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WHAT WE'VE FUNDED

2024 Events:

Event Name

Event Date   

Funding Granted

Tauranga Sikh Parade (Nagar Kirtan)

14 January

$15,000

Volleyball NZ Beach Series

16 January - 18 February

$24,000

STEM Wana Robotic / AI Festival

19 January

$4,000

Mount Festival of Multisport                      

20 January

$20,000

Eastern Region Championships and Oceans

26 January - 25 February

$25,000

The Great Waihi Beach Scavenger Hunt

27 - 28 January

$2,000

Ultimate Beach Run

3 February

$7,000

Katikati A&P Show

3 - 4 February

$8,000

Frocks on Bikes

4 February

$2,000

Waitangi Day Festival

6 February

$30,000

Maori Pasifika Water Polo Tournament

9 - 11 February

$4,000

Te Puke 118th A&P Lifestyle Show

10 February

$8,000

Tauranga Asian Food Show - Chinese New Year Festival

17 - 18 February

$10,000

140th Anniversary Tauranga A&P Lifestyle Show

17 - 18 February

$10,000

Calley Homes Womens Triathlon

18 February

$7,500

BOP Senior Secondary School Championships

25 February - 10 March

$2,500

Pride Picnic Day

2 March

$20,000

Holi Colour Splash

2 March

$12,000

DayBreak Festival of Innovation

4 - 10 March

$10,600

Third Culture Film Festival

8 - 10 March

$10,000

The Welcome Bay Lions Kids Fun Day

9 March

$1,500

New Zealand Surf Life Saving Championships

14 - 17 March

$45,000

Vaisakhi Mela

23 March

$10,000

Tauranga Multicultural Festival

23 March

$15,000

Jazz Street Party

23 March

$8,000

La Sportiva National Speed Championship

24 March

$2,000

Marra Sprint Triathlon

24 March

$7,500

Kabaddi Tournament Papamoa

31 March

$7,500

Echo Walking Festival

8 - 21 April

$3,000

Tauranga Shakespeare Festival

19 - 21 April

$7,500

Aramex Kiwi Walk & Run Series

27 April

$7,500

Festival of Disability Sport

27 - 28 April

$30,000

Smokefreerockquest & Smokefree Tangata Beats

11 May - 21 June

$8,463

Matthias Balzat: Cello Mastery

24 - 26 May

$8,000

Mai Te Uira

31 May

$4,000

Project Youth Hip Hop Dance Competition

31 May - 2 June

$35,000

Showquest

10 June

$8,500

Cats the Musical

15 - 22 June

$7,500

Te Kete Matariki

28 June

$15,000

Katikati Matariki Series

28 June

$12,000

Bay of Plenty Symphonia Concert

29 June

$5,000

Philippine Independence Basketball Tournament

29 - 30 June

$10,000

Tauranga Junior Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

3 July

$10,000

Hume 5km & 10km Fun Run/Walk

6 July

$5,000

Whai NBL Home Game

9 July

$5,000

Waihi Beach Matariki Dawn Viewing & Breakfast

12 July

$4,100

Karohirohi

16 - 26 July

$10,000

North Island School Cyclocross Champs and Summerhill CX

21 July

$5,000

Vanuatu Independence Day Celebration

30 July

$7,500

Whānau Mārama New Zealand International Film Festival

15 - 28 August

$5,000

Tauranga Primary Schools Music Festival

26 - 30 August

$10,000

2024 Zespri AIMS Games

7 - 13 September

$11,000

The Chilean Independence Day

14 September

$2,500

Whai Tauhini Home Game

5 October

$5,000

Whai Tauhini Home Game

11 October

$5,000

Toi Kiri World Indigenous Festival

14 - 24 October

$30,000

Whai Tauhini Home Game

7 November

$5,000

Whai Tauhini Home Game

23 November

$5,000

Tauranga Diwali Festival 2024

23 November

$22,500

Katikati Christmas Series

23 November - 30 December

$15,000

Kabaddi Sports Tournament

24 November

$7,500

Christmas in The Park

14 December

$10,000

A Night Before Christmas

14 December

$40,000

2025 Events

Event Name

Event Date

Funding
Granted

Mount Festival of Multisport

18 January 

$20,000

Whai NBL Home Game

14 March

$5,000

Aramex Kiwi Walk and Run Series - McLaren Falls Trial

26 April

$7,000

Western Bay of Plenty District Council and Tauranga City Council have informative event pages showcasing what is on around the Tauranga and Western Bay area.

For more details on the events the Tauranga Western Bay Community Event Fund supports, click on either image below.

Funding Partners: