Mulligans Open Mic Night Live Music
26 Apr 2018 (Thu) - 4 Apr 2019 (Thu)
Mulligans Bar, 15 Tongariro Street, Taupo, Lake Taupo
"There are no strangers, only friends, you haven't met yet."
Come up with your Talent, we can provide you our backline & stage. - Musicians, Poets, Ssshhong Writers, Comedians All Players are welcome. Let's Jam, It's your time to shine.
Perfect for all instruments including:
Guitar, Keyboard, Drum, Percussion, Voice, Harmonica, Flute, Saxophone and many more.
Some of our best friends and local musicians including Fishy Steve, Shaun, Anthony, Skydiver Joe Dyson, Ryan Orchard, Sam Gale, Rue Chad from Bradshaws Lodge, Tamati, Alastair, Micheal and many more love to welcome and meet new talent. Let's Jam.
If your are from band or solo band and would like to come and play at Mulligan's any other night, please contact by email followed by the official website.
Baches to Beautiful Homes Tour
23 Mar 2019 (Sat)
Central Plateau REAP, 73 Titiraupenga St, Taupo, Lake Taupo
Baches to Beautiful Homes is your unique opportunity to view a diverse selection of Taupo’s most wonderful baches and homes.
Be inspired by:
- Creative Interiors - Dynamic Architecture
- Panoramic Vistas
- Remarkable Locations & Landscapes
- Sustainable Design
All proceeds go to local community education and violence prevention programmes.
Waste Free Living Workshop - With Kate Meads
26 Mar 2019 (Tue)
Great Lake Centre, 5 Story Place, Taupo, Lake Taupo
Prepare to be inspired, become motivated, and take control of your household’s impact on our future. Get lots of exciting and inspirational education around ways you can minimize waste at home.
This workshop is suitable for all households, flats, ages, and stages. In fact, everybody should attend!
What else? You get a free pack with each ticket, bursting with waste minimization products!
2019 NZSBK Championship: Round 5
6 Apr 2019 (Sat) - 7 Apr 2019 (Sun)
Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park, 463 Broadlands Rd, Taupo, Lake Taupo
Don’t miss the most exciting motorsport NZ has to offer!
The 2019 NZSBK Championship will be the best all-action, high-octane entertainment you’ll catch all summer. Don’t miss the chance the chance to see NZ’s top motorcycle racers battle it out on track, with a few visiting international racers in the mix this year too. NZSBK extends to five rounds for the 2019 season, two in the South Island in January and three in the North Island March-April, all at NZ’s premier track facilities.
Round 5 at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park, Taupo, is the final showdown for 2019 - titles will be won and lost, champions will be crowned and on-track action will be tightly fought, dramatic, and spectacular. This is a great track for spectators, with multiple viewing posts, easy access to the paddock and pit areas and plenty to keep the family entertained.
The Extravaganza Fair
13 Apr 2019 (Sat) - 14 Apr 2019 (Sun)
Tongariro North Domain, Tongariro Street, Taupo, Lake Taupo
Roll up. Roll up. Roll up!!!
Welcome to Season 4 of New Zealand's largest and newest travelling event! The Extravaganza Fair!
The Extravaganza Fair is a family affair, it is a free entry, fun day out with something for everyone.
We're bringing to NZ a unique style of interesting market stalls, arts and craft, food, musical entertainment, circus shows, performers, unique to NZ tiny homes, including open home and kids shows & games. We're bringing back the 'old school', join in our sack races, tug of wars & musical bean bags & be in to win prizes!
Graeme James 'The Long Way Home' NZ Tour
25 Apr 2019 (Thu)
Acacia Bay Community Hall, Wakeman Road, Taupo, Lake Taupo
After a breakthrough year of international shows, one of New Zealand’s most streamed indie artists Graeme James returns to NZ to tour his Nettwerk label debut album The Long Way Home.
The Long Way Home is an album that explores time and space through the motif of the journey. In keeping with the album title 2018 was a year of intense international travel for Graeme, relocating to Europe and racking up over 25,000kms on a highly successful 3 month North American tour. With over 20 million total streams on Spotify, his songs have travelled around the world before him helping sell out concerts around the globe.
His captivating live show features Graeme playing electric violin, guitar, bass, baritone ukulele, mandolin, harmonica and percussion as he recreates foot stomping tunes in real time with his famous loop pedal.
The Big Bike Film Night
3 May 2019 (Fri)
Starlight Cinema, Horomatangi Street, Taupo, Lake Taupo
Prepare to be inspired!
The Big Bike Film Night is on a mission sharing the best cycling short films from around the world with you.
Showcasing our 2019 collection that has everything a cycling-centric audience could want- action, drama, humour, and plenty of inspiration; the evening is going to be unashamedly, unequivocally, and utterly Bike-alicious!
These short films are a great reminder of why we love to ride our bike; with stories that captivate us, stories that make us think, and most importantly of all - stories that inspire us to get out and ride. Tales of character, soul, hope, love, discovery, challenge, courage, triumphs over adversity and much much more.
Riverside Park & Unison Amphitheatre, Redoubt Street, Taupo, Lake Taupo
The Taupo Market - every Saturday* - morning, rain or shine, ever-changing – with lots of regular favorites.
‘Volcanic’ coffee, pies and fries, pastries and juice, fresh fruit and veggies, free range eggs and micro greens, plants, trees and seedlings, wood carvings, wind chimes, crazy pots and painted garden panels, jewellery, necklaces, bracelets and tattoos, greeting cards, paintings and photography, knitting and sewing for all ages and the family pet - more, more, more.