What‘s on - a spooktacular day ahead
Good morning and welcome to Sunday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa tatou, ka koa hoki ki reira.
MetService are forecasting morning rain, with fine spells increasing. Northerlies are westerly this morning.
It’s a one-clothing-layer day with an expected high of 21 degrees, and an overnight low of 10 degrees. Low tide is at 9.22am and high tide is at 3.52pm. Sunset is at 7.49pm.
What’s on today?
Ghouls want to have fun. Pāpāmoa Unlimited event organiser Julia Manktelow dressed up as a girl scout with blood-dripping cookies is looking forward to everyone having fun at today's Pāpāmoa Pedal & Pump event. Photo: John Borren.
The Pāpāmoa Pedal & Pump socially-distanced digital scavenger hunt is on today from 9am - 5pm. Come dressed in costume and participate in this fun community event. For more information click here
Pāpāmoa Farmer's Market have a Halloween Special market on today at Ashley Place, Pāpāmoa.
Honest Liars Improv are stirring up some scary funnies with a Halloween comedy improv show at the Jam Factory at 7pm.
Melanie Martin, Rowena Ashman, Lyn Watts and Marilyn Muirhead. Photo: John Borren.
The Artful Response exhibition is on at Tauranga Historic Village from 10am – 2pm. In a first for the Bay of Plenty, textile and pigment artists are combining to produce creativity in a unique way. For more information click here
For more events visit My Tauranga.
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 Mission House at The Elms | Te Papa Tauranga. Photo: Rosalie Liddle Crawford.
Tarryn Motutere and Jo Torr at The Elms' Heritage Garden. Photo: John Borren.
The weaving together of two cultures is being illustrated in a new way, with an outdoor installation at The Elms’ Heritage Garden. Renowned artists Tarryn Motutere and Jo Torr have come together to exhibit unique patterned bags woven with flax, known as kete whakairo. They will be weaving in the garden from 10am - 4pm today. For more information click here
Tauranga Art Gallery in Willow St is open today. Photo: Supplied.
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
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.
In the Gutter group show at The Incubator. Photo: Supplied.
In the Gutter are holding a group show at The Incubator Creative Hub today from 10am – 2pm. For more information click here The exhibition runs until October 31.
What else is on today?
A Revlon Girl
16th Ave Theatre - The real life story of mothers who meet every week after the Aberfan disaster in Wales in 1966. Warm, sorrowful and surprisingly funny. Bookings @ iTicket
Sun, Tues & Fri, 12:45 for 1pm start, at Tauranga Domain, Cameron Rd. Beginners welcome. Ph Peter 571 0633
Sun, Tues & Thurs at Club Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St. 9:15 for 9:30am start. New players & visitors welcome. Ph Nev 5755121
Papamoa Farmers Market
58 Ashley Place, Papamoa 8:30am-12pm. Live music, food trucks, vegetables, coffee, seedlings, playground, fresh meat & seafood
Pāpāmoa Hills Māori History
Join our walking group to learn the Maori history of the Bay of Plenty coastline. Info https://www.traveled.co.nz/upcoming-experiences
BOP Petanque Club, Tawa St, Mt Maunganui. Everyone welcome. Club days Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Info Ph Bruce 022 309 9143
Public Range Day
NZDA public range day - Last Sunday of each month. 300m rifle range at the TECT Park, open from 9am to approx. 3pm. $20/shooter
Radio Controlled Model Yachts
Sundays & Thursdays 1-3:30pm. Pond behind 22 Montego Drive Papamoa, sailing "Electron" Radio Controlled Yachts for fun. Adult beginners welcome. Graham 572 5419