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!


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.

17 June - 31 July 2018

GIS Canoe and Tramping Club - Trips Schedule

17 & 24 June 2018

Shakesperience – The Tempest
Join us for Shakespearience, where our resident Shakespeare Nerd will lead a group read of William Shakespeare's The Tempest.

22 June 2018

TGIF Zumba Fundraiser Party
It's happy hour but better! Join the Zumba Party at Freedom Health & Fitness!

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.

24 June 2018

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

24 June 2018

The Band School Mid-Year Concert 2018
Join The Band School staff and over 60 students perform on stage at The White House!

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!

27 June 2018

Ol' King Cole NZ Tour

7 July 2018

Ice Block - Winter Arts Showcase
A Winter Arts Showcase to benefit Gizzy School Lunches!

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!

7 July 2018

Strangely Arousing at Dome Cinema
In celebration of New Zealand live music, Strangely Arousing are returning to Gizzy!

14 July 2018

Swiss & See Naylors NZ Regional Tour - Wairoa
The Swiss & See Naylors NZ Regional Tour is heading our way to the Gaeity Theatre in Wairoa!

15 July 2018

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

9 - 21 July 2018

Shakespeare Camp for Youth and Teens
What better way to spend a winter holiday, than with A Midsummer Night's Dream?

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!

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.

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!

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!

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?

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

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!

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!

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!

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.