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Welcome To Heretaunga Players


We are a non-profit community theatre society based in Upper Hutt, New Zealand. We were established in 1949 and we’re still going strong!

The Heretaunga Players Studio is located at 52 Ward Street, Trentham, Upper Hutt 5018, New Zealand and our postal address is PO Box 40108, Upper Hutt 5140, New Zealand. A map and the rest of our contact details are at the base of this page. If you are interested in becoming a member check out how to Join Us either as active members or as a friend of the Heretaunga Players.

Our third production for 2017 is Boeing Boeing written by Marc Camoletti and directed by Lyn Tunnicliffe. The play is scheduled to run from 16 – 25 November, with auditions on 17 September at 3pm. For full details check out the Auditions and Current & Future Shows pages.

Please take the time to look through rich history of previous productions on the Past Shows page and if you want to leave a comment on any of our shows you’ve seen please do so on our on Facebook!

We look forward to seeing you either in the audience or as a new member.


25 Aug


The end-of-year show for 2018 will be 'Going, Going, Gone' by John Peel, directed by Lyn Tunnicliffe...
First show in 2018
31 Aug

First show in 2018

The first show in 2018 will be the 1-act play "The fat lady sings in Little Grimley" by David Tristr...
Acclaim for George’s Corporate Jungle
31 Aug

Acclaim for George’s Corporate Jungle

Our mid-year production "George's Corporate Jungle" written and directed by Andrew Tait was a great ...

Current Show

Past Shows



Rose and I loved this play. Doug and Mike were fabulous and the set was awesome. We love the intimacy of the theatre. Great production – wel...
Dirty Dog
Great play, really enjoyed it, filled with thrill and suspense!
Congratulation’s to the Cast & Crew of this Production, Really enjoyed the performance on opening night.
Joseph Mika-Hunt
We came along to the opening night of Gosforth’s Fete.. it was just great…congratulations to all those on the stage..and behind it. John an...
John & Norah Hollick
Wild Goose Chase
I went to see Wild Goose Chase. First time to a repertory theatre. It was excellent. All of the actors were captivating in how they played t...
John O’Donoghue
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