Biennial variety show featuring women over 40, weaving together fashion and entertainment on the stage

DIVA CHARM: celebrated rare and breathtaking talent with the power to attract, delight and captivate others.


Tarnished Frocks and Divas biennial variety show in Tauranga weaves fashion and fable into a one-of-a-kind experience.


Our Story

Tarnished Frocks and Divas started as a small dream to bring women together to empower and unite within the community has grown far beyond that. Now a major event not just locally but on a national scale, we’ve come a long way.


Our People

Along with the amazing cast and crew of local volunteers the Tarnished Frocks and Divas development and production teams work tirelessly in the background to create each show.



Tarnished Frocks and Divas Trust is governed by our dedicated, talented and knowledgeable Trustees. Each Trustee brings their own set of unique and invaluable skills to the table.


Previous Shows

Have a look at where Tarnished Frocks and Divas have come from including a short synopsis and list of key cast and crew from past shows.


what tarnished frocks and divas is all about

Celebrating and empowering local women over forty.

The Frocks Effect - since it began in 2005, Tarnished Frocks and Divas has created a platform for women over forty to shine, connect and embrace each other and themselves.

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sponsorship and grants

Thanks to our Partners.

Like any event we can only put this on with the support of Sponsors and Trusts willing to support us. They are critical to the on-going success of Tarnished Frocks and Divas.

Official Accommodation Sponsor.


Check out your options at Trinity Wharf Tauranga, our official accommodation sponsor.



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MEDIA Partners

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Funding Partners