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

Hours  27 April - 8 June

Stag Spooner, Wild Men of the Bush
John Lawrence, The Human Expression
Jack Penman, Party Lines

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

NB The Gallery is closed MONDAY 21 APRIL - SATURDAY 26 APRIL for exhibition/s change-over


We will be part of the Waikanae Easter Market on Saturday 19 April , from 9 am - 1pm

NZ Festival Show:

Frances Hodgkins in Kápiti

1 March – 20 April, 2014


Kindly supported by the Field Collection Trust and the Deane Endowment Trust.

Frances Hodgkins, Old Port Douarnenez, 1921, Courtesy of the Field Collection.

MORE THAN A CRAZE: Photographs of New Zealand's early digital game scene

Online exhibition

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Public Programme, Events & Tours

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Reikorangi Potteries

Upcoming Exhibitions

Stag Spooner



Fundraising for the Mahara Gallery Redevelopment

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Waikanae Children's Art on the Camellia

5 - 19 August 2013