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Ko mātou e tuku ana i ngā mahi toi i te tuatahi

We put the Arts first

Nau mai, Haere Mai!

Creative Coromandel is the central arts network for the Coromandel Peninsula and the Hauraki rohe.

Whether you’re a performing or visual artist, an arts lover, local or visitor, we’ve got you covered with the latest arts news, events, opportunities and resources.

E mihi ana ki ngā tohu o nehe, o Hauraki
E mihi ana ki ngā tāngata whenua o te rohe nei

We recognise the ancestral and spiritual landmarks of Hauraki.
We acknowledge the indigenous people of this area.



We reckon the Coromandel is a pretty special arts destination, buzzing with events.

So go on - Experience the Arts!



With an abundance of talented creatives in the Coromandel, we make it our mission to connect artists and audiences.



Visit galleries and find one of the myriad of creative places and spaces available all over the Coromandel.



We exist to ensure our local arts sector is growing and thriving. You can be a part of that growth too. Whether you’re an arts organisation or an individual artist, there are funding options available to help you get your creative project off the ground!



We have our finger on the arts pulse. Learn all about the local creative community through our news and interviews.

upcoming arts events

Do you have a creative event? Share it here.


May 2022

07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sean Kelly & the Super 8's Coromandel Tour.


May 2022

A two-day workshop of clay making. Learn how to make pottery clay in Coromandel Town.


May 2022

04:30 PM - 07:00 PM
We Mavericks’ organic blend of lyrical pop and acoustic folk vibes has echoes of soulful Americana and Celtic roots.

Latest ARTS NEws

Get in touch to share your creative news.

“I believe in art being something that lifts you, inspires you, that you live with and enjoy for the rest of your life. My advice [to our artists]: Don’t give up. Keep working.”

Michael D. Smither

Patron, Creative Coromandel

Great Art

The Coromandel Peninsula has a high number of talented artists expressing their creative flair in a wide range of mediums.

Warwick Lidgard: Blowhole Track

Warwick Lidgard is a painter in Rings Beach.

Briar van Dort: Kete Whiri

Briar van Dort is a talented harakeke (flax) weaver and artist.

Daniel Kirsch: Puawaananga in the Raw

Berlin born full-time artist Daniel Kirsch lives and works in Coromandel town.

Meet our partners

Our work wouldn’t be possible without the generous support of funding bodies, patrons and philanthropists.

Ngā mihi nui to our partners.

Artist Credits


A special thanks to the local creatives who provided photos of their artwork for our website. Visit the Artist Credit Gallery to learn more.

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