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Our Purpose

We are the kaitiaki of community facilities. We care for and optimise our facilities to create value for Tauranga City and enhance the quality of life of its people, now and into the future.

Our Vision

Enriching Tauranga for everyone.

Principles & Values

At Bay Venues, we've summed up our common beliefs in a set of guiding principles and core values. These underpin our organisation and reflect the behaviours that shape how we work with each other, and how we interact at every touch point with our customers and community partners. They guide the way we work and we try hard to live these principles and values every day.

Guiding principles

  • We strive for efficiency and operational excellence

  • We are customer-centric

  • We exercise commercial disciplines at all times

  • We make innovative, robust decisions based on quality information

  • We live our values

Core Values


Respect – Engage – Invigorate
Desire for excellence will invigorate and engage our customers and community. Approach everything you do with mad passion, obsession for detail, and professionalism.


Teamwork – Trust – Interpersonal Savvy
United we will succeed overcoming adversity through relentless trust and support for each other. Our shared vision gives us greater power.


Innovation – Continuous Improvement
We will open our minds to new opportunities and dare to dream.  By continuously developing we will be leaders in our fields.


Transparency – Integrity – Communication
Integrity will earn us respect. Know yourself and your team and always be open and honest.


Leadership – Attitude & Motivation
Lead and learn every day.  Challenge yourself and your peers in everything you do. Support, respect and reward those who deserve a big ‘thank you’.