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Raglan Film Festival Seeks Nominations for the 2015 RAFFA Awards

Are you a Peter Jackson in-the-making? Do you have acting skills to rival Anna Paquin? Then make sure you enter the 2015 Raglan Arts Film Festival Awards - there's a cash prize pool for winners!

Nominations for the awards can be for movies of any length and genre, provided they have a link with the Raglan Whaingaroa region - either the filmmakers or actors must be associated with the area or part of the film must have been shot or edited in Raglan. Awards will be presented for Best Actor, Best Cinematography, Best Director/Producer and Best Picture. Achievements in two open categories will also be recognized. The awards will be presented at a special Red Carpet evening held at the Old School Arts Centre on Saturday 19 September. The 2015 Raglan Film Festival runs from 11 to 20 September at the Old School, and will showcase an exciting array of films from around the world. Full details of the lineup will be announced in coming weeks.

Make a nomination: Application forms are available online at www.raglanartscentre.co.nz/rff or from the Old School Arts Centre in Stewart Street. Phone 07 825 0023 or email info@raglanartscentre.co.nz for more details.


RAGZ Holiday Programme

RAGZ: Matariki Magic - OSCAR approved School Holiday Programme at the Old School

Monday 13th to Friday 17th July
Daily fun activities 9am - 3pm

Performing arts, Waiata singing, Kanikani dance, Hikoi walks, Raranga weaving and lots more daily fun

Activities run Monday to Friday from 9am to 3pm at the Old School Arts Centre, Stewart St, Raglan.

Cost of $150 per week , $35 per full day and $20 per half day.
(Subsidies may be available, please ask).

Bookings are essential, so please get in touch with the Old School Arts Centre today to reserve your place. Call 07 825 0023 or email info@raglanartscentre.co.nz. Office open Mondays and Wednesdays.


See below for coming arts events and what's on in Raglan Whaingaroa

Raglan Creative Market at the Old School Arts Centre

A monthly creative market with the best of Raglan-Whaingaroa food, crafts and art. Seasonal organic produce, homemade pesto’s, and delicious kai. Exquisite woven flax-ware, funky kids accessories, original fashion clothing and jewellery. Paintings & photography, healing arts and entertainment.

To find out more about the Raglan Creative Market click on: Creative Market

Sarah Steed and Children's Clay
Raranga by Ruth

Contact the Old School Arts Centre

For more information on the Old School Arts Centre and the arts in Raglan Whaingaroa contact Jacqueline Anderson. Email info@raglanartscentre.co.nz or Phone (07) 825 0023.

Office open 10am to 2pm Mondays, and Wednesdays.

Drama Kids 2

Raranga by Ruth

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Check out the Raglan Whaingaroa Arts Calendar to find out what's on in Raglan or click on the day you want this month:

Or check out What's on in Raglan
Mosaic Panel 1
Mosaic Workshop

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The Old School Arts Centre is run by the local Raglan Whaingaroa arts chairty, the Raglan Community Arts Council, in a 19th century heritage building in Stewart St, Raglan, New Zealand. The Arts Council supports the arts in Raglan and acts as an umbrella organisation for Raglan arts groups and individuals involved in art and craft.

The Old School Arts Centre is used by the arts community and friends of the arts in Raglan, Whaingaroa, New Zealand for all sorts of art and craft from hip hop to felting. The Clay Shed, a community pottery is a very active part of the centre. The New Zealand edition of the Lonely Planet tourist guide describes the Old School Arts Centre as, "a community hub".

Buy online- 'THEN', the historic arts of Raglan Whaingaroa

This catalogue provides a taste of the historic arts of Raglan Whaingaroa as featured in the 'THEN' exhibition held at the Raglan Old School Arts Centre in 2007. You can buy it online or at the Old School Arts Centre in Stewart Street, Raglan. Front cover and sample pages shown below.

THEN Front Cover THEN Typical photo page THEN Typical text page

Description 16 pages, soft cover in colour and sepia, pages black and white photos and paintings with descriptions.
Cost $10 including GST, packing and postage anywhere in New Zealand.
Publisher Old School Arts Centre
Further Details  All enquiries to 07 825 0023 or info@raglanartscentre.co.nz

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Diving Figure Raranga by Ruth Mosaic Panel 1 Drama Kids 2 Mosaic Workshop

All material copyright to Raglan Community Arts Council unless acknowledged.

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