About Us
Creative Mercury Bay, known as CMB, is a Whitianga based charitable arts trust formed in 2012 to meet the growing need for arts events, workshops and infrastructure in the Mercury Bay area.

Our Vision

Mercury Bay - a whole community celebrating and fostering creativity


Our Mission

To develop and nurture enjoyment, participation and education in the arts, and to contribute towards building a sustainable arts infrastructure in our community

We do this by

  • facilitating and encouraging active participation and education in the arts
  • facilitating quality local and visiting performances and exhibitions
  • collaborating with other local community artists, local and regional arts organisations and local government to further develop arts resources and venues in the community
  • contributing to the effective communication, cooperation and collaboration between Mercury Bay arts organisations and Peninsula wide arts organisations
  • contributing to the establishment of a district arts strategy for the Coromandel Peninsula

The Trust currently consists of four trustees, seven sub-committee members, three professional advisors and our five patrons. All volunteer their time and skills to Creative Mercury Bay.

Thanks to our sponsors and funders