Creative spaces directory: Hawke's Bay region
Creative spaces are community-based arts organisations and groups where people, often with limited access, can go to make art, participate in theatre, dance, music, film and creative writing. Find a creative space in Hawke's Bay. If you would rather look at a national directory, visit the national creative spaces directory
Email Kate Hiatt, Creative Spaces Advisor, Arts Access Aotearoa to update your entry or to include your creative space in this directory.
Hohepa Creative Works
Address: 138 Tennyson St, Napier
A collaborative space of artists and craftspeople where individuals can explore their creativity on a loom or learn the intricate craft of candle making. They work only with natural raw materials and promote income opportunities for the artists and crafts people by selling through the onsite shop and through retail stores. Week-day tours (11am and 2pm) run to see how products are created. Visit the Hohepa Creative Works website.
Contact: Julia Sobkowiak, Community Participation Coordinator | 06 871 5514 | Julia.firstname.lastname@example.org
Hohepa Hawke's Bay
Address: 363 State Highway 2, Main Road, Clive, Hawke's Bay
At Hohepa Hawke's Bay, community life involves people with intellectual disabilities in daily vocational programmes ranging from craft skills in weaving and feltmaking to woodwork, candlemaking, farming and stone carving. It offers life plans for personal development and achievement in these vocational areas. Products from the farm and craft studios are sold through the onsite shop. Visit the Hohepa website.
Contact: Santiago Demarco, General Manager | 06 870 0426 | email@example.com
Address: 429a Gloucester Street, Taradale, Napier
Mosaic is a home for artists with disabilities, a creative space, art gallery and life skills education centre. Its education programme features courses in art, life skills, bone carving, sculpture, toi Māori, painting and computers. Visit the Mosaic website.
Contact: Leighann Coleman, Studio Coordinator | 06 844 4636
Raukatauri Music Therapy Centre Hawkes Bay
Address: 61 Freyberg Avenue, Napier and 30 Te Mata Road, Havelock North
Raukatauri is the only not-for-profit music therapy centre in New Zealand, providing services in Auckland and now also in Hawke's Bay. Its team of music therapists provides individual, pair and group music therapy to a range of clients with special needs, including cerebral palsy, autism, Down syndrome, Angelman syndrome and dementia. Raukatauri also has outreach music therapy programmes in schools and community centres, as well as parent and caregiver support. Visit the Raukatauri Music Therapy Centre website.
Contact: Will Darbyshire, music therapist | 06 870 3990 | firstname.lastname@example.org