Toitoi - Hawke's Bay Arts & Events Centre is proud to work alongside our diverse Te Matau-a-Māui (Hawke’s Bay) community so it thrives creatively. We build relationships which develop critical thinking, creative skills and career pathways through performing arts, culture and events.
To enquire about any of the programmes below, please email our Kaiwhakaputa mō ngā hua ā-Hapori - Producer Community Outreach, Sarah Terry.
Our events industry needs more skilled technicians, so we have developed an Introduction to Entertainment and Events Technology course. This eight-week course gives local rangatahi experience and insight into technology-based roles - your first step to a potential career path at Toitoi. Click through to find out more.
We are working with local and national organisations to bring workshops and guest speakers to support our local artists.
We are working to provide performance opportunities for local artist.
To be the first to know about upcoming development workshops and performance opportunities, email Sarah.
As part of our kaupapa to support local artists when performing at Toitoi, we would love to support your ākonga entered in national competitions, including Rockquest, Band Quest, Show Quest, or Toi. We can visit your school and share our expertise and feedback.
We love sharing all the behind-the-curtain secrets at Toitoi. If your class want to have a look around a working venue, understand our history, our building, and the kinds of events we host, book a tour with Sarah.