HBAF 2022 - UKU Clay Ceramics Awards 2022

Join us for the much-anticipated return of Uku Clay Hawke’s Bay – the Biennial National Ceramics Exhibition. Hosted by Arts Inc. Heretaunga, Uku Clay Hawke’s Bay is a feast for avid ceramics enthusiasts, featuring some of the best clay works from our region and around New Zealand.

Incredibly diverse and thought-provoking, Uku provides an opportunity for ceramic artists across all cultures and communities to exhibit together, celebrating their shared love of clay. The exhibition showcases a mixture of unique objects, many different methods of making and firing techniques.

Uku is thrilled to announce New Plymouth artist Paul Maseyk as the selector for this, the third Biennial National Ceramics Exhibition. Paul creates highly decorated, complex ceramic works that are held in many public art galleries and collections around New Zealand and internationally.

Paul will announce the winners at the official opening of the Uku Clay Hawke’s Bay National Ceramics Award on Friday 7th October.

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Ticket Types

Opera House tickets have NUMBERED SEATING
(A Reserve, or B Reserve Sections)
All other tickets are GENERAL ADMISSION

Concession: Gold Card Holders, Community Service Card Holders & Full Time Students with ID
Child: 12 Years & Under (selected shows only)


All Ages


Mon Oct 3rd9:30 - 16:00
Tue Oct 4th9:30 - 16:00
Wed Oct 5th9:30 - 16:00
Thu Oct 6th9:30 - 16:00
Fri Oct 7th9:30 - 16:00
Sat Oct 8th10:00 - 14:00
Mon Oct 10th9:30 - 16:00
Tue Oct 11th9:30 - 16:00
Wed Oct 12th9:30 - 16:00
Thu Oct 13th9:30 - 16:00
Fri Oct 14th9:30 - 16:00
Sat Oct 15th10:00 - 14:00
Mon Oct 17th9:30 - 16:00
Tue Oct 18th9:30 - 16:00
Wed Oct 19th9:30 - 16:00
Thu Oct 20th9:30 - 16:00
Fri Oct 21st9:30 - 16:00
Sat Oct 22nd10:00 - 14:00
Mon Oct 24th9:30 - 16:00
Tue Oct 25th9:30 - 16:00
Wed Oct 26th9:30 - 16:00
Thu Oct 27th9:30 - 16:00
Fri Oct 28th9:30 - 16:00
Sat Oct 29th10:00 - 14:00


Hastings Community Arts Centre

If you have any issues buying your tickets, please contact the festival office on 06 651 2487 between the hours of 9am – 4pm or email the team

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