The free, family-friendly Happy Harbour Fun Day is all about discovering what makes Tauranga Moana so special and the challenges we all face to protect New Zealand’s largest natural harbour for future generations.

Happy Harbour Fun Day

  • Saturday 21 March at Memorial Park (11th Avenue) Tauranga.

There will be numerous activities running from 1.00pm to 5.00pm to keep both kids and adults entertained.

  • Shark dissection (time to be confirmed)
  • Crab & critter hunt every 15 minutes
  • Pingao weaving
  • Face painting / temporary tattoos
  • Up close encounters with microscopes
  • Storytelling
  • The Pet Rock Creation Station
  • Food, drink and ice cream vendors
  • On-stage entertainment between 1pm and 5pm

And at the end of the day stay on to watch Moana on the giant outdoor screen from 5.30pm to 7.30pm (weather-permitting).

Moana, the movie

We’re committed to being environmentally-friendly

Take the bus – it’s free for Happy Harbour Fun Day!

We’ll have one of the Regional Council’s electric buses shuttling people to and from the park and ride pick-up points every 15 minutes.

Cut down on plastic – use the hydro-hub to fill your water bottles for free

Bring along your cutlery / crockery to receive a discount from food vendors (selected food providers only).

Plan ahead with your journey

The council will be offering free rides on ALL of its bus routes on the day to support the event.

FREE PARK and RIDE every 15 minutes from 12.30pm until 8pm Memorial Park to/from Tauranga Boys High College and to/from the Elizabeth Street car park. You can park your car at Tauranga Boys’ College or outside the Elizabeth Street Car Parking building and jump on the free shuttle to and from Happy Harbour Fun Day.

For regular updates on what’s happening as part of the day follow this page, or respond to the event on Facebook

This event will not be postponed - a cancellation notice will be posted on this website and on the Happy Harbour Fun Day Facebook page before 11am on the day if needed.

If you have any questions, please complete the online form below.

Happy Harbour Fun Day

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10 Feb 2020


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