AUCKLAND - We will be resume our normal operating schedule on Sunday 7th March, following the move to Alert Level 2 under reduced capacity and all required protocol.

BAY OF ISLANDS - We will resume our normal operating schedule on Saturday 6th March, following the earlier tsunami warnings across the Northland region.

36th AMERICA'S CUP - We are currently working through solutions to operate our spectator options under Alert level 2, as well as awaiting confirmation of any changes to the official racing schedule. We will update all affected customers as soon as possible. 

Please direct any queries to info@exploregroup.co.nz and we will respond as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience. Stay Safe.

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Otehei Bay Live music

Live Music

Join us for this summers line up of live music at Otehei Bay Cafe & Bar, bringing all the summer feels to our favourite destination.


We are showcasing some of the Bay's top local artists this summer:

26 December - Boxing Day

Haylee Hoani

30 December

A2stix

31 December - New Years Eve Party

The Legacy Band

1 | 3 January

A2stix

2 | 4 January

Haylee Hoani

7 | 8 | 9 January

Haylee Hoani

28 January - BOI Sailing Week Party

The Legacy Band

30 | 31 January

A2stix

13 | 14 February

Charlotte Jones

6 | 7 March

Haylee Hoani

A bit more about the artists...


​Charlotte Jones

 13 | 14 February 

Charlotte will deliver all the summer feels with a mix of easy listening classics from country and pop, to blues and reggae! Charlotte will cover summer tunes from Jason Mraz and Adele, to Van Morrison and Dusty Springfield and deliver it with enthusiasm and sparkle. Find out more about Charlotte here.


Haylee Hoani

26 December | 2, 4 & 7 - 9 January | 6 & 7 March

Haylee, is a solo musician with an amazing voice who has opened for acts such as Tiki Taane, Jayme McDell and 1814. Haylee will wow you with her soul and jazz inspired style, performing music from an eclectic range of artists including The Black Keys, Maroon 5, Van Morrison, Adele, Amy Winehouse, Imagine Dragons, Lorde, Bill Withers and Ben.E King just to name a few. Find out more about Haylee here.


A2stix

30 December | 1 January | 30 & 31 January

A2stix is a two piece duo bringing the old garage party sing-along back in to the hits. Henry and Shilo bring years of talent and experience to the stage for an awesome set bringing all the summer feels. Find out more about A2stix here


The Legacy Band

31 December NYE Party | 28 January BOI Race Week Party

Back by popular demand is The Legacy Band. Legacy is a professional 3-piece band from Whangarei that plays a huge mixture of music to cater for any event, big or small. For the third year running they will be back at Otehei Bay for our New Year's Eve Party, as well as playing the Bay of Islands Race Week Party. Come and join Henry, Shilo and Paul for an evening of entertainment, fun and summer music vibes. Find out more about The Legacy Band here

 

Please note more artists/dates to be confirmed for 2020/21 summer season

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