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  • Spectacular collaborative Hotere Culbert exhibition at Waikato Museum

    Waikato Museum will be the only North Island venue to show HOTERE CULBERT, an exhibition featuring collaborative works from two of New Zealand’s greatest artists from 22 November to 1 March 2015. The alliance between Ralph Hotere and… Read more

  • Performing Arts Contestable Fund is open and online

    Hamilton City Council Performing Arts Contestable Fund is open for applications of ‘Performing Arts’: live performance: theatre, music, dance. $100,000 is available to be allocated in this financial year. There is no maximum level of funding. All applications must be… Read more

  • Cambridge band 8 Steps to Madness focus on MakingTracks funding

    Cambridge based band 8 Steps to Madness formed in 2012 as Peter Lewis (vocals) and Peter Hughes (guitar). Lewis and Hughes had been playing together for over twenty years in cover-bands, (Jury, Bad Habits, Blue Vision),… Read more


In the Running For A RAFFA (Raglan Arts Film Festival Award)

There’s homegrown talent aplenty amongst the nominations for this year’s RAFFA awards. Winner of the 2013 Best Director Award Ben Lenzner is once again in the running for a gong, this time with This is Just Batting Practice, a film inspired by… Read more


Ngāruawāhia textile artist - Margherita Allan

Margherita Allan is a textile and mixed media artist creating art in a light-filled studio on the out-skirts of Ngāruawāhia in the Waikato. Starting with quilting she found it hard to follow a pattern without wanting to add her own variations.  “I start… Read more


Theatres Review Reaches Conclusion

A review of Hamilton’s theatre assets has been concluded, with Hamilton City Council adopting a plan to rationalise its theatre operations from three to one.   At a meeting today, Council asked management to explore the potential exit of the Clarence Street… Read more

Featured Events

Hello studios presents - 'Bon Voyage' group exhibition

September 27, 2014

'Hello Studios' collective and friends presents an installation that explores the notion of travel and navigation and how it's been romanticized over… 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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Public’s Views Sought on Hamilton Libraries Strategic Plan

September 8, 2014

A modern feature library in Hamilton’s CBD is one of the main points of a Hamilton Libraries Strategic Plan now out for… Read more

Applications open for one Foundation Scholarship in 2015

September 8, 2014

The Waikato Orchestral Society are offering one Foundation Scholarship in 2015, in conjunction with the University of Waikato Music Department. The Scholarship is… Read more

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