Upcoming Events

6 January 2018 - 2 June 2018

Gisborne Speedway


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.

20 March - 26 June 2018

GIS Canoe and Tramping Club - Trips Schedule

Friday 23 March 2018

Mike King: I AM HOPE
Mike King is coming to Gisborne to tell his story!

Friday 23 March 2018

Eastland Helicopter Rescue Trust Charity Golf Tournament

23 March - 2 April 2018

Circus Aotearoa
Fabulous affordable family fun! Circus Aotearoa are celebrating 10 years of touring!

Tuesday 3 April 2018

Jan Preston Duo
The Poverty Bay Blues Club usual Jam night will have the Jan Preston Duo jamming out for a special appearance to share the stage with local artists!

Saturday 24 March 2018

St Andrew’s Car Boot Sale
This is a monthly event on the second and fourth Saturday's.

Saturday 24 March 2018

McCann'ics Gisborne R4 - 2018 NZ Offshore Powerboat Series
Join us for Round Four of the 2018 NZ Offshore Powerboat Series in Tairawhiti Gisborne.

Saturday 24 March 2018

Glitter Masquerade!
A masquerade party at Gizzy's best live music venue!

Sunday 25 March 2018

MV Takitimu Excursion
Join the Taki outside the Tata for a lovely Sunday Sail on NZ's oldest pilot vessel!

Tuesday 27 March 2018

Food Lovers Masterclass
Lots of exciting and inspirational advice around ways you can reduce your food waste.

Wednesday 28 March 2018

Mana Tauira Hauora Day
This is a free event supported by our local health organisations where they promote their services available to you, your whanau and the community.

Wednesday 28 March 2018

Gisborne City Community Meeting
Come along to a community meeting where Mayor Meng Foon and your councillors will speak to you about the Long Term Plan.

Saturday 31 March 2018

The Wave
A new monthly party going down at The Dome Bar in Gisborne - nothing but vibes!

Saturday 31 March 2018

The Marriage of Figaro
This new sweetened and condensed adaptation is performed in English and features a cast of singers from New Zealand Opera.

31 March + 1 April 2018

Wa165 Steam Train Excursion
The Wa165 Steam Train is full steam for an excursion to Muriwai!

31 March - 1 April 2018

2018 NZ Waveski Surfing Titles
2 day surfing competition with 13 year olds to 60 plus divisions hosted by the Turanganui Waveski Club.

31 March OR 1 April 2018

NZ Lawyer Easter Surfing Festival
One day surfing competition, open to all lawyers and their families of all ages and board types.

Sunday 1 April 2018

Jump Aboard 40 with Touchwood Fishing Charters
Jump Aboard with Touchwood and experience a day out on the water, fishing & a great day out!

Sunday 1 April 2018

Olive Copperbottom
Penny Ashton tours Olive Copperbottom - A Dickensian Tale of Love, Gin and the Pox.

Monday 2 April 2018

Alchemy of Sourdough Workshop at Wrights Winery
Nicola and Geoff Wright are excited to bring the interactive Sourdough Workshop this Easter Monday to their winery - Wrights Vineyard & Winery!

Tuesday 3 April 2018

Royster Productions Public Speaking Workshop
Come learn how to make presentations, feel comfortable on stage in front of crowds, and look great on camera in this all-day workshop with American producer Shawn Royster.

Friday 6 April 2018

Shaun Kirk - Howlin At the Moon Single Launch Tour

10 to 16 April 2018

Ice Skate Tour at Makaraka School
Be prepared for a cool but not cold ice skating experience!

Wednesday 11 April 2018

Operatunity: Because You Asked for It!
We invite you to design this concert with us by requesting your favourite tune or the one you most want to hear in Because You Asked For It!

Wednesday 11 April 2018

SGCNZ East Coast Regional UOSWSF 2018
Experience first-hand the astonishing creativity and talent of young Kiwis as they make these 400-year-old Shakespearean words and works their own!

13 - 20 April 2018

The Gisborne Unity Theatre presents Popcorn by Ben Elton.

Saturday 14 April 2018

Te Ihi a Tu Fight Night
An action packed fundraising kick boxing event with mainly local fighters!

14 - 15 April 2018

The Extravaganza Fair
Welcome to Season 3 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair!

Thursday 19 April 2018

Hobnail Blue Sky Songs Tour
Sensational fresh material from Hobnail as they continue their national tour in support of their new album “Blue Sky Songs”

Sunday 22 April 2018

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

Friday 27 April 2018

Tairāwhiti Startup Weekend: Impact
A high-energy weekend filled with aspiring and proven entrepreneurs, Startup Weekend is the place to launch an idea, meet co-founders, and grow your networks within the startup ecosystem! It’s Outward Bound for entrepreneurs!

Friday 27 April 2018

TimeLiners on Tour
The kaupapa of the tour is to perform, live, material from the various recording projects along with newer material which naturally springs from Neil and his cohorts.

Friday 27 April 2018

Looking For Alaska - Calling Out Single Release Tour
Looking For Alaska are hitting the road this April in support of their new single "Calling Out," bringing their tight harmonies and upbeat pop-folk to Tairawhiti Gisborne!

Wednesday 2 May 2018

Heath Franklin's Chopper - Bogan Jesus
Australia's most wanted comedian is back presenting Heath Franklin's Chopper brings his new show Bogan Jesus to Tairawhiti Gisborne!

Saturday 12 May 2018

Gisborne! Eb & Sparrow - Seeing Things Album Release
Supreme sweethearts of New Zealand alt-country, Eb & Sparrow bring their highly anticipated third record SEEING THINGS to Gisborne!

Sunday 13 May 2018

Ignite The Crown
The Palace Dance Studio presents IGNITE THE CROWN, a night of entertainment from NZ's very own world class dancers!

Sunday 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.

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!

Friday 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.

Wednesday 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!

Saturday 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!

Sunday 15 July 2018

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

Wednesday 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!

Friday 7 September 2018

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

Wednesday 26 September 2018

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

Sunday 21 October 2018

Spring Fling Arts & Crafts Fair

Saturday 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!

Monday 1 October 2018

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

Wednesday 31 October 2018

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

Saturday 25 November 2018

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

Sunday 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!

29 December 2018 - 1 January 2019

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

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.