What‘s on - Budo, dotterels, museums

Ninja knits are holding a social meet up today at Tauranga Historic Village for anyone interested in knitting or crotchet. Photo: Supplied.

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 cloudy periods today with a period of rain in the late afternoon through to the early evening. This may be heavy and possibly thundery with northwesterlies picking up for a time.

It’s a two-clothing-layer day with an expected high of 18 degrees, and an overnight low of 11 degrees. High tide is at 1.30pm and low tide at 7.32pm. Sunset is at 5.18pm.

What’s on today?

Are you a knitter? Head along to The Incubator at Tauranga Historic Village today from 9.30am - 12pm for the monthly Sunday morning get together of knitters and crocheters. New people are welcome. Tea and coffee is provided with a Koha jar for a small contribution towards the venue. For more information click here

There is a planting day at Pukehiina organised by the Maketu Ongatoro Wetlands Society.  Come and help get some plants in the ground at Dotterel Point, Pukehina. Meet at Pukehina Surf Club today at 10am. For more information click here

Come and watch taekwondo at the  Budo South Invitational Tournament is being held at Tauranga Boys’ College today from 8am – 4pm.


The Mission House at the Elms | Te Papa Tauranga. Photo: Rosalie Liddle Crawford

The Elms | Te Papa Tauranga in Mission St is open from 10am - 4pm. Come and view the Mission House and gardens. For more information click here

Take a walk through Tauranga Art Gallery and view the many exhibitions on display there this week. The gallery, in Willow St, is open from 10am - 4pm.

Love public art? CITY ART WALK TAURANGA app is a free to download walking tour of 20 public artworks in Tauranga's city centre. For more information click here

Enjoy workshops at ReMaker, with the community of makers, located at Our Place in Willow St. Click here for more information.

Diana Bomford, Tony Fraser and Hugh Bomford at the Lion and Tusk Museum at Mount Maunganui. Photo: Daniel Hines.

Have you been to the Lion and Tusk Museum yet? It's open today from 10am - 3pm at Unit 4, 14 Portside Dr, Mount Maunganui. Come and see a massive display of Rhodesian military history records and exhibits of uniforms, medals and equipment. Opening hours are 10am – 3pm Thursday to Sunday. For more information click here

For more events visit My Tauranga.

What else is on today? 

16th Ave Theatre
Neighbourhood Watch, a brilliant comedy by Alan Ayckbourn. What starts out as a well intentioned neighbourhood watch scheme soon develops into something quite different.

Accordion Music Group
3rd Sunday monthly. Welcome Bay Hall 1-4pm. Entry $3pp. Ladies a plate please. All Welcome. Joy 027 285 3093

Art on the Strand
Original art for sale. Weather permitting. 9am-4pm. The Strand, Tauranga. Tauranga Society of Artists

At Sunday Village Market
There is an amazing array of stalls lining the street of the beautiful Historic Village. Arts, crafts, bricabric and yummy food stalls. 9am -1pm

Brain Watkins House Museum
233 Cameron Rd, open 2-4pm. Adults $5, children free. Groups or classes by arrangement. Ph 578 1835

Bretts Goalkeeping Clinic
Free GK coaching 9-11am. Suits beginners to youth, 3 coaches available, At Waipuna Park. Please bring your own gloves.

Tauranga Domain, Cameron Rd, Sun, Tues, Fri, 12:45 for 1pm start. Beginners welcome. Ph Peter 571 0633

Enjoy travel, being hosted?
Friendship Force travel, hosting in NZ and world-wide. Visiting Northland November 2021, Australia & Winnipeg, Canada 2022. Ph Dianne 027 249 9859 or Jonathan 572 2091, Meetings monthly

Exhibition by Janet Collenette
Janet Collenette is exhibiting her fine art paintings, featuring the monarch butterfly life cycle, in the Art Gallery, 33 Devonport Road, for July.

Falun Dafa Exercises
Sunday 10:15am.Free to join us in the Parks. Ph/text Judy 021 042 5398 for the Locations in Tauranga, Papamoa & the Mount.

Golf Croquet
At Club Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St. Tues, Thurs, Sun 9.15am for 9.30am start. New players & visitors welcome. Ph. Nev 575 5121

Messy Church, Holy Trinity
4-6pm at Holy Trinity Anglican 215 Devonport rd. Theme: Forgiveness. Activities, short Christian story, simple meal, GF and vegetarian options. All free. Children accompanied by an adult. Ph 576 7718

Neighbourhood Watch
Gnomes, neighbours and mayhem. A great comedy for a good nights entertainment at 16th Ave Theatre. Book @ iTicket

Papamoa Farmers Market
Connecting our community with local produce. Rain, hail or shine, it will be on! At Redefined, 58 Ashley Pl, Papamoa

Psychic Cafe Spiritual Centre
Greerton Community Hall. Doors open 6.40pm, starts 7.00pm. $10 cash entry. After that, everything FREE: Psychics, Healers, Refreshments and more. Meet the Bay’s top practitioners!

Radio Controlled Model Yachts
Sundays & Thursdays 1-3:30pm. Pond behind 22 Montego Drive Papamoa, sailing "Electron" Radio Controlled Yachts for fun. Adult beginners welcome. Graham 572 5419

Taoist Tai Chi Arts
Cultivating Balance, New beginning classes, Mon - Sat, Tauranga, Te Puke, Papamoa, Mt Maunganui, Katikati.www.taoisttaichi.org for schedule & times or Margie Ph 02 150 0320

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