• 2014 Winner Tim by Henry Christian-Slane
  • Janet Frame
  • Lucy in her Green Dress
  • Rock Solid
  • Rt Hon Jenny Shipley, DNZM
  • Two Legends
  • Judy and Bill Williams
  • The Reverend Alexander Dasent, Vicar of St Mary’s


The New Zealand Portrait Gallery gives us perspectives on ourselves and our place in the world. It is home to a growing collection of portraits.

Our exhibitions include painting, sculpture, caricature, photography and new media. These portraits of members of our society spur us into thinking about what it means to be New Zealanders – perhaps even to wonder if there is a character that is peculiarly our own.

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Current Events
Upcoming Events
From 30 August 2014 until 21 September 2014,
From 25 September 2014 until 5 October 2014, Shed 11