Venue Hire

Baycourt is located in the heart of downtown Tauranga and is the Bay of Plenty’s only full-service theatre and performing arts venue, capable of hosting a wide variety of major attractions and events.

This multi-purpose venue was recently refurbished and offers full ticketing, catering, technical and marketing services.  

Baycourt provides a range of different performance, exhibition and meeting spaces that can be configured to suit any need. Whether you require an intimate setting or a full-sized theatre or exhibition space, Baycourt is guaranteed to provide patrons with a top-quality experience. 

Our fully licenced bar and centrally located foyer is ideal for pre-show, intermission or post-show receptions, and provides an ideal space for general merchandising. 

Whatever the occasion, our venue offers a full range of support services and technical equipment for every event. Baycourt’s experienced technical team will provide access to our top-of-the-line audio, lighting and AV equipment to help bring your show to life, and our marketing team is at your disposal to help promote your event and ensure its success.

Baycourt has a 4 Star Qualmark rating and is a member of Entertainment Venues Association of New Zealand.

EVANZ General Terms and Conditions (501kb pdf)

For more information, or to hire the venue, please contact the Events Co-ordinator.

Baycourt – your first venue choice in Tauranga.


Last Reviewed: 19/12/2016

View of Baycourt at night

Image of Addison Theatre

Addison Theatre

The elegant Addison Theatre is Baycourt’s show-stopping centrepiece.  

X Space 

Baycourt’s X Space is perfect for those wanting a blank canvas to shape and mould to their event’s unique look and feel.

Terrace Rooms 

The Terrace Rooms are ideal spaces for functions, small exhibitions and meetings, or as additional greenroom or rehearsal space for events in the Addison Theatre. The spaces are perfect for breakout areas for functions and conferences needing extra space.

Technical Services

Staging your event at Baycourt grants you access to our pool of experienced technical staff and state-of-the-art equipment. 

Technical Plans

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Health and safety 

Baycourt Community and Arts Centre is committed to a safe workplace. 

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