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  • Kawhia Spring Fling Art Festival 2014

    The Kawhia Spring Fling Art Festival is on again this year over Labour Weekend. It's a fun event and there are lots to do while in this amazing town. There will be a mini stone sculpture symposium taking… Read more

  • Waikato Society of Arts Celebrates their 80th Year

    Waikato Society of Arts in their 80th year are still a vital part of the visual arts sector The Waikato Society of Arts was officially… Read more

  • Taumarunui Art Group Exhibition

    The annual Taumarunui Art Group Exhibition will be novel and exciting this year with our many new members and all new committee bringing what was the Taumarunui Art Society up to date! New works in a range… Read more

  • Anne Boleyn, the "whore who changed England" to tread the boards at The Meteor

    Anne Boleyn: Seductress, conspirator, Christian, Queen. She's a famous name, but how much do we really know about her? A new play about the famous second wife of King Henry VIII is coming to The Meteor in October, and… Read more

  • Premier youth orchestra of the Waikato - The United Youth Orchestra

    The United Youth Orchestra (UYO) was formed on 14th February 2003. Today comprising around 35 members with ages from ~13 to ~23 years (high school age and up), the are united in enjoyment and appreciation of classical and… Read more


Spring Walks - Living Streets

An annual series of spring strolls organised by Living Streets will take in the awesome, vibrant, distinctive designs of Hamilton street artist Jeremy Shirley. Plus a variety of pubiic art on every stroll including paintings and sculpture. Organiser Judy McDonald said… Read more


Registrations close 31 Oct for Hamilton Fringe Festival 2015

The next 10 day Hamilton Fringe takes place 12-21st March 2015. If you would like to register an event, please read the information pack and fill out the registration form , send it by email or get it in the post by 31st… Read more


Taumarunui Arts Festival 1-4 November

Taumarunui will come alive this November with art exhibitions and competitions, theatre, live music, craft markets, art and craft workshops, magic, short films, poetry, artist open studios and more! There is a packed programme, something for everyone, click here for the… Read more

Featured Events

the freedance club

October 27, 2014

Do you want to learn more about your body? Do you want to get out of habit and discover new ways to… Read more

Kawhia Spring Fling Art Festival 2014

October 25, 2014

The Kawhia Spring Fling Art Festival shows work from local artists and across all disciplines. Alongside this will be a Stone Sculpture… Read more

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October 14, 2014

Hamilton’s arts offer will be extended when Waikato Museum opens The Barry Hopkins Gallery on 17 October 2014. The new gallery has been funded… Read more

Council appoints new Public Art Panel

October 14, 2014

Hamilton City Council has appointed a group of highly-experienced, passionate art practitioners to sit on its Public Art Panel. The panel provides the… Read more

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