What‘s on - hip hop, Chatham Cup and drifting

The Project 2019 Youth Hip Hop Dance Competition is happening this weekend at Trustpower Baypark. Photo: supplied

Winter is no longer coming, as it is now here with flurries of snow appearing around the country.

Kia ora and welcome to Saturday and the first official day of winter!

The weather forecast for today is showing a few showers ahead but clearing overnight. It’s a three-clothing-layer day with an expected high of 14 and an overnight of 5 degrees. Make sure to keep warm if heading outdoors as the westerly winds will be fresh at times.

On Sunday June 2, we’re expecting a fine day in the morning with southwesterlies.  Monday is also looking like it will be fine, again with southwest breezes.

Do you like hip hop?  Come along and watch young people compete at the Project 2019 Youth Hip Hop Dance Competition at Trustpower Baypark from 1pm to 9.30 today, and 1pm-10.30pm on Sunday. More information here

Come down to Our Place Tauranga in Willow St for a weekend of live music, pop-ups shops and tasty food options.  Our Place is open from 8am – 9pm.

The Tauranga RC Drift Club are running their Saturday Slides event from 10am – 5pm at the Elizabeth Street Community & Arts Centre. All welcome. $10 at the door. Check out more here

The IPLNZ Novice 3 Lift Women Only Competition is happening at the Ruthless Barbell Club from 9am – 5pm today at Unit 14, 3 Cypress St, Judea. Free entry for all spectators. More here.

NRFIL 1st take on Forrest Hill Milford in the ISPS Handa Chatham Cup game at 2pm at Links Ave. Other matches start at 12.30pm. More here

Photo: Tauranga Roller Skating Club Facebook page

Tauranga Roller Skating Club are holding a fundraising barbecue at Mitre 10 Mega in Cameron Rd from 9am – 4pm. Come and say hi, grab yourself a sausage on this chilly day,  and support this great club.

The 2019 American Model Railroad Association convention is being held this weekend at the Tauranga Yacht Club at Sulphur Point. More here

Tauranga City Basketball Association are hosting the TCBA Tribes Tournament in partnership with SAS Sport at QEYC on the corner of 11th Ave and Devonport Rd. This tournament is for adults. On Sunday June 2 come and see the 5pm NBL Game between the Waitakere Supercity Rangers & Tasmanian Huskies.  

The Little Big Market have been postponed from Saturday the 1st of June to Sunday the 2nd of June, due to strong winds. The market will still be held at Coronation Park in the Mount and will still be running from 9am - 2pm.

At the Tauranga Art Gallery from 2-3pm Friends of Tauranga Art Gallery member, Doreen McNeill will lead a demonstration and discussion of her abstract paintings. For more information click here

‘Many Facets’, an exhibition by Elizabeth Haider can be viewed at The Incubator Hub at Tauranga Historic Village. Check out more here

Play Misty will be performing at the Mount Social Club from 6pm. 'Play Misty' is Paul Parkhouse & Simon Elton, performing acoustic versions of harmonica blues, rockabilly, hillbilly and '60s pop.

For more of what’s happening today see below:

Art On The Strand
Original Art for sale. Weather permitting. 9-4. The Strand, Tauranga. Tauranga Society of Artists

Bay Network Singles Club
Single, over 50? For weekend dinners, barbeques, outings. Ph Jonathan 572 2091, Maureen 021 112 3307

Carwash/Boot Sale Papamoa
Community Church 30 Evans Rd Papamoa. 7:30-11am. $5 site. Real coffee, muffins, hotdogs, car wash $5. John 0210 271 0140

Christian Healing Meeting
Welcome to a christian healing meeting at St Enoch’s church hall, cnr Cameron Rd & 16th Ave at 10am

Jam Session/Open Mic
3rd Saturday of every month at Mount RSA. All genres welcome. Backing band available. Keith Dickson 021 170 239

Katikati Tramping Club
Karaka-Waiotahi, moderate, 8:30 start. Leader Tom 027 270 8854

LOL Laughter Wellness
Sorry, cancelled today. Venue not available. See you next week! Trish 022 036 6768

Otumoetai Tennis Club
Adult tennis. Start time 1pm. Bellevue Park Windsor Rd (adjacent to swimming pool complex). New players & visitors welcome. Ph Fred 544 5088

1pm Tuesday & Saturday 45 Kawaka St, Club Mt Maunganui. No Equipment needed, come & try this low-impact sport. Jo Ann 578 3606

Taoist Tai Chi
Beginners Tai Chi classes Mon-Sat, 15 Koromiko St, Tauranga. Also KatiKati, Mount, Papamoa & Te Puke. For times visit or ph 578 9116

Taoist Tai Chi Tauranga
Beginners Class: 8:30-10am, at 15 Koromiko St, Judea. All welcome to join in any time. Great for stress, balance, flexibility. Friendly group. Ph 578 9116

Tauranga Social Dance Club
Sequence dancing, 1st Saturday monthly at the Baptist Hall, cnr 13th Ave/Cameron Rd. 7pm start, supper, raffles. Faye 07 543 3280

Tauranga Synchronised Swimming Club
Have a go at synchro! Beginners train Saturday mornings at Baywave. Supportive & friendly environment. First lesson free. Ph Jo 027 543 1697,

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