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  • Waikato Regional Theatre Governance Panel appoints UK-based experts Charcoalblue for theatre project.

    Award-winning theatre and acoustic design consultancy Charcoalblue has been appointed to advise on the first phase of establishment of a new Waikato Regional Theatre. The Waikato Regional Theatre Governance Panel appointed Charcoalblue following a detailed Request For Proposal process… Read more

  • Haka meets Techno and Hip-Hop

    The Hamilton-based group, Te Iti Kahurangi, has taken the bold step of remixing some of its traditional kapahaka songs and haka, to take on a new flavour which they have dubbed ‘Techno-Haka’ and ‘Haka Hip-Hop’. Producer and co-founder of… Read more

  • The Art of Storytelling for Kids

    In this free workshop series with photographer and visual artist, Claudia Latisnere, the kids will learn about the art of storytelling and how to use modern technologies to present their tales by creating a little film about them.… Read more

  • Coro Sonic Lab Summer Fest is back!

    Live music, BYO picnic, lawn games, dancing, good times and more A small boutique festival with an absolutely killer lineup of performers. Enjoy an afternoon of live music, play some games, sit back with a picnic and… Read more

  • January Theatre Fun with Seussical Junior

    Musikmakers presents Seussical Junior from Tuesday 17 January through to Saturday 21 January. A variety of morning, afternoon, and evening performances. “Oh, the thinks you can think" when Dr. Seuss' best-loved characters collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical… Read more


An Exhibition of Kāwhia Paintings by Zoe Ireland

ZOE IRELAND (1912 - 2008)Zoe Ireland (Poppy) was born in Kawhia and stayed until she was 14 when she moved to Auckland and attended the Elam School of Fine Arts.  After marriage and family and living in Manukau she returned… Read more


Hamilton Gardens Arts Festival 2017

Early Bird Pricing finishes on Wednesday 21 December. 10 days, 67 events, 54 acres of world class Hamilton Gardens. 17 - 26 February 2017, Explore, Experience,  Enjoy. Photo - The Floating Theatre, Lakeside Stage… Read more


Creative Profile - Claudia Latisnere

Introducing Claudia Latisnere, photographer, musician lover of storytelling. Read on to discover Claudia’s creative bio,  click on this link to find out more about Claudia’s storytelling for kids workshop starting in January. Claudia's stoy. My name is Claudia Latisnere. I am an… Read more

Featured Events

Summer Art School for children

January 27, 2017

Our summer classes are suitable for 5 to 13 year old children and run from 9am to 12pm Monday to Friday. Fees… Read more

Artillery - Project Planning for Arts Activities

May 2, 2017

All successful projects have a good plan. Learn about project planning, and start putting together a plan for your project. REGISTER NOW via… Read more

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First meeting of Coromandel Arts and Creative Industries Advisory Board

December 20, 2016

The Coromandel Arts and Creative Industries Advisory Board met for the first time on 9 December 2016. The establishment of the Board… Read more

My World, My Vision, peek inside a child's creative mind

December 16, 2016

Ashok Kochhar, is an internationally renowned photographer from India and is based in Hamilton whilst on his 500-day journey project. During his stay,… Read more

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