Arts & Music

Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award
Terry Pluck, previous winner of the Fieldays No.8 Wire National Art Award.


We have a strong community of artists in and around Te Awamutu — see Directory > Arts & Music.


Many musical styles are represented in Te Awamutu—Indigenous, Western and International. Our schools generally have strong music departments and there are plenty of opportunities for adults as well. See the directory for musical organisations and performance groups.

Te Awamutu has a proud musical history. Notable musicians from our town include:

Creative Writing

Browse work by local poets and writers (contact us if you'd like to contribute).

Short Stories