ARTmart – October 2014


ARTmart free simple text/word advertisements for your art, collectables, vintage for the sale of your personally owned art for resale, your arts focused workshop or event


ARTbop the online arts focused magazine for the Bay of Plenty is looking for creative and talented people to join its collaborative team.

We’d love to hear from you if you’d be interested in helping ARTbop collating information about events and exhibitions which are coming up.

We’d also like to hear from an IT and social media creative who can support ARTbop’s busy current IT and social media team.

Interested: email or telephone 07 571 8722

Habitat for Humanity ReStore 2nd Avenue, Tauranga is looking for volunteers to help in their recycle (second-hand) store. If you have a spare three hours a week, a fortnight or a month give us a call on 07 571 5052 or come in and talk to one of our staff or volunteers about working to support the work of Habitat for Humanity through the ReStore shop.

Telephone 571 5052

Tauranga Historical Society Inc. Is looking for people interested in being information guides for the historic Brain Watkins House (corner of Elizabeth St & Cameron Rds).

Please email

The UP Market (the Cambodia Charitable Trust) needs volunteers to work either between 9.30am to 1.00pm or 1.00pm to 4.30pm either once a week, once a fortnight or once a month. If you can help Phone Brian or Fiona on 07 576 7244 or email

AND NOW FORMING IN TAURANGA: THEATRE OF WOMEN “providing a stage for women in performance” The opening project/first performance of Theatre of Women is planned for International Women’s Day, 8th March 2015 “SUITCASES: WHAT WE CARRY WITH US AND WHAT WE LEAVE BEHIND”

If you are a woman who wants to be seen and heard get in touch with Rupal Mehta on 021 0325 962 or email


BAY COURT COMMUNITY ARTS CENTRE – where the arts come alive!

Durham Street, Tauranga For more information Phone 07 577 7188

TAURANGA ART GALLERY 08 Willow Street, Tauranga Open daily 10am – 4.30pm email Phone 07 578 7933

YOUNG FRIENDS OF THE GALLERY want to join a group of Young Friends of the Gallery for Year 9 to Year 13 students. Meet twice a term to discuss current exhibitions, plan events and competitions and socialise over afternoon tea. Attendance by gold coin donation. Contact and more information Phone 07 578 7933

CREATIVE TAURANGA COMMUNITY GALLERY Corner Wharf & Willow Streets, Downtown Tauranga Open weekdays 9am-5pm email Phone 07 928 5270

THE ELMS 15 Mission Street, Tauranga. Early European history. Historic House and Museum. The oldest European heritage site in the Bay of Plenty. Guided tours. Open from 1st October 2014 For information about The Elms and opening hours

TAURANGA HISTORICAL SOCIETY People, preservation, protection email Phone 07 578 1835

ARTS MARKET @ THE CARGO SHED 5 Dive Crescent, Tauranga Waterfront, Winter hours Sat and Sun 10am 0- 4pm Art and Exhibitions.

THE TRADE AID SHOP Devonport Road, Downtown Tauranga, not just a shop a creative arts boutique.

BOOKS A PLENTY Grey Street, Tauranga. An interesting independent bookseller.

TAURANGA MUSICA Classical Music After a very successful 2014 season; Keep alert for information about the 2015 series of concerts. For information: Phone 07 576 6774

BAY OF PLENTY SYMPHONIA The Bay of Plenty’s Community Orchestra

Musical Director Justus Rozemond.

TAURANGA SOCIETY OF ARTISTS 71A Elizabeth Street, Tauranga, Tauranga Society of Artists Inc. is a busy Society with nearly 200 members and plenty of opportunities for new or experienced artists to get together and to grow in confidence and skill.New members are welcome and may attend up to one month before officially joining.The Society programme operates from February to December and includes open studio opportunities where the artists paint together in the Society rooms, weekend workshops, competitions, critiques, social days, Society picnics, tutorials, exhibitions, help sessions, and more


TAURANGA CREATIVE FIBRE Tauranga Arts and Crafts Centre, Elizabeth Street, Tauranga for more information email:

TAURANGA WRITERS Alzheimer’s Society House, 116 13th Avenue, Tauranga First Thursday of every month at 7pm iA self-help group for writers established in 1967

TAURANGA STORYTELLERS’ GROUP Last Thursday of month. Learn how to develop your storytelling skills.Phone Claire on + 64 7 577 7220

COPYCORNER Willow Street, Tauranga design copy create prints the occasional cafe edition of ARTbop Phone 07 571 8006

ALIMENTO First Avenue, Tauranga Where ARTbop meets. Good food and good times. Free weekend parking and weekday metered parking out front. Check out the chalk mural and the art in the Rosalie Room.

FLUX Boutique & Espresso Bar Homewares and gifts, restored furniture, vintage and contemporary homewares, Allpress Espresso Phone or text your orders to 027 304 5544


GALLERY 59 9th Avenue, Tauranga, 3110 (enter through Prestige Framing) Open weekdays 8.30am-5pm and Sats 10am-1pm email Phone 07 577 9397

THE ENTERTAINERS CLUB Citizens Club, 13th Avenue, Tauranga Every second Sunday 5-8pm Good music $10. To join the email list email Phone Bruce Lannam 027 473 5644

TAURANGA MONTHLY FILM NIGHT Citizens Wesley Centre, 13th Avenue, Tauranga Informative and interesting environmentally focussed films and discussion. Most often held at the Wesley Centre (13th Avenue) – The voluntary work of two dedicated couples. Supper is always served – delicious homemade biscuits. Facebook: Tauranga Monthly Film Night

HISTORIC VILLAGE, 155 , 17TH AVENUE, TAURANGA SOUTH A collection of resited early Tauranga buildings housing a variety of art, artcraft, unique retail, arts organisations and social services offices.

GARDEN AND ART FESTIVAL NOVEMBER 2014 Historic Village on 17th Avenue, Director’s Office Every two years the wider Tauranga region showcases garden and art and 2014 is no exception. Preview the programme on the Garden and Art Festival website; join the updating email newsletter Lakes Expo + Art+ Sculpture + Speakers + Workshops + Garden Trail Phone 07 570 2525

THE INCUBATOR Historic Village on 17th Avenue , Tauranga Artist collective studios and project space in the Historic Village Tauranga. Empowering and collaborative gallery and workspace for art projects.exhibitions. Check out the body painting pageant being organised by the incubator “Dia de Los Muertos” detail on the incubator facebook site email

THE ARTERY AFTER SCHOOL ART Where art is in the Heart – kids create art (click on Kids Art tab) email Phone 07 543 2282 of 021 118 2249

CLAY ART STUDIO Historic Village, 17th Avenue, Tauranga art, clay silver, ceramic painting and mosaics art, classes and supplies PO Box 15058 Tauranga email Phone 07 571 3726

THE SUGAR PLUM TREE TEA ROOM & KITCHEN & CHOCOLATE CAT CATERING Historic Village, 17th Avenue Tauranga Phone 021 250 5021

YOUNG AT ART DOWN UNDER Historic Village, 17th Avenue Tauranga Joyce van der Lely, Mixed Media Artist and Designer, including tutorials in arts and crafts and on-line art class videos


Historic Village, 17th Avenue Tauranga. An eclectic variety of traditional crafts and vintage clothing and collectables. Open Tues 1pm-3pm and Thu-Sat 10am-3pm (Cash Sales Only)

THE TREE HOUSE GALLERY 1149 Cameron Rd, Gate Pa 07 571 1440 Open Wed-Fri and Sats 10am-3pm Original handmade art at affordable prices

CHESS Tauranga RSA Greerton, Tauranga For the whole family Meets very Friday from 6pm onwards Phone Noel 07 579 5412

TAURANGA ACOUSTIC MUSIC CLUB McSwiggans Irish Pub 7.30pm For more information, Phone Paul 07 579 2346


LIGHTWAVE GALLERY a virtual (online) gallery featuring the unique narrative and visual work “The early years of Nikolai Eaglestone AKA RayGun Rex” (a new section of this series is scheduled for release) and the exhibition and work of associated gallery artists and gallery director and artist Ken Wright.

Take a look at and

For more information phone the Director Ken Wright on 021 995 092 or 07 929 7573

OD GALLERY Totara Street, Mount Maunganui, the identifiable art style of well-known and internationally acknowledged street artist Owen Dippie


ART + BODY GALLERY 229A Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui 3116 a creative studio, espresso bar and art gallery space. Take a look at their facebook pages:- and

email Phone: 07 213 2213 or mobile 021 331 072

OLD GRUMPY’S GALLERY 276 Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui for an eclectic collection of curios, art and books

Ph 07 07 281 1256 or 022 0430 862

ZOHAR GALLERY 104 Maunganui Road, Mount Maunganui New Zealand flavoured art and art craft boutique and individual artist exhibitions Phone 07 574 7428

THE LITTLE BIG MARKETS Mount Sports Centre 9am-2pm 1st Sunday of every month www.littlebigmarkets/

THE LITTLE VINTAGE MARKET Mount Citizens Club 9am – 2pm 3rd Saturday of every month


NIGHTOWL CINEMA Summer outdoor cinema www.littlebigmarkets/

MOUNT MAUNGANUI CREATIVE FIBRE Arataki Community Centre, every Thursday at 9am-1pm.

Share & learn spinning, weaving, crochet, knitting, felting and other creative crafts. Phone Jan 07 574 1265.

MOUNT MAUNGANUI ART GROUP St Peter’s Church, 11 Victoria Road,m Mt Maunganui Every Thursday 9am-1pm. Visitors welcome Phone Merilyn 07 575 6777


Creative fabric crafts for all ages and stages. Check them out on facebook Phone 07 544 9030

MAUAO PUBLISHING the latest publication for children from talented author Debbie McCauley. Contact Debbie to purchase copies of the bilingual edition of “Motiti Blue” the story of the little blue penguin, Motiti Island and the wreck of the Rena



THE BETHLEHEM POTTERY CLUB 13 Bethlehem Road, Tauranga 3110 email bethlehempotters@gmail.comPhone President, Wendy Forsyth 07 544 8055 or Vice-President Margaret Lingard 07 579 1521

POTTERY TUITION: Liz Clark 07 544 9281 and Dennis De Witt 07 544 5476

KUTU’S Handmade Fabrics & Wearable Arts email Phone 021 131 5062

the UP market (the Cambodia Charitable Trust) Bethlehem Town Centre store selling products purchased from Cambodia. Supporting Cambodian artisans and sponsorship. Breaking the poverty trap one step at a time.

The Up market needs volunteers to work either between 9.30am and 1.00pm or 1.00pm to 4.30pm either once a week, once a fortnight or once a month. If you can help Phone Brian or Fiona on 07 576 7244 or email

AVALON COUNTRY STORE Cnr Gill Lane & SH2 Te Puna RD4 Tauranga 3174 unique ability through disability – art, art craft, original clothing and homewares in a country boutique setting email Phone 07 552 4904 ext 112

VILLAGE@ 7 Corner of SH2 and Clarke Road (7 Clarke Road) Te Puna . A collection of look at me little retail spaces in a rural garden setting. Original art with local and tourist focused flavour at the Turner Gallery, an artists’ collective which smells divine from its handmade soaps section, possum/merino garments, quilting, vintage and collectables, pots and garden features and the Cafe Paradiso. Phone 07 552 6693

TARNZART Mirror Garden Art Tania Minnell, Artist, Whakamarama unique outdoor garden art.   email Phone (07) 55 4492 027 329 4628


KATIKATI CRAFT & MURAL CENTRE main road, Katikati Village. Longstanding art and artcraft collective of local creatives and artists

LITTLE BLUE HOUSE Art and exhibition space, centrally located in Katikati Township, just moments off the main town road. Well signposted and flagged.

THE VILLAGE ARTS & CRAFTS immediately in front of The Little Blue House, an arts and craft collective exhibition and selling primarily locally created art, artcraft, merino knitwear, New Zealand jade (pounamu) jewellery and artefacts.

KATIKATI ART GALLERY Memorial Hall, Main Road, Katikati Gallery and Art Group Regularly meeting artist’s working groups. Regularly changing exhibitions. Phone Molly 07 549 3377

JENNY’S CAFE Katikati Village, Main Road – good people – yummy food!


ROTORUA MUSEUM TE WHARE TAONGA O TE ARAWA Oruawhata Drive, Government Gardens, Rotorua Open Daily March-Nov 9am-5pm and Dec-Feb 9am-6pm Art+Culture+Heritage email Phone 07 350 1814

For specific event information, prices and bookings contact Naiomi Murgatroyd Phone 07 351 8055

BLUE BATHS Queens Drive, Government Gardens, Rotorua Historic swimming pool complex email Phone 07 350 2119

THE ROTORUA ARTS VILLAGE & ROTORUA ARTS VILLAGE ART/CRAFT SHOP 1240 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua Phone 07 348 9008

ROTORUA ELIM GALLERY 1149 Eruera Street, Rotorua Open daily 9am – 5pm and Sundays 10 – 12 noon New Zealand art and sculpture email Phone 07 348 8433

PORTICO GALLERY Custom Framing Specialist & artcraft boutique 1155 Pukuatua Street, Rotorua     email Phone 07 347 8169


TE MANUKA TUTAHI MARAE & MATAATUA WHARENUI THE HOUSE THAT CAME HOME Muriwai Drive, Whakatane Architectural and cultural history and the inherent story of a people. email 07 308 4271

WHAKATANE LIBRARY & EXHIBITION CENTRE – TE KOPUTU A TE WHANGA A TOI Esplanade Mall, Kakahoroa Dr, Whakatane. A library, a community space, a gallery and a museum in the centre of a traditional New Zealand coastal, rural town email Phone 07 306 0509


COROMANDEL WATCHDOG OF HAURAKI protecting the Coromandel Peninsula from mining email Phone 022 018 1746


BREAD & BUTTER GALLERY 25A Albert Street, Whitianga Contemporary New Zealand Fine Art Phone 07 866 4927



SOUTH WAIKATO ARTS TRUST – THE PLAZA large flexible venue that accommodates an audience of 5 to 500. email

Phone 07 883 8596


ART ON MAIN Tirau on The Hill 17F Main Street Tirau a collective gallery of New Zealand artists displaying new and original work of paintings, pottery, craft and photography. Contributing Artists include Raewyn Constable Pamela Lines email and Fiona Tunnicliffe

Art on Main Tirau is open 7 days from 10am to 4m


THE TAURANGA CITY LIBRARY Business@theLibrary Michelle Sims Business Information Librarian

Casual and comfortable information forums for local business owners and operators.

LIGHTHOUSE BOOK PUBLICITY & PROMOTION Bay of Plenty, Lorraine Steele. Professional assistance with book publication and promotion

KAROLYN TIMARKOS helping writers to self publish and achieve success email Ph 021 174 3611

ARGANTE LITERARY SERVICES bringing out the book in you email Phone Jenny Argante (07) 576 9212

ART SHED 40 Wharf Street, Central Tauranga Open Mon-Fri 9am-5pm; Sats 10am-2pm Closed Sunday and Public Holidays. Tauranga’s largest art supply store with a comprehensive range of luscious art supplies and brands such as Montmartre, Winsor & Newton; Atelier; Art Spectrum; Prismacolour, Copic and more Take a look at email Ph 07 571 4489


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