Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was in town on Tuesday to turn the sod for the $76.3m project.
“If Covid has shown us anything, it is how crucial it is for that sense of wellbeing for us to be together, for us to experience the arts, to have an outlet for creativity,” she said. “And here we will have that."
Have you been following the theatre's progress? Read more here.
Calling all creatives in Kirikiriroa! Are you looking for cash to supercharge your next creative project?
Creative Communities Scheme funding is now open. If your project fosters participation, diversity, or youth engagement, you could be eligible for a financial hand. So get to it - applications close 5pm, Friday 25 February 2022.
If you’ve got any burning questions or want to chat about your creative project, give us a yell at 0508 427 892 or email@example.com.
Apply now at www.creativewaikato.co.nz/funding.
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