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


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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Upcoming Events
From 12 June 2014 until 24 August 2014, Shed 11