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  • TEDx Ruakura in the House

    TEDxRuakura present their next salon here at Creative Waikato HQ on Thursday, June 22, 6pm – 9pm. A “TEDxRuakura Salon” is an informal and intimate community event featuring guest speakers. Watch TED talks, eat, drink and converse. This… Read more

  • Word Café Raglan 2017, writers and readers festival

    Word Café Raglan is returning to the Raglan Town Hall, with an inspiring programme of writers, events and workshops. Word Café celebrates the joy and power of words, supporting and promoting writers of all types and genres,… Read more

  • A Painter on Tūrongo Street - Hiria Anderson

    Artist Profile - Hiria Anderson I was raised in my grandparent’s home, they were both creatives in the traditional Māori art of raranga and whakairo. Their commitment to the arts had a direct influence on my life as an… Read more

  • Let Your Talents Shine

    Now in its third year, we are excited to present this year's Whiti open mic night for Matariki 2017. Come along and let your talents shine! We are celebrating Matariki with an Open Mic Night for all our… Read more


The Collective - A Unique Photography Exhibition

This is a selfless initiative by Ashok Kochhar in association with Snapshot and Creative Waikato. This is to promote photography as an art and start a new concept of Creative Commune where selfless sharing is the fundamental ideology and purpose… Read more


thursdays.child - A sci-fi comedy drama

A sci-fi comedy-drama one trimester in the making! thursdays.child offers a glimpse into the not-too-distant future and asks what happens when the only support systems we have in our lives are our devices... After the Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) System in her… Read more


Toi Māori Waikato : Kia Hua, Kia Puawai

How can Māori artists be supported to achieve their wawata? Share your whakaaro in the survey link below. Mauri Ora. View the survey… Read more

Featured Events

Alice in Wonderland

July 19, 2017

Morrinsville Theatre presents the adventures of Alice in Wonderland! As Alice journeys through Wonderland, she encounters a cast of extraordinary and instantly recognizable… Read more

Maaori Arts and Crafts: Contemporary Kono/Baskets

August 4, 2017

Celebrate Maaori arts and crafts on the first Friday of the month with Marei Kura Creations.

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Actors combine politics with comedy which becomes Out of Order

June 20, 2017

Review: The latest show at the Gaslight Theatre is the comedy Out of Order written by Ray Cooney which takes place in a suite… Read more

Keep Yourself Safe From Online Art Scams

June 13, 2017

Paul Bradley, a Waikato based artist and Creative Waikato employee, recently received an email that seemed too good to be true. A… Read more

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