2017 Trustpower Christmas Parade

2017 Trustpower Christmas Parade

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 colourful characters.  Santa will join us and has invited many of his friends along too.  He has chosen two of his most trusted reindeer to help...

2nd December 2017

Santa's Wonderland

There’s Santa and Reindeer, Mistletoe and Snow, A wonderland awaits with good tidings you know. Christmas crafts for the children and snowballs to throw, Come see the magic, you’ll leave all aglow… Discover the magic of all things Christmas in our stunning interactive, digital and hands on display. FREE ENTRY: 10AM –...

4th December 2017

Christmas Carols on the Waterfront

Christmas Carols on the Waterfront The annual Carols on the Waterfront event returns this year to the city centre. Everyone is welcome at this free family friendly event where we will celebrate the festive season, singing everyone's favourite Christmas Carols! We invite you to dress up as shepherds or angels and follow Mary and Joseph on...

10th December 2017

Free Salsa Dancing Lessons

Thursdays - Free Salsa Dancing Lessons Thursday night is Salsa Dancing Night at La Mexica! Bay Salsa Dancing Club offers free introductory lessons every Thursday at 8pm which is great for singles, partners and groups! Everyone is welcome from newcomers through to seasoned pros. Even if you don’t want to dance it’s a great...

6th July 2017

Sunday Jams

Come join us @ The C&B for our new Sunday sessions! What better way to relax on a Sunday than with friends & family, & great live music. It’s an open jam session hosted by experienced musicians Brendan McCarthy & Les Robinson. The choice is yours - you can either sit back & enjoy the tunes, or if you want to sing,...

13th August 2017

Mark's Perfect Day

Mark's Perfect Day

If you didn't already know, last month we wrapped up our "Find Your Perfect Day" contest on Facebook with over 100 amazing responses about what your perfect day would be. We were thrilled to award our lucky contest winner, Mark Bougen, with his prize of $1,000 worth of Downtown Tauranga vouchers! We've been dying to know how Mark has been spending his...

16th November 2017

Trustpower Photographic Competition 2017

Entries are NOW OPEN for the second annual Trustpower Photographic Competition! With $10,000 worth of prizes, this is a competition you don't want to miss. After an immensely successful inaugural event, the Trustpower Photographic Exhibition is returning to the city centre for its second year, in January 2018.  This is our opportunity to showcase and celebrate our...

1st November 2017

Best Place 2017 Winners

Best Place 2017 invited the public to vote for their favourite business in Downtown Tauranga. With over 700 businesses in our city centre, the choice can't have been an easy one...so thank you to everyone who voted! The winners were announced at this years awards function, held at Lone Star Restaurant and Bar on 26th October. It was a fantastic evening connecting and...

30th October 2017

Tauranga Barbers Are Next Level!

Walking through our city centre on a sunny Tuesday morning visiting local barbershops, was so much fun! The Barbers here in Tauranga are incredibly varied, each with their own unique style, look and vibe. The market for mens grooming appears to have boomed and Tauranga is definitely keeping up!  I couldn't help but notice that it isn't exclusively men sitting in the salon...

31st October 2017

Our top picks for a unique Tauranga Arts Festival Experience

What better way to spend the long weekend than at the Tauranga Arts Festival! With so many different choices from musicals and comedy acts to art exhibitions and a floating theatre, there's something for everyone to enjoy. After scouring the programme and getting the inside scoop from our industry connections, we've come up with our top picks for the most unique,...

20th October 2017

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...
Wharf St Dining Precinct
Over 500 railway sleepers from the old Matapihi Railway bridge, over 80...
The Kiwi Bach
Welcome to the Kiwi Bach! In Red Square, Downtown Tauranga, you will...