What are you interested in?


Become a member and come to maker sessions. We have seven zones covering: Laser Cutting, 3D Printing, Textiles, Vinyl Cutter/Sign-writing/Clothing transfers, Computing & Technology, Soldering & Electronics, and Robotics. Click here to get more information about the equipment and tools available.


A member of the team will take you through each zone and give you a chance to ask any questions relating to the equipment and tools.

Tauranga Repair Café

Public event (Tinkd membership not required).

Free monthly events where the public and volunteers who know how to fix things come together and give objects destined for the landfill a second chance.


If you would like to sponsor our initiative, we would love to chat to you. As a registered charity, we rely on the support of funders and sponsors to allow us to grow.


If you have some tools or equipment to donate we’d also love to hear from you! Please email us and a member of the team will get back to you.

Running a workshop

Do you have idea for an amazing workshop or event that would be of interest to our community of makers? Get in touch with the team.


Hiring: Makerspace Sessions Coordinator

A fixed term role exists for a makerspace Sessions Coordinator to support and coordinate aspects of Tinkd Makerspace sessions and activities…

New laser cutter at Tinkd Makerspace

Ever since we opened our doors to the public, we have coveted a laser cutter. Visitors always loved our zones, but at the end ofView More

New Prusa Minis now available at Tinkd Makerspace

Introducing new additions to our 3D Printing zone! We’re so thrilled to have not just one, but TWO new Prusa Mini 3D Printing machines nowView More

Soldering stations

We would like to say a huge thanks to the lovely people at Tauranga Rotary New Zealand for the generous grant to enable us toView More


Laser Cutter

One of the biggest laser cutter and engraving machine in Tauranga with a generous 1300x900mm working area. Powerful to handle all projects and jobs. AvailableView More