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  • Band profile - Rebel Sound Radio

    It all started with a simple idea, Make music with intensity and integrity. Hailing from the Waikato region, Rebel Sound Radio are more than your average band. Rebel Sound Radio are a collective of like minded individuals unified by… Read more

  • Much of Muchness @ Wallace Gallery, Morrinsville

    Much of Muchness 31st July - 25th August 2015 With the artistic community in mind the Wallace Gallery presents 'Much of Muchness'. Opening it's doors to all artists within the Waikato and beyond, this open exhibition aims to represent a… Read more

  • Reina Cottier, abstract artist from Tairua, Coromandel Peninsula

    Born and raised in New Zealand, Living in Tairua (Coromandel Peninsula). Reina is mother of two girls, she has been painting for about seven years. 'Right from the start I was drawn to, even obsessed with, painting themes… Read more

  • Word Cafe Raglan returns 14-16 August, 2015

    A readers and writers festival established to showcase and spark writing talent in all its forms, Word Café 2015 will see speakers from a kaleidoscope of writing fields share their experiences, insights and learnings. Highlights include recipient of… Read more

  • 17th Spark International Festival of Media, Arts and Design, 10-14 Aug

    Spark International Festival of Media, Arts and Design will be kicking-off of its 17th festival this year, running from Monday 10th – Friday 14th August. Held in Hamilton and organised through Wintec’s School of Media Arts, the festival… Read more


Arts for Health 3rd Annual Art Comp - Call for entries

Arts for Health Community Trust is holding its 3rd annual art competition in October this year with over $1700 worth of cash prizes.  There are two categories ( Adults and Students under 18 years of age) and there will also be a People's Choice Award.  For further… Read more


Call for Proposals: Artists in the Park, Sculpture Park at Waitakaruru Arboretum, 7th - 8th November 2015.

Call for Proposals: Artists in the Park, Sculpture Park at Waitakaruru Arboretum, 7th - 8 th November 2015. Artists are invited to submit proposals for participating in Artists in the Park, curated by Sybille Schlumbom. This is a fundraising event where… Read more


Mighty River Harmony at The Plaza Putaaruru

Mighty River Harmony is a chorus of 50 men, mostly from the Waikato, who sing in the barbershop style under the musical direction of Jill Rodgers. Mighty River Harmony has won the NZ bronze medal in the competitions consistently for… Read more

Featured Events

Zero-One Digital Design Experience Exhibition Showcase Evening

August 12, 2015

Showcase Evening for the exhibition Zero-One. Zero-One is an interactive design exhibition curated by Hamilton based curator Eva Hou and profiles four… Read more


October 24, 2015

Now in its 15th year ArtWaikino is well established as an art exhibition and competition in the Hauraki region. Paintings, craft, photography… Read more

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Arts community provide mosaic for arts strategy

July 26, 2015

Writing an arts strategy for the arts community in the Coromandel is like fitting together the pieces of a Friedensreich Hundertwasser mosaic. But the… Read more

Winner announced for National Contemporary Art Award

July 26, 2015

A conceptual off-world colonisation project represented by a flag and a media release by artist Bronwyn Holloway-Smith has won the National Contemporary… Read more

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