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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

Folk

Unfortunately this show has been cancelled...

Quebecois folk five-piece Rosier are making waves with their genre-bending music that merges elements of traditional folk, indie, jazz, pop and bluegrass. They come to Aotearoa in January for a seven-date tour including guest spots at Auckland Folk Festival and TSB Festival of Lights, New Plymouth.

Hip Hop New School

After headlining the Garden Stage at Rhythm and Vines, playing on the mainstage at Bay Dreams North, and performing a whopping set at NESTFEST, Wax Mustang is heading back up north to Mt Maunganui and Auckland for the weekend to please the masses.

Rock New School Electronic

Retuning for what is fast becoming an annual sold out event, Deadbeat will be returning to the Mount this Auckland Anniversary weekend in what promises to be an epic way to cap of a huge long weekend in Tauranga and the conclusion of day 1 of the One Love Festival.

Blues Folk

American blues extraordinaire Blind Boy Paxton has announced his much-anticipated return to our shores for his biggest headline tour of New Zealand to date, playing eight shows across the country this February and touching down in Tauranga Feb 6th.

Folk Pop

Come along and party to all your favourite Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks songs!! 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 7yrs! Covering classics from Fleetwood Mac and also Stevie's solo hits.

Rock Soul Roots

Eccles Entertainment Presents : MY BABY LIVE! New Zealand Summer Tour. With Special Guests. Amsterdam-based Dutch-NZ trio MY BABY have announced a 10-date New Zealand tour to celebrate the release of their new live album out now.

Dance

"You Should Be Dancing" is a night of exceedingly danceable Disco Hits. A GREAT BIG DANCING DISCO CELEBRATION! We are excited to announce our 2020 Summer tour! A new disco decade!

Electronic Dance

Too Cut & Celebro are proud to present: t1r | TOTARA STREET - Saturday March 7th Working his way from the underground, t1r took a huge leap in this year. Notably joining Netsky to remix Jon Lemmon’s ‘It’s Gonna Be Alright’, which was subsequently used in the Tomorrowland aftermovie and now surpassed 100,000 plays.

Rock

New Zealand’s biggest rock export LIKE A STORM are coming home for their first ever Kiwi Headline Tour.
With Special Guests: Black Smoke Trigger

Ska Pop Indie Roots

MT. MAUNGANUI, we can't wait to be back in your lovely coastal town this March! Tickets are on sale now! EARLY BIRD prices available for a limited time only!

Ska

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

Pop Rock

SUMMER VIBES TOUR 2020!!! 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.

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

Latest News

Folk Pop Reggae Rock Soul New School

And that is a wrap team... 2019 done and dusted. Everyone jumped up on stage yesterday and smashed it out of the park. It is not easy getting up in front of a venue full of people and putting it out there. We are so proud of all of MauaoPAC's students for a very entertaining afternoon @ TOTARA ST.

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.