Upcoming Events


Dome Cinema
For some good old fashioned entertainment, and an experience to engage the senses and capture the imagination, we welcome you to the Dome Cinema!


Odeon Multiplex Cinemas
Enjoy the latest movies in air conditioned comfort at the Odeon!


Poverty Bay Blues Club
Poverty Bay Blues Club is an incorporated club formed to promote, perform and educate people about Blues music in the Gisborne region.

15 May - 26 June 2018

GIS Canoe and Tramping Club - Trips Schedule

17 May 2018

Monty Bevins Lovers Again Tour
Much loved kiwi troubadour Monty Bevins hits the road this May and June to celebrate the release of his new single Lovers Again.

19 - 27 May 2018

TechWeek '18
TechWeek is a unifying platform for curated events, conversations, and initiatives throughout the country - and here in Tairawhiti!

19 May 2018

White Chapel Jak at NZ Music Month
Gisborne....we are coming to see you for the first time!

22 May 2018

Kids Foundation Gisborne - Circus Quirkus NZ 2018
We've' been waiting all year to perform again in Gisborne for the Kids Foundation.

25 May 2018

Footnote NZ Dance - Search Engine
Footnote New Zealand Dance presents Search Engine!

27 May 2018

Dune Dogz - Dunga Derby
The idea of the Dunga Derby is to even out the playing field and have a day of fun celebrating all things old in surfing.

27 May 2018

Botanical Gardens of Australia & New Zealand - Open Day at Eastwoodhill Arboretum
Eastwoodhill Arobertum have FREE entry for everyone to celebrate BGANZ Open Day! Bring along a picnic and your friends and family and enjoy the last of the Autumn displays.

30 May 2018

ExNE Movie Premiere
ExNE - East by North East - showcase of new music from the East Coast of Aotearoa

30 May 2018

NZ Foreign Affairs & Trade Event
This is a chance to learn more about New Zealand's trade agreements directly from MFAT’s negotiators, and for New Zealanders to convey their concerns and interests to the government.

1 June 2018

Matariki Masterclass
90 minutes of exercise in disguise - it's fun, it's fitness, it's Zumba at Freedom Health & Fitness!

2 & 3 June 2018

Wa165 Queen's Birthday Weekend Steam Train Excursion
The Wa165 Steam Train is full steam for an excursion to Muriwai!

2 June 2018

Gisborne Final - HP48Hours
A cinematic celebration of what can be achieved in one weekend!

2 June 2018

Gisborne Speedway
Winter Championships - All SNZ Classes.

8 June 2018

Hospice Tairawhiti Annual Night Of Laughs
Hospice Tairawhiti Annual Night of Laughs is an event not to be missed!

9 June 2018

Learn to Meditate Workshops
Freedom from stress. Inner peace with visiting teacher & Kadampa Buddhist nun Kelsang Shechog.

9 June 2018

Tomorrow People
Tomorrow People take BBQ Reggae on the road for a 10 Date Tour and they're bringing it to Tairawhiti Gisborne!

12 June 2018

Cadbury Dairy Milk Share the Taste Road Trip
The Cadbury team will spend six weeks road tripping throughout the country giving Kiwis the opportunity to share Cadbury Dairy Milk together with the road trip heading to Tairawhiti Gisborne!

16 - 17 June 2018

Red Leaf Surfboards - Winter Weekend Workshops
Come and join us this winter to get in touch with your creative side and shape your own timber surfboard!

22 June 2018

He Kura E Huna Ana
Acclaimed Te Reo Māori production He Kura E Huna Ana will perform at the War Memorial Theatre on Friday 22nd at 7pm in June.

27 June 2018

Operatunity Presents: Shake, Rattle & Roll
The 50’s and 60’s introduced a liberating new beat, a more enveloping style of music, a greater zest for life and a more contagious invitation to dance than ever before!

1 August 2018

Lloyd Spiegel
Blues ‘power-house’ Lloyd Spiegel returns to NZ in 2018!

7 July 2018

Why Does Love Do This To Me? NZ Winter Tour 2018
Kiwi icon's The Jordan Luck Band are bringing their ‘Why Does Love Do This To Me?’ NZ Winter Tour 2018 to Gizzy!

15 July 2018

Winter Arts and Crafts
Head on down to the Poverty Bay Bowling Club for the Winter Arts and Crafts Fair!

9 August 2018

Bootleg Beach Boys
Fresh from their sold out world tour including Australia, France, London and Holland (to name a few) The Bootleg Beach Boys are heading our way!

11 August 2018

I Miss The 80's - Let's Go Back!
It's time to go back to the 80's (again) - IT IS GOING TO BE TRULY RAD!

6 September 2018

New Zealand Symphony Orchestra - Classical Hits
NZ Symphony Orchestra Associate Conductor Hamish McKeich leads the orchestra on a country-wide tour, presenting a Classical Hits programme for the whole family.

7 September 2018

Westpac Gisborne Business Awards
Join us in celebrating business excellence in the region!

8 September 2018

Stars In Their Eyes 2018
This year we are raising funds for the Gisborne division of St John's Ambulance. What stars will you see in the 2018 Edition?

15 August 2018

Operatunity: The Golden Era of Musicals
Our music theatre specialists bring you The Golden Era of Musicals, from Show Boat and the Student Prince through to My Fair Lady and The Sound of Music, when melody was truly king!

26 September 2018

Operatunity Presents: Tennessee Waltz
Fabulous, fun and frenetic bluegrass fiddling!

21 October 2018

Spring Fling Arts & Crafts Fair

21 October 2018

First Light Wine & Food
The First Light Wine & Food Festival is back again in 2018!

27 October 2018

Dr Seuss's The Cat in the Hat
Two bored kids. One rainy day. And one crazy cat wearing a red-striped hat!

1 October 2018

Afternoon of Jazz and Blues with David Paqueete
Jazz piano royalty David Paquette will make a special appearance in Gisborne!

31 October 2018

Operatunity Presents: Divas & Divos
Some of New Zealand's finest artists singing some of the most famous opera of all time!

25 November 2018

Art Mart
he Annual Art Mart is the largest outdoor arts & crafts event in Gisborne!

2 December 2018

The ABBA Show
Direct from Australia, and following more than 5,000 international shows, the world’s premier live ABBA tribute is coming to Tairawhiti Gisborne!

5 December 2018

Operatunity: Cinderella - A Christmas Pantomime
Operatunity brings you our famous Christmas pantomime with a new twist on Cinderella!

29 December 2018 - 1 January 2019

Rhythm & Vines
New Zealand’s biggest music festival, held at the stunning Waiohika Estate!

11 & 12 January 2019

East Coast Vibes
Get ready for #ECV19!

22 - 24 March 2019

Whaiora Spirited Women – All Women’s Adventure Race
Come & discover a unique corner of Aotearoa as the 2019 Whaiora Spirited Women – All Women’s Adventure Race travels to the stunningly beautiful + history rich Tairawhiti Gisborne region!

October 2019

Te Hā 1769 - 2019 Sestercentennial
Join us at the ‘Cut’ for a ceremony to launch the opening of the Te Hā Commemoration Events Programme.