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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 Island    6.7 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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    0.2 KM Tauranga
Now is your chance to come and experience the many benefits of group drumming. New players totally welcome. Nathan Bregmen has been playing the drums for over 20 years and has been studying African drumming for around 9 years. Captured by ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Elizabeth St Community Hall, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.2 KM from Tauranga
    5.6 KM Tauranga
Our favourite past time on a Saturday afternoon is listening to this Power Duo. Every time they fill our heads and hearts with their beautiful voices we end up feeling happy. Join us down The Rabbit Hole. For more information on Izzy & Moe, check ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: The Rabbit Hole Restaurant and Bar, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.6 KM from Tauranga
    5.6 KM Tauranga
I am very excited to be offering you the opportunity to come and assist to keep our beautiful beach clean in October. This is a great chance to do your bit, help collect rubbish from the beach and help keep our beautiful coastline clean and ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Mt Drury Sound Shell, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.6 KM from Tauranga
2.4 KM Tauranga
The 2017 New Zealand mountain film festival was held in Wanaka & Queenstown from 28 June – 7 July this year. A selection of top films were selected to showcase the best of the best, featuring films from New Zealand and around the world. This ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: The Historic Village, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 2.4 KM from Tauranga
    5.3 KM Tauranga
Mt Maunganui's annual Rock Fest, held at the fantastic Totara St venue. A total of 8 bands will be performing with all profits, (after expenses), going to the Waikato/Bay of Plenty Cancer Society. This is definitely B.O.P's rock event of the year, ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Totara St, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.3 KM from Tauranga
    16.7 KM Tauranga
Last Sunday of every month. A ‘boutique’ market featuring local Chef Kendall Grant, a good variety of Arts and Crafts showcasing the talented artists and crafters living in our community along with fresh produce and other goodies!
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Oropi Memorial Hall, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 16.7 KM from Tauranga
    26.5 KM Tauranga
For Western Bay Residents Only. A home worm composting farm is a great way for you to deal with most of your household food waste and create rich compost for your garden. Come along to this hands-on, two-hour interactive workshop and learn the art ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Katikati War Memorial Hall, Katikati, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 26.5 KM from Tauranga
    5.6 KM Tauranga
The Rabbit Hole Restaurant and Bar invites you to their Attitude Adjustment Hour! Receive amazing deals on Beer and Wine between 4 and 6pm. This is your time to unwind and relax. See you down The Rabbit Hole.
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: The Rabbit Hole Restaurant and Bar, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.6 KM from Tauranga
    5.5 KM Tauranga
Enjoy a night of speedway racing action which will conclude with $20,000.00 of fireworks lighting up the night sky. Classes racing are: - Sprint Cars. - Super Saloons. - Saloons. - Stock Cars. - Mini Stocks. - 6 Shooters.
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: ASB Stadium at Baypark, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.5 KM from Tauranga
3.6 KM Tauranga
Charity fights corporate boxing event. Pro bout as the main event between Peter Bishop jr and Hilton Underwood. A mix of local fighters and fighters from around the north island competing. Minimum 12 bouts in total. A portion of every ticket sold ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Classic Flyers Conference and Function Centre, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 3.6 KM from Tauranga
    0.5 KM Tauranga
Two of Ireland’s best-loved groups Dublin's Irish Tenors and The Celtic Ladies combine to present one beautiful concert tour of New Zealand this November. Moving tirelessly from opera to pop, jazz to classical, each member of Dublin's Irish ...
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 greatest dancefloor musical of all time, Saturday Night Fever, will tour arenas and theatres in New Zealand this November and December. Today's announcement coincides with the 40th anniversary of the release of the film starring John Travolta ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: ASB Arena at Baypark, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.5 KM from Tauranga
    5.3 KM Tauranga
Greg Johnson and Mel Parsons – a dream New Zealand tour of songs and swagger – takes place 9th-26th November with 11 dates from north to south. Plus1 is delighted to present Mel and Greg alongside their super-talented hybrid band featuring ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Totara St, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.3 KM from Tauranga
    5.3 KM Tauranga
"The song that blew everyone away" is how 'The Breeze' radio station described Caitriona Fallon's recent performance of "Run" in Tarnished Frocks and Divas show "Zoetica " at ASB Arena. Caitriona, who moved to Tauranga from Ireland in January ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Totara St, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.3 KM from Tauranga
    6.4 KM Tauranga
Come and join a friendly group of like-minded people and enjoy a walk every Tuesday morning starting October 3rd. This slow to medium-paced group is suitable for beginners and will explore a different route around the main Mount Maunganui are each ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Mt Maunganui Surf Club, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 6.4 KM from Tauranga
    5 KM Tauranga
Come and check out Tauranga's newest night market! Browse and shop a range of brand new products and services. Designated kids area to keep them entertained while you shop - Colouring in competitions - Chances to win prizes. Free and family ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Bethlehem Hall, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5 KM from Tauranga
    2.3 KM Whakatane
By Robyn Hughes. The campaign that Commonwealth troops launched in Passchendaele, Belgium, on 12 October 1917 was supposed to be the answer to the years of utterly futile trench warfare that the First World War had become mired in. Instead, it ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Whakatane Library and Exhibition Centre, Whakatane, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 2.3 KM from Whakatane
    5 KM Tauranga
This is a great introduction to ballet! The class has an emphasis on fun while learning the basics. It is also designed to assist body awareness, co-ordination and musicality. Children are encouraged to develop their imagination and expression ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Bethlehem Hall, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5 KM from Tauranga
    5.3 KM Tauranga
Australian 80s pop sensations Pseudo Echo and Kiwi favourites The Narcs - bring A Very 80s Xmas to Wellington, Tauranga and New Plymouth from December 7-9. Expect all the Pseudo Echo pop classics like Funky Town, A Beat For You, Listening, and ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Totara St, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.3 KM from Tauranga
    4.7 KM Tauranga
A roller disco free skate session just for 10 years and over - skate fast and not worry about crashing into any kids! A great date night event or for a bunch of friends to come and have a great time together. $10 each, skates and protective ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Mount Maunganui Sports Centre, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 4.7 KM from Tauranga
    5.8 KM Tauranga
Soak up the party atmosphere at Tauranga Christmas at the Races! From relaxed gazebo spots on the lawn to your own private function space, Tauranga Christmas at the Races is the perfect chance to treat your guests to thrilling thoroughbred racing ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Tauranga Racecourse, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.8 KM from Tauranga
    5 KM Tauranga
Greerton Family Roller Disco. Skates and protective gear provided. Wear thick socks and come join us for a boogie. Awesome family friendly event. Spectators and under 5's free. Email: [email protected] Phone or text: ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Greerton Hall, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5 KM from Tauranga
12.9 KM Tauranga
A new monthly market in Omokoroa... big variety of stalls: jewellery, art, craft, food and more.
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Omokoroa Settlers Hall, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 12.9 KM from Tauranga
    0.7 KM Tauranga
Waylon McPherson is a solo acoustic guitarist and singer. Playing popular music and hits from an array of bands, Waylon covers a huge variety of classics, through to modern favourites from artists such as U2, Elvis, The Beatles, Kings of Leon and ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: The Phoenix, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.7 KM from Tauranga
    5.5 KM Tauranga
The 2017 SummerJam moves to the sunny Bay of Plenty, with Burnouts, Cars, Music and Fun, SummerJam is a great summer vibe with something for the entire family. What's Happening - Burnout Competition - Show & Shine - Hard Park - Limbo Comp - ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: ASB Baypark, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.5 KM from Tauranga
    5.3 KM Tauranga
Bay Dreams—presented by ZM—returns on January 2, 2018 with an impressive line-up, firming up its reputation as ‘the summer music festival you just can’t miss’. Now in its third year and following on from last year’s sold-out event, the ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Bay Dreams at Bay Park , Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.3 KM from Tauranga
    4.6 KM Tauranga
Beast of a Feast returns in 2018 and is this summer's hottest craft beer and food festival in Mount Maunganui! A rockstar lineup of some of New Zealand's best breweries and street food vendors provides the perfect setting for you to acclimatise to a ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Soper Reserve, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 4.6 KM from Tauranga
    2.6 KM Whakatane
Topline Entertainment are proud to present for the first time in New Zealand "Rock Steady" featuring members from the multi platinum selling bands Bad Company and Foreigner in an all Star Classic Rock Super Group summer tour of New Zealand January ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Boiler Room, Whakatane, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 2.6 KM from Whakatane
    5.5 KM Tauranga
Bryan Adams will bring his 'Get Up' world tour to New Zealand early next year, taking in some of the country’s most iconic and picturesque outdoor summer venues. Presented by Neptune Entertainment and The Breeze, the tour starts on January 2 at ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: ASB Baypark, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.5 KM from Tauranga
    5.3 KM Tauranga
Topline Entertainment are proud to present for the first time in New Zealand "Rock Steady" featuring members from the multi platinum selling bands Bad Company and Foreigner in an all Star Classic Rock Super Group summer tour of New Zealand January ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Totara St, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.3 KM from Tauranga
    0.7 KM Tauranga
Sol3 Mio are delighted to announce that they are extending their traditional end of year concert season, with an eight-date tour in December 2017 and January 2018, celebrating Christmas and the beloved kiwi summer. In the first section of the ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Wharepai Domain, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.7 KM from Tauranga
    0.7 KM Tauranga
Six60 are teaming up with Norwegian duo Nico & Vinz for The New Waves World Tour - taking the two acts across Europe in October and November, before heading downunder for four massive New Zealand dates in January. The band has spent much of 2017 ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Wharepai Domain, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.7 KM from Tauranga
    3.6 KM Tauranga
Black Falcons to strike “Classics of the Sky”! Classic Flyers are thrilled to announce the Royal New Zealand Air Force will deploy the Black Falcons aerobatic team to our annual Tauranga City Air Show. The event will take place on Saturday ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Classic Flyers Conference and Function Centre, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 3.6 KM from Tauranga
    1.7 KM Tauranga
Tauranga's only true Farmers Market. Direct from the producers. Understand where your food comes from and how it is produced. Great entertainment, plenty of ready to eat food and drinks. Rain, Hail or Shine. Shop local, support local, shop farmers ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Tauranga Farmers Market, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 1.7 KM from Tauranga
    5.5 KM Tauranga
The V8 Boats are Back! Don't miss out - one night only!! After a two-year break, the award-winning event showcasing exhilarating, high-octane V8 Jetsprint racing action is returning to ASB Stadium at Baypark in Mt Maunganui. A spectacular ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: ASB Stadium at Baypark, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.5 KM from Tauranga
    5.7 KM Tauranga
Waylon McPherson is a solo acoustic guitarist and singer. Playing popular music and hits from an array of bands, Waylon covers a huge variety of classics, through to modern favourites from artists such as U2, Elvis, The Beatles, Kings of Leon and ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Latitude 37, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.7 KM from Tauranga
    0.9 KM Tauranga
One Love returns to Tauranga in January 2018, with a first line-up announcement that’s fitting of the festival’s reputation as one of the summer’s best and brightest events. New Zealand’s premiere celebration of roots, rock and reggae has ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Tauranga Domain, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.9 KM from Tauranga
    10 KM Tauranga
The Little Big Markets were launched in the summer of 2009 with a simple vision, which was to create a place that would bring communities together. A place where people could hang out and enjoy their surroundings, enjoy great music, good food and ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: The Papamoa Pony Club, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 10 KM from Tauranga
    5.5 KM Tauranga
The Little Big Markets were launched in the summer of 2009 with a simple vision, which was to create a place that would bring communities together. A place where people could hang out and enjoy their surroundings, enjoy great music, good food and ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Coronation Park, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.5 KM from Tauranga
    36.9 KM Tauranga
Come along to the Waihi Beach Sunday Market. We have produce, crafts, arts, food, coffee, clothing & loads of great markety atmosphere for you to soak up!
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Waihi Beach Produce Market, Waihi Beach, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 36.9 KM from Tauranga
    5.3 KM Tauranga
Distortion - Spring Edition: Part 1/4 Brought to you by Addictive DJ's & Hunter Photography Friday 1st September 2017 @ Totara Street 5 Hours of Underground Tracks - Multiple DJ's - Huge Sound - Massive Lighting - Colour Lasers - No ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Mauao Performing Arts Center, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.3 KM from Tauranga
    0.5 KM Tauranga
Wellness Art Workshops with Mira Corbova-Smith (Artist & Inspirational Tutor). "Let's connect and indulge in Healing Art. It’s time to nourish your soul." - Mira Join me for some relaxing art sessions at The Art Lounge NZ in Tauranga. My ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: The Art Lounge NZ, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.5 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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