Growing Our Cultural Heart Gallery

The Hawke’s Bay Opera House and Municipal Buildings are listed as Category One by Heritage New Zealand.

Both buildings are are noted as Category One in the Hastings District Plan, and under the New Zealand Historic Places Act 1993 are identified as potential archaeological sites.


The 100-year-old Hawke’s Bay Opera House is considered by many to be vital to Hastings’ culture and heritage.

Growing our cultural heart