What's on in Taranaki - October

IVHQ - Free volunteer experience

IVHQ are offering a free volunteer experience to one lucky Taranaki student to celebrate their 10th Anniversary in business! IVHQ are the world’s number one volunteer placement organisation, based right here in Taranaki. Their programmes well organised and supported.

For scholarship details see:


Anyone can nominate someone or people can nominate themselves. The applications close at the end of October.


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For your Trust, Society, Club or Community Organisation 

Thursday 26 October, 5:15 - 7:30pm - Hawera, West Lounge, TSB Hub

RSVP manager@wheelhouse.org.nz

YES Regional Awards 
Thursday 19 October, Plymouth Hotel - 5pm



Curator talk

Tendai John Mutambu on the film work of Martine Syms
Sat 21 Oct I 2 pm
Len Lye Centre Cinema
Free entry I Donations appreciated

Join Assistant Curator Tendai John Mutambu for a presentation on the Los Angeles-based artist Martine Syms whose work is currently showing in the exhibition Projection Series #7: First as fiction, then as myth.


The British Council John Grierson Documentary Film Series

Grayson Perry: Who are you?
Sun 22 Oct I 4 pm
Len Lye Centre Cinema
Free entry I Booking essential

We all wear masks. Sometimes it takes an artist to see behind them. Grayson Perry explores the theme of identity and portraiture.
UK, 2014, 48 Min, Rated PG, Dir. Neil Crombie


ETC Apprenticeship Awards 2017
Thursday 26 October - doors open at 5.45pm

At The Devon Hotel

Tickets available via www.eventbrite.co.nz

Latin American and Spain Film Festival

Fri 27 Oct – Wed 5 Nov

Len Lye Centre Cinema

Free entry I Booking essential

The LASFF is an annual, not for profit, cultural event showcasing contemporary cinematographic productions from Latin America and Spain.
See our website for the screening schedule and tickets


Saturday 28 October, TSB Stadium

For more information or to purchase tickets Click Here


Goethe-Institut NZ German Film Series

Who Am I – No System is Safe
Sun 29 Oct I 4 pm
Len Lye Centre Cinema
Free entry I Booking essential

Benjamin is invisible, a nobody. But this changes abruptly when he suddenly meets the charismatic Max.
English subtitles. Germany, 2014, 102 min, Rated M, Dir. Baran bo Odar

Sense Art

Mon 30 Oct I 2 pm
Meet in the foyer
Free entry I Donations appreciated

We host a tour for people with vision impairments per exhibition suite. Join us for a descriptive touch and audio-described tour of our current exhibitions.