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

Upcoming Events

Free To Play Commander Event

Sunday 25th of August
Turn up 11:00 am
Start Time 11:30am
No Entry Fee Entry
Universal Promo Packs* as prize support for completing achievements

Bring any Legal Commander Deck to Enter
Alternatively you can purchase a 2019 Commander Deck and play with special alternative rules

Anyone that uses an unaltered Commander 2019 deck can begin the game with up to three legendary creatures from that deck in their Command Zone.

*While supplied last

Throne of Eldraine Pre-release

Friday 27th - Sunday 29th of September

Friday - 6:00pm - 10pm
Friday 11:30pm  - Saturday 4am
Saturday 12:30pm - 5pm
Sunday 9am - 12:30pm
Sunday 12:30pm - 5pm (Two Headed Giant)

Sealed Event (With Pre-Release Pack)
$35 per event
2 Boosters per Player Prize Support

Throne of Eldraine Draft Weekend

Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th of October

12:30pm - 5pm both days

3 Booster Draft Event
$20 Per Event


Beginning with the release of Core Set 2020, Promotional Prizes (Previously FNM Promos) are becoming what's known as Universal Promo Pack

Each pack contains 4 cards with 4 distinct "Slots"

Slot 1 - Rare or Mythic from Core Set 2020
Slot 2 - Rare or Mythic from a Curated List
Slot 3 - One of 5 Alternate art basic lands
Slot 4 - FNM Uncommon

‚Äč1-in-4 of these packs will be all foil
There is a 1-in-4 chance that Slot 2 will contain a Japanese Art Planeswalker from War of the Spark

We at Gateway Games will be giving out 4 of these at Each FNM event
1st Place will receive the premium foil pack
2nd-3rd Place will receive a non-foil pack
1 Non-Foil Pack will be given to a random player at the event (not 1st, 2nd or 3rd)

We will also be handing out these promo packs at a few other events

We listened to you, the players...

The premier Magic The Gathering gaming scene in Tauranga, Gateway Games have listened to what you want and are here to give you that! 


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!


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's!


We reward our 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.

We also stock Unstable and Conspiracy sets.

Regular on-going events...

We understand that Friday Night Magic is what you love, and that's where we're focusing. But we're extremely receptive to your feedback! If you'd like to start having regular drafts or other events, let us know and we'll try our best to accomodate. 

Your Friday night Magic

6:30pm start (arrive from 5:30pm) - $5 Entry 

Sanctioned FNM. Standard Format (modern last Friday of the month). Prizes include:

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


Due to demand we'll be running Modern (and Standard if numbers permit) on the last Friday of each month.

6:30pm start (arrive from 5:30pm) - $5 Entry 

Sanctioned FNM. Modern & Standard Format. Prizes include:

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

Thursday & Sunday Casual Magic

6pm Onwards - $Free

Play Magic the Gathering Casually? Come join us on Thursday nights and Sunday from 12pm, free to play.

Most players play commander, but feel free to play whatever you like and join in with others.

Tuesday night Draft

6pm Onwards - $20

Enjoy Drafting? Come join us on Tuesday nights from 5pm

We draft the latest set of MTG, or if a specific recent set is requested by the players the previous week, we will offer than instead

$20 Entry - 3 Booster Draft - With Prizes

Have any questions?
Call us on  07-571 1112 

Or drop in an speak to us in-store. We're open:

Mon - 9am - 8pm
Tue - 9am - 9pm
Wed - 9am - 10pm
Thur - 9am - 10pm
Fri - 9am - 10pm
Sat - 9am - 5pm
Sun - 10am - 4pm

Located at Bethlehem Town Centre, 19 Bethlehem road, Bethlehem, Tauranga, New Zealand

Great store and a good variety of stock best hobby store in Tauranga.

Matt Everitt

Great store!! Awesome selection, great advice, looking forward to my 1st FNM game there in the new year

Hayden Jarmey

Located in the heart of Bethlehem, Tauranga

You can find us at Shop G9, Bethlehem Town Centre, 19 Bethlehem Rd, Bethlehem, Tauranga 3110

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

We carry a large range of Manga, YuGiOh TCG and Sleeves, Box's & Mats etc for all game types. B.0.P's Top location for all your Dungeon  & Dragons needs... We run DnD Se 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 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, DnD Dungeons & Dragons, YuGiOh Trading Card Game, TCG Supplies (folders, Sleeves, box's) and more Dice than you will ever need, Manga, Comic's and Board &

Card Games for all ages.