SunLive – Agenda – markets, art, music, embroidery


Hello and welcome to Sunday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa armadillo, ka koa hoki ki reira.

MetService is forecasting a fine day with light winds.

It’s a three layer day with a forecast high of 14 degrees and an overnight low of 4 degrees. Low tide is at 9:48 a.m. and high tide at 3:51 p.m. Sunset is at 5:17 p.m.

What is it today?

Head to the Tauranga Racecourse Market and enjoy breakfast at a food stall. The market takes place from 9 am to 1 pm at the Tauranga Racecourse.

In Mount Maunganui, the Mount Mainstreet Urban Market takes place today from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Mount Mainstreet.

The satellite sessions take place at Totara Street today from 2:30 p.m. with four artists. Satellite Sessions is an original music concert series, designed to showcase the best of our talented artists here at the Bay.. For more information, click here

The Incubator. Photo: supplied.

On display through two galleries at the historic village of Tauranga is the Stitch-a-Plenty – the 2022 National Embroidery Exhibition for ANZEG – the New Zealand Embroiderers Guild Association. Organized in conjunction with the ANZEG Biennial Conference and the National School of Embroiderers, the exhibition comprises four judged sections – Contemporary, Traditional, Founders and Youth, three of which are open to all embroiderers and textile artists. The works are diverse, encompassing original design and innovation, primarily using textiles and stitch. Come find out at The Incubator Gallery and the People’s Gallery – Toi ka rere. The exhibition is open every day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. until August 14.

For more events visit My Tauranga.

The mission house in Elms | Te Papa Tauranga. Photo: Rosalie Liddle Crawford.

Elms | Te Papa Tauranga at Mission St is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come see the Mission House and gardens. For more information, click here


Tauranga Art Gallery at Willow St. Photo: Supplied.

Wander through the Tauranga Art Gallery and check out the many exhibits on display there this week. The gallery, in Willow St, is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Do you like public art? The CITY ART WALK TAURANGA app is a free downloadable walking tour of 20 public artworks in downtown Tauranga. For more information, click here

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

Have you ever been to the Lion and Tusk Museum? It is open today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Unit 4, 14 Portside Dr, Mount Maunganui. Come see a massive display of RHodesian military history files and exhibits of uniforms, medals and equipment. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. For more information, click here

The Incubator. Photo: supplied.

At the Creative Hub incubator in the historic village of Tauranga, numerous exhibitions, workshops and events take place daily. For more information, click here. Exhibition hours are 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

What else is playing today?

accordion band

July 17 Welcome Bay Hall 1 to 4 p.m., $4, every 3rd Sunday of the month, players and visitors are welcome. Come join us. Joy 027 285 3093

Art on the strand
Original art for sale. Weather permitting. 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The Strand, Tauranga. Tauranga Society of Artists Inc

Bretts Goalie Clinic
Free goalie training at Waipuna Park. Sunday 9am-11am. Please bring your own gloves and water to drink. Junior to youth caretakers welcome

Flag Gridiron Practice

Arataki Park. Sunday 2:30-4:30 p.m. Go down and try Flag Gridiron. It is one of the fastest growing sports in New Zealand. All welcome.

Maori history walks
Papamoa Hills – learn about the stories of Maori settlement along the BOP coast. See details and book here or txt 022 049 4465

Omanu Petanque
Learn more about recreational or competitive petanque. Wednesday and Sunday 1pm at Bayfair Reserve on Russley Dr. New players and visitors welcome. Chris 022 639 3489

16th Avenue Puffs Theater
This classic story, from a certain school of magic, reinvents what a little wizard hero can be. Puppets, magic and much more. Book @ iTicket [July 8th-23rd]

Tauranga Quakers
Welcome to all. Mainly silent meeting for worship and reflection followed by sharing and discussion. 10am cnr Elizabeth and Cameron Rd. Phone 543 3101

Radio Controlled Yacht Models
Sundays and Thursdays 1-3:30 p.m. at Pond behind 22 Montego Drive, Papamoa. Sail on Electron radio-controlled yachts for fun. Adult beginners welcome. Graham 572 5419

Senior Chef Cooking Class
Free cooking class for seniors on Friday mornings [running 5 Aug-23 Sept]. Ph St Johns Anglican Church on 576 9923 or 022 371 7219 [email protected]

St Enochs Presbyterian Church

9:30 a.m. at 134 Sixteenth Avenue, Tauranga. Welcome to all. Honoring God, following Christ, led by the Holy Spirit. Telephone 578 3040

National Stitch-a-Plenty Embroidery Shows
The Incubator & Peoples Gallery (Historic Village, Tauranga) presents the ANZEG (Association of New Zealand Embroiderer’s Guild Inc) National Embroidery Exhibition 2022. July 16-August 14, 10am-4pm daily. [email protected]


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