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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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8.7 KM Paengaroa
Come along to the Annual Te Puke Kiwicoast Lions Book Fair. A huge selection of books, magazines, games, jigsaw puzzles, records and DVDs for sale at very reasonable prices. Fiction is in alphabetical order. The Te Puke Town Hall is in the main ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Te Puke Memorial Hall, Te Puke, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 8.7 KM from Paengaroa
    4.8 KM Tauranga
Come along and see the awesome talented stalls we have at our indoor market, lots of arts, crafts, small business and some really yummy food, great family fun and kids. We look forward to seeing you! Keep an eye on our Facebook page for some ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Welcome Bay Community Hall, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 4.8 KM from Tauranga
    5.9 KM Tauranga
Our ever-popular Mid-Winter Christmas at the Races function is just what you need to chase away the winter blues. Enjoy a delicious festive lunch and live music, mixed with top-class thoroughbred racing action. Gather a group of friends, family or ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Tauranga Racecourse, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.9 KM from Tauranga
    0.6 KM Tauranga
Tauranga residents will be given the chance to enjoy a free public screening of the first test match of the DHL New Zealand Lions Series 2017, All Blacks v The British & Irish Lions, on Saturday, 24 June at the Tauranga waterfront. At the ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: The Waterfront, The Strand, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.6 KM from Tauranga
    6.4 KM Tauranga
Come along to a family day at the Matariki marquee at the base of Mauao. There will be something for all members of the whanau including kite flying, fun activities for kids, food stalls and demonstrations. No bookings necessary - see you there ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Mount Maunganui Beachside Holiday Park, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 6.4 KM from Tauranga
    4.6 KM Tauranga
At this educational masterclass, not only will you receive $100 worth of goodies from your local council, you will get lots of exciting and inspirational advice around ways you can reduce your food waste. Topics include meal planning, smart ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Waipuna Park, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 4.6 KM from Tauranga
    2.2 KM Tauranga
Written by: Michele Amas Directed by: Geraldine Broderick Four women answer a flyer for a ladies only woodwork class. They turn up expecting empowerment and sisterhood from the advertised tutor, Maggie Taylor but when they arrive Maggie’s ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: 16th Avenue Theatre, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 2.2 KM from Tauranga
    2.4 KM Tauranga
Murder on the Nile, Agatha Christie's own staging of her famous novel, Death on the Nile, is set on a paddle steamer cruising the legendary Nile River in 1940’s Egypt. The passengers aboard are abuzz when the famous heiress, Kay Ridgeway, and her ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Detour Theatre, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 2.4 KM from Tauranga
    5.5 KM Tauranga
The tastiest show in the Bay of Plenty is coming soon! The Seriously Good Food Show is back in Tauranga on the 1st and 2nd July 2017. Designed with good taste in mind, the Seriously Good Food Show will host over 180 displays and exhibits from some ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: ASB Arena at Baypark, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.5 KM from Tauranga
    5.3 KM Tauranga
Alien Weaponry will be performing as part of their Trembling Earth Tour across NZ. A truly world class hard rock/Metal act in NZ, these guys are already legends in their own country; opening for the likes of Devilskin & Shihad. In fact, they ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Totara St, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.3 KM from Tauranga
    5.3 KM Tauranga
My damned kind gods of rock Metallica tribute show. Come and check out NZ best Metallica tribute show that's been Packing venues around NZ playing some of the best Metallica tracks live of all time!
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Totara St, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.3 KM from Tauranga
    0.5 KM Tauranga
When the 1960’s British Invasion hit worldwide, Herman’s Hermits were one of the biggest groups out of the UK with their hits, Mrs Brown, you’ve got a lovely daughter, No milk today, I’m Henry VIII, There’s a kind of hush, A must-to-avoid ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Baycourt Community and Arts Centre, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.5 KM from Tauranga
    4.5 KM Tauranga
Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world and it’s association with the cafe culture here in New Zealand has provided an industry within itself. From boutique roasters and coffee brand collaborations to barista competitions. Coffee has ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: The Rising Tide, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 4.5 KM from Tauranga
    5.4 KM Tauranga
Are you ready for a night of Latin grooves and sizzling beats? Head over to Mount Social Club for the hottest Latin night with music and dancing all night long! An evening you won't want to miss!
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Mount Social Club, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.4 KM from Tauranga
    5.4 KM Tauranga
Claim the offer on our Facebook page, book a table for Tuesday from 5pm-8pm, and enjoy either a 2 for 1 Mains or 2 for 1 Desserts deal!
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Mount Social Club, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.4 KM from Tauranga
    0.5 KM Tauranga
The Art Lounge NZ – Gallery & creative venue with “a sparkle of difference”. Rory French, a local sculptor based in Mt Maunganui: Rory’s first Solo exhibition "Emergence” with a new collection of a Maori theme sculpture in ancient swamp ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: The Art Lounge NZ, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.5 KM from Tauranga
    5.4 KM Tauranga
Live music during dining, followed by music and dancing until 1am every Saturday!
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Mount Social Club, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.4 KM from Tauranga
    1.5 KM Whakatane
The Star of the new Sensing Murder Series Sue Nicholson presents her Sensational live show Answers from the Other Side. Sue's abilities have been seen on TVNZ's 'Sensing Murder', the 'Good Morning' show and 20/20. Her incredible gift helps to ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Whakatane War Memorial Hall & Sports Stadium, Whakatane, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 1.5 KM from Whakatane
    5.9 KM Tauranga
The Star of the new Sensing Murder Series Sue Nicholson presents her Sensational live show Answers from the Other Side. Sue's abilities have been seen on TVNZ's 'Sensing Murder', the 'Good Morning' show and 20/20. Her incredible gift helps to ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Tauranga Racecourse, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.9 KM from Tauranga
    5.9 KM Tauranga
Level One - An introduction to developing your psychic abilities. Spend the day with psychic powerhouse Sue Nicholson - see first-hand how she connects to the Spirit world and learn fascinating exercises designed to help you tap into your own ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Tauranga Racecourse, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.9 KM from Tauranga
    4.5 KM Tauranga
Join us for a two-day celebration of a bygone era, a time when fashion was slow and things were built to last. We're talking view masters, Tupperware, bell bottom jeans...the list goes on. Around every corner, festival goers can expect to find ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: The Rising Tide, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 4.5 KM from Tauranga
    4.2 KM Tauranga
A portion of ticket proceeds proudly supporting Tauranga Coastguard. Looking for the perfect Midwinter or Mid-year night out with a deadly difference? "Get in on the action" with the NEW 'Killer Night Out' murder mystery dinner show: 'Par for ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Omanu Golf Club, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 4.2 KM from Tauranga
    0.5 KM Tauranga
Since winning Stars in Their Eyes in 2000 with a record 864,838 votes, Gary Mullen has toured the world with his breathtaking One Night of Queen. His uncanny vocal resemblance to the late Freddie Mercury has enthralled hundreds of thousands of ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Baycourt Community and Arts Centre, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.5 KM from Tauranga
    1.7 KM Tauranga
Every Saturday morning shop local, spend local, direct from the producers. Rain, hail or shine, our producers will be there. 52 weeks of the year! Every Saturday there is entertainment from local musicians. Coffee and a great variety of ready to ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Tauranga Farmers Market, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 1.7 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
    5.5 KM Tauranga
Roll out the red carpet. Zoetica is coming. Zoetica translates roughly as ‘to live life animatedly’. Zoetica follows the story of a group of women who come together to create and launch a project like no other. 2017 Show Special Guest Stars ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: ASB Arena at Baypark, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.5 KM from Tauranga
    5.1 KM Tauranga
The doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 7:30pm. Then Deb Webber will walk through the audience, giving spontaneous readings – connecting those chosen with loved ones in spirit. Sometimes they are cheeky, sometimes sad, sometimes humorous ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Mt Maunganui Golf Club, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.1 KM from Tauranga
    12.1 KM Tauranga
An amazing night walk through the Papamoa Hills to Summerhill Farm to enjoy coffee and cake. The walk is approximately 5 kms (1-hour) and has stunning views over Tauranga. Entrants are returned by minivan to their vehicles. All money raised supports ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Papamoa Hills Regional Park, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 12.1 KM from Tauranga
    0.5 KM Tauranga
Following their sell-out performances of Swan Lake and The Nutcracker, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to Australasia. This diverse and stunning programme in three awe-inspiring acts is proudly presented by Russian Ballet Ltd. The ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Baycourt Community and Arts Centre, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.5 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
    1.8 KM Whakatane
Hi there! We are looking forward to hosting you at our "Wonderfully You" Women's Wellbeing Event in Whakatane. If you're anything like most of the women we talk to, you probably dedicate the best of your time, energy and resources to other people's ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Whakatane Baptist Centre, Whakatane, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 1.8 KM from Whakatane
    4.5 KM Tauranga
Vegan Vibes 2017 is aimed at giving people the tools to live sustainably and having that ethos at the forefront of their minds with their everyday living. Connecting individuals with community groups, businesses and even local government, Vegan ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: The Rising Tide, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 4.5 KM from Tauranga
    2.4 KM Tauranga
Cult Cinema Club is a social, cinematic event happening every Friday fortnight through Autumn/Winter, at the Village Cinema, located at the beautiful Historic Village, Tauranga. We screen cult, arthouse, indie, local, classic films and ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: The Historic Village, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 2.4 KM from Tauranga
    0.5 KM Tauranga
Based on the Walt Disney movie and the stories of P.L. Travers, Mary Poppins is packed with the supercalifragilisticexpialidocious adventures, music numbers and magical moments. The practically perfect Mary Poppins arrives at 17 Cherry Tree Lane ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Baycourt Community and Arts Centre, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 0.5 KM from Tauranga
    5.5 KM Tauranga
One of the world's best-loved musicals, The Sound of Music, will tour New Zealand this September and October. From the producer of the recent touring stage shows Grease, HMS Pinafore, Menopause the Musical and South Pacific, The Sound of Music ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: ASB Baypark, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 5.5 KM from Tauranga
    1.3 KM Tauranga
Holiday Public Skating Session! Skates and protective gear provided. Wear thick socks and come join us for a boogie. Awesome family friendly event. Just $10 each or $35 family pass. Spectators and under 5's free. All ages and abilities ...
Start Date:    End Date:    Venue: Queen Elizabeth Youth Centre, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty   Distance: 1.3 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 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 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
    0.9 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
    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 a relaxing 3x Sunday’s—art sessions at The Art Lounge NZ in ...
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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