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Tauranga To Celebrate Diversity And Unity In Vibrant Festival Of Colours

Published: Tue 27 Feb 2024 06:25 PM
Prepare for a burst of colours and culture as the Holi Colour Splash event returns to Memorial Park, Tauranga, this Saturday.
Holi, renowned as the Festival of Colours, is a vibrant Hindu tradition celebrated worldwide, and finds its local embodiment in Tauranga, fostering cultural appreciation and unity in diversity.
Nelita Byrne, Venues and Events Manager at Tauranga City Council, remarked, "Holi Colour Splash exemplifies the rich tapestry of our community in Tauranga.”
“The event provides an opportunity for cultural exchange, fostering understanding and joy in a festive atmosphere."
The Tauranga Western Bay Community Events Fund (TWBCEF) are proud supporters of this year’s Holi Festival once again.
The fund, established through a collaborative effort between the Acorn Foundation, Bay Trust, TECT, Tauranga City Council, and Western Bay of Plenty District Council, champions grassroots initiatives, ensuring the broader community reaps the rewards of events such as Holi.
About Tauranga Western Bay Community Event Fund:
Tauranga Western Bay Community Event Fund (TWBCEF) is a partnership between Acorn Foundation, Bay Trust, TECT, Tauranga City Council and Western Bay of Plenty District Council designed to simplify the process and reduce the barriers to applying for community event funding. TWBCEF has the core purpose of supporting community-led events and those that encourage participation for free or at low-cost.
Event Details:
Holi Colour Splash
Saturday 2 March
3pm – 6pm
Memorial Park, Tauranga
Free
https://www.mytauranga.co.nz/whats-on/event-details/eid/7245/tctl/7663_
Pocket Sized Play
Every Saturday
1:30pm
Red Square, Tauranga city centre
Free
https://www.mytauranga.co.nz/whats-on/event-details/eid/7451/tctl/7663_
Children’s Day
Sunday 3 March
10am – 3pm
The Strand, Tauranga city centre
Free
https://www.mytauranga.co.nz/whats-on/event-details/eid/7457/tctl/7663_
Royal New Zealand Ballet Tutus on Tour
Sunday 3 March & Monday 4 March
7pm – 10pm
Baycourt Community & Arts Centre
https://www.mytauranga.co.nz/whats-on/event-details/eid/7237/tctl/7663_
All Ford Car Day
Sunday 3 March
10am – 2:30pm
Wharepai Domain
www.facebook.com/p/Ford-Muscle-Car-Club-Tauranga-New-Zealand-100064624094532/

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