Open Mic Night at the Tuatara

Date : 23th July, 6th Aug, 20th Aug, 3rd Aug, 17th Sept, 1st Oct, 15th Oct, 29th Oct, 12th Nov, 26th Nov, 10th Dec

Bringing this iconic evening back to you at the Tuatara. Where you have new surroundings to enjoy some of the great talent that Invercargill has to offer. Wether you like to play, sing, entertain or just appreciate the atmosphere. Come along and enjoy a fun night out.

Knit Night Invercargill

Date : 28th July, 11th Aug, 25th Aug, 8th Sept, 22th Sept, 6th Oct, 20th Oct, 3rd Nov, 17th Nov, 1st Dec

Are you a knitter, crocheter or do you have a portable craft? Would you like to meet up with other crafters and like minded people in the Invercargill area to share laughs and inspiration? Come along to a knit night and enjoy a drink and some creative conversation.

“Carnivorous Plant Society” Live in Tuatara Cafe/Bar


The Carnivorous Plant Society

Expect a multi media production. Band leader/multi-instrumentalist/genius Finn Scholes has penned custom-made animation as a backdrop to this highly acclaimed band’s performance of Mexican fantasy music. Yes, Mexican fantasy music, performed on a plethora of instruments by Finn and Tam Scholes, Alistair Deverick and Oliver Emmitt.

“Wonderful!” – John Campbell, Radio NZ
“The soundtrack to the sepia-toned, sun-washed short film of your dreams… as you would expect from a collective of such talented individuals, the musical genius at play is hard to ignore” – The New Zealand Herald
“They make a fantastic sound… Full of robot bartenders, scary sand-creatures in the desert. There’s a man with a spare face growing out of his shoulder which is a bit alarming… It’s fantastic!” – Grant Smithies
“Some serious instrument playing going on!” – Kathryn Ryan, Radio NZ

Host your next event or function in Tuatara Café/Bar.

“If you’re looking for somewhere full of character venue, which can host from a small meeting for 10 people to a large function for 150 people.
Host your next event or function in Tuatara Café/Bar. Whether it’s a family celebration, work do, birthday party or community events.”