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  • Traditional Māori Korowai classes

    Feature classes Traditional Māori Korowai classes.The programme is delivered via Noho - Weekend stayovers, a total of 10 in 9 months held in Ohaki, Waitomo Caves Road, Waitomo. "Our Toi Paematua Raranga programme is based in the heart of… Read more

  • Mozart Through Russian Eyes featuring Kiwi Cello Prodigy

    Opus Orchestra is touring with Kiwi cello prodigy, Matthias Balzat. Fresh off the competition circuit, Balzat took top honours as Grand Winner of the hotly-contested 50th National Concerto Competition. This adds to his already impressive list of prestigious… Read more

  • International Piano Day Concerts to Delight

    Join us to celebrate International Piano Day on March 29th with THREE CONCERTS in one day. Come into Creative Waikato and Milton's Canteen for some delicious breakfast concert goodness. 7am - Solo Piano, featuring a number of local composer/pianists… Read more


How To Promote Your Creative Work Workshops

Thank you to everyone who attended an Artillery workshop in  2016. We roll on into 2017 with Promoting Your Creative Work starting on February 2nd in Taupō. This workshop will arm you with what you need to promote your projects well while… Read more



We rush through life barely glimpsing the surrounding scenery; but stop, take a moment, breathe and drink in every detail. The cicada on the toi toi; the fox sniffing the morning air, searching for a scent; the bird above or the… Read more


Art and History - The Waikato Mounted Rifles

Artist Rebecca Holden, whose grandfather served with the Waikato Mounted Rifles in WW1, will talk about what moved her to make the commemorative artworks that form her exhibition 'Sand in the Apricot Jam'. And elaborate on some of the visual… Read more

Featured Events

Lunchtime Recital Series - Aurelian Trio

May 10, 2017

Hear this trio of stunning young New Zealand musicians Delvan Lim (piano), April Kim (violin) and Matthias Balzat (cello) before they head… Read more

University of Waikato Aria Competition

May 20, 2017

The annual Opera Aria contest promises to be another spectacle of superb music and singing as Conservatorium of Music students vie for… Read more

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Kathryn Tsui from Corban Estate Arts Centre takes up key Curator role with Mercury Bay Art Escape

March 11, 2017

The Mercury Bay Art Escape Trust has appointed Kathryn Tsui to the position of Administrator/ Curator in time to be part of the… Read more

32nd Chelsea International Fine Art Competition

January 24, 2017

The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition (CIFAC) is marking its 32nd year of celebrating artists and extraordinary art from around the globe… Read more

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