We have a strong community of artists in and around Te Awamutu. You'll often find local art on display in cafeterias, businesses and during the annual SCREAM Festival.
Find local artists and performers at 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:
Browse work by local poets and writers (contact us if you'd like to contribute).