Which path will
you take?

Thursday 8th August 9am - 2pm & 4pm - 8pm
Friday 9th August 9am - 2pm

Mercury Baypark Arena. Free entry

Welcome to the most comprehensive
and exciting careers expo.

See you at Canvas 2024 to explore your career options!

Thursday 8th August from 9am - 2pm & 4pm - 8pm and Friday 9th August from 9am - 2pm.

Mercury Baypark Arena, Truman Lane, Mount Maunganui. FREE public entry.

Whether you’re interested in a career in innovation, science, medicine, engineering, beauty therapy,
tourism, or the arts, becoming a tradie, working in the corporate sector, or you want to
explore your entrepreneurial skills – this is the expo for you! 

Connect with and learn from members of the workforce about their experience, talk to
universities or training providers, engage with industry sector representatives and have a whole
lot of fun exploring your dream career. Want to retrain or change careers completely?
We’ve got that covered too.

Who should come?



Chat, explore and plan your career right here. Not even sure what you want to do?  Perfect.  That’s what this expo is for.

Parents & Whanau

Parents & whānau 

Join your kids at the Expo and help them find their passion, discover their strengths, and shape their future.

Career Changers

Career Changers

It’s never too late to reignite your passion and change careers.  We’ll show you how.



Learn all about the future options for your students.


What you’ll see when you get there

Check out our handy floor plan here and plan your visit

2024 Floor Plan Coming Soon

2024 floor plan coming soon


See you there

Mercury Baypark Arena
81 Truman Lane, Mount Maunganui

Thursday 8th August 9am - 2pm & 4pm - 8pm

Friday 9th August 9am - 2pm


Event Supporters

A huge thank you to the following businesses for your support in bringing this event to life