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Māngere Arts Centre - Ngā Tohu o Uenuku

About Māngere Arts Centre

Māngere Arts Centre - Ngā Tohu o Uenuku is the home of Māori and Pacific visual and performing arts in Auckland.

It has two gallery spaces, and a theatre with extensive lighting and audio set-up for performances, workshops, rehearsals and events and an enclosed community courtyard. The café supports local youth development programmes.

The centre's annual programme of events and exhibitions showcases the diversity and quality of arts, crafts and cultural activities that underpin the unique character of Māngere and Ōtāhuhu.

It also produces an annual April School Holiday theatre production

Māngere Arts Centre is an Auckland Council arts facility, supported by the Māngere-Ōtāhuhu Local Board.

Opening hours

Art galleries

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm

Saturday, 10am to 4pm

Closed on Sundays, public holidays, and for several weeks each year over the Christmas-New Year period.

Note: Art galleries are also open during theatre performances.

Theatre

Monday to Sunday
9am to 11pm (depending on performances)

Closed on public holidays and for several weeks each year over the Christmas-New Year period.

Contact us

cnr Bader Drive & Orly Avenue, Mangere, Auckland

09 262 5789

mangereartscentre@aucklandcouncil.govt.nz

  

Admission

Entry is free.

Charges may apply to workshops, theatre performances and special exhibitions.

Booking the Māngere Arts Centre venue

You can book this venue online for your events, meetings and functions.

Accessibility

There is accessible parking nearby, and the facility (including gendered bathrooms) is wheelchair accessible. A number of accessible seats in the theatre are reserved.

There is a hearing loop in the theatre.

Assistance animals are welcome.