Model of the art centre

You made it happen!

Thanks to your koha and support the building is opening in February 2022!


A community project to realise the dream

This website tells the story of how the community made the HAC happen. Now that the HAC is real you can also learn more at the official site


The Wairau Māori Art Gallery

Maori Art

The Wairau Māori Art Gallery will be the world’s first gallery dedicated solely to Contemporary Māori Art. It is the most exciting project for the permanent promotion of Contemporary Māori Art in our history. Māori artists in mid to late careers who have achieved national and international recognition will exhibit in this ground breaking venue.

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