SunLive – Agenda – music, art, museums


Hello and welcome to Sunday. Ko te ra tenei i hanga e te Ariki. Ka koa armadillo, ka koa hoki ki reira.

MetService is forecasting a fine day outside of morning clouds, with afternoon, cool southwesterly winds.

It’s a two-layer day with a forecast high of 20 degrees and an overnight low of 11 degrees. High tide is at 12:38 a.m. and low tide at 6:45 p.m. Sunset is at 7:34 p.m.

What is it today?

Tim Armstrong performs live at Jack Dusty’s Ale House starting at 3 p.m. Tim is a versatile musician; he plays keyboard and guitar and can also sing anything from AC DC and The Beatles to Dean Martin and The Foo Fighters. No cover charge.

The Incubator. Photo: supplied.

At the Creative Hub incubator in the historic village of Tauranga, numerous exhibitions, workshops and events take place daily. For more information Click here.

For more events, visit My Tauranga.

The mission house in Elms | Te Papa Tauranga. Photo: Rosalie Liddle Crawford.

Elms | Te Papa Tauranga at Mission St is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come see the Mission House and gardens. For more information Click here


Tauranga Art Gallery at Willow St. Photo: Supplied.

Walk through Tauranga Art Gallery and discover the many exhibitions presented there this week. The gallery, in Willow St, is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Do you like public art? The CITY ART WALK TAURANGA app is a free downloadable walking tour of 20 public artworks in downtown Tauranga. For more information Click here

Diana Bomford, Tony Fraser and Hugh Bomford at the Lion and Tusk Museum at Mount Maunganui. Photo: Daniel Hines.

Have you ever been to the Lion and Tusk Museum? It is open today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Unit 4, 14 Portside Dr, Mount Maunganui. Come see a massive display of RHodesian military history files and exhibits of uniforms, medals and equipment. Hours of operation are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. For more information, click here

What else is playing today?

accordion band

October 16, Welcome Bay Hall, 1 to 4 p.m., $4.00, every 3rd Sunday of the month, new players and visitors welcome, come join us. Joy 027 285 3093

Art on the strand
Original art for sale. Time permits. 9am-4pm. The Strand, Tauranga. Tauranga Artists Society Inc.

golf croquet
Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday at Club Mt Maunganui, 45 Kawaka St. 8:30 a.m. for a 9 a.m. departure. New players and visitors welcome. Phone 07 575 5121

Junior Student Art Exhibition
The Incubator Gallery (Historic Village, Tauranga) hosts the first outdoor art exhibit by Otumoetai College students outside of school. October 14-November 5, 10am-3pm (weekdays), 10am-2pm (Saturday). tel. 07 571 3232

Music group Sunday sessions
To play an instrument? Do you like to sing? Come and join us! 1st & 3rd Sunday of each month. 4:30-5:30 p.m., Mt Maunganui. $15 per person Ph: 027 475 1023

Omanu Petanque
Omanu Petanque welcomes new players every Sunday and Wednesday at 1 p.m. Bayfair Reserve Russley Drive. Balls available

Pickleball away
Pickleball at Matua Courts, 110 Levers Rd from 1 to 4 p.m. Join our friendly group and play in the sun. Paddles provided. Bob 027 478 6282

Reflective Shadows Art Exhibition
The Incubator Gallery (Historic Village) welcomes Nathan Hemi who explores the nature of introspection with the shadow of the self used in psychology. October 14-November 19, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (weekdays), 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (Saturday). tel. 07 571 3232

St Enochs Presbyterian Church

Join us Sunday morning at 9:30am. 134 Sixteenth Avenue, Tauranga. Phone 578-3040. Honoring God. Christ following. Holy Spirit leads.

Taizé to Saint-Georges
Join us for a contemplative service based on the style and music of the Taiz community -7pm, 1 Church Street, Gate Pa.

Tauranga Country Music Club
Meets the 2nd Sunday of each month at Senior Citizens Hall Norris Street behind Pak ‘n Save. All are welcome. Members – please bring a plate


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