Bay of Plenty's major events calendar for the coming months has been nearly cleared after a wave of coronavirus-related cancellations and postponements. Here we offer a running list of events that have confirmed they are no longer going ahead as planned. This list will be updated daily.


March 19

Rotorua Night Markets

March 21
Bay of Plenty Speedway Championships
Bay of Plenty Regional Council Happy Harbour Fun Day
Taupō's Iron Maori
Whakatāne's Oxfam Trailwalker 2020

March 22
Sunday Farmer's Market (Rotorua)


April 4
Xterra Rotorua Festival

April 8 to 12
Tauranga Jazz Festival, Easter Weekend

April 10 to 13
Te Hui Ahurei a Tūhoe, Waimana

May 18 to 22
TRENZ 2020 (Rotorua)


March 22

Tauranga Multicultural Festival, postponement date not yet known

March 25 to 29
Repco Beach Hop, postponed until November 25 to 29

April 3
Toi Ohomai's three graduation ceremonies, postponement date not yet known.


April 17 to 19
2020 Farmer Auto Village/Yamaha New Zealand Junior Motocross Championship, postponement date not yet known.

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