Museum, Theatre, Gallery, Hawke's Bay new zealand

Kia ora and welcome to MTG Hawke’s Bay. 

MTG Hawke’s Bay is at home in the heart of Napier forming the cultural centre of this stylish city for over 150 years. MTG Hawke’s Bay is a place where people, objects and ideas meet.

MTG Hawke’s Bay is home to a nationally significant collection of art and objects that form the foundation of distinctive exhibitions and a world-class research facility. The MTG Theatre hosts a lively programme of film and performing arts.

MTG Hawke’s Bay welcomes visitors from all over the world to share in the complex and fascinating history of New Zealand through the lens of a distinct and characterful region.

To find out about visiting MTG, our opening hours and entry prices please view our visit page.

We invite you to visit us in our fantastic new building now we are open. Please explore our new website which has plenty of new features. Explore some of the collection highlights pages where you can find out about the different collection areas and see some images from each area. Keep up to date with us in our MTG News section. Subscribe to receive regular email updates. Read our latest blog posts to find out what we are up to behind the scenes.

Current Exhibitions

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Napier Hill Cemetery 3

Upcoming Events

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NZIFF Autumn Classic Movie Weekends

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MTG Education

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