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  • NZ Music Month Profile - Katchafire

    “…They transformed the place into a freedom-founded club where the only rule was to enjoy the music. No external force could stop the fire!” KDHX 88.1 (USA) Hailing from the mighty H-Town (Hamilton), Aoteoroa (New Zealand), KATCHAFIRE, have become a global roots… Read more

  • The Official 2016 NZ Music Month Summit - Understanding the Music Industry, Sat 28th May

    The NZ Music Managers Forum and the NZ Music Commission with support from Recorded Music NZ, APRA AMCOS and NZ On Air, are proud to announce the return of the Official Music Month Summit on Saturday, May 28th.… Read more

  • Coromandel Artist Caitlin Moloney heads to Japan

    Coromandel artist and ceramicist Caitlin Moloney is heading over to Japan for three months after being granted a $5,000 Creative New Zealand Quick Response Arts Grant towards a mentoring and professional development experience in Japan. We caught up… Read more


Hillcrest High School tops Art Award for Fourth Consecutive Year

Hillcrest High School has taken out the Paterson Burn Optometrists Excellence in Art Award for the Fourth Year in a row. Results were announced last night at Creative Waikato, where judges selected the work of Year 13 student Joaquin Belisario as… Read more


Te Awamutu Little Theatre's Mad Cap Farce

The Importance of Being Earnest is Oscar Wilde's madcap farce about mistaken identities, secret engagements, and lovers' entanglements. Two London gentlemen pose using the pseudonym "Ernest" while chasing after the affections of their desired ladies. Hilarity ensues. The rapid-fire wit… Read more


New Creative Waikato Trustee Wanted

We are looking for one new Trustee to join the team and help support our journey.  The Creative Waikato Vision is Creativity in Everything - the Waikato has a thriving and distinctive creative sector and our communities treasure its essential contribution to our lives. Click… Read more

Featured Events

Country Calendar: Producers Talk

June 18, 2016

Hear Julian O’Brien producer and director discuss with Dan Henry, associate producer and newly appointed narrator, what sets Country Calendar apart from… Read more

Spring Awakening: A Musical

July 16, 2016

The winner of 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical - SPRING AWAKENING explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with a poignancy… Read more

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CCD Summit Magic

May 9, 2016

The Community Cultural Development Summit saw people from all over Aotearoa gather in the Hamilton Gardens for 2 days of inspiration, learning,… Read more

Piano music for hospital patients

May 2, 2016

Waikato Hospital Meade Clinic Centre has a new addition in the form of a piano which in time, they hope, will be… Read more

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