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Immerse yourself in Manawatū’s vibrant arts community. With a diverse array of art galleries, theatres, museums, dance and recording studios, exhibitions, art programmes and a passionate, local music scene, it’s easy to become involved.

Regent on Broadway at night


Explore the performing arts world in Palmerston North and Feilding. The vast range of theatres within the community showcases the region’s outstanding talent and culture on offer. The cherished community theatres cater for a variety of local and touring acts.  Read more


Connect with musical groups and discover local talent. The opportunities for local acts are endless, with venues to prove it. The non-profit voluntary organisations dedicated to the encouragement of musical, artistic and performance activities are second to none. Read more

Berryman's Lane with student


Discover our wide range of local arts offerings, including galleries, museums, and community art organisations.  Read more

New Zealand Rugby Museum Manawatu

Museums & Galleries

The Manawatū region is home to the most amazing art, culture and heritage collections displaying an evolving array of collections. Discover the New Zealand Rugby Museum or be inspired by the many art galleries, sculptures and murals found here.  Read more