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TOTARA ST is an unrivaled, multi-functional entertainment venue located in the heart of Mount Maunganui. The facilities at TOTARA ST are used for a number of different events, workshops, and corporate functions. Having the ability to set the room up for an intimate vibe with 20 people, or open both levels and house over 400 patrons is what sets us apart from the rest. TOTARA ST has become the Bay of Plenty’s premier live music, entertainment and events facility. Check our events page for details on upcoming shows.

Founded in 2015TOTARA ST has played host to some of New Zealand’s most prestigious artists and entertainers. From hosting shows such as Hollie Smith and Head Like a Hole, to being readily available for birthday parties and corporate functions, the beauty of the space is that it can be manipulated to suit any event organiser's wishes. The room is equipped with a beautiful Martin Audio sound system, solid in house lighting rig, two licensed bars, commercial kitchen, mezzanine floor, and excellent sight lines to the stage. Whatever your focus is, our events team can tailor an event package to suit all the needs of your clientele.

Coming Events

Reggae Rock Soul R&B

LOOP PRESENTS L.A.B LIVE w/ SPECIAL GUESTS
THREE SHOWS - THURS 25 - FRI 26 & SAT 27 APRIL
We're excited to announce three special headline shows in the Mount this April! Our first headline shows since the release of L.A.B. II, and also our only headline shows this summer.

Rock Folk Funk Dance Blues Pop Reggae

Records, lots of them, a bunch of good people with good stuff, sharing, trading and having fun in a great place.

Dance Electronic

Celebro & The Drum & Bass Massive present: The Upbeats! The Upbeats are bringing their tour to Tauranga to perform at Totara St! Get your tickets fast as this will be a sell out! Local support from: Hooky, Freecell, Enkrypta & Brutus Powers

Metal

Two tributes to your favourite bands, both in one night @ totara street in Mt Maunganui. The last gig completely sold out so get your tickets quick!

Dance

Don't miss an unforgettable party like the first Totara Latina! Del Pacifico will blow you away with their renditions of classic and modern Latin songs from Cuba, Brazil, Argetina and more.

Rock

Skinny Hobos + more to be announced! DATE CHANGE - NOW MAY 10TH. SKINNY HOBOS are back with a vengeance offering up their first release since their 2018 VNZMA-nominated debut album. ‘Lucifer’ will be released alongside a collection of new and previously unreleased material, available worldwide on March 1st. Having established their riff-heavy sound, the two-piece powerhouse look to push the limits of what can be achieved with only a guitar and a drumkit.

Pop Rock

Following a Sold Out Winter Tour in 2018, Kiwi icon's The Jordan Luck Band announce the 19 date New Zealand Winter(ish)Tour of 2019, trekking all across the country from Saturday April 27th to June 22nd.

New School

Dolphin Friendly, commonly known as "Dolph", are releasing their new EP "Preashology" in just 2 weeks! To celebrate, the boys are embarking on a vicious 5 show tour of NZ, with all the usual twisted sadimalistic antics to just get the bloody thing out there!

Folk Pop

Landslide is an Auckland based, 5 piece live band, who have been celebrating the music of Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks all over the North Island for the past 6yrs! Covering classics from Fleetwood Mac and also Stevie's solo hits.

With guests Laughton Kora and Mant, Alongside the new album EP bundle, expect a sonic mashup of Salmonella Dub full back catalogue tune~age including album tracks & remixes delivered live, with Andrew aka Dj Rudeboy mashing the mix live + the Sal Dub horn section & Mighty Asterix on the mic AND guests.

Dance Electronic

Ravelife Entertainment & Dueller Society are ecstatic to announce a brand new event series "Rewild" bringing the best of music, nature and people together.

Dance

You Should Be Dancing is a night of Disco Hits from the 70's and 80's and we are very pleased to announce our second nationwide tour. A GREAT BIG DANCING DISCO CELEBRATION!

Dub Dance Reggae R&B Hip Hop

Matariki Allstars - Aotearoas’ premiere music kaupapa celebrating the Māori New Year and our established music acts. After a SOLD OUT event in 2018 we're back again with a wicked line up for 2019! - Tiki Taane, Che Fu & the Krates, Ria Hall, Laughton Kora and more!

Pop

MITCH JAMES – BRIGHT BLUE SKIES TOUR 2019. Presented by Tenfold Agency, The Edge and Audiology. Tickets on sale Wednesday 17th April at 7pm.

Rock

The Rock and Eccles Entertainment present: VILLAINY RAISED IN THE DARK NZ TOUR. Hot on the heels of a triumphant performance to a capacity crowd at Homegrown, rockers Villainy have just announced a nationwide tour, which will coincide with the release of their highly-anticipated third album, RAISED IN THE DARK.

Pop

AutoMatic 80s delivers the smash hits of this unforgettable and exciting musical era. From bands like Human League, Simple Minds, Duran Duran, Blondie, Culture Club through to artists like Kate Bush and Robert Palmer, AutoMatic 80s performances will transport you back to those heady, youthful times and leave you wanting more.

Check our Events Page for upcoming shows or contact us now to tailor your next event with the team at TOTARA ST.

Latest News

Sunday 14 April @ 4PM

The illustrious end of term student concerts have grown into quite the spectacle over the years. From humble beginnings, the crowd is now 150 strong each show, and TOTARA ST comes alive with the hottest young talent the Bay of Plenty has on offer.

Reggae Rock R&B Soul

For the first time since TOTARA ST's inception we have three back to back shows with the same artist. Almost like a mini residency so to speak! L.A.B are bringing some serious heat to the table this April with three sold out shows back to back. Hailing from the Bay of Plenty, the locals are coming out to play. Tickets sold in record time and everyone who snagged one is in for a very special treat, this band has been on a steady rise after releasing their first self titled album in November 2017.