What‘s on - bromeliads, kabuku and art

Dean Morman and many other bromeliad growers will be showing their plants at the Bay of Plenty Bromeliad Club Sales Day, being held today from 8am-12 noon at the Tauranga Yacht and Powerboat Club at Sulphur Point. Entry is free. Photo: John Borren.

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 rain and northwesterlies.

It’s a one-clothing-layer day with an expected high of 22 degrees, and an overnight low of 20 degrees. High tide is at 3.19pm and low tide is at 9.27pm. Sunset is at 8.03pm.

What’s on today?

Pepi Toot Beach Express. 

Pepi Toot is out and about today at Mount Maunganui. Leaving from outside Spongedrop Cafe in Salisbury Ave, the train takes in local views of both beaches as well as Mount Mainstreet. Pepi Toot operates from 10am - 2pm. 

There is an exhibition by Christie Crammer titled 'In the Balance' from November 5 - 28 at Imprint Gallery at Tauranga Historic Village. Gallery is open from 10am - 2pm. 

For more events visit My Tauranga.

Ulemj Glamuzina. Photo: Supplied.

The Incubator Gallery at the Tauranga Historic Village in 17th Ave is showing an exhibition by Ulemj Glamuzina who is sharing a love of Japanese culture through themes of belonging, acceptance and communication. The exhibition is open from November 6 - 24, and open from 9am - 4pm on week days and 10am - 2pm on weekends.

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.


Tauranga Art Gallery in Willow St. 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.

What else is on today?

Art in the Park

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

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

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

Bromeliad Spring Sales Day
8am-12pm midday at the Yacht Club, Sulphur Point. Growers selling bromeliads direct to the public. Instead of usual Matua Hall. Bring cash

Free Water Safety Sessions
Water Safety Month - Free Water Safety Community Sessions NZ - 12-2pm Mount College Pool. Fun, sausage sizzle, bring togs and towel. All welcome

Greerton Hall Market
2nd and last Saturday each month. 8am-12pm. Stalls inside/outside. Discounts for charities. Kitchen open level 1. Ph/txt for site. Tricia 07 543 1487 or 027 908 2952 www

Jigsaw Library
Every Saturday 10am-12noon. Everyone must wear a mask. Hire: 500p 50c, 1000p $1. Choose from 500 jigsaw puzzles, landscape, wasgij, children’s. Brookfield, off Highmore Terrace

KABUKU Exhibition -Ulemj Glamuzina
The Incubator Gallery (Historic Village, Tauranga) welcomes Ulemj Glamuzina. Inspired by Kabuki & Nihon Buyo. Sharing love of Japanese culture through themes of belonging, acceptance & communication. 6th-24th Nov 9am-4pm(Weekdays), 10am-2pm(Weekends).

Katikati Crop Swap
Every 1st Saturday of the month, 14 Jocelyn Street. Swap home garden produce, plants, flowers, seeds, herbs, eggs, preserves etc. 07 549 4522

Katikati Tramping Club
Easy guided research walk around Tanners Point visiting an orchard and Tanners Point walkway, 10am start. Ph Derek 021 064 3942

LOL Laughter Wellness
Laughter sessions on hold until further notice. Please check the website or Ph Trish 022 036 6768 or email for info

Otumoetai College Art Exhibition
The People’s Gallery (Historic Village, Tauranga) welcomes the Otumoetai College Juniors. Showcasing a collection of works, in various media, by year 9 and 10 students. 6th-20th Nov, 10am-3pm (weekdays), 10am-2pm (weekends).

Otumoetai Tennis Club
Adult tennis. Start 1:30 pm. Bellevue Park Windsor Road (adjacent to swimming pool). New players and visitors welcome. Ph Victor 027 577 1818 a/hrs

BOP Petanque Club, Tawa St, Mt Maunganui. Everyone welcome. Club days Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Info Ph Bruce 022 309 9143

Petanque Tauranga BOP Association
Club days Sat, Tues & Thurs at Tawa Street, Mt Maunganui. French game played with Kiwi flair, boules available. Ph John 022 075 4251 for playing times.

Tauranga Floral Art
Meet, morning tea, competition, and workshop. Tauranga Baptist Church, 9:30am. New members welcome. Ph Sue 552 6681

Tauranga Fuchsia Group
Last Saturday of the month. 1pm. Elizabeth Street Arts & Craft Centre Learn how to care for fuchsias. Pat 579 1655 Noeleen 578 4643

Tauranga Open Woodworking Group
2nd & 4th Wednesdays from 6:30pm. 2nd & 4th Saturdays from 10am at Workshop 3 Cherokee Place, Mt Maunganui.

TOF Scholarship Concert
Tauranga Opera Forum Scholarships Concert 2pm at Otumoetai Baptist Church. Tickets $15 from House of Travel or at the door. Info: 027 284 9738

Western Bay Museum Tour
Make your museum experience come alive with a fascinating guided tour. 12pm. WBOP residents/ratepayers FREE. 32 Main Rd, Katikati. Ph 07 549 0651

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