Measina Festival 2017

7-9 Dec 2017

Pātaka and Le Moana present the Measina Festival 2017 at Pātaka Art + Museum from Thursday 7th of December to Saturday the 9th of December 2017. The annual Measina Festival is a platform for some of Aotearoa’s most talented Pacific artists. Showcasing live theatre, music and dance.

Future Events

Our Harbour Te Awarua-o-Porirua – Exhibition Open Day

11am-3pm, Sat 18 Nov 2017

We’re having a party to celebrate the opening of Pātaka’s new children’s interactive gallery, Our Harbour, on Saturday 18 November between 11am and 3pm. Families are invited to join us for a day of fun and hands-on activities and events.

Past Events

Tuatara Gallery Exhibition Changeover

30 Oct – 16 Nov 2017

Due to an exciting new exhibition installation, Pātaka’s Interactive gallery space, the Tuatara Gallery, will be temporarily unavailable for public use from the 30th of October through to the 16th of November. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause, but rest assured there will be plenty to see and do in the new exhibition/gallery Our Harbour – Te Awarua-o-Porirua, officially opening to the public on Saturday the 18th of November at 11am, with heaps of activities and entertainment for the entire whānau, we hope to see you there!

Past Events

Bottle Creek Gallery Call for Proposals

Due 3 Nov 2017

Are you are a Porirua based artist, collective or society looking to exhibit in Bottle Creek during 2018? Pātaka’s Bottle Creek Community Gallery could be for you!

Past Events

Frontlines – History Talk by Allan Dodson

Sun 8 Oct 2017 at 2pm

Porirua historian Allan Dodson will present a talk on his research and findings about our local boys in relation to the WW1 Passchendaele centenary. He will also look at the contact between the Home Front and the Western Front – where most of Porirua’s men served.

Past Events