Expect to see Spitfires, Kittyhawks, Mustangs, and a selection of single seater and dual seater jets … The Royal New Zealand Air Force will be here, so too the Sports Aviation Association who will provide a fascinating display of the more unusual and also aerobatic aircraft together with a large static display. Other surprises are also in the pipeline including the car versus plane speed race which has captivated audiences at previous shows – but this time we’re going to introduce a new spectacular twist!
Military re-enactors also promise to create a fantastic spectacle giving rise to a crescendo of activity before the day is out.
Rides in all types of aircraft will be available before, during and after the show – including warbird fighters, sports machines and helicopters, so be sure to book your favourite plane for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!
More than just an Airshow, Classics of the Sky doubles as a family festival. For 2014, all the popular and proven vendors will be back offering sideshows, food and beverage, and plenty of activities for your children’s entertainment.
When: Anniversary Weekend
Where: Tauranga Airport, Jean Batten Drive, Mount Maunganui
For more information visit: http://www.eventfinder.co.nz/2014/classics-of-the-sky/bay-of-plenty
Every Easter a fantastic line up of kiwi jazz musicians showcase some of the best jazz in the world, right here on our doorstep. In 2013, more than 45,000 people attended National Jazz Festival events in Tauranga over the Easter long weekend.
With ticketed concerts; a Downtown Carnival that runs over two days on the beautiful Tauranga waterfront and boasts 5 stages of free music; and a slice of New Orleans at our family-friendly Jazz Village, there is something for everyone.
For more information: http://www.jazz.org.nz/
Tauranga hosts a wide range of running and multi-sport events. To find out more about what’s on in Tauranga click on the following link.
For more information visit: eventfinder.co.nz
This purpose built, air conditioned 150 seat theatre is the venue for up to six live amateur productions each year.
When: Up to 6 shows throughout the year
Where: 164 Sixteenth Ave, Tauranga
For more information: http://taurangatheatre.co.nz/whats-on/
Detour Theatre produce four shows a year. Usually this includes a Shakespeare, a new kiwi comedy, a 20th century classic, and play based on a television series.
When: Four shows throughout the year (April – November)
Where: Detour Theatre, 155 Seventeenth Avenue West, Tauranga
For more information: http://www.eventfinder.co.nz/theatre/events/tauranga