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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.
Limitless Touring & TOTARA STREET are proud to present Cut Snake! We couldn't think of a better way to warm up for the Christmas holidays and give you a taste of the sounds of Summer. Expect a night full of heaters from this house legend!
X-MAS Rave 2.0
The electronic music scene is growing up at Bay of Plenty. ‘LIFE Entertainment NZ, one of the best house music & techno event producers around New Zealand is coming to the Mount Maunganui.
Can You Feel It - Motown Spectacular
The music, the rhythm, the beat of Motown. It began as one man's dream and became everyone's music. Featuring classic songs from the Motown Catalogue.
Switch Off presents: "Disconnecting"
Proud to present: Switch Off "Disconnecting". This will be the last event of this solar return, what an intense 2018 we lived. We are very grateful for everything we experienced this year.
Del Pacifico presents Totara Latina! A fiery night of music and dance. Don't miss the biggest Latin Party of the summer, featuring 10 piece band Del Pacifico rocking famous tunes from all over South America.
MIX the BAY presents NYE with Automatic 80s
Pitch Perfect Promotions and The Mix Online brings you AUTOMATIC 80s Live at Totara St to see in 2019! Come party the night away with the Big Kids!
This summer Soaked Oats are embarking on a 13 stop tour around Aotearoa, spreading their slinky sludge pop across our shores with a mixture of festival appearances and headline shows. The 'Shuggah Doom Tour' coincides with the announcement of a new Soaked Oats’ EP coming in early 2019 with the first single 'Shuggah Doom' set for release in January.
David Brighton's Space Oddity - David Bowie Tribute Show
Topline Entertainment are proud to present for the first time in New Zealand, direct from Los Angeles, performing with a full live band. The worlds number one David Bowie Tribute Show: David Brighton's Space Oddity.
Yukon Era + CAKES (AUS)
Oldies is proud to present a co-headline NZ summer tour featuring Auckland’s Yukon Era and CAKES, who are making the jump across the ditch from the Gold Coast. The tour sees the two bands play five shows throughout the North Island, including Auckland and Wellington, as well as summer hot-spots Leigh and Mt Manganui.
The Mount Comedy Fest 2019
The 2nd Annual Mount Comedy fest is back and it has grown! After last year's sell out success, there are now 5 events over 2 venues to choose from....or don't choose and just go to them all.
The Narcs Not Over Summer Tour NZ
Iconic Kiwi rock’n’roll band The Narcs are hitting the summer venues on their ‘Not Over’ Summer Tour. With high-energy drummer Pete (Rooda) Warren of DD Smash onboard, this will be a rocking tour of classic kiwi music and a chance to hear some new tunes including the band’s latest single release ‘Not Over’.
Marlin's Dreaming - Tauranga w/ nicholas Franchise
Marlin's Dreaming are heading into the wild of New Zealand over the month of January. Having tasted the sweet sweet touring life last summer for their 'Not That Bad' tour, they simply couldn't wait to get back out there!
HYPNOTIC TRANCE-POP group MY BABY, will be hitting our shores for a nationwide tour between Dec-March! This will be their fourth return after their Prehistoric Rhythm album pre-release tour in 2017.
Wankelmut @ Disconnecting (Switch Off)
“Disconnecting” is a special time to hit the switch, disconnect in a parallel world and tangle together with positive high-voltage energy.
Nirvana, Pearl Jam & Red Hot Chilli Peppers tribute
This January, Totara Street will be host to a night of epic live tributes to three of the most iconic and influential bands of the 90's. After sold out shows across New Zealand, Lounge Apes (Nirvana) and Funkadelic monks (RHCP) return to the Mount with a third act - Nothingman (a tribute to Pearl Jam).
The Local Safari EP is coming your way, and to celebrate we thought we would go on a not-so-local safari around Australia and New Zealand!
DUELLER SOCIETY Featuring ?
(Guest House DJ/Producer & international DJ)
Peak Summer Vibes!!!
California psychedelic heavyweights Earthless will return to Australia and New Zealand next February and March in support of their acclaimed 2018 studio album Black Heaven and their new live album From the West.
Mount Maunganui Summer Soiree
The Mount Maunganui Summer Soiree is mixing you up a fine beverage of jazzy soul, indie rock and a splash of hip-hop to get you feeling groovy on a summer evening. Featuring The Leers, Molly + The Chromatics and Round Buddah, the Soiree will go down in the Mount on Saturday 9 March.
Check our Events Page for upcoming shows or contact us now to tailor your next event with the team at TOTARA ST.
The School Holiday DJ Academy
So you wanna be a DJ? These school holidays the records will be spinning and the bass bumping at the Mauao Performing Arts Centre, 11 Totara street, Mt Maunganui. The Aotearoa DJ Academy is introducing their popular Digital DJ 101 program from the capital city as a holiday program for all children aged 9 and above.
Marketing and Promoting Your Music
NZ MUSIC MANAGERS FORUM ANNOUNCE NEW SEMINARS IN WAIKATO AND BAY OF PLENTY. Following the outstanding success of the ‘Make Money From Your Music’ seminars the NZ Music Managers Forum, with thanks to NZ On Air and the Creative Communities Scheme in Hamilton and Tauranga, are returning to Waikato and Bay of Plenty with the essential Stage Two seminar ‘Marketing and Promoting Your Music’.