• The Reverend Alexander Dasent, Vicar of St Mary’s
  • Dame Kiri te Kanawa
  • 2014 Winner Tim by Henry Christian-Slane
  • Hans by Freeman White
  • Ian Mune by Daniel Rose
  • Portrait of Betty Rhind
  • Sydney L Thompson
  • Ian McGibbin
  • Colin McCahon, Partridge Street by Gordon H.Brown
  • Janet Frame
  • Marriage Portrait RJ Kelly
  • Peter Briscoe, 2015, oil on linen by Gavin Hurley
  • Lucy in her Green Dress


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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From 12 March 2015 until 31 May 2015, New Zealand Portrait Gallery
From 1 April 2015 until 22 June 2015, Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings