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  • Coming in February 2015 the Inaugural Community Cultural Development Summit

    Creative Waikato are excited to announce the CCD (Community Cultural Development) Summit to take place on the 19th and 20th February 2015. This summit will be a must for people in the Waikato and from around Aotearoa working… Read more

  • Fantasies in Fibre and Clay featuring Marilyn Rea-Menzies, Tapistry Artist

    Fantasies in Fibre and Clay opens on Thursday 4 December, just in time for Christmas. The ‘Welcome Swallow’ Gallery is a lovely small space located at the back of the Save the Children shop in Hamilton East. Talented… Read more

  • It is the seventh Trees at the Meteor this year!

    Trees at the Meteor is an alternative Christmas experience that isn't about the STUFF. It is the seventh Trees at the Meteor this year, and there are some fab new categories! Trees of Awesomeness: Any materials may be… Read more

  • “You’ll Be Fine” by Waikato Singer/Songwriter Harry Parsons

    Harry Parsons is a singer/songwriter from Waikato and was the overall winner of the inaugural solo/duo category of the Smokefree Rockquest 2013. After entering Battle of the Bands in year 8, followed by entering the Smokefree Rockquest… Read more


Professor and well known artist to launch 2015 Mercury Bay Art Escape

Dr Carole Shepheard, Professor Emeritus of Fine Arts at Auckland University and holder of ONZM for her contribution to the visual arts is going to open the 2015 Mercury Bay Art Escape Open Studio Tour at Hot Water Beach on… Read more


Artist Profile - Chris Meek, Studeo Gallery, Raglan

Originally a qualified panelbeater Chris describes his work as 'panel and paint'.   Chris has been working from his workshop in Cross Street Raglan for the past 20 years, he is a collector of unwanted and discarded scrap metals. Drawing from his… Read more


Hamilton Civic Choir Community Christmas Carols

Hamilton Civic Choir along with Waikato Rivertones and the Salvation Army Brass Band invite you to a Free Concert in the grounds of St. David’s Anglican Church, Rifle Range Road, Dinsdale on Friday 19th December 2014 at 7.30 pm – 9.30 pm (in doors if weather dictates). ·        Plunket will provide a fund-raising sausage sizzle… Read more

Featured Events

Cutting Edge textiles: Fabric, Mixed media, art and craft group NOV felted vessels and bowls

January 24, 2015

We meet 4th Sat, every month, at Memorial Hall, Ngaruawahia. Are you looking for a place to create and be inspired, come along… Read more

Take Better Photos Photo Workshop Series - The Basics

February 7, 2015

Take Better Photos - The Basics Whether you’ve just got your first DSLR or you’re a keen amateur, or even a working professional,… Read more

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Hager named Waikato University’s 2015 writer in residence

December 17, 2014

Story by Nick Grant, NBR website Dirty Politics author Nicky Hager’s younger sister has been announced as Waikato University’s writer in residence for 2015. Mandy… Read more

The Future of Founders Theatre in Question

December 17, 2014

Last week Hamilton City Council debated its draft 10-year plan and budget.  Within that budget lies the future of Founders Theatre.  The ‘funded’… Read more

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