What‘s on - cricket, soccer and A&P show

Marina Bloom is performing at The Jam Factory this afternoon. Photo: Supplied

Kia ora and welcome to Sunday. Kia mahara ki te inu wai i tenei ra.

There’s a fine hot day with brisk westerlies ahead. Remember to keep well-hydrated.

It’s a one-layer-clothing day with an expected high of 31 degrees and an overnight low of 19 degrees. Sunset is at 8.28pm.

Remember that sun protection is required all day today even if it’s cloudy, until 5.30pm. Cloudy days mask the UV risk.

Are you freedom camping? Click here for information on where you can find a camping ground.

What’s on today?

The Tauranga Historic Village Market run by the Bethlehem Te Puna Lions is happening today from 8am – 12noon. Come along for fresh produce, food, and many stalls.

New Zealand are playing India at the Bay Oval today from 12.30pm – 3.30pm. For more information click here

The Tenzing Hillary Cup is into a second stunning day of the biggest Nepalese sporting event in New Zealand. Come along to watch the tournament at 130 Links Avenue Reserve, Mount Maunganui.

Next to Coronation Park is the Pepi Toot train which will be out about today from 10am – 2pm, leaving from Salisbury Ave outside the Spongedrop Cafe. All aboard! Toot! Toot!

The Katikati 2020 A & P Show is sure to delight, running from 9am – 4pm today at Major St, Katikati.

Are you a kid wanting to learn to ride a bike? Come along to the Gordon Spratt Reserve today from 2pm – 4pm to give your child a chance to learn to ride a bike in a safe and fun environment. From 2-3pm is for 2-4 year olds and from 3-4pm for ages five upwards. Urban Family Bikes will also be on site offering a 'Bike with Bebes' free demo session for parents and kids to ride their unique bikes with specialised seats that carry children from approximately eight months to six years. More information here

Kidz Need Dadz Bay of Plenty have a Bike Rally fundraising event today at the Greerton Rugby Clubrooms. Click here for more information

The Tauranga Historical Society are holding their AGM at the Brain Watkin House at 2pm today.

Kelcy Taratoa

Tauranga Art Gallery is open today from 10am – 4.30pm. Come along and view the current exhibitions  - Kelcy Taratoa: Who am I?; Te Rangi Haupapa – a woven history; HOME: Mr G; and Insert Coin –Kereama Taepa.

Tonight at The Jam Factory, Marina Bloom and Brendan McCarthy will be performing from 3pm – 4.30pm. For more information click here

For more of what’s happening around the Bay:

Argentine Tango In Tauranga
Starting soon 6:30pm every 3rd Sunday of month for a Free introduction to genuine Argentine Tango. No partner or experience required. FB:Tango In Tauranga

Athenree Homestead
Open every Sunday 12-4pm until end of March.

Blues Brothers Musical: Auditions
Want to audition for the world premiere of the musical The Blues Brothers: First Contact? Auditions in January 2020. Head to for audition info.

Enjoy Travel, New Friends?
Friendship Force could be for you! We are home-hosted overseas & internally. Meet Sundays monthly. Ph Jonathan 572 2091, Barbara 574 5711,

Free Public Lecture
The Anglican Apology for the disposal of the Mission land with Archbishop David Moxon. 7pm-9pm. St. Georges Church, 1 Church Street.

Golf Croquet
At Croquet Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St; Tues, Thur, Sun; 9:15am for 9:30am start. Ph Nev 07 575 5121

Historic Village Market
17th Ave, 1st & 3rd Sunday of each month, 8am-12pm, wet or fine. A Bethlehem Te Puna Lions Project. Ph Bernie Allen 021 0422 612

Maketu Market
Every 3rd & 5th Sundays at Maketu Village Green. Set up from 6am. $10 per stall. Ph Carolyn 027 251 0388

Marina Bloom Jam Factory
Marina Bloom’s diverse blend of original songs. An enchanting blend of warm, & big-hearted folk & contemporary inspired music The Jam Factory. Doors open 6:30 $15

Outdoor Bowls
Come & try outdoor bowls every Sunday from 12:30pm. Bowls supplied, refreshments available. Ph Mike 022 340 4152

Radio Controlled Model Yachts
Sundays & Thursdays 1:30-4pm. Pond behind 22 Montego Dr Papamoa. Sailing Electron radio controlled yachts for fun. Adult beginners welcome. Graham 572 5419

Tauranga Organ Keyboard Society
Meets 1:30pm at Carmel Country Estate Social Centre, 11 Hollister Lane, Ohauiti, Tauranga. Play or listen, Organ EL900 or Clavinova 405. Ph June 574 2204


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