MTG Century Theatre
MTG Theatre is a modernist masterpiece designed by leading Hawke’s Bay architect Guy Natusch.
MTG Hawke’s Bay is at home in the heart of Napier, a place where people, objects and ideas meet.
MTG Theatre is a modernist masterpiece designed by leading Hawke’s Bay architect Guy Natusch. Built in 1977 as a concert chamber to commemorate Napier’s first century as a city the MTG Theatre is Hawke’s Bay’s premier mid-sized venue and a central part of the MTG complex.
MTG’s 330 tiered seat theatre provides an intimate setting for performing arts, film and lectures. The Theatre is home to Chamber Music New Zealand’s Hawke’s Bay concerts and the New Zealand International and Italian film festivals. It also hosts a wide range of other events throughout the year.
MTG Theatre is located in the Museum complex between the Marine Parade and Herschell Street, Napier. The evening entrances are located at 9 Herschell Street and on Marine Parade - which has wheelchair access.
The Theatre is an ideal venue to hold a conference, host a launch, deliver a lecture, screen a film, or host a music or theatrical event. The Theatre has been designed with chamber music concerts in mind and has a Steinway piano available for hire.