What‘s on - Zinefest, museums, art

Sani will be at Zinefest today at Tauranga Art Gallery. Photo: Supplied.

Good morning and welcome to Saturday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira.

MetService are forecasting a mainly fine day, but with a shower or two in the evening, and light winds.

It’s a three-to-four-clothing layer day with an expected high of 15 degrees, and an overnight low of 8 degrees. Low tide is at 12.56pm and high tide at 7.25pm. Sunset is at 5.22pm.

What’s on today?

Tauranga Zinefest 2021 is on today. Join in from 10am – 3pm at Tauranga Art Gallery for zines, cartoons, art prints, poetry, badges, free live poetry, free writers workshop, free photobooth and badge maker and much more. Meet the makers, peruse the stalls and even make your own zines. Free entry and suitable for all ages. Click here for more information

The Elms | Te Papa Tauranga in Mission St is open from 10am - 4pm. Come and view the Mission House and gardens. For more information click here

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

Take a walk through Tauranga Art Gallery and view the many exhibitions on display there this week. The gallery, in Willow St, is open from 10am - 4pm.

Love public art? CITY ART WALK TAURANGA app is a free to download walking tour of 20 public artworks in Tauranga's city centre. For more information click here

Enjoy workshops at ReMaker, with the community of makers, located at Our Place in Willow St. Click here for more information.

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

Have you been to the Lion and Tusk Museum yet? It's open today from 10am - 3pm at Unit 4, 14 Portside Dr, Mount Maunganui. Come and see a massive display of Rhodesian military history records and exhibits of uniforms, medals and equipment. Opening hours are 10am – 3pm Thursday to Sunday. For more information click here

The Incubator. Photo: Supplied.

At The Incubator Creative Hub at Tauranga Historic Village, there are many exhibitions, workshops and events happening daily. For more information click here. Exhibition hours are 10am – 2.30pm.


For more events visit My Tauranga.

What else is on today?

'Life in Colour' Exhibition
The Incubator Gallery (The Historic Village Tauranga) welcomes Katja Pott. A collection of works about life in Aotearoa, Central Australia and Northern Germany. 10th-24th July, 10am-3pm(Monday-Friday), 10am-2pm(Saturday). Ph 07 571 3232

'Outsiders At Home' Exhibition
The People’s Gallery (The Historic Village Tauranga) welcomes Rolph Hediger and Fiorella Silva Prez. Collection of paintings about immigration, new opportunities, and personal growth. 10th-24th July, 10am-3pm(Monday-Friday), 10am-2pm(Saturday). Ph 07 571 3232.

16th Ave Theatre
Neighbourhood Watch, a brilliant comedy by Alan Ayckbourn. What starts out as a well intentioned neighbourhood watch scheme soon develops into something quite different.

A Course in Miracles
A powerful transformational teaching to find inner peace. Stuck in past grievances and resentments? Get over it! Free Internet forgiveness workshop. Txt 210 274 2502.

Art in the Park
Original art for sale. Weather permitting. 9am-4pm at Coronation Park, Mt Maunganui. Tauranga Society of Artists

Association Croquet
At Club Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St. Mon, Wed, Sat; 9:15am for 9:30am start. New players & visitors welcome. Ph Jacqui 574 9232

Bay Singles Social Group
Join a bunch of over 50’s young singles. Weekend dinners, pot-lucks, occasional outings. Have a go! Ph Delia 027 284 8762 or Andrea 021 133 0313

Bay Singles Social Group
Join a bunch of over 50s young singles. Weekend dinners, pot-lucks, occasional outings. Have a go! Ph Delia 027 284 8762, Andrea 021 133 0313

Beth-El Messianic Family
Celebrate Shabbat (Sabbath) as did Messiah Yeshua (Jesus), his disciples and early believers. It’s time. All are welcome @ Otumoetai Primary 10am. Joel 02 176 8043

Bethlehem Pottery Kids Classes
Kids love playing with mud? Sign them up to Kids Pottery Classes, various projectsMax 8 Kids, FIFS, for more info Contact Juliet 021 271 1433

Dragon Boating
Every Saturday 8.30am at Sulphur Pt. Come & enjoy some fun & fitness on the water. Ages 12+ Contact: Brooke 0220782308

Exhibition by Janet Collenette
Janet Collenette is exhibiting her fine art paintings, featuring the monarch butterfly life cycle, in the Art Gallery, 33 Devonport Road, for July.

Greerton Hall Market
2nd & last Sat of month, 8am-12pm. Stalls inside/outside. Discounts for charity groups. Refreshments at kitchen. Ph/txt for site Tricia 027 908 2952, www

Haiku workshop
Led by award-winning haiku poet Sandra Simpson, 1-4pm, Wesley Church Hall, 13th Ave, Tauranga, $10. To register ph 577 6676. Beginners welcome.

Junction Theatre Movie
Screening: Nobody. Doors open 6pm for 6.30pm start at the boutique Junction Theatre, The Arts Junction, 36 Main Rd, Katikati. Tickets $10.

Justice of the Peace
10am-12pm The Crossing Shopping Mall

Katikati Lions Garage Sale
Sat 24th 9am-noon at containers behind Caltex, Main Rd. Katikati Indoor/outdoor furniture, tools, books, household goods, bric-a-brac, and more. Ph David 027 549 0168

LOL Laughter Wellness
Learn to release your happy hormones & give yourself a boost. Make laughter a choice, not consequence. Arataki Community Ctr, 11-11:45am. Trish 022 036 6768 Koha

Neighbourhood Watch
Gnomes, neighbours and mayhem. A great comedy for a good nights entertainment at 16th Ave Theatre. Book @ iTicket

Papamos Friendly Group (55-65s)
Want to join a small group for social get togethers? This is not a singles only nor a dating group. Anyone interested please text 0274034130

St Stephens Jigsaw Library
Every Saturday 10am-12pm500 puzzles availableHire: 1000p for $1, 500p for 50c Large pieces available. Choose from childrens, Landscape, animals, Collections. See you at Highmore Terrace, Brookfield

Taoist Tai Chi Arts
Cultivating Balance, New beginning classes, Mon - Sat, Tauranga, Te Puke, Papamoa, Mt Maunganui, for schedule & times or Margie Ph 02 150 0320

Tauranga Farmers Market
7.45am-noon at Tauranga Primary School cnr Cameron Road & 5th Avenue. Rain, hail or shine. Direct from the Producers. Support Local.

Tauranga Fuchsia Group
Last Sat each month at Art & Craft Centre, Elizabeth St West, 1pm. Learn how to care for fuchsias. Ph Pat 579 1655 or Noeleen 578 4643

Tauranga Scottish Society
Sequence Dance, Wesley Church Hall, 100 13th Ave. 7-10pm, $7 includes supper & raffle. Warm welcome. Ph 07 218 1318

The Sociables
A group of males and females in the 30’s/40’s and 50’s age group. That meet for dining out, bushwalks etc. Ph 022 012 0376

Winter Warmers
Songs presented by Tauranga Civic Choir. Saturday 24th July, 2:30pm, Otumoetai Baptist Church, Tauranga. $20, cash only - no EFTPOS


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