DayBreak Festival of Innovation logo, March 2024, Tauranga Moana

DayBreak – Festival of Innovation

March 2024
Tauranga Moana

A new dawn, a fresh start, and the infinite possibilities that come with the break of day - Experience innovation and creativity across Tauranga Moana.

In March/April 2024, DayBreak presented an event series in partnership with over 30 organisations from across the region, delivering a range of world-class opportunities to engage with innovation and creativity in its many forms.

DayBreak will be back in 2025, in the meantime check out the events below and if you are interested in being a part of next year's event, get in touch!


7–8 March 2024

Our inaugural two-day innovation summit will feature Tauranga's CBD as the stage for insights, inspiration and development opportunities.


8 March 2024
4.00pm – 7:00pm

As the sun sets on DayBreak 2024, we’re going to seize those rays and celebrate innovation and creativity across Tauranga Moana with our mix and mingle event.

Community Series

March/April 2024

Outside of the central two-day summit, a range of free community events will be offered across the festival week, including the Tauranga Moana Marine Science and Innovation Open Day!