What‘s on - markets, museums and art

The Brain Watkin House Museum is open today from 2-4pm at 233 Cameron Road. Photo: John Borren.

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 a cloudy day with a possible shower this morning, then occasional showers from the afternoon with northeasterlies picking up.

It’s a three-clothing layer day with an expected high of 15 degrees, and an overnight low of 12 degrees. Low tide is at 1.49pm and high tide at 8.17pm. Sunset is at 5.23pm.

What’s on today?

Julie Green in the hallway at the Brain Watkins House. Photo: John Borren.


The Brain Watkins House Museum is open today from 2-4pm at 233 Cameron Rd, Tauranga. Adults $5 and children free.

The Papamoa Lions Club are holding their market this morning at the Gordon Spratt Reserve and the Mount Farmers Market can be found in Mount Mainstreet, Mount Maunganui.

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.

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

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?

Bretts Goalkeeping Clinic
Free GK coaching 9-11am. Suits beginners to youth, 3 coaches available, At Waipuna Park. Please bring your own gloves.

Enjoy travel, being hosted?
Friendship Force travel, hosting in NZ and world-wide. Visiting Northland November 2021, Australia & Winnipeg, Canada 2022. Ph Dianne 027 249 9859 or Jonathan 572 2091, Meetings monthly

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.

Falun Dafa Exercises
Sunday 10:15am.Free to join us in the Parks. Ph/text Judy 021 042 5398 for the Locations in Tauranga, Papamoa & the Mount.

Golf Croquet
At Club Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St. Tues, Thurs, Sun 9.15am for 9.30am start. New players & visitors welcome. Ph. Nev 575 5121

Maketu Market
Every 3rd and 5th Sunday. Setup from 7am at Maketu Village Green. $10 per stall. Contact Maureen 021 267 1685

Papamoa Country Music Club
Our monthly music afternoon is on at Gordon Spratt Reserve, commencing at 1pm. Afternoon tea provided, all welcome.

Warm welcome to share your spiritual journey with group of friendly people. Tea, coffee, thoughtful conversation, silence and companionship. 10am-12pm. Cnr Cameron and Elizabeth. Ph 543 3101

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

Taizé @ St. Georges
Join us for a contemplative service based on the style and music of the Taiz Community 7pm. 1 Church Street, Gate Pa. https://www.stgeorgesgatepa.com/

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

Winter Warmers
Songs presented by Tauranga Civic Choir. 2:30pm, St Paul’s Church, Katikati. $20, cash only - no EFTPOS.



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