The Hawkins Theatre - Papakura opened on the 14th July 1990 by Governor General Paul Reeves, and was an exciting step for the community as the first purpose-built facility for the arts in the District. The facility won commendation for its design in the 1990 NZIA awards, with the jury saying that while the Italianate form and size of the structure were large... read more
The Hawkins Youth Theatre Company has been operating since February 2012 and has had great success in it's first year.
The aim of the Company is to create a space for local youth to meet and gain exposure to theatre, whilst developing new skills in a variety of performing arts disciplines, with an aim of building confidence and providing a platform for the expression of creativity.
We are now taking enrolments for 2013. Click here to find out more info.