Te Awamutu Museum





Photographic Competition 2014

The Te Awamutu District community Arts Council photographic competition exhibition is proud to display the chosen images capturing the spirit of 150 years of Waipa.

The Front Porch
1 July – 2 August

E Ua e te Ua - O Rain, Pour Down

Eua e te ua – O rain, pour down is an installation exhibition by Karangawai Marsh of Tainui descent. Karangawai aims to remember the tears shed for thousands killed during the Waikato land wars by creating a tukutuku pattern ‘roimata toroa’ from a contemporary functional everyday item.

Gavin Gifford Gallery
6 June – 13 September


Autumn Theatre

Featuring The Flight of Te Hokioi, Von Tempsky's Ghost, Rewi's Last Stand, The Te Kooti Trail - with ANZAC showing of A Debt of Honour.

1 April - 9 August


Everyone is Here: the Finn Brothers

A small permanent exhibition celebrating Te Awamutu sons, Tim and Neil Finn of Split Enz and Crowded House fame, and their contribution to New Zealand music.




Waipa: Nga Taonga Tuku Iho - Treasured Legacy

This exhibition encompasses treasured moments in Waipa history. Discover distinctive landscapes. Connect with the people who shaped this land. Experience the region’s uniqueness.

First section, Tangata Whenua - People of the Land, opens 1 July


Ma te Whenua - Paintings by Apihaka

"The closer I get to the picture, the more I find the inner wairua of the Whenua and my connections to the natural world" - Apihaka.

The Front Porch
5 August – 13 September


Devil in the Detail

An exhibition of 2D and 3D prints by Central Print Council of Aotearoa NZ Members.

Gavin Gifford Gallery
19 September – 7 December


OPEN  MON - FRI 10AM - 4PM  |  SAT 10AM - 2PM  |  SUN CLOSED

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