Parade of the planets to be observed from Matua

The Tauranga Astronomical Society is looking forward to hosting a Matariki event early on Friday morning. Weather permitting, the organisation’s... Read More

National Youth Jazz Competition winners named

The 44th National Youth Jazz Competition in Tauranga featured the most competitors in its 44-year history, says National Youth Jazz Competition manager... Read More

Soaked in jazz

Young musicians jazzed up Baycourt’s auditorium on Monday with musical flair for day two of the 44th National Youth Jazz competition. At the largest... Read More

Jazz Concert Series to begin in Tauranga

He’s a legendary Kiwi music icon who needs no introduction – but when it comes to performing the Port of Tauranga 59th National Jazz Festival’s... Read More

Bay of Plenty Lotto player wins $200,000

Five lucky Lotto players from Whangaparaoa, Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Hawkes Bay, and Porirua will be enjoying a boost to their bank account after each... Read More

Symphonia back in action

After a challenging and musically-restricted few years, Bay of Plenty Symphonia is delighted to be able to perform again to a capacity audience. Come... Read More

Ōmokoroa winter sailing to ‘start again’ in June

Ōmokoroa Boat Club’s Winter Season Sailing competition has got off to an uneventful start – in a literal sense. The season’s competition... Read More

A uniquely Te Puke Matariki

Te Puke’s second annual Matariki celebration is set to be a jam-packed, two days’ worth of events filled with culture, music and kai on June... Read More

National Youth Jazz Competition

Rising popularity of jazz among youth, a Covid rebound and extra time from the National Jazz Festival’s postponement means the 44th National Youth... Read More

What‘s on - jazz, comedy, kites

Good morning, and welcome to Sunday! Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira. MetService are forecasting a mostly cloudy... Read More

IYSF NZ Nationals 2022 entries now open

The search is on for the best young Kiwi filmmakers in Aotearoa with submissions now open for the 2022 International Youth Silent Film Festival New Zealand... Read More

Legends, locals set to jazz it up in Tauranga

With the Port of Tauranga 59th Jazz Festival only days away, Bay of Plenty residents and jazz-lovers from around Aotearoa can delight in 175 performances... Read More

7 Days bringing uncut live comedy to Tauranga

Brace yourselves Tauranga people - Jeremy Corbett and six of his mates will be in Tauranga on Sunday June 19, as part of the 7 Days Live tour. ... Read More

Tauranga jazzing up for June

Tauranga Jazz Society president Jeff Baker says the team behind the Southern Hemisphere’s longest-running jazz festival – based right here... Read More

From Tauranga to touring world with Harry Styles

A Tauranga woman now living in Los Angeles has just released her own solo EP. After years of hard work, singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist... Read More