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Trustpower Baypark – The Hub of Entertainment this Summer

As the Hub of Entertainment in the Bay of Plenty, Trustpower Baypark has a huge line-up of events this summer that will enthral  locals and tourists alike.

Attracting the hottest teams and players for NZ – Hoopnation is NZ’s premier basketball event each Labour Weekend. Whether it’s for the exhilaration of competing against the best, or for players who compete for the social aspects of balling with friends over a jam-packed weekend, HoopNation has everything basketballers need. If you live and dream Basketball then come to Trustpower Arena between October 25 – 28.

Opening night for Baypark Speedway is Saturday October 26 and will bring the adrenaline junkies out. The opening night is just the start of what is set to be an action-packed season under the direction of the new Speedway promoter. To celebrate Guy Fawkes Day, Speedway will finish with a spectacular display of Fireworks to light up the sky on November 9. There will be no shortage of thrills to be had this Speedway season and other 2019 speedway dates confirmed are November 16, 30 and December 12 and 28.

Comfortable corporate viewing

Did you want to treat one of your valued clients? Or how about coming to Speedway for your Staff Christmas party? We have a number of Corporate Boxes available to entertain your guests comfortably. With the box you get, Exclusive, spacious and comfortable box and outdoor balcony for up to 20 guests. Full kitchen facilities including microwave, sink, table, chairs and bar stools. A self-contained refrigerator for ongoing inbox bar service with dedicated corporate box catering stewards for continuous supply along with a high quality catering service delivered to your box. These boxes are also available on an annual basis to cover the entire Speedway Season. Please contact us on events@bayvenues.co.nz or 07 577 8560 for more information.

This is year two for TFABS and once again Tauranga will have its own indoor fishing and boat show along with everything related to having fun on, in and under the water. Held at Trustpower Arena on November 1, 2 & 3, this year’s show is now covering double the exhibitor area, with more than twice as many exhibitors as last year’s show. There will be no shortage of boats on display this year, with no less than 13  brands being represented along with two major fishing tackle retailers and a number of stalls with plenty of rods and reels. If you are into Surfing, Paddle boarding, or both, this year’s show has two outlets showing their goods. Kayaks and accessories will be on show with diving equipment and advice on diving courses along with spear fishing equipment. There is also Fish Art, marine electronics, fishing simulators, bait cannons and non-other than the legendary Bill Hohepa waiting to meet you and have a yarn.

The Rotary Club of Tauranga Te Papa together with the Zonta club of Tauranga Area are excited to hold its fifth Melbourne Cup Charity Auction. With a change in timing this prestigious charity event supporting iconic and deserving local charities will incorporate a Gourmet dinner rather than a gourmet lunch. Join us for a late afternoon / early evening of fun and entertainment, gourmet food, auctions and fashion, including the running of the Melbourne Cup – Live on the big screens. Presented by Barrett Homes, join us on Tuesday November 5 for a night of stories, successes and shenanigans from world champions!

The Westpac Business Excellence Awards are a showcase of the Bay’s business talent and a platform for celebrating those businesses who are delivering business excellence. Award ceremonies are held nationwide in conjunction with local Chamber of Commerce. The Awards provide inspiration, motivation and well deserved pride.  Now is the time to celebrate and recognise your business and team’s achievements. Book a table and celebrate the Bay’s leading businesses and then dance the night away with your clients and staff. Tickets include the prestigious awards ceremony, delicious three course dinner, refreshments and entertainment.  Trustpower Baypark will host the Tauranga Westpac Business Excellence Awards on Friday 8 November.

On November 9, see surf legends Joel Parkinson and Occy chat about Parko’s life and career, the highs and lows and everything in between. Enjoy an intimate night with the former world champs, as they delve into the world of elite level surfing and what it takes to be the best. Featuring insights and discussion from Parko and Occy, film footage and the chance to ask your own questions. A mix of GA and table seating is available, but is extremely limited. Come and celebrate our surfing community in an entertaining night with legends – exclusively in NZ’s most popular beach location!

Rise Dance operate in multiple locations across the Bay of Plenty and Rotorua, their experienced dance instructors share a passion for dance with over 900 students weekly. Every year Rise Dance holds an annual dance showcase. Students learn about the theatre/arena, rehearsals and teamwork while they enjoy the opportunity to showcase their skills in a professionally fun production. The end of year showcase is a wonderful way for students to show the results of their hard work during the year and for family and friends to join in the pride of their achievement. The 2019 showcase will be at Trustpower Baypark on Sunday December 1.

There is a sizzling line-up of summer concerts to be announced in the weeks to come and more information will be included in next month’s edition. Some highlights to mention are 7 Days Live, Feelers & Stellar, Bay Dreams and A Summers Day Disco. Trustpower Baypark is the place to be this Summer.

For more information on any events, enquiries for Baypark venues, BayStation activities or service on/off site from BayCatering, BayAudioVisual visit www.trustpowerbaypark.co.nz, email events@bayvenues.co.nz or call 07 577 8560.

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