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!

23 July 2018

Eastland Toastmasters Open Evening
Come and see what Toastmasters is all about.

25 July 2018

Regional Digital Forum - Gisborne
Get together and share ideas about the digital work of museums, libraries, archives, galleries and others in the broad cultural heritage space.

26 July 2018

Information Evening: Farm Environment Plans
Gisborne District Council are hosting an information night for commercial vegetable growers and annual croppers, to promote good environmental management practices.

26 July 2018

Black Ties & Swandri's
Tairawhiti's very own Miss Universe New Zealand finalist, Te Ara Hunt presents to you... Black Ties & Swandri's!

26 July 2018

Board Roadshow - East Coast
Come and join the Deputy President of the Engineering New Zealand Board, Ben Holland, to hear where Engineering New Zealand is going.

27 July 2018

Vision Board Workshop #2
A fun inspirational space, to get creative, and get inspiration and clarity on your goals and direction.

28 July 2018

The Mermaids Dance Band
The Mermaid Dance Band present ABBA's most beloved songs so get there and take part in the epic fun of dance hits!

28 July 2018

Smash Winter Sesh
DEMON TEETH & SUPER TURTLE are proud to announce the arrival of SMASH WINTER SESH the 1st!

29 July 2018

Ride Forever On-Road Motorcycle Coaching
Accelerate your motorcycle riding skills with Ride Forever On-Road Coaching!

29 July 2018

GIS Harriers Mud Run
The Mudness is back. Would it be mid-winter if you didn't have a MUD RUN?

29 July 2018

Plastic Bag Free Tairawhiti - Beach Clean Up
It's Plastic Free July!

29 July 2018

Gisborne Record Fair
Records, records and more records!

31 July - 28 August 2018

GIS Canoe and Tramping Club - Trips Schedule

1 August 2018

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

3 August 2018

Hine Kihāwai
Taki Rua present a free te reo Māori theatre performance for the whole whānau.

4 August 2018

Woodstock 1969 Party
Lets party like it's 1969! We are rewinding the clock so dress up as anything from that year!!

5 August 2018

Barleycorn play at Tairāwhiti Museum for a Sunday afternoon concert!

7 August 2018

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.

8 - 29 August 2018

Tairawhiti Conservation Experiences

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!

10 August 2018

Julia Deans - We Light Fire Album Release Tour
Celebrating the release of her critically acclaimed sophomore album ‘We Light Fire’.

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!

12 August 2018

Half Day Vision Board Workshop
A fun inspirational space, to get creative, and get inspiration and clarity on your goals and direction.

15 August 2018

Reducing Our Household Rubbish: The Zero Waste Approach
Join Hannah and Liam, the Two No-Waste Nomads behind The Rubbish Trip, for an introduction to the practicalities and philosophy of waste reduction.

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!

17 - 21 August 2018

Eastland Network Science & Technology Fair 2018
Explore, create, discover and share your way to the Eastland Network Science and Technology Fair

20 August 2018

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

22 & 23 August 2018

Gisborne Digital Marketing Conference
This is the one digital marketing event for marketing professionals in Gisborne you can’t afford to miss.

26 August 2018

Motu Special
Motu Special is now back for 2018, once again with races for all ages featuring classic mountain bike terrain at Motu. Lots of hills, lots of fun!

29 August 2018

The Life and Times of Supervolcanoes
Professor Wilson will explain the nature of super volcanoes, the ways in which such volcanoes operate and can be studied, and whether the next eruption is still likely to take us by surprise.

1 September 2018

Landslide - Fleetwood Mac/Stevie Nicks Tribute Show
Covering all eras of Fleetwood Mac and also the 80s Stevie Nicks solo hits!

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

Arj Barker - Organic
Satisfy your ravenous hunger for some quality comedy with the free-range goodness that Organic is set to deliver right here in Gisborne!

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?

14 - 16 September 2018

48 Hour Play Festival
The Evolution Theatre Company is proud to announce Gisborne's first ever 48-Hour Play Festiva

14 September 2018

Eastland Helicopter Rescue Trust 13th Annual Charity Auction

15 September 2018

Lingynoiid - Diamonds In the Rough Aotearoa Tour
Lingynoiid has responded to the overwhelming demand from her kiwi fans by announcing her very own 'Diamonds In The Rough' tour.

15 September 2018

Morse Gang 'The Ground Up' Aotearoa Tour
Morse Gang are proud to announce their nationwide "Ground Up" Tour coming to Tairawhiti this Spring!

15 September 2018

The Chills - Snow Bound Tour, with Reb Fountain
The Chills set off again on an extensive national tour and they're bringing it to Gizzy!

21 September 2018

Don McGlashan - Free Flight NZ Tour
Don McGlashan is on a nationwide 17-date NZ Tour and he's bringing it to Gizzy!

26 September 2018

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

28 September 2018

This will be the biggest rap battle event the East Coast has ever seen...

12 - 14 October 2018

Mirimiri & Romiromi Level 1 - Introduction & Philosophies
The Level One Bodywork - Mirimiri + Romiromi Introduction & Philosophies Workshop will be facilitated by Te Maurea - Traditional Māori Healing and is open to all, with limited spaces available.

12 & 13 October 2018

Poverty Bay A&P Show
This year we celebrate the 143rd annual Poverty Bay A&P Show!

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!

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!

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!

7 April 2018

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

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.