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

Pop Rock

The Sound, Under The Radar and Banished Music presents
The Chills - Scatterbrain Album Release Tour

Dance Electronic

You asked Tauranga, here it is. The man, the myth, the legend, BOU. Arguably the quickest rising talent in Drum and Bass, Bou has been cooking up absolute fire over this past year of lockdown and is now ready to unleash hell on the New Zealand public.

Indie New School

Low Strung & Village Sounds Presents: The Butlers & Muroki Autumn Express Tour

The Butlers and Muroki are packing up their bags, jumping on a BUS and zipping around Aotearoa to a spot near you. All aboard The Autumn Express. 

Indie New School Pop Dub Reggae

It is with great excitement that the team at Bay Originals presents this one off-show as the finale to Dan Sharp's nation-wide Water Went Away Tour. Since having performed at the first two Bay Originals, Dan has performed all over New Zealand, from mainstage festival slots at Rhythm and Vines and Soundsplash, to his own headline shows, including sold out performances in Wellington, Dunedin and Auckland.

Rock Pop New School

Smokefreerockquest is New Zealand’s only nationwide, live, original music, youth event. Now in its 33rd year, the series of over 40 events reaches audience numbers in excess of 10,000 every year. Founded in 1989 by music teachers Glenn Common and Pete Rainey, Smokefreerockquest has now become a New Zealand institution.

Electronic Dance
A Night of Drum & Bass presents…
A.M.C

Support
Tricky
Rayne
Kayes
Pop Rock

Kiwi icon’s The Jordan Luck Band are thrilled to announce their biggest tour in over a decade. Packed with all the classic Exponents hits you know & love, the ‘Whatever Happened?’ NZ Tour will tear through the winter months with a whopping 28 shows over 13 weeks from June to September 2021. 



Hip Hop

Team Dynamite and ENO X DIRTY

Strange Days is stoked to announce its first event of the year ALL CAPS. Two of NZ's hip hop powerhouses, Team Dynamite and Eno x Dirty, will join forces in the Mount for one night only.

Indie

GREG JOHNSON ANNOUNCES HE’S LEAVING A YEAR-LONG LA LOCKDOWN FOR  NEW ZEALAND WINTER TOUR. After a prolonged Californian lockdown, Greg Johnson is over the moon to be returning home for his nationwide tour, Time Is A Traveller, which coincides with the release of his  brand-new album, Tilt Your Interior.

Indie

Courtney Barnett announces she will be undertaking a solo tour around Aotearoa this July, in her first live shows in over 12 months. Having been grounded in 2020 care of the global pandemic, Barnett made the best of a bad situation and wrote and recorded a new record. That drops later this year, but before it does the maestro is touring her solo show to all corners of Aotearoa – a country she's adored touring in the past and a place she considers herself lucky to have the opportunity to return to.

Dance Electronic
Late Nite Sunrise are thrilled to announce their inaugural event, Noise Control.
Bringing together huge names and local talent, Noise Control will provide a hectic night of talented DJ's. 
With a lineup featuring:
TYPE-1
HANK
33BELOW
T1R
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.

Latest News

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!