The Arts Centre invites you to come together as a community / whānau to celebrate Matariki 2018 with a variety of activities at the Arts Centre from June 21 – July 22.
Mid Winter Carnival
Bringing people together to warm the hearts and minds of locals and visitors
Resourceful Skills Workshops with Rekindle
Resourceful Skills Workshops involve learning skills that turn undervalued local resources into beautiful useful items you can take home.
House of Travel Botanic D'Lights
The Botanic D’Lights interactive lighting experience extends to the Arts Centre for the first time this year.
A remarkable collection of digitally remastered and life size paintings from one of the world’s greatest painters
Plan your visit to the Arts Centre
Inspiring venues for hire
The Arts Centre has five inspiring venues for hire - the Great Hall, Rutherford's Den Lecture Theatre, Classics, The Gym and Pumanawa.
Visit our interactive science museum
Be inspired by the life and work of Ernest, Lord Rutherford at Rutherford's Den – completely transformed following the earthquakes.