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!

17 September - 4 November 2018

Titirangi Mt Everest Challenge
The Titirangi Mt. Everest Challenge is back and bigger than ever for 2018!

20 October 2018

Waka Cultural Experience
Come and join esteemed local voyager and storyteller, Te Aturangi Nepia-Clamp, on-board our taonga (treasure), the Tairāwhiti Waka Hourua, for an inner harbour experience.

21 October 2018

Spring Fling Arts & Crafts Fair

19 - 22 October 2018

Tairāwhiti Gisborne Wine & Food Weekend 2018
Escape to Tairāwhiti Gisborne this Labour Weekend and you’ll find it’s not just the sun that’s warm in Gizzy!

21 October 2018

First Light Wine & Food
The First Light Wine & Food Festival is back again in 2018!

21October 2018

Labour Weekend Fiesta, Street Food Festival

21 - 25 October 2018

Women's Native Tree Project Trust
Everyone is welcome to attend our working bees, take part, and share in the importance of growing and planting Native Trees in our community.

23 October - 9 December 2018

GIS Canoe and Tramping Club - Trips Schedule

24 October 2018

Atamira Dance Company presents “Pango”
Immersive contemporary dance. Six male dancers in an extraordinary raw performance with live electric guitar and traditional Maori instruments.

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!

10 November 2018

Geoff Sewell of Amici Forever “The Greatest Showman”
Popular Opera sensation, Geoff Sewell, the internationally successful tenor and multi-platinum selling recording artist has confirmed a one-night exclusive concert in Gisborne!

15 November 2018

Kelvin Cruickshank Live
An evening with NZ Medium Kelvin Cruickshank.

19 November 2018

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

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!

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!

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!

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.

21 October 2018

Wa165 Labour Weekend Steam Train Excursion
The Wa165 Steam Train is full steam for an excursion to Muriwai!