What‘s on - markets, heritage tour, exhibitions

Lesley Smith with Thomas Wishart-Inggs age 2 at the Pepi Toot train station in Salisbury Ave. Photo: SunLive.

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, with one or two showers from the afternoon which may be possibly heavy. There will be light winds, but an afternoon sea breeze.

It’s a two-clothing-layer day with an expected high of 22 degrees, and an overnight low of 13 degrees. High tide is at 9.46am and low tide is at 3.47pm. Sunset is at 7.56pm.

What’s on today?

The virtual Tauranga City to Surf and Surf to Surf event is being held today, with runners and walkers able to participate virtually.

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. 

The Saturday Market at Coronation Park which was postponed yesterday due to weather, is back on today. 

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.

Brain Watkins House. Photo: Rosalie Liddle Crawford.

The Tauranga Historical Society are hosting a talk of the tour of the Tauranga Heritage Collection today at 2pm at the Brain Watkins House in Cameron Rd. 

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 on the Strand
Original art for sale. Weather permitting. 9am -4pm. The Strand, Tauranga. Tauranga Society of Artists

Sun, Tues & Fri, 12:45 for 1pm start, at Tauranga Domain, Cameron Rd. Beginners welcome. Ph Peter 571 0633

Golf Croquet
Sun, Tues & Thurs at Club Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St. 9:15 for 9:30am start. New players & visitors welcome. Ph Nev 5755121

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). info@theincubator.co.nz

Katikati Concert Band
"A Night at the Movies" 4pm, St Paul’s Presbyterian Church, Katikati. All welcome. Social distancing rules will be applied

Mediation To Support COP26
Join a concerned climate change group at 7:30pm for a guided meditation on ZOOM to support the climate change conference. Email: joejohnson31415@gmail.com for link

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). info@theincubator.co.nz

Papamoa Farmers Market
58 Ashley Place, Papamoa 8:30am-12pm. Live music, food trucks, vegetables, coffee, seedlings, playground, fresh meat & seafood

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

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