Whitianga Arts and Culture Events - Mercury Bay Events 2019-2020

Whitianga is rich in world class creative arts and cultural experiences that can be enjoyed throughout the year.

Attend the latest art exhibition at one of our boutique local galleries in Whitianga or take your time and enjoy a weekend on the fantastic Mercury Bay Art Escape self drive tour. Discover Whitianga's best painters, sculptors and jewellers at regular arts events throughout the year. Whitianga also hosts a range of performance and theatre events that will appeal to the whole family.

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Arched Rock with The Endeavour Captain Cook's Ship 1769

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September 16, 2019
- February 29, 2020
A series of formal and informal events will be held in Whitianga, the Mercury Bay and throughout the Coromandel Peninsula area to celebrate this historic 250th anniversary. The...
Genealogy Afternoons At Mercury Bay Library

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September 17, 2019
Experts from the local branch of the New Zealand Society of Genealogists can help you find out more about your family history and the heritage of the Mercury Bay...
Lets Talk Tuia: Ngati Hei Kuia - Growing Up In Both Worlds

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September 26, 2019
You are invited to an evening conversation with specialist speakers as part of Te Pōwhiri Wānanga topics. 
Celebrating Heritage - Tuia 250 Events in Cooks Beach

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October 18, 2019
- October 20, 2019
All are welcome to enjoy a series of events at Cooks Beach to celebrate as part of the Tuia 250 Events. Bring your friends and family to a...
Replica of Captain Cooks Ship The Endeavour under Sail - photograph by Ronen Zilberman

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October 18, 2019
- October 22, 2019
A fantastic chance to see a replica of Captain Cook's ship The Endeavour and other voyaging vessels when the National Flotilla commemorating Tui 250 Encounters visits the Mercury...
Art Exhibition Te Powhiri Paintings Whitianga

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October 19, 2019
- October 28, 2019
The spirit of Te Powhiri is the theme of this special Tuia 250 commemoration exhibition - bringing together artists to express their stories of first encounters, dual heritage, navigation...

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October 20, 2019
Bring your family to enjoy this free outdoor event held over 12 hours featuring our special local Coromandel artists. This event is part of the Tuia...
The South Afreakins - Arts On Tour Performance Whitianga

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November 25, 2019
Creative Mercury Bay and Arts on Tour brings you The South Afreakins - a dark comedy show about love, loss and companionship, with a dash of political commentary sprinkled...
En Pointe Dance Show - The Nutcracker

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December 07, 2019
- December 08, 2019
Join the En Pointe Dance Studio students and teachers for their ever popular end of year show performance! 
"Greenpeace" by Beverley Trimbel

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January 04, 2020
- January 28, 2020
Come and view a collection of new works by local artists from Whitianga and the wider Coromandel area.
Mercury Bay Art Escape Logo

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March 07, 2020
- March 14, 2020
Plan a trip to the Eastern Coromandel over the first two weekends of March to enjoy visiting the art studios of the Mercury Bay Art Escape’s talented artists....
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