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  • Art For Your Attention

    The 2014 National Contemporary Art Award remains ever part of this broader conversation of ‘art’, requiring of you only a moment of your consideration. Be quick the awards exhibition closes soon on November 9. Visit the Waikato Museum… 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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


Ruapehu Community Arts Council

The Ruapehu Community Arts Council are an incorporated society dedicated to supporting and promoting the arts in Taumarunui and the Ruapehu District. In 2014 the Arts Council is working with local artists, galleries, musicians, performing arts, school and community groups to… Read more


Kamini Nair: vibrant colours of her homeland

Kamini Nair likes painting large canvases of flowers in vibrant colours because they remind her of her homeland Fiji.  Kamini, who has been living in Hamilton for the past 20 years, is one of five artists participating in the I’m an… 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 Loren And Mark Guitar Duo

November 5, 2014

Loren Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb share a unique musical chemistry and stage presence seldom found among musicians. Their diverse repertoire of original… Read more

Opera Brava Concert

November 16, 2014

. It is with great pleasure we invite you to join sopranos Elaine Wogan and Pamela Wallace, tenor Filipe Manu and… Read more

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Latest News


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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