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Bay of Plenty New Zealand


Bay of Plenty New Zealand
With its mild and sunny climate, you will enjoy the popular beaches of New Zealand in the Bay of Plenty. This coastal strip of New Zealand enjoys a temperate climate where unspoilt rainforests and sub-tropical farmlands thrive. Tauranga, the main city, boasts the biggest harbour in the country for exportation. Mount Manganui beaches are well-known for surfing, and the region as a whole is popular for a wide range of outdoor adventure sports.
Travel guides for Bay of Plenty: bayofplentynz.com, tauranga.co.nz
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What to do in Bay of Plenty

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Become partners with marine life    1 KM Opotiki
The value of reefs in our oceans ecosystem are well documented. It is now possible for you to be able to give back to the sea in personal ways just by using your computer from anywhere in the world or by attending our educational workshops. Our waterside accommodation at The Wharf Hub is great too.
FREE Marine Life Tour    0.8 KM Opotiki
We promote becoming as true partners with nature. What does this means? How can you get involved? Scroll through our free pictorial on line 'marine life tour' to get a taste of what partnership could look like. From our other web sites you can even build personalized reef modules. Or come and stay at our waterfront accommodation 'The Wharf Hub' for a real experience.
The Junction - Every Reason to Visit    Paengaroa
The Junction has 25 different Tourist related businesses and is a fantastic place to spend a few days whilst on vacation in New Zealand. Accommodation, adventure activities, farm parks, and delightful café's. Very close to the legendary white sand beaches of the Bay of Plenty yet central to the 3 main city centres. Fun for all the family so do come and enjoy some genuine kiwi hospitality.
Swim with wild Dolphins    2.2 KM Tauranga
We use a large high speed launch, operating from the Tauranga Bridge Marina Facility. The trip is three to four hours long, leaving in the morning. Hot and cold drinks and complimentary continental breakfast available on board. Wet suits, masks, snorkels and fins are supplied. Many different species of mammals, whales, fish, and birds are regularly seen. The qualified guides give a full commenta
Aerius Helicopters    3.6 KM Tauranga
The Tauranga and Rotorua region offers some of New Zealand's most spectacular scenery. Deep blue lakes surrounded by volcanic and geothermal backdrops, to long sandy beaches disappearing into the Pacific Ocean. Our scenic flights range from short local flights, providing a great view and the thrill of a helicopter flight to longer scenic flights that include White Island, Mount Tarawera and the Rotorua lakes.
Elements Watersports    2.8 KM Tauranga
Looking to learn to Sail or Windsurf or would you like to Rent some Windsurf Kit or a sailing Dinghy? We have the very best equipment, professionally trained staff, and the perfect location. Learn to Sail a Dinghy, get hooked on Windsurfing, learn the art of Paddleboarding, introduce your child to Watersports or gain watersports Instructor Training.
Sunfish Charters    2.1 KM Tauranga
As Tauranga's Premier Charter boat company, Sunfish Charters offer a personalized service and exceptional value to our customers. Our modern offshore charter boat is designed and rigged for serious game and sports fishing and is available for private charter for fishing, diving, sightseeing and corporate events.
Private guided tours to Rotorua    8.7 KM Tauranga
Let us show you around Rotorua's famous geothermal area including geysers, boiling mud pools and much more. On the way explore native rain forest and learn about Maori legends.
Accessible New Zealand Tours    2.4 KM Tauranga
Our tours are specialized for disabled travelers or those who may just need a helping hand along the way. We have tours for young and old and can work with you to provide a tour to suit you and your group. We are about showing you the unimaginable, taking you to the unreachable and giving you experiences you never thought possible.
Blokart recreation park    13 KM Tauranga
The home of blokart land sailing. Experience the thrill of harnessing the power of the wind on our purpose built blokart track. Also try our electric drift kart. bookings essential
Maori village evening and hangi dinner    11.5 KM Waiotapu
The Tamaki Maori village evening combines traditional Maori cultural performances with cooked hangi dinner. The tour starts with the travel through the ancient tawa forest to learn Maori customs before entering the village. Before and during the three course hangi dinner cooked in the ground, Maori performances cover traditional ceremonies, dancing, singing and storytelling. The tribal marketplace allows to discover arts, crafts and weaponry and tattooing methods.
White Island6.7 KM Whakatane
Live this unique experience! Vulcan offers you a visit of White Island, and its continuously active volcano, by helicopter.

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Current and upcoming events in Bay of Plenty

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    5.3 KM Tauranga
*Dead Favours and She Loves You added to the line-up for Tauranga. Villainy are gearing up to hit the road in July for their first headlining tour in two years. After selling out the South Island leg of the tour, they’re adding a new date in ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Totara St, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.3 KM from Tauranga
2.4 KM Tauranga
Set in the heart of Historic Village, this Boutique Market experience will see the Street sprinkled with handpicked original artisans, producers and makers. Take a leisurely stroll through the village, stopping along the way to meet the makers behind ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: The Historic Village, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 2.4 KM from Tauranga
    7.4 KM Whakatane
Brendan Chase is Elvis in a Tribute to the King of Rock N Roll and his hit music. Brendon Chase is New Zealand's premier Elvis Tribute Artist and has been entertaining professionally as Elvis for 24 years. In Early 2017 he placed first in The ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Ohope Chartered Club, Whakatane, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 7.4 KM from Whakatane
    5.5 KM Tauranga
After debuting to great success this year as the warm-up party to the famed reggae festival One Love in Tauranga, GOOD VIBES is hitting the road this winter. Presented by Mai FM and Pato Entertainment, the GOOD VIBES Winter Tour will feature some ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Trustpower Baypark Arena, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.5 KM from Tauranga
    10.6 KM Tauranga
Calling all families, community groups and sports groups. It's the 5th anniversary of the Papamoa Polar Plunge and we are taking it up a notch! We have 3 main prizes this year - $1000, $500 and $250, plus tonnes of spot prizes! Join Papamoa ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Papamoa Beach Domain, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 10.6 KM from Tauranga
    4.6 KM Tauranga
Attend Kate Mead’s longest-running and most popular workshop to become inspired and entertained about ways you can minimize waste in your home whilst babies are around! What else? You will receive a free pack full of waste minimization products, ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Waipuna Park Pavilion , Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 4.6 KM from Tauranga
    37.2 KM Tauranga
Prepare to be inspired, become motivated, and take control of your household’s impact on our future. Get lots of exciting and inspirational education around ways you can minimize waste at home. Note: Venue at 102 Beach Road, Waihi Beach. This ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Waihi Beach Community Centre, Waihi Beach, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 37.2 KM from Tauranga
    4.6 KM Tauranga
Is your fridge bursting at the seams? Are you filling your compost bin quickly? Are your chickens fat? Perhaps you are wasting food. At this educational masterclass, learn lots about what Kiwi’s waste and how we can save money. Plus, lots of ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Waipuna Park Pavilion , Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 4.6 KM from Tauranga
1.7 KM Tauranga
Tauranga's only true Farmers Market held every Saturday come rain, hail or shine. Come meet the local producers. The freshest of produce including Certified organic, tastiest of baking, healthiest of foods with a dash of flowers and plants. Great ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Tauranga Farmers Market, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 1.7 KM from Tauranga
    5.4 KM Tauranga
$500 - 1st Prize $300 - 2nd Prize $200 - 3rd Prize Heats - Saturday July 6, 13, 20, 27 - 10 - 12 am Huge Final - Saturday Aug 3 - 9 - 12 am Plus open karaoke. Competition is open to all singers over 18. Inquiries or practice is available ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Rosie O'Gradys Irish Pub, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.4 KM from Tauranga
    5 KM Tauranga
Providing an interesting and unique market environment that is all inclusive to reflect our diverse community. Follow us on Facebook for updates on stallholders who will be at the markets.
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Bethlehem Hall, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5 KM from Tauranga
    5.3 KM Tauranga
Sons of Zion are without question one of Aotearoa’s favourite live acts and this August, they’re taking their new live show on the road. The seven-date ‘Come Home’ Tour, presented by Mai fm and Pato Entertainment, celebrates the release ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Totara St, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.3 KM from Tauranga
    4.2 KM Tauranga
Tickets now on sale! Please call 07 574 1672 for group booking availability. Investigating what to do for your mid year, midwinter or a Christmas social function? Here's "an offer you can't refuse!": Gather your gang for 'Mafia Casino' - the ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Omanu Golf Club, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 4.2 KM from Tauranga
    5.5 KM Tauranga
Come along and try out this new fun sport - Floorball! It's a cross between ice-hockey and indoor hockey which is played inside a 50cm high rink with carbon sticks. The Goalies don't sue a stick and wear similar equipment to ice hockey with a ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Trustpower Baypark, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.5 KM from Tauranga
12.3 KM Tauranga
The Black Sheep Restaurant in Whakamarama is the home to local musicians. Great outdoor area if the sun is shining or large indoor area if its raining! Come along and jam or just sit back and enjoy being entertained. Great food, fully licensed and ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Black Sheep Restaurant & Atrium Gallery, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 12.3 KM from Tauranga
    1.5 KM Whakatane
If you’re reading this notice, then you’ve been drawn to my seminar event for a very special reason. I have been told that the universe certainly works in mysterious ways, and we are often guided to certain people and places for reasons beyond ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Whakatane Little Theatre, Whakatane, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 1.5 KM from Whakatane
    5.5 KM Tauranga
Once again one of the largest Women's only fundraising events in New Zealand is back on in 2019. A day full of entertainment, fine dining, a few drinks and some inspirational speakers. All while raising much needed funds for Two local charities - ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Trustpower Baypark Arena, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.5 KM from Tauranga
    4.7 KM Tauranga
If you’re reading this notice, then you’ve been drawn to my seminar event for a very special reason. I have been told that the universe certainly works in mysterious ways, and we are often guided to certain people and places for reasons beyond ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Club Mount Maunganui Inc., Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 4.7 KM from Tauranga
    7.7 KM Tauranga
Tauranga get excited because Something & Social is now hosting Bottomless Lunch! Our first event launches on Saturday 13th July and will run every Saturday for 6 weeks until the 17th August. We have two 2.5 hour sittings for you to choose from: ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Something & Social, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 7.7 KM from Tauranga
2.5 KM Tauranga
Market includes, food, fruit and veges, plants, crafts, tools, rawleys, coffee, clothing, Brick a brack, books, and much more.
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Historic Village Market, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 2.5 KM from Tauranga
    5.5 KM Tauranga
Come join us at NZ's special event for women! The Tauranga Women's Lifestyle Expo is a two-day event for women of all ages. With more than 140 companies involved featuring everything from jewellery and beauty to business products & ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Trustpower Baypark, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.5 KM from Tauranga
    5.9 KM Tauranga
After school classes for Term Three and Four 2019. All ages and abilities welcome. Cost $149 per term and an additional $20 if hire skates needed for class. Members of classes receive a VIP card which gives students half price entry to all public ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Skatescool, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.9 KM from Tauranga
    5.5 KM Tauranga
We are thrilled to announce that two of New Zealand's finest; All Blacks legend, Richie McCaw, and Black Sticks champion, Gemma McCaw, will be our very special guests at this year's Tauranga Gala Dinner. With an unrivalled sporting pedigree ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Trustpower Baypark Arena, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.5 KM from Tauranga
    1.7 KM Tauranga
Crossroads are an experienced classic rock-pop covers duo, with Jeff Stewart on electric guitar/vocs and Mike Lynch on keyboard/vocs. Got a favourite dance song? This duo should have it in their repertoire! Top quality backings are selected ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Tauranga Citizens Club, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 1.7 KM from Tauranga
    0.6 KM Tauranga
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, Our Place Tauranga will see a flurry of your favourite ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Our Place, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.6 KM from Tauranga
    5.3 KM Tauranga
You Should Be Dancing is a night of exceedingly danceable Disco Hits. A great big dancing disco celebration! We sold out every room on our last nationwide tour and are excited to announce the follow up tour! We play classics that you would ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Totara St, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.3 KM from Tauranga
    5.5 KM Tauranga
Join us for The Little Big Markets Winter 2019 Season! With a huge range of gourmet street food and food truck vendors, as well as a curated selection of stallholders for you to peruse... you won't be short of things to do. There'll be live music ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Coronation Park, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.5 KM from Tauranga
5 KM Tauranga
Get your tickets to come along to Tauranga City Councils 2-hour interactive workshop to learn the art of worm farming. Take home your own worm farm bin, worms, lime and compost so you can get started straight away. The workshop is subsidised by ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Bethlehem Hall, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5 KM from Tauranga
    5.5 KM Tauranga
The Developing Brain: Trustpower Baypark Arena - Stadium Lounge Captivating audiences over 250 times per year to sell out events in New Zealand, Australia & Internationally, renowned neuroscience educator, Nathan Wallis brings his talk "The ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Trustpower Baypark Arena, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.5 KM from Tauranga
    10 KM Tauranga
Join us for The Little Big Markets Winter 2019 season! With a huge range of gourmet street food and food truck vendors, as well as a curated selection of stallholders for you to peruse... you won't be short of things to do. There'll be live music ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: The Papamoa Pony Club, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 10 KM from Tauranga
    4.6 KM Tauranga
Vegan Vibes is back in action for 2019! Entering its 4th year, Vegan Vibes is back to bring you all another day-long event happening on Saturday the 28th of September from 10am until 4pm at the Soper Reserve, Mount Maunganui. Bay of ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Soper Reserve, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 4.6 KM from Tauranga
    0.5 KM Tauranga
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 another girl, born with emerald-green skin – smart, fiery, ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Baycourt Community and Arts Centre, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.5 KM from Tauranga
    5.5 KM Tauranga
The 2019 Tarnished Frocks and Divas show - Xanthia - exudes an otherworldly presence in an intimate style. Remembering the past but looking to the future, the audience and cast alike, will be transformed through our world and culture, heroing the ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Trustpower Baypark Arena, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.5 KM from Tauranga
    5.3 KM Tauranga
The ROCK Proudly Present - ONWARD - A DECADE OF DEVILSKIN From humble beginnings in the Waikato to gracing some of the biggest stages all over the world Devilskin are thrilled to celebrate their tenth birthday milestone with a comprehensive NZ ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Baypark Stadium, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.3 KM from Tauranga
0.5 KM Tauranga
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 storyline. Subtle revisions and variations have been ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Baycourt Community and Arts Centre, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.5 KM from Tauranga
    0.7 KM Tauranga
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 things we enjoy the most! Food Wine and Music, while ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Wharepai Domain, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.7 KM from Tauranga
    5.8 KM Tauranga
The Mount Farmers Market is held every Sunday from 9am to 1pm in Phoenix Park/ Te Papa O Nga Manu Porotakataka, Downtown the Mount. A diverse range of local artisans and purveyors present some of the finest fresh produce, breads, pastries, ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Phoenix Car Park, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.8 KM from Tauranga
    16.7 KM Tauranga
A great range of quality stalls that vary monthly there is something for everyone. The Oropi Sunday Market is an integral part of the heart and soul of Oropi. Come along and experience what makes it so special. All this at the one place, you ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Oropi Memorial Hall, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 16.7 KM from Tauranga
    5.4 KM Tauranga
Book your table to experience word class blues while you dine on delicious cuisine. Every second Wednesday of each month.
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Mount Social Club, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.4 KM from Tauranga
    5.9 KM Tauranga
Sessions every week Wed and Frriday 7-8.30pm, Saturday 1-3, 4-6pm and Sun 1-3pm. Skates and protective gear provided. Wear thick socks and come join us for a boogie. Awesome family friendly event. Just $10 each plus $3 Skate hire or $50 family ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Skatescool, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.9 KM from Tauranga
    0.9 KM Tauranga
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 history. One Love is without question one of the most popular ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Tauranga Domain, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.9 KM from Tauranga

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Camping and overnight campervan parking in Bay of Plenty

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Masonic Hotel Opotiki    0.4 KM Opotiki
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets, Showers, Power, Shopping   (Fees Apply)
 
Opotiki Holiday Park    0.6 KM Opotiki
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets, Showers, Power, Laundry   (Fees Apply)
 
Mt Maunganui Holiday Park    6.1 KM Tauranga
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets, Showers, Power, Laundry, Wi-Fi, Shopping   (Fees Apply)
 
Tirohanga 743-841 State Highway 3    6.2 KM Opotiki
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets, Showers, Power, Laundry, Shopping   (Fees Apply)
 
Maketu Hilltop Holiday Park    7.5 KM Paengaroa
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets, Showers   (Fees Apply)
 
Omokoroa Domain    11.6 KM Tauranga
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water   Free
 
Mclarens Falls Camp Ground    16.9 KM Tauranga
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets, Power   (Fees Apply)
 
Matata Lagoon    21.3 KM Whakatane
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets, Showers, Power   (Fees Apply)
 
Pikowai Campground    22.7 KM Paengaroa
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets, Showers, Power   (Fees Apply)
 
Cape Runaway Beach Road    26.3 KM Hicks Bay
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water   Free
 
Motu Bridge And Falls Free Camp Spot    34.1 KM Opotiki
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water   Free
 
Omaio Hoani Waititi Reserve Land    36.6 KM Opotiki
Overnight campervan parking - No facilities   Free
Te Kaha At The Haparapara River    40.6 KM Opotiki
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets, Showers   Free
 
Matawai Hotel Matawai    44.5 KM Opotiki
Overnight campervan parking - No facilities   (Fees Apply)
Manganuku Campsite Waioeka River Gorge    44.6 KM Opotiki
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets   (Fees Apply)
 
Te Kaha Holiday Park    46.8 KM Opotiki
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets, Showers, Power   (Fees Apply)
 
Maungaroa Kereu River    49.9 KM Opotiki
Overnight campervan parking - Facilities: Water, Toilets   Free
 

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