Phone: (04) 527 2168

Hours Open:

  • Weekdays: 9am–4pm
  • Weekends: 9am–4pm
  • Closed on Public Holidays

Venue Types: Art Gallery, Theatre, i-Site

Amenities: Carpark, Box Office, Wheelchair Access, Toilets, Food Available, Gift Shop

Suitable for Ages: Families

Ticket Information:

  • Buy Tickets – (04) 527 2168
  • Additional fees may apply

Expressions Whirinaki Arts & Entertainment Centre is a community facility opened in September 2003 to meet the cultural and recreational needs of the Upper Hutt community. Expressions Whirinaki plans a vibrant series of internally generated and travelling exhibitions sources locally, from within New Zealand, and from overseas in Golden Homes Gallery. The associated Mitre 10 Mega Create Gallery is devoted to selling locally and nationally sourced, high-quality art and craft products. The Rotary Foyer provides a further dynamic and interactive entertaining and exhibiting space. The complex also includes a cafe, the 212 seat Gillies Group Theatre which available to local and touring performance artists, and The Professionals Recreation Hall, a large hall used extensively by sporting and recreation groups.

Expressions Whirinaki Arts & Entertainment Centre is easy to find - we are situated between the Upper Hutt City Council building and H2O Xtream, at 836 Fergusson Drive.

Parking is plentiful and free.

Opening Hours:
Galleries, Ticketing Office & Upper Hutt i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
9am - 4pm Monday to Sunday

Gillies Group Theatre and The Professionals Recreation Hall.
One hour prior to performance on show nights.

Upcoming events at Expressions Whirinaki Arts & Entertainment Ct

Map showing Expressions Whirinaki Arts & Entertainment Ct