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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

Electronic Dance

Celebro Presents
State of Mind + MC Woody
With local support Hooky&&Brutus
Early Birds are now live!
We know most of you don't need much of a push for a solid DNB night at Totara St - boy how we have missed these gigs!

New School Dub Rock Reggae

Summer Thieves celebrate the release of their EP Bandaids & Lipstick with shows across the country. Summer Thieves take back what Covid stole. Celebrating the release of their EP Bandaids & Lipstick Summer Thieves undertake a Nationwide tour bringing some Post Covid kick on's to The Mount.

Rock

They’ve got the funk, the rock and the grunge and they’re headed back to Tauranga! After sold out shows across New Zealand, ‘Lounge Apes’ return with their high energy tributes to ‘Pearl Jam’, ‘The Red Hot Chili Peppers’ and ‘Nirvana’.

Electronic Dance

CR3W Presents: Flowidus!! Born just prior to the early 90’s rise of drum & bass, producers Raphael and Garo have rooted their sound in the form, both as solo artists, and now collaboratively. Their combined passion for good vibes, and being able to share that with their fans was what defined their stage name ​FLOWIDUS​, with both producers being quoted as saying “when people see us or hear our music, we want them to feel apart of it." Alongside their standalone productions, reworks for artists such as DC Breaks broke into the Beatport top 10 while also gaining extensive support from the likes of Friction, Pendulum and Andy C to name a few.

Dance Electronic Pop R&B Blues

Red Lounge returns Saturday August 8 at Totara Street! The Mount's classiest pop up party returns with an amazing lineup of talent, more than just an event, these sessions are an experience!

Dance Funk Pop

"You Should Be Dancing" is a great big DISCO DANCING celebration! A night of exceedingly danceable disco hits. Classic disco tunes you would have to be a robot not to move to. A literal Boogie Wonderland!

Indie Rock Punk Grunge

Now more than ever the world is full of Losers… We are losing our jobs. We are losing our health. We are losing our freedom. We are losing our love for our fellow man. We are losing our future. The world is no longer the sunshine and rainbow filled wonderland we all pretended we lived in. Nope, we all finally awoke to the big dark depressing reality of a world with the weak at the mercy of the agendas of those that profess to lead.

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.

Pop New School

After selling out Auckland's Powerstation in just six days, Auckland's indie faves The Beths announce a nationwide tour in support of their new record Jump Rope Gazers, out next Friday 10 July on Carpark Records. The tour will see The Beths criss-cross New Zealand for 12 dates from 27 August, followed by a very special show on the iconic Auckland Town Hall stage on Friday 6 November.

New School Rock Soul Indie

The Butlers bring a mix of ‘milky’ guitars, layers of smooth saxophone, and multiple vocalists each singing songs as lead singers or sprinkling harmonies throughout songs, that we like to call Funkadelic Surf Rock. Their unique and infectious sound is hard to pin down. From baritone ballads to smoky solo serenades, there's enough variety in their discography to always keep you wanting more. They have a new EP on the way and you'll get to hear some of it at this show.

Pop Rock

Who Loves A Rescheduled NZ Tour The Most???…. Kiwi icon's The Jordan Luck Band are thrilled to be packing all the classic Exponents hits into the van and bringing the party to every corner of Aotearoa this Spring….all 23 of the 2020 Winter shows have been rescheduled and the trek across New Zealand begins on the Friday 4th of September and concludes on Saturday 7th of November.

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.

Ska

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

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

As you all know the country has fallen into lockdown due to the Covid 19 virus. We will endeavour to keep you updated on happenings within the music industry, and will let you know as soon as we are back on our feet with the rest of you. Stay safe everyone. Peace!