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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 2015, TOTARA 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.
BASSMENT MT MAUNGANUI
HOSTED BY MC CRAFTY
SATURDAY MARCH 24TH - DOORS OPEN 7:30pm
11 TOTARA STREET, MT MAUNGANUI
DOOR SALES ONLY $15
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The NZ Music Managers Forum in conjunction with Creative Bay of Plenty, Recorded Music NZ, and APRA AMCOS have joined forces for an essential seminar for Bay of Plenty based musicians, managers, self managed artists and anyone interested in the NZ Music Industry. The seminar will be held in Mount Maunganui on Tuesday March 27th.
Nirvana & Red Hot Chili Peppers Tribute bands
On Saturday 31st of March Lounge Apes play ‘Totara Street’ with their authentic tribute to the pioneers of Seattle Grunge - Nirvana.
Life In Captivity Album Tour
Over the last decade, I Am Giant have dominated mainstream rock radio in New Zealand and wowed some of the biggest festival audiences around the world with their melodic alternative rock anthems. And although they’ve had a phenomenal impact on their home country, I Am Giant’s journey is one that has played out on a global scale, with all the sweat, guitar fuzz, and onstage mayhem you could hope for in a rock and roll story.
Laying early claim to 2018 as their year, Australian rock duo favourites Hockey Dad drop their latest single “I Wanna Be Everybody” and announce a run of international album tour dates. Hopping across to New Zealand this March/April with Good Boy in tow, the tour will see anticipated second record Blend Inn brought to life following its release on Friday, February 9.
MauaoPAC Term 1 Student Concert
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 every show, and TOTARA ST comes alive with the hottest young talent the Bay of Plenty has on offer. Usual proceedings, but at times vary, see the MauaoPAC Contemporary Choir take to the stage first. Followed by the centres awesome drama and theatre students. After they have laid down their acting skills, the music academy students fly into what becomes a full blown, cohesive concert.
Nomad 'Can You Feel It?' tour!
To co-incide with the release of nomad’s debut album “can you feel it”, young indie-pop group nomad have announced a string of shows after their appearance at Homegrown 2018. Auckland’s Alae will be joining them on support.
The TimeLiners tour in April 2018 will see Neil Worboys, Maurice Priestley and Stephen Carlyle taking a ‘plugged acoustic rootsy bluesy trio’ version of previous incarnations of the ‘…liner’ lineage, so-to-speak on a clock-wise time-warp of the North Island of Aotearoa through the month of April 2018 revisiting echoes of the last 50 years.
Ska Legends Bad Manners bring their non-stop party down under for a Greatest Hits Tour! Very Special Guest is the rude-girl queen of ska-pop Jennie Matthias (The Belle Stars).
Check our Events Page for upcoming shows or contact us now to tailor your next event with the team at TOTARA ST.
Make money from your music seminar at TOTARA ST
NZ Music Managers Forum, Creative Bay of Plenty, Recorded Music NZ and APRA AMCOS present - The NZ Music Managers Forum in conjunction with Creative Bay of Plenty, Recorded Music NZ, and APRA AMCOS have joined forces for an essential seminar for Bay of Plenty based musicians, managers, self managed artists and anyone interested in the NZ Music Industry. The seminar will be held in Mount Maunganui on Tuesday March 27th.
New web presence for TOTARA ST and MauaoPAC
TOTARA ST and Mauao Performing Arts Centre are proud to launch their brand new websites onto the world wide web! Over the past six months the team at TOTARA ST and MauaoPAC have been collaborating with Reid Design to come up with two beautiful websites that tie the two entities together.