Mahara Gallery

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About Us

Mahara Gallery is the district public gallery for the Kapiti Coast. It offers a diversity of curated group and solo exhibitions in contemporary art and cultural heritage.

Where are we?

20 Mahara Place, Waikanae,
Ph 04 902 6242
Open Tues–Sat 10am–4pm
Sun 1pm–4pm, closed Mon

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Current Exhibitions | Upcoming Exhibitions | Events | Past Exhibitions


Currently Showing at Mahara


Gordon H. Brown, Works from the Fifties Plus

Developed by Tivoli, Art, Books, Film

Pearls of Embroidery

Kapiti Embroiderers' Guild 30th Anniversary exhibition


Settling: Cathy Tuato'o Ross, Vanessa Crowe, Caroline McQuarrie


Exhibition runs 3rd August - 14 September

Gallery Hours: 

Tuesday - Saturday        10am - 4 pm
Sunday       1pm - 4pm
Monday   Closed


We will be closed from Tuesday 15 September - Friday 19th September for our exhibition changeover 


Fundraising for the Mahara Gallery Redevelopment


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Public Programme, Events & Tours

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Find us on...


Reikorangi Potteries

Upcoming Exhibitions:

Wai Ora ki Tonga

supported by the philipp Family Foundation

Nature Study
Melanie Mills

21 September - 26 October

Young Country  
Kerry Hines

Liz Cathie

1 November - 14 December 






Waikanae Children's Art on the Camellia

5 - 19 August 2013