Glow Show Co.  15,000+ children saw this extraordinary show in 2017/18. 700 schools will hear about it in 2019. 20,000+ children will see...

Tauranga City Council and Tauranga Art Gallery proudly present 'Home'. This exhibition celebrates local artist, Mr G (Graham Hoete) who is recognised internationally for his large-scale,...

The concept is simple - take a brush in one hand a drink in the other and let’s paint a masterpiece! Join us for a creative night of drinking and painting in Tauranga City! No previous...

Come and support an impressive line-up of schools from Tauranga! Showquest is a new performing arts competition for schools and students years 1–13. It’s a nationwide series of...

CDP presents Tall Stories’ production of Room On the Broom. adapted from the award winning picture book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler, published by Macmillan Children’s...

The 57th National Jazz Festival presents a fantastic programme of events in Tauranga this Easter from 18 to 21 April 2019, showcasing performances from some of the best jazz musicians from right here...

Get along to the Barrel Room in Tauranga for a great night of house rockin, butt shakin...

The 57th National Jazz Festival presents a fantastic programme of events in Tauranga this Easter from 18 to 21 April 2019, showcasing performances from some of the best jazz musicians from right here...

The 57th National Jazz Festival presents a fantastic programme of events in Tauranga this Easter from 18 to 21 April 2019, showcasing performances from some of the best jazz musicians from right here...

A FAMILY FUN EVENT On Sunday 5 May 2019 five thousand specially-numbered rubber ducks will be launched from the waterfront on the Strand to vie for the finish line. • Join the action and you...

The 57th National Jazz Festival presents a fantastic programme of events in Tauranga this Easter from 18 to 21 April 2019, showcasing performances from some of the best jazz musicians from right here...

After a breakthrough year of international shows, one of New Zealand’s most streamed indie artists Graeme James returns to NZ to tour his Nettwerk label debut album The Long Way Home. The...

No international comedian has been more dedicated to the annual NZ International Comedy Festival than Irishman Ed Byrne, who returns in May for his 9th tour down-under with his new show Spoiler...

Enjoy a walk, stroll or jog for 5 km or 1 km in Tauranga Domain, (suitable for all ages and abilities) and raise much-needed funds for leading orthopaedic research in New Zealand. Helping people...

So much happened before Dorothy dropped in… Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy arrives, there is...

The 57th National Jazz Festival presents a fantastic programme of events in Tauranga this Easter from 18 to 21 April 2019, showcasing performances from some of the best jazz musicians from right here...

The 57th National Jazz Festival presents a fantastic programme of events in Tauranga this Easter from 18 to 21 April 2019, showcasing performances from some of the best jazz musicians from right here...

Ireland's most celebrated show, The Rhythms of Ireland, returns to NZ in 2019, for the first time since their sell-out tour in 2010.  Celebrating their 10th Anniversary, New Zealand is...

The 57th National Jazz Festival presents a fantastic programme of events in Tauranga this Easter from 18 to 21 April 2019, showcasing performances from some of the best jazz musicians from right here...

The 57th National Jazz Festival presents a fantastic programme of events in Tauranga this Easter from 18 to 21 April 2019, showcasing performances from some of the best jazz musicians from right here...

The 57th National Jazz Festival presents a fantastic programme of events in Tauranga this Easter from 18 to 21 April 2019, showcasing performances from some of the best jazz musicians from right here...

The 57th National Jazz Festival presents a fantastic programme of events in Tauranga this Easter from 18 to 21 April 2019, showcasing performances from some of the best jazz musicians from right here...

The 57th National Jazz Festival presents a fantastic programme of events in Tauranga this Easter from 18 to 21 April 2019, showcasing performances from some of the best jazz musicians from right here...

Looking for something to keep the kids entertained these school holidays? Animates has you covered! We're running free School Holiday sessions in all Animates stores on Tuesday 16 & 23 of...

The 57th National Jazz Festival presents a fantastic programme of events in Tauranga this Easter from 18 to 21 April 2019, showcasing performances from some of the best jazz musicians from right here...

At Macandmor they are waving goodbye to Summer with an exhibition celebrating the Sea and the Coast.  "Living, as we do, right next to the sea we all seem to love the many moods,...

Nigel Latta, Dr. Anna Martin, Pauline Spence, Brendon Pongia. Calling all parents. All families. All of those who work with young'ins. This show is for you! Join us for The Parent Show -...

Anti-Heroes: Conscious Cartoonists & Comic Book Creators This exhibition is the first installment of Mega World, the Tauranga Art Gallery's 2019 signature show, and features work by Ryan...

Shown across all five exhibition spaces you'll experience contemporary illustration in its many form. From cartoons, comics and toys, to street-art, animations and contemporary art. Mega World...

ABOUT THE EXHIBITION As part of the 2019 Trustpower Photographic Exhibition we are bringing together five winning images from the 2019 Hitachi City Art Exhibition, a profile of our sister city...

Graduation is a time to celebrate our students’ well-deserved accomplishments and to reflect on future possibilities. It is the focal point of Bethlehem Tertiary Institute’s calendar and...

Do you love getting creative? Do you know how to make a paper crane or would love to learn? head along to Our Place workshops and help to make a paper crane which will contribute to the creation...

You're invited to a Princess Cruises Information evening hosted by Chaffey & Turner Travel Associates at the Art Lounge Tauranga. Drinks and Nibbles provided When : 17 April Time :...

Photographs are lining The Strand as part of the photographic history of Tauranga's National Jazz Festival. The exhibition is open to view in time fore the 2019 National Jazz Festival and will be...

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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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...

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...

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,...

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...

Mainstreet Tauranga Board Meeting Minutes   24th April 2018 9.15 am Priority One...

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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...

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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...

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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...

Jazz Festival Road Closures: From 6am Friday, 19 April until 9pm Sunday, 21 April the following road closures will be in place: The Strand – the central portion from Harington Street...

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...

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It was agreed by the Board that no Board meeting would be held in January 2019 due to Board Member availabillity.  The next board meeting would be held in February...

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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...

How to attract more customers in 2019 Do you need to drive sales growth and increase profitability?  Mainstreet Downtown Tauranga and the Tauranga Chamber of Commerce invite you to a 90minute...

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  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 does Anzac mean to you? We invited people to share their message on a large Anzac poppy in Red Square. This community art piece allowed people to commemorate those who have served and...

  The Pilates Loft is a light filled space with multiple rooms dedicated to providing people with a classical and authentic Pilates experience. Located in the heart of Downtown Tauranga, The...

Downtown Tauranga retailers have so much to offer! Take a look at some of the amazing gift ideas for Mother's Day this year...   Tres Chic, Cabbages and Kings and Home...

Stuart's passion for quality eyewear and optometry was apparent when I met him at Blur. He owns two stores with his "amazing wife", works as an optometrist in the Downtown Tauranga...

View this little book made especially for you. Our Downtown Tauranga winter look book of key pieces, latest fashion must have's and iconic brands. A handpicked selection of style your wardrobe...

We have asked some of our leading fashion designers and stockists in Downtown Tauranga to share fashion tips and advice. Get the low down and look from Simone at Footloose, located at 43 Spring...

Repertoire's Managing Director Meghan Maher let's us in on fashion must haves for this...

Sinead at Bendon Tauranga gives us an inside look at this season's most popular lingerie...

Dine at any of the participating restaurants during Taste Tauranga, fill in an entry form, and you will go in the draw to win a pair of Peet Jewellers diamond earings and free dining for a year in...

There were thousands of entries in the Shop to Win competition which ran in Downtown Tauranga this year through June and July. Considering that the prize was a $2000 shopping spree, we're...

The Taste Tauranga Tapas Trail was unlike any other dining experience I’ve had in Tauranga. Not only did I have a fantastic night out with friends, I met new people, tasted new and exciting...

Each year Mainstreet Downtown Tauranga runs a paid cruise ship shuttle service, bringing passengers from the Port to Tauranga City Centre.  This season will see a 30% increase in...

There is a new mural in our city centre! The Pop Up Park on Devonport Road has been transformed overnight to become a work of art, and a fantastic space for people to sit, relax and enjoy in Downtown...

Every day I walk through our city centre and discover SOMETHING new! I'm constantly amazed and impressed by all kinds of things, often having an "aha!" moment, or something that...

24 days of Christmas featured 24 iconic businesses in Downtown Tauranga, each with a unique offer in store for a limited time and especially for Christmas 2018! A new offer was revealed...

Best Place is an annual promotion in Downtown Tauranga where people vote in stores and online for their favourite business in our city centre. The votes have been counted and on Thursday 25...

Make sure you visit the GIANT Advent calendar in Red Square in the city centre, Downtown Tauranga this December. Created to celebrate the creative people and some of the amazing organisations we...

The Tauranga City App is live! Sun Media have made it easy for you to keep informed on what's happening in our city. The all new Tauranga City App has all your up to date local and national...

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...

The summer holiday has come to an end but our city centre businesses have some killer sales on right now to keep the summer season alive! I went out and about and found these bargains at some of...

Walking along The Strand earlier this week.... I noticed something on the road was catching people's eye. The Zebra crossing's have been turned into 3D works of art!  Tauranga...

A huge congratulations to the 2019 Trustpower Photographic Exhibition winners See the winning images in all their glory at the free Trustpower Photographic Exhibition along...

Are you proud of our innovation? Our opportunities? Our collaborative, innovative, creative community? What about the incredible, transformative developments currently underway? Maybe there are...

When I sat down to have a chat with Graham at Eastern Hi Fi, I wanted to get to know him and what makes his business unique. Immediately I could tell that their service and products are of top...

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...

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,...

In the studio with Janet Barratt - 1st Place Winner of the 2019 Trustpower Photographic Competition What type of camera do you use? Camera body (CANON EOS 750D) with a multitude of lenses...

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...

Gengy’s Tauranga – Mongolian BBQ Buffet Restaurant is our city centre’s only ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT restaurant and I don’t know about you, but I’ve never been to a...

Are you a lover of coffee? Great coffee? Folk Brewers comes highly recommended. I can honestly say I’ve never had a coffee experience quite like it…. And I’ve had my fair share...

This is TGA - an Instagram page for everything student and young people related! Check out Student deals and offerings, things to do in our beautiful city and events!  Are you...

About Sumer In late 2018, new and exciting commercial gallery Sumer opened its doors to the public. Nestled in quirky Waihirere Lane, Sumer’s exterior wall is embellished in a striking black...

The cruise ship season has been bigger than ever this year with over 130 ships coming into port between October 2018 and March 2019. We've been absolutely overwhelmed and extremely...

When I visited Mira – gallery director, curator, art dealer and artist in her own right, at the Art Lounge today I was amazed at many things. The first was how spacious, bright and colourful...

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...

On Tuesday the 12th March we warmly welcomed students and staff from the University of Waikato to our city centre. People arrived to our stunning waterfront with the sunrise and were treated to a...

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,...

Good beer, good food, good music and good times await you at Brew Craft Beer Pub.  Listed in Lonely Planet as one of Tauranga's drinking and entertaining 'hotspots', Brew is...

The stylish and romantic Collar & Thai Restaurant, long established in the heart of the Tauranga CBD, has a well-known reputation for producing authentic Thai cuisine served with traditional...

There’s over 66 years of pure heritage and craftsmanship at Don Stewart Jewellers. The two brothers Neville and Lawrence Stewart learned the jewellery and watch-making trades from their father...

Will you choose the Jerusalem, the Kiwiana or The Med?  We’re talking divinely fresh and tasty Falafels.  Made with the authentic Israeli ingredients.  So traditional.  Made...

Experience quality cinema at Rialto Cinemas Tauranga.  There are cinema arm-chairs with mini tables, so you can relax with your glass of wine or beer and Italian pizza while you watch the movie,...

This passionate, coffee enthusiast’s coffee bar is a firm favourite with locals probably because of the heart on your sleeve soul, creativity and love that is evident at Thy Neighbour. Watch...

Specialising in bicycle repairs, cycle maintenance and cycle servicing Twisted Cycles know everything there is to know about anything with two wheels and of course one wheel unicycles. ...

Loved by locals this is the place to come and get your groove on. Coffee, comics, records and toys galore and great smiles too from the team at Vinyl Destination. Find your favourite artist...

Celebrating ten years, the Tauranga Art Gallery continues to inspire, delight and intrigue with their comprehensive exhibition schedule and events. A highlight of the tenth anniversary celebrations...

Meaning ‘neighbourhood’ in Spanish, Barrio Brothers was created to bring the Mexican love of food and life to the Bay, and to create the joy of a meal shared. Fill your belly with...

An iconic name in Tauranga.  This homeware, gifts and linen store is a wonderland to explore.  Check out their de Spa Chocolates, with intense flavour, superior smoothness and a rich...

Exquisite food and the most idyllic waterfront location combine to create a unique experience at Harbourside Restaurant. Breakfast, lunch or dinner, take in the views across the blue expanse of...

Share, enjoy, relax and socialise while savouring the most divine Asian fusion at Macau.  Embracing the flavours of the East with the added influence & fusion of Pacific fresh produce Macau...

This is a juice bar and salad deli like no other!  Whipping up the freshest salads daily and the most nutritious Pluto lunch boxes, crafted weekly by their masterchef.  With options to suit...

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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...

STUDENT DEAL 10% off any purchase   According to our clients we are Tauranga’s best kept secret. The Changing Room offers a relaxed shopping experience so put aside some time...

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Pascoes have fantastic deals on diamonds, silver, watches and more this Valentine's Day! The perfect gift for that special...

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...

The perfect gift for a loved one this Valentine's Day. Receive a free pair of Follow Your Heart Earrings valued at $89 when you spend $200 or more on full priced Swarovski...

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

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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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What will you wear on your hot date?? Chanel Dress A beautiful and flirty printed dress that is perfect from AM to PM. Price:...

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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...

Local and national tourist information, including bookings. They can organise your travel requirements, accommodation, activities and tours throughout New Zealand. Free itinerary...

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...