BOOM! Talks About Public Art and Placemaking

Want to see more public art in our city? Tauranga Art Gallery is excited to announce a monthly series of talks with people designing, creating and enabling great projects around NZ. If you think that great art and design promotes connectivity, wellbeing, and happiness then Boom! is the event for you. To kickstart this new monthly series...

21st June 2018

Jekyll & Hyde

Presented by: Baycourt Presents and Tour-Makers Comedy. Thrills. Chaos. Delight.  Meet the most delightfully evil man alive, Mr Hyde. A man so evil he punches the cleaning lady, drop-kicks a precious kereru and yells ‘shark’ at the beach. This bonkers rendition of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic novel, Jekyll and...

22nd June 2018

Matariki Tauranga Moana 2018

Matariki Tauranga Moana invites everyone to discover the significance of Matariki and explore ways to observe the Māori New Year with whānau and friends. Matariki Tauranga Moana 2018 will see the city comes alive with a five-week programme of events including live performances, exhibitions, demonstrations, workshops and family events. Each...

2nd June 2018

Winter Nights Winter Lights 2018

There is no excuse for hibernating this winter. Get up from the couch, grab your woolly hats and come together to celebrate midwinter at this year’s Winter Nights Winter Lights. Watch Tauranga’s heart of the city come to light at the free, all-ages event, presented by Tauranga City Council, showcasing a spectrum of interactive light...

13th July 2018

Tauranga Coffee Festival 2018

Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world and it’s association with the cafe culture here in New Zealand has provided an industry within itself. From boutique roasters and coffee brand collaborations to barista competitions. Coffee has become more than just a morning pick me up - it’s become a lifestyle. Tauranga’s...

28th July 2018

Focus on Fashion - Footloose

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 Street...

19th June 2018

Take a Look

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 will love. Take a look. Then take a closer look Downtown Tauranga.   WIN A $2000 SHOPPING SPREE! Shop or dine anywhere in the city centre before the end of July and you're in to win. More...

15th June 2018

Taste Tauranga is coming soon!

Indulge in food. Try new flavours. Sample new restaurants. Win. Our delicious restaurants and cafes bring you a month of all that's good in food. Events. Set menus. Great value. Exotic flavours. Plus the chance to win Peet Jewellers diamond earings and free dining, Downtown Tauranga.   COMING SOON AUGUST...

8th June 2018

Shop to Win in Downtown Tauranga

Shop anywhere in Downtown Tauranga between 1st June and 31st July, 2018, and go in the draw to win a $2,000 shopping spree!! Make a purchase anywhere in our city centre. Yes that's right, anywhere! Be it a new pair of shoes, sushi for lunch, dinner out with friends, or that fabulous new hair cut. Simply fill in an entry form in store and you could be the lucky...

1st June 2018

Meet Stuart from Blur Eyecare

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 shop, all while raising a young family.... but not without the help of at least 3 cups of coffee to start the day! I sat down with Stuart at Blur to get to know him a little...

25th May 2018

Student Hotspots
Welcoming students to the city centre! Enjoy these amazing deals below from our...
Taste Tauranga
Indulge in food. Try new flavours. Sample new restaurants. Win. Our...
Goddards Shopping Centre
Linking Devonport Road and Grey Street enjoy browsing our stores for Fashion...
Tauranga Waterfront
Some of the greatest cities in the world have iconic waterfronts and we firmly...