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  • Feasibility Plan for Waikato Regional Theatre Unveiled

    A comprehensive feasibility report for a new Waikato Regional Theatre has been presented to the Hamilton City Council, recommending a river-facing performing arts centre with flexible functionality. The design proposes a 1,100-seat theatre, shared public spaces and a public… Read more

  • Waiclay - National Ceramics Awards

    Waiclay was established in 2001 at a national convention in the Waikato which included a national ceramic exhibition at Waikato Museum. Waiclay has continued this special relationship with Waikato Museum by holding a national exhibition at the Museum… Read more

  • handmade, dance stories from here and now

    Waikato Contemporary Dance Projects Trust presents a collection of contemporary dance works integrating video, music and poetry on Thursday 21st and Friday 22nd of September at 7.30pm at The Meteor Theatre. Crafted in Waikato for our communities, these dance… Read more

  • Urban Māuri Hamilton Exhibition

    “Urban Māuri”, is a collaborative touring exhibition that presents Māori artists from four different urban locations: Auckland, Tauranga, Hamilton and Tāneatua. The title ‘Urban Māuri’ is a play on the term ‘Urban Māori’. Māuri translates to life force in… Read more


New Creative Waikato Trustees Wanted

Creative Waikato – Toi Waikato was established in 2012 to support the development of the creative arts in the Waikato for the benefit of the greater community. Our Why We work for a bold and ambitious creative sector that makes our region… Read more


Raglan Film Festival

  Raglan Film Festival opens Friday, September 15 at 7pm with a Kiwi film Haka and Guitars, fine food and continues with bevy of international films. The international line-up includes My Pet Dinosaur for the kids, The Artist’s Garden for art lovers… Read more


First Solo Show for Whitianga Artist, Charlotte Giblin

Waikato artist Charlotte Giblin has worked professionally in the Visual Arts for over 20 years - on "both sides" of the fence - as Business Owner; Gallery Director; Arts Administrator; Marketing Manager; Art Tutor; Author; Potter; Painter; Illustrator and Sculptor. Charlotte… Read more

Featured Events

Hobnail Blue Skies Tour

October 5, 2017

Sensational fresh material from Hobnail as the band embark on a national tour in support of their new album “Blue Sky Songs” Hobnail… Read more

Andrew London Trio

October 6, 2017

This New Zealand-based group - songwriter Andrew London on vocals and vintage archtop guitar, with his wife, Kirsten, on bass and Nils… Read more

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Theatre matters set for public consultation

September 22, 2017

Two significant theatre projects will be the subject of public consultation processes following today’s Hamilton City Council meeting. The Council wants wider public… Read more

Central Library earthquake strengthening to proceed

September 22, 2017

Work on earthquake strengthening of Hamilton’s Central Library will proceed following a decision by Hamilton City Council today. The Council voted 10-1 in… Read more

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