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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

  • Alice Kennedy – Hillary Scholar for Theatre, University of Waikato

    Introducing Alice Kennedy, University of Waikato Student completing a Bachelor of Arts in theatre studies conjoint with a Bachelor of Communications in Public Relations and recipient of the prestigious Hillary award 2014 for Theatre. Alice’s passion for theatre grew… Read more

  • Art, Sun, and Artisan Food Lined Up for the 2015 Raglan Arts Weekend

    The Raglan Arts Weekend looks forward to welcoming art-lovers and foodies for Anniversary Weekend, January 24-25th 2015. Raglan is ready to rock its sixth successful Arts Weekend – an event drawing summer crowds since 2008. This year, a… Read more


Playbox Theatre Audition Call for Once on Chunuk Bair

Early on the morning of 8 August 1915, 760 men from the Wellington Battalion were present on Chunuk Bair.  By midnight only 70 remained without serious injuries.   Takes a moment to digest that. All the information is based on what is contained… Read more


Artist Profile - Heather Sherman, Kawhia

Heather’s work is inspired by the ‘natural’ and ‘travel’ world exploring relations between imagination and reality and varying techniques while working across both realism and expressionist genres.   The viewer has the feeling of being ‘drawn in’ enabling hidden elements to be… Read more


New national touring agency to be supported by Creative New Zealand

PromPT Incorporated (trading as PANNZ) are thrilled to have been selected by Creative New Zealand to provide national touring services over the next three years. An agency to help organise and support the national touring of contemporary New Zealand theatre,… Read more

Featured Events

CCD Summit Waikato

February 20, 2015

Creative Waikato is excited to announce the CCD (Community Cultural Development) Summit to take place on the 19th and 20th February 2015.… Read more

Opening Launch of Mercury Bay Art Escape Open Studio Tour and Taste of the tour Exhibition

March 6, 2015

The Launch of the Tour and the opening of the Showcase exhibition, ‘Taste of the Tour’, features one work from each member… 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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