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Visit PATAKA Art + Museum, a lively hub of arts and culture sitting in the heart of Porirua City, one of the most multi-cultural cities in New Zealand.
PATAKA shows the very best in contemporary Maori, Pacific Island, New Zealand and international art. It also hosts many associated community events - artists' talks, workshops, and a comprehensive education programme for schools.
With a range of spaces, including eight galleries, meeting rooms and a spacious atrium, PATAKA provides a place for the community to engage with and celebrate diverse cultures.
In addition the resident cafe, Kaizen, overlooks a traditional Japanese garden, and a carefully chosen range of art and craft works can be found in the gallery shop, Toi Store, which stocks something special to suit most budgets.