Tauranga Farmers’ Market


Where local and convenience collide. The Tauranga Farmers Markets are on every weekend, rain, hail or shine.

Saturday 8am–12noon
31 Fifth Ave, Tauranga




Waikato Farmers’ Markets

Where local and convenience collide. The Waikato Farmers Markets are on every weekend, rain, hail or shine.

Cambridge Farmers Market, every Saturday 8am–12 noon, Victoria Square
Hamilton Farmers Market, every Sunday 8am–12 noon, The Barn, Claudelands





Gin & Jazz

Every second Saturday night 6.30–9.30pm
Bar Centrale




 Wayne Good Classes

Join Wayne in his kitchen for one of his popular cooking classes. This autumn he has three great classes lined up:

French High Tea with Flowers, 21 March – SOLD OUT
Pickles, Chutneys and Preserves, 27 March
Rustic French Cooking, 17 April – SOLD OUT, new date added 24 April

For more details and to book email wayne@arkanda.co.nz








Tauranga Tasting Tours

Delectable Delights at Zealong
21 March 

Sculptureum, a Chocolaterie & More
23–24 April 

Coromandel Tour
14–15 May 




The Great Pumpkin Carnival

Celebrating all things pumpkin, from the largest to the cutest to the best tasting pie. This is a fantastic family day out!

28 March
Rhododendron Lawn, Hamilton Gardens



Cambridge Autumn Festival

Forced to cancel in 2020 due to the lockdown, the Festival is back in 2021 with a record number of events for all ages and interests. 

19–28 March





Groundwork – Contemporary Sculpture 2021

An exciting new outdoor contemporary sculpture event presented as part of the Cambridge Autumn Festival will showcase nationally and internationally significant artists. Jointly hosted by St Peter’s, Cambridge and MESH Sculpture Hamilton.

Free event
20–21 and 27–28 March, 10am–6pm

Image: Artist David McCracken with his piece ‘Towards a Better World’, recently unveiled at St Peter’s, Cambridge.







Feast Waikato

Prepare for a long weekend of feasting this Easter with everything from celebrity chef dinners and lunches, family fun days, cooking classes, movies, tours and more.

1–5 April









58th National Jazz Festival

The longest running jazz festival in the Southern Hemisphere. Attracting over 45,000 people at Easter weekend to Tauranga.
31 March–4 April


Waikato Design & Lifestyle Market

A dynamic and vibrant market showcasing the region’s most incredible designers, creatives and entrepreneurs. Featuring both emerging and established creators connecting with the wider community in an effort to support shopping local.

Saturday 17 April, 9am to 3pm
The Barn, Claudelands


ECHO Walking Festival

A range of adventures on offer from the Kaimais to Coromandel. Follow winding tracks through spectacular scenery and amazing views. From an hour’s walk to full day tramps, there’s something for everyone and every fitness level.
8–24 April


Great New Zealand Food Show

Take your tastebuds on a culinary journey. Experience a fantastic day out with family and friends, sampling the latest foods, wines and delicious products, watching the action live on stage and so much more.
1–2 May
Claudelands Event Centre, Hamilton