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!

27 October 2018 - 23 April 2018

Gisborne Speedway
Super Saloons BK Series, Ministock 100 and Super Saloons BK Series, Stockcar Classic, Ministock 100 Finals.

20 November - 9 December 2018

GIS Canoe and Tramping Club - Trips Schedule

22 November - 13 December 2018

Are you ready for Payday Filing?

24 November - 8 December 2018

Tuia 250 ki Tūranga 2018
Tuia 250 ki Tūranga presents a number of events for the community designed to encourage us to explore the multiple histories of our region through art, kōrero, wānanga, sailing, karakia and good old fashioned manaakitanga.

25 November 2018

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

26 November 2018 - 1 December 2018

Gisborne International Music Competition
The 30th Gisborne International Music Competition.

30 November 2018

Fight For Life Ed Gisborne 2018
Fight for Life Ed Gisborne is a charity boxing extravaganza to raise funds for Life Education Trust Gisborne. See members of the community go head-to-head for three thrilling rounds of top class boxing!

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!

4 December 2018

Nanogirl Live in “Out Of This World”
This International touring science show is fun for the whole family. This brand new script features all-new experiments, and all-new explosions - inspired by New Zealand's own space programme.

5 December 2018

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

9 December 2018

The Band School End of year Concert
Join 80 students and staff jamming to 35 songs!

8 & 15 December 2018

Gisborne Wainui Lions Club Christmas Tree Sales
This is a multi-generational event that has been providing real Christmas trees for Gisborne families for over 20 years!

17 December 2018

Teen Anime & Manga Club
Our Teen Anime and Manga Club is for watching, discussing, and an anime themed activity!

29 December 2018 - 1 January 2019

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

4 - 7 January 2018

SmashFest VII
Smash Fest Open Air reigns as the first NZ Metal festival on a huge outdoor stage each New Year!

5 January 2019

Tolaga Bay Beach Races
Tolaga Bay Beach Races, annual horse racing. An event that is a highlight of the district every summer.

11 & 12 January 2019

East Coast Vibes
Get ready for #ECV19!

19 January 2019

Beach Dig at Churchill Park
The Wainui Lions Beach Dig is back again for 2019!

20 March 2019

Leaving Jackson The Johnny Cash & June Carter Show
This 2 hour live concert event “LEAVING JACKSON” The Johnny Cash & June Carter show will have you singing, laughing and crying for more.

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!

7 April 2018

Giant Pumpkin Festival
This year will be the 17th annual Bushmere Arms Giant Pumpkin Festival!

3 April 2019

Melbourne City Ballet presents Alice In Wonderland
Suitable for all ages, this clever ballet follows Alice on her adventure through Wonderland, based on the classic of children's literature by Lewis Carroll.

29 April 2018

CATS, The Musical
One of the world's best-loved musicals, CATS, will embark on its most extensive tour of New Zealand ever in 2019.

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.