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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 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 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....

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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...

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: 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...

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,...

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 Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to New Zealand with Swan Lake... the most loved classical ballet of them all. This masterpiece ballet is presented in two acts and follows the original...

Direct from Australia, Showtime invites you to dance your way into a time warp of 70’s disco dance floor thrillers and timeless heartfelt rock ballads with The Bee Gees Night Fever! Night...

Indians throw crazy parties. Heard of Diwali? A million lamps floating on a river and fireworks to wake the dead.  Heard of Holi? An explosion of colour and joy and massive dry cleaning...

Entering its third year, we're excited to once again bring to the Bay of Plenty the Tauranga Coffee Festival 2019. Hosted again at the vibrant container city in the heart of the Tauranga CBD,...

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...

The Top Dog Film Festival is coming back to NZ in 2019 and you'd be barking mad to miss it. After a paw-some sell-out first year, the Top Dog Film Festival NZ Tour is coming to Tauranga for...

Taste Tauranga is on in Downtown Tauranga in August! Over 25 participating restaurants, bars and cafes bring you a month of all that's good in food.  Events. Tapas Trails. Burger...

With their pioneering use of virtual reality, artists Jess Johnson and Simon Ward, have created a mysterious universe of alien architecture populated by humanoid clones and cryptic symbols, traversed...

Leading pounamu artist, Lewis Tamihana Gardiner (Te Arawa, Ngāti Awa, Te Whānau-ā-Apanui, Ngāi Tahu), will be exhibiting at Tauranga Art Gallery this winter.  Gardiner is...

Blood Water Earth is an immersive video installation and ceramic display arising out of an international indigenous collaboration between Kahnyen’kehàka artist Santee Smith (Artistic...

'Mātiro' (loving gaze) is a retrospective of black and white photography from the 1970s -1980s by Kapua Joy Bennett (Ngāti Ranginui, Te Whānau-ā-Apanui). Born in Tauranga in 1951,...

If you like having FUN then the Tauranga Pub Crawl is just the ticket. Sample 3 Tauranga Pubs and a mini pub quiz in each Pub! What is covered: 1 drink in each Pub; Mini Pub Quiz in...

To celebrate Matariki, the Māori New Year, the Tauranga Art Gallery has opened three new exhibitions that reflect on our past; paying homage to our ancestors and our indigenous history. The three...

One Love 2020 lifts the lid on its most exciting line-up yet! New Zealand’s much-loved One Love Festival will kick off a new decade with the best line-up in the festival’s...

We are excited to announce that Our Place Tauranga will be hosting a weekly Quiz Night free to the public. Anyone can come along and enjoy this event that's all about testing your knowledge to...

The Lunch & Learn series is an exciting collaboration by local innovators to share knowledge and insight. Each session will be packed with value, fun, and practical learning. ‘We want to...

Bored of your leftovers and looking for something tasty for your Thursday lunch break? Or you can't be bothered with dinner and hankering towards having a Thirsty Thursday? Thanks to Our Place...

Looking for something to do over the cooler months? Come and checkout “Games Unplugged”. Our Place Tauranga along with Tauranga City Libraries will be hosting a weekly board games get...

Boomerang Bags Tauranga is having a Sewing Bee at Our Place Tauranga and we would love your help! Volunteers needed to help with cutting materials, pinning, ironing, stamping and sewing. Boomerang...

35 EVENTS, LOCAL, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS From 26 August to 9 September Tauranga will come alive with a range of events that will push boundaries and break the...

Tauranga Arts Festival brings the community together and the city alive over ten days from 24 October to 3 November 2019.  Featuring performers at the peak of their practise, the festival...

Get breakfast with two global innovators. War stories of innovation and creativity in the trenches and the good that came of it. Two innovators walk into an art gallery.... Ezel Kokcu - The...

Do you love Animals?  Aged between 6-9 years old and want to meet like-minded people? Come join our book clubs and celebrate with this month's theme: Animals Between the Pages. The...

The BNZ Battle of the Bays is set to be an exciting match up as the Magpies travel to Tauranga with the Macrae-Shelford Cup as last seasons winners. Who will be the 'Real Bay' for 2019. The...

Catch the Volcanix and Steamers in this Double Header at home at the Tauranga Domain in the last round robin game of the season as they take on their Manawatu counterparts. Volcanix v Cyclones kicks...

The Festival will be held on the 23rd November 2019 at the beautiful Wharepai Domain, in central Tauranga. The Tauranga Food Wine and Music Festival is about bringing kiwis together with the 3...

TASTE TAURANGA TAPAS TRAIL Sunday 11th and 25th August Imagine a relaxing Sunday with friends enjoying a bespoke menu of great craft beer and tapas to match!  Get your tickets to enjoy an...

Get ready for a brand-new tapas trail that will take you on a progressive dining experience like no other! Three restaurants will be serving up an array of dishes and drinks to match that will...

Turn Tuesday into a Tapas Trail of delight! Disrupt the hum drum of winter with an evening of sensational flavours, divine cocktails and a great night out with friends. Grab a ticket and some...

In conjunction with Taste Tauranga, The Barrel Room is running a 'Meet the Locals' Series of Meet the Brewer Evenings. We're really excited to be hosting five local Craft Beer breweries,...

This winter​ ​Our Place Tauranga​ have joined forces with the Our Place Tauranga food vendors as well as some of your favourite street food vendors from around the​ ​Bay of Plenty NZ​ to...

The Crown and Badger invties you to a 5 course degustation dinner with Leefield Station Wines from Marlborough. Tickets are $90 or early bird special is $80 if purchased before 19 August....

LIQUORLAND French Wine and Cheese. The Perfect Match! Thursday 29 August, 6pm. Join Liquorland for an exciting evening of fine wine and cheese. French wine expert Jean Jacques...

Kicking into his blue suede shoes, Shane Cortese is set to have you rockin’ as he sings and entertains you with his personal selection of 50’s rock ‘n roll music including...

After months—nay, years of rumors—it’s finally official: Downton Abbey is heading to the big screen! Join this incredible group of filmmakers, actors and craftspeople, led by Julian...

The New Zealand International Film Festival (NZIFF) is a celebration of film on the finest screens in New Zealand. The event is the cultural highlight of winter in 13 towns and cities and is one of...

An event part of the Groundswell Festival of Innovation 2019! Take a look at the video for this incredible dining experience...

Our Crop Swap Tauranga City happens on the fourth Sunday of each month from 9am - 10am. Feel free to bring a little of what you might have in your garden to share. Home produce such as seeds,...

Calligraphy; $35 per person. Price includes 1 kit of calligraphy materials to take home. Syd Workshops is going to teach you the traditional art of calligraphy, but of course with a modern spin....

Join us at Our Place Tauranga for Singing Sisterhood Sundays, where once a month we feature #Tauranga's best female musicians! Don't miss our inaugural event on 8 September, featuring the...

Join us as we let our hair down and celebrate the good, the bad and the awesome of Groundswell 2019! All welcome! Free, however, registration is...

Wine & painting; $50 per person. Price includes 1 painted canvas & lots of wine. Syd Workshops is going to teach you how to paint a portrait, not of yourself with a few wines in your...

Design your own uke; $50 per person. Price includes 1 hand designed ukelele per person. Syd Workshops is going to give you free reign on how you design your own ukelele. You will be supplied with...

Terrariums (for kids); $35 per person. Price includes 1 terrarium garden jar per child. Syd Workshops is excited to be hosting their first ever (pre registered) public kids workshop! We will teach...

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! No previous painting...

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! No previous painting...

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! No previous painting...

Nanogirl Labs is proud to present Nanogirl Live! in "Bring on the Noise!" - a Live Science Spectacular. Nanogirl, Boris (her trusty lab assistant), and CLAIR (Constantly Learning...

Presented by: Friends of Baycourt  THE NIGHT IS YOUNG returns for its annual performance at Baycourt! Each year Friends of Baycourt invites secondary schools in the Western Bay Of...

Presented by Bay of Plenty Garden & Arts Festival and Baycourt The entertaining live talk show hosted by everyone’s favourite bugman - Ruud Kleinpaste.  On The Couch will...

If you’re in years 8-13 and you love creative writing, come and join us for chats, snacks, and writing. Email lauren.jones@tauranga.govt.nz if you have any...

Last Year was a hit and we are now bringing you a whole new lot of headliners and new cities! Jasmine Tease has teamed up with producers from all around the country to bring you "Tease on...

The Tauranga Primary Schools’ Music Festival 2019 brings together 32 choirs over five nights from local Primary / Intermediate schools embracing this year’s theme ‘Songs From...

Presented by: TCSC Productions  TCSC Productions is excited to announce an upcoming new works FLYING HOPE - a thrilling new contemporary dance production.  Flying Hope...

Kaput (Australia) by Tom Flanagan A Koral Chandler & Critical Stages Production Sponsored by Taylor Bros Transport This multi-award-winning family show has melted hearts around the world...

Join acclaimed choreographer and dancer Amrita Hepi for a one-on-one fun and free yarn about heritage, belonging, public expression and cultural authenticity. Together you’ll have a fun and...

(Aotearoa) An immersive experience, A Synthesized Universe combines live music with custom animation, otherworldly video manipulations, and a flight through the known...

New Zealand-born, soon to be UK-based, Nadia Reid has attained global success off the back of her first two albums. Her prolific writing and touring have seen her at some of the world’s most...

(Samoa/Aotearoa) Alive with the energy and rhythm of raw and lyrical performance poetry and oral traditions, Wild Dogs Under My Skirt will challenge your perceptions of culture, life and...

America is like an enormous armed toddler at an all-you-can-eat dessert buffet, simultaneously eating and throwing pudding around the room. Who’s going to tell him to stop? Where are his...

Our panellists will each state their position, then engage in a frank discussion about what, if anything, can be done at a global, national, local and personal level for humans to survive climate...

(Aotearoa) Adapted for the Stage by Mel Dodge, Lyndee-Jane Rutherford and Bevin Linkhorn. The hilarious unfiltered truth on parenting, courtesy of Wellington blogger Emily Writes’...

This workshop will explore the range of forms and approaches possible when writing for this multi-faceted age group (9-13), through discussion of texts and writing exercises. Kate De Goldi hopes...

'Like with all great music it's often what is left out that is as important as what's put in. Screenwriting is the same. How much detail do you need on the page to make a script...

(Aotearoa) Wright launched his debut 10-track album Red Skies at a concert in Motueka in 2017 last year, touring with The Sou’Westers and his collection of insightful songs and stories about...

(Aotearoa) Eight counts of unlawful entry using imagination, five counts of reckless use of Māori mythology, four counts of possession and cultivation of Shakespeare, and one count dangerous...

Aimed at the 16-35 age group (the Millennial Generation, more or less), this conversation will focus on why getting savvy with your money is important. New Zealand’s leading financial...

In 2018 Taika Waititi accused New Zealanders of being ‘racist as f***’ – 11 months later 51 Muslims were killed in Christchurch by a white supremacist. Time to start listening to...

Debbie Stewart, MNZM, founder of Rotorua’s Wingspan National Bird of Prey Centre – recognised as New Zealand’s leading conservation, education and research organisation for birds of...

Traversing the Badlands of anxiety and depression is a daily reality for more people than we ever know. The man on the bus, the woman at the counter, kids walking to school, the isolated elderly. No...

Join parenting writers Emily Writes (her best-selling Rants in the Dark) and Dr Renee Liang, paediatrician and co-author of the 2019 book, When We Remember to Breathe, as they talk...

Marilyn Waring talks to MP Chlöe Swarbrick about her 2019 autobiography recounting her extraordinary years in parliament – the youngest MP to ever enter Parliament (1975); the only female...

Want to write fiction, but lack any knowledge of the whole writing and publishing process? No problem. To make your journey less painful, Catherine Robertson has offered to let you in on all the...

This workshop will concentrate on issues of ‘ending’ and ‘opening’ in the short story form, from finding the first seed of the story to setting down the final crucial word....

Screenwriter, actor and director Tim Balme de-mystifies the world of making film and television in NZ from a writer's perspective, including: The essential difference between the journey of...

“Hei pupuri te aho o te wananga, hei kawe i nga kura huna a Rua.” “To hold fast to the strands of valued knowledge” Embodied in this whakatauki (proverbial saying) is...

We’re constantly connected these days but is there enough real dialogue happening? Dialogue 2019 is set to change that - bringing high performers from all different areas of business...

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...

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. Tapas Trails. Burger competition....

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

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...

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...

Walking to work across the Matapihi Railbridge this morning, I had a to get a photo of the wrap coming off Regional House at 1 Elizabeth Street! It looks fantastic and love the use of...

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...

        Mainstreet Tauranga Board Meeting Minutes   18th December...

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...

          Mainstreet Tauranga Board Meeting Minutes   19th February...

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...

          Mainstreet Tauranga Board Meeting Minutes   16th April...

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...

  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...

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,...

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...

COMING IN AUGUST   THE BARREL ROOM Meet the Local Brewers Series 1 August - Funk Estate 8 August - Slab Brewing 15 August - Fitzpatrick's Brewing 22 August -...

TASTE TAURANGA TAPAS TRAIL Tuesday 6th and 20th August Turn Tuesday into a Tapas Trail of delight! Disrupt the hum drum of winter with an evening of sensational flavours, divine cocktails and a...

ON NOW!! Vote for your favourite burger in store and you will go in the draw to WIN $300 in Downtown Tauranga dining vouchers! You can vote at the restaurant, bar of cafe by filling in a voting...

COMING SOON   ALIMENTO EATERY Seared Winter Lamb A special dish of seared lamb rump with roasted winter vegetables, parsnip puree, red wine and plum jus. Served with a Red Wine to...

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...

Fancy your chances of winning $1,000 worth of diamond earrings? Find the diamond in the below images, then click the Link and tell us which image you saw the diamond in, image 1,2 or...

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...

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...

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...

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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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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...