The Pātaka Friends Art Awards is an annual exhibition that is made up of entries from artists working or studying in Porirua and produced in the 12 months leading up to the exhibition. Artists working in the areas of photography, ceramics, painting and sculpture have featured strongly in previous years, but all manner of media can be used.
20 August: Deadline for registration/entry form
6 September: Opening and announcement of awards
7 September: Exhibition open to the public
7 October: Viewer’s Choice Award announcement
Prizes for this year's art awards include: