Our goal is to provide our community with the Best Live Music Venue & Performing Arts Centre in the country.

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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

Dance Electronic

DRUM N BASS and BASS MUSIC
After a string of sold out events in the Bay Of Plenty.... DUELLER SOCIETY are back and stoked to announce their early Halloween / Day Of The Dead event “DOOF OF THE DEAD" 

New School Rock Reggae R&B

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.

Pop Rock

Coast: Love The Music and Pitch Perfect Promotions NZ Presents Automatic 80s LIVE at TOTARA STREET. The Show features the very best of early to mid-Eighties New Romantic and New Wave hits, performed live, loud and pumping. The hundreds of hours of pre-production, musicianship and attention to vocal detail create an authentic live Eighties Music experience that leaves enthralled audiences exhausted and voiceless from dancing and singing. Be propelled back to the age of Synthplicity.

Soul Blues Folk

Tenfold. & ZM presents:
THOMAS OLIVER
w/ full band for the ultimate T.O. experience

The Brightest Light Tour | Album Tour 2020
The award-winning singer-songwriter returns to New Zealand with a stunning run of dates celebrating The Brightest Light album release!

Pop Rock

RESCHEDULED TO SATURDAY 10 OCTOBER 2020
SUMMER VIBES TOUR 2020!!! MT MAUNGANUI...
Love grown music comes to life summer 2020 with White Chapel Jak. Thrilled to announce their “Summer Vibes Tour” , this high energy acoustic Kiwiana band will have you groovin’ and vibin’ with their fresh and funky approach to songs you all know and love.

Rock Punk Soul Roots Blues

An all-star lineup of Aotearoa artists will perform together this October in tribute to Aaron Tokona, songwriter and guitar hero of Weta, AHoriBuzz, Cairo Knife Fight, Bongmaster and much more, who sadly passed away on Saturday 20th June of a heart attack.

Blues 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 8yrs, covering classics from Fleetwood Mac and also Stevie's solo hits!

Pop Jazz Electronic

Garage Project, Radio Hauraki, Banished Music & Under The Radar presents The Phoenix Foundation - Friend Ship tour of Aotearoa. 
On the band's first nationwide tour in 5 years, they will perform 8 dates across Aotearoa this November. Celebrating the expansive new album Friend Ship ; a post-apocalyptic love letter from the future to the present and the soundtrack to the swirling oblivion that is 2020.

Pop Rock
"We are so stoked that we have been able to reschedule and keep Totara Street (one of our favourite venues in NZ) on the current run. 
The new date of Sunday 22nd Nov will be a good old fashioned Kiwi Sunday Session and our very own End of Tour party.
There will be Full Bar plus Chur Coal BBQ Eats available. 
Please note that as this is a Sunday Arvo Session, Doors will be 3pm and Music will start at 4pm. 
We hope you can still come join us at Totara St and help us see off this crazy crazy tour in style
Full Lovin' x Jordan Luck Band"
Ska

Kiwi ska punks rejoice!
Fat Wreck Chords ska champions Mad Caddies head to New Zealand to celebrate their 25th Anniversary in 2020.

New School Rock Reggae Dub

MASSIV.aotearoa is a collective of musicians, artists and supporters putting on an evening of fundraising live music, giving up their time and energy to support the good folks at STARSHIP FOUNDATION, in particular their amazing National Air Ambulance and the service it provides to many kiwi kids and their families in some difficult times.

Roots Rock Reggae
DATE CHANGE
Due to Covid 19 Level restrictions this show has been shifted to Saturday the 19th of September 2020. If you cannot make this date and need a ticket refund please email jay@totarastreet.co.nz Cheers!

It's time for us to say "ThankYOU". The support we as a venue and a Whānau have had throughout lock down blew us all away. This gig is to show our appreciation. The crew that will jam have donated their time. After the RSVP cut off date, all ticket sales will go to these artists.

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

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Roots Rock Reggae

It's time for us to say "ThankYOU". The support we as a venue and a Whānau have had throughout lock down blew us all away. This gig is to show our appreciation. The crew that will jam have donated their time. After the RSVP cut off date, all ticket sales will go to these artists.

Check out Chur!Coal BBQ & Eatery in the latest UNO Magazine. A huge thank you the team for making it happen!