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  • Spark International Festival Of Media, Arts and Design

    An annual platform for contemporary arts, media and design arts which welcomes creative minds from around the world to present and share ideas. Spark International Festival of Media, Arts and Design is an eclectic mix of presentations, workshops,… Read more

  • Fast-paced adaptation of Macbeth headed to The Meteor

    One of Shakespeare’s darkest – and shortest – tragedies is coming to the Meteor. Macbeth, or The Scottish Play as it is referred to in theatre superstition, is a very different turn from the light Comedy of Errors… Read more

  • Taki Rua 2014 Te Reo Māori Season - Hamilton Whānau Performance

    Waikato Community Performance of Ngunguru I Te Ao I Te Po 2014 sees our annual Te Reo Māori Season kaupapa celebrating 19 years of touring te reo theatre to tamariki throughout Aotearoa and is set to hit the road… Read more

  • Calling for Artists for the Raglan Arts Weekend 2015

    RAGLAN ARTS Weekend 2015 is fast approaching! Open Studio Weekend (Anniversary Weekend January 24th – 26th 2015) Calling for Artists for the Raglan Arts Weekend 2015 – apply now to be included. Registration closes Monday 8th September. Contact the Old… Read more

  • Taumarunui Arts Festival

    If you like great music, incredible art, craft markets, magic, short films, theatre and more fun than a barrel full of monkeys then you best make sure you’re in Taumarunui from the first to the fourth of November… Read more


Hamilton Human Rights Film Festival pre-Spark Festival Event

The Hamilton Human Rights Film Festival is a pre Spark Festival event, showcasing a selection of films with a human rights flavour including 2 NZ films held at the Lido cinema 8-10 August.Programme 1- Friday 8th 8pm TATARAKIHI: The Children Of… Read more


Grease is the Word at Morrinsville Theatre

Morrinsville Theatre will turn into Rydell High's spirited class of '59-gum-chewing, hub-cap-stealing, hotrod-loving boys with D.A.s and leatherjackets and their wise-cracking girls in teased curls, bobby sox, and pedal-pushers capture the look and sound of the 1950s in a rollicking… Read more


Wintec National Poetry Competition Entries Open

Entries are open now for the Wintec national poetry competition, held in conjucntion with National Poetry Day.  Theme: "Living in the Waikato" Date/Times: Entries close 12 noon on Wednesday 6 August Placegetters announced: Open Mic Night at ArtsPost, 22 August, 5.30-7pm Entry Details: Free… Read more

Featured Events

Encaustic Wax Workshop

August 23, 2014

Cutting Edge Textiles "Get ready for summer" Workshop 2014 Sponsored by WDC Creative Communities Scheme Encaustic wax lends itself to abstract and mixed media… Read more

Avenue Q

November 21, 2014

It’s not every show that manages to be tongue-in-cheek and hand-on-heart while having its arm up a puppet’s bum!! This puppet-filled comedy follows… Read more

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Arts Council Nelson - Impressions Art Awards - Entries open

July 25, 2014

Arts Council Nelson prouudly presents the Impressions Art Awards, open to all NZ residents and permanent citizens. For full entry details and criteria… Read more

Dance Workshop/Audition: Riverlea Theatre - A VERY SCARY XMAS, Fri 25 July

July 24, 2014

Auditions for the Riverlea Xmas show “A VERY SCARY XMAS”  will take place on Saturday July 26th from 9am onwards. To book… Read more

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