What's on in the Coromandel

Tairua Boat Show

Celebrate 150 years of Thames Rugby Club 

13-15 August 2021

You can find out more at trsc.co.nz/150years


Pohutukawa Ball - Te Puru

Rally of Coromandel



Whitianga Oceans Festival

Saturday 18 September 2021

The new Whitianga Oceans Festival, brought to you by Whitianga Scallop Festival Inc., will deliver yet another fabulous day centred around seafood, music, beverages and entertainment. The festival will celebrate both the regions, and New Zealand caught seafood as well as our marine heritage as we allow our scallop beds to rest and recover.  Come along and enjoy a variety of seafood cooked in a myriad of different ways by renowned chefs, food trucks and local community groups.  The seafood will be complemented with an array of local and NZ wide beverages and you will be entertained by live bands, buskers, seafood cooking classes and more. 

To purchase tickets or to read further informaiton about the event, see the Oceans Festival website.




Thames Market

Pollen Street, Thames  

Weekly on Saturdays

Locally-produced plants, organic fruit and vegs, bric-a-brac, second hand goods and books, arts and crafts, fine food, cheeses, speciality oils, health and body care products, flowers, bread, knit wares, and much more.

Tairua Main Road

9:00am till 1:00pm

The first Saturday of every month, you will find this eclectic collection of stalls and produce right by the harbour next to the one-lane bridge on Tairua Main Road.