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Play Magic The Gathering
in Tauranga

Friday Night Magic, Casual Commander, Standard Showdown, and more!

Contact Gateway Games in Bethlehem town centre with any questions about Magic the Gathering events in Tauranga on 07-571-1112

Pre-Release is coming

Friday Night Pre-release

Date - Friday 18th of September

Time - Turn up 6:00pm | Packs open at 6:30pm

Price  - $35 Pre-Pay | $40 on the day


Come in for the first of five Zendikar Rising Pre-Release Events being held at Gateway Games


Prizes - 

Each Participant will add 2 Zendikar Rising Booster Packs into the Prize Pool to be won.


The 1st place participant will also win an entry into an invitational tournament Gateway Games will be holding at a later date


We have 2 prize-giving methods, There will be a vote before the event to see which method we use


1st Method -
Each player receives 2 booster packs at the end of the event

2nd Method -
Each player will receive 1 booster pack and the rest will be distributed between 1st 2nd and 3rd place


Purchase your ticket here - 
https://gateway-games-ltd.mybigcommerce.com/zendikar-pre-release-bookings-updating/


Sealed Deck Rules -

https://magic.wizards.com/en/game-info/gameplay/formats/sealed-deck


Facebook Event Link -

https://www.facebook.com/events/749407585880211/

Saturday Pre-release

Date - Saturday 19th of September

Time - Turn up 1:00pm | Packs open at 1:30pm

Price  - $35 Pre-Pay | $40 on the day


Come in for the third of five Zendikar Rising Pre-Release Events being held at Gateway Games


Prizes - 

Each Participant will add 2 Zendikar Rising Booster Packs into the Prize Pool to be won.


The 1st place participant will also win an entry into an invitational tournament Gateway Games will be holding at a later date


We have 2 prize-giving methods, There will be a vote before the event to see which method we use


1st Method -
Each player receives 2 booster packs at the end of the event

2nd Method -
Each player will receive 1 booster pack and the rest will be distributed between 1st 2nd and 3rd place


Purchase your ticket here - 
https://gateway-games-ltd.mybigcommerce.com/zendikar-pre-release-bookings-updating/


Sealed Deck Rules -

https://magic.wizards.com/en/game-info/gameplay/formats/sealed-deck


Facebook Event Link -

https://www.facebook.com/events/312089973353703/


Midnight Pre-release

Date - Friday 18th of September

Time - Turn up 11:30pm | Packs open at 12:00

Price  - $35 Pre-Pay | $40 on the day


Come in for the second of five Zendikar Rising Pre-Release Events being held at Gateway Games


Prizes - 

Each Participant will add 2 Zendikar Rising Booster Packs into the Prize Pool to be won.


The 1st place participant will also win an entry into an invitational tournament Gateway Games will be holding at a later date


We have 2 prize-giving methods, There will be a vote before the event to see which method we use


1st Method -
Each player receives 2 booster packs at the end of the event

2nd Method -
Each player will receive 1 booster pack and the rest will be distributed between 1st 2nd and 3rd place


Purchase your ticket here - 
https://gateway-games-ltd.mybigcommerce.com/zendikar-pre-release-bookings-updating/


Sealed Deck Rules -

https://magic.wizards.com/en/game-info/gameplay/formats/sealed-deck


Facebook Event Link -

https://www.facebook.com/events/2872978442803363/

Sunday Pre-release

Date - Sunday 20th of September

Time - Turn up 9:00am | Packs open at 9:30am

Price  - $35 Pre-Pay | $40 on the day


Come in for the last of our normal Zendikar Rising Pre-Release Events being held at Gateway Games


Prizes - 

Each Participant will add 2 Zendikar Rising Booster Packs into the Prize Pool to be won.


The 1st place participant will also win an entry into an invitational tournament Gateway Games will be holding at a later date


We have 2 prize-giving methods, There will be a vote before the event to see which method we use


1st Method -
Each player receives 2 booster packs at the end of the event

2nd Method -
Each player will receive 1 booster pack and the rest will be distributed between 1st 2nd and 3rd place


Purchase your ticket here - 
https://gateway-games-ltd.mybigcommerce.com/zendikar-pre-release-bookings-updating/


Sealed Deck Rules -

https://magic.wizards.com/en/game-info/gameplay/formats/sealed-deck


Facebook Event Link -

https://www.facebook.com/events/3518630581504135/

Two Headed Giant Pre-release

Date - Sunday 20th of September

Time - Turn up 12:30pm | Packs open at 1:00pm

Price  - $35 Pre-Pay | $40 on the day


Come in for the closing event of our Zendikar Rising Pre-Release Weekend, The Two Headed Giant


Prizes - 

Each Participant will add 2 Zendikar Rising Booster Packs into the Prize Pool to be won.


The 1st place participants will also win an entry into an invitational tournament Gateway Games will be holding at a later date


We have 2 prize-giving methods, There will be a vote before the event to see which method we use


1st Method -

Each player receives 2 booster packs at the end of the event

2nd Method -

Each player will receive 1 booster pack and the rest will be distributed between 1st 2nd and 3rd place


Purchase your ticket here - 
https://gateway-games-ltd.mybigcommerce.com/zendikar-pre-release-bookings-updating/


Sealed Deck Rules -

https://magic.wizards.com/en/game-info/gameplay/formats/sealed-deck


Two Headed Giant Rules -

https://magic.wizards.com/en/game-info/gameplay/formats/two-headed-giant


Facebook Event Link -

https://www.facebook.com/events/2645662612316676/

Upcoming Regular Events

Thursday

Casual Commander - 5pm Start

Regular pods of players playing commander, friendly and if you're new or just learning about commander, plenty of knowledge to share.


Free - no prizes - casual play.

Friday

Friday Night Magic - 6:00pm Start

Every Friday night we play FNM.
Regular Fridays are Standard

Second to Last Friday of each month is Pioneer

Both Modern & Standard are played on the final Friday of the month.


$5 Entry - sanctioned event. Prizes include:


- 1x booster per player into the prize pool
- FNM promo cards
- Go into the monthly draw to win $30 store credit

Sunday

Casual Commander - 10am Start

Regular pods of players playing commander, friendly and if you're new or just learning about commander, plenty of knowledge to share. Players typically turn up 10am - 11am and play through to store close (5pm'ish)


Free - no prizes - casual play.

We listened to you, the players...

PRIZE FOCUSED


FNM Entry is just $5 and Gateway Games will be putting into the prize pool 1 Booster Pack per player. All included in your entry fee!


(16 players = 16 booster packs up for grabs!)

MORE PRIZES & FOOD


Gateway Games are also giving you the chance to win $30 store credit  each month. Each FNM event gives you one entry into the draw (more you play the better your odds)


You're also welcome to bring your own food and drink into the store. We also have a small fridge with drink refreshments.


There are a large range of food and drink options opposite the store, 10 Seconds away!

PRIZE FOCUSED


Top place will win multiple boosters and there will be booster give aways (so you don't need to win the the night to win booster packs).


This is on top of Magic The Gathering Friday Night Promo packs!

LOYALTY PROGRAM


Gateway Games also reward its customers with a 5% Loyalty program!


For every purchase in-store, you can earn 5% back as store credit.


We stock a wide range of hobby games, and accessories, giving you lots to choose from.

Shop G9, Bethlehem Town Centre

19 Bethlehem Road

Bethlehem

Tauranga

Phone: +64 7 5711112

Email: shop@thegateway.co.nz

Opening Hours

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

9am - 5pm

9am - 5pm

9am - 10pm

9am - 10pm

9am - 10pm

9am - 5pm

9am - 5pm

We are Tauranga's Premier Table Top War Gaming & Board/Card Game Store.


We carry a large range of Manga, Sleeves, Box's & Mats etc for all game types. B.0.P's Top location for all your Dungeon  & Dragons needs... We run DnD 5e Adventures on a Wednesday Night (from 6.30pm) all level's welcome. We also carry the full range from Cards Against Humanity.


If we do not have in store what you are looking for Just let us know and we will  do our best to get it for you. Just to mix it up we also have 2 computers for hire for Internet & Email. A4 Printing Photocopy & Scanning, and up to A3 Laminating are some of our other services.


Games Workshop, Black Library Novels, Galeforce Nine, Battlefield in a Box, Star Wars X-Wing  & Legion, Modelling Paints & Tools, Dungeons & Dragons, TCG Supplies (folders, Sleeves, box's) and more Dice than you will ever need, Manga, Comic's and Board & Card Games for all ages.

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