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Upcoming Events in Wellington

Summer Sounds

24 Nov 2018 (Sat) - 9 Mar 2019 (Sat)

Aro Park, Aro Street, Wellington

Wellington is a hothouse of talent! Summer Sounds are coming to Aro Park.

Ship 'N Chip Tour

14 Dec 2018 (Fri) - 11 Mar 2019 (Mon)

Wellington Museum, 3 Jervois Quay, Queens Wharf, Wellington

Explore Wellington on and off shore, from its islands to its icons. Begin the day with a guided tour through Wellington Museum.
For lunch, indulge in a classic kiwi favourite, fish’n’chips, before setting sail across the harbour to visit Matiu/Somes Island, where you’ll be free to explore at your leisure before returning to the city.

Tours begin at 11am, and return at 3.45pm (optional return at 2pm on the weekends).

Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality

16 Jan 2019 (Wed) - 22 Apr 2019 (Mon)

Te Papa, 55 Cable St, Wellington

Terracotta Warriors: Guardians of Immortality offers you a rare opportunity to have an intimate and immersive encounter with some of the remarkable ancient terracotta warriors.
For more than 2,000 years, they secretly guarded the tomb of Qin Shihuang, China’s First Emperor.

Discovered by chance in 1974, the underground army is one of the greatest ever archaeological finds – and regarded by some as an eighth wonder of the world.

This landmark exhibition features eight warriors standing 180 centimetres tall, and two full-size horses from the famous terracotta army – as well as two half-size replica bronze horse-drawn chariots.

Summer Pop-up Village

16 Jan 2019 (Wed) - 3 Mar 2019 (Sun)

Pop-up Village Taranaki Wharf, Taranaki St, Wellington, Wellington

Every summer the Wellington waterfront is filled with a unique splash of local design.
Discover a collection of containers featuring local designers on Taranaki St Wharf (near Te Papa).

Talented entrepreneurs, artists, and makers with everything from pop-up gift cards to resin jewelry & art prints. Follow your visit with an ice cream or coffee on the waterfront.

Most shops open between 10am and 4pm when the weather is fine. Open to public from 1st December 2018 - 3rd March 2019.

Hamlet - Summer Shakespeare

15 Feb 2019 (Fri) - 2 Mar 2019 (Sat)

The Dell, Wellington Botanic Gardens, 101 Glenmore St, Wellington

Hamlet is one of Shakespeare’s most dynamic plays, built around its compelling, chameleon-like central character. Our production of Hamlet will feature a woman, Stevie Hancox-Monk, in the eponymous lead role.
Part-ghost story, part-thriller, part-dark comedy, Hamlet moves at a breakneck pace towards a tragic conclusion. An innovative new interpretation of one of the world’s most enduring stories, Summer Shakespeare’s Hamlet is the perfect opportunity to experience the Bard at its best over a family-friendly picnic in the beautiful Dell, Wellington Botanic Gardens.

Kaia the Kākā – Family Adventure In Nature

19 Feb 2019 (Tue) - 31 Mar 2019 (Sun)

Central Park, Brooklyn Rd, Wellington

“Come and help me and my chicks in Central Park! Kraaark!”
Head to the park for a free, wild adventure, using your smartphone & Facebook Messenger. Search for clues, discover hidden artworks, send kaia photos & answer her questions to save the day!

Start at the map sign at the main gates – then you’re off on a race against time to help Kaia and her chicks at various points around Central Park.

You’ll need:
- Mobile phone, tablet, or device that has mobile data and can take photos
- Facebook Messenger installed on that device
- An adult to accompany children, and manage them in Facebook Messenger
- A snack & water is also handy to keep you going.

How to start the free adventure at Central Park:
- Turn smartphone mobile data ‘on‘
- Open Facebook Messenger
- Search for “Kaia the Kākā“
- Type ‘hello‘ to get started!

The Performance Arcade

21 Feb 2019 (Thu) - 3 Apr 2019 (Wed)

Wellington Waterfront, Wellington

The Performance Arcade is returning to Wellington Waterfront for its 2019 festival of live art and music. Running over two weekends, the festival is an accessible and free event for all.
As an award-winning event, The Performance Arcade brings together Live Art, Music and Performance on Wellington Waterfront. Expect an exciting and diverse program of art, live music and performance, installed within a special architectural arrangement of shipping containers creating innovative new space for performance and arts presentation. This is a unique, temporary space showcasing both NZ and International artists.

Now in its ninth year, The Performance Arcade has become an anticipated and acclaimed event that defines Wellington's creativity and innovation. This miniature festival offers new encounters between artists and public, creating a vibrant hub that activates the city and exposes communities to new ideas and cultural perspectives.

Come for a stroll along the waterfront and experience a diverse selection of live art, performance, installation and audio visual art works. The Performance Arcade is open day and night from 10am – 11pm with a full programme of events running across the festival.

Jim Beam Homegrown

23 Mar 2019 (Sat)

Wellington Waterfront, Wellington

Celebrating its 12th year, the Jim Beam Homegrown festival is back on Saturday, March 23rd and ready to take it to the next level!
The Wellington Waterfront will come alive with carnival rides, markets, 5 stages and 42 of NZ's favourite acts, as Homegrown delivers Kiwi music's biggest party this summer!

1st Lineup is out now!
Check out all the details here: https://www.homegrown.net.nz

Nashville Live

8 Apr 2019 (Mon)

The Opera House, 111 - 113 Manners Street, Wellington

For the very first time in New Zealand, Nashville Live is set to transport country music fans right into the heart of downtown Nashville, celebrating the atmosphere and energy of an evening in the home of country music.
Featuring LIVE some of the hottest country musicians, prepare be taken back to the Grand Old Opry and through the country music history featuring songs from Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton to Carrie Underwood and Garth Brooks.

In the style of a ‘live radio broadcast’ and with a setlist of 44 hit songs including Folsom Prison Blues, Crazy, Jolene and The Gambler, this trip through country music’s greatest moments is an evening not to be missed.

Tim Minchin - Back Tour

18 Apr 2019 (Thu) - 19 Apr 2019 (Fri)

Michael Fowler Centre, 111 Wakefield Street, Wellington

Tim Minchin, internationally renowned award-winning musician, comedian, actor, writer and composer, is coming to Wellington.
Minchin has been celebrated globally for writing the music and lyrics for “Matilda the Musical”, which has gone on to become one of the most acclaimed musicals of the last 20 years, winning a record 7 Olivier Awards, 13 Helpmann Awards and 5 Tony Awards. It continues to run in the West End and has already played in over 50 cities worldwide including a spectacular season in Auckland in 2017.

Norah Jones

24 Apr 2019 (Wed)

TSB Arena, Queens Wharf, Wellington

Frontier Touring are thrilled to announce the long-awaited return to Australia and New Zealand of one of the USA’s most critically acclaimed singer/songwriters – nine-time Grammy winner Norah Jones.
The ‘Come Away With Me’ singer will perform three intimate headline dates in Sydney, Melbourne and Hobart in April 2019, as well as five shows in New Zealand. These will be the beguiling pianist and vocalist’s first performances in Australia in six years – and 14 years in New Zealand!

Cats

3 May 2019 (Fri) - 6 May 2019 (Mon)

Michael Fowler Centre, 111 Wakefield Street, Wellington

One of the world’s best-loved musicals, Cats, will embark on its most extensive tour of New Zealand ever in 2019.
Cats is based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot. The musical tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night they make what is known as "the Jellicle choice" and decide which cat will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new life.

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Gilmer Apartment Hotel Wellington

10 Gilmer Terrace Wellington 6011 New Zealand
Reservations call 0508 444 5637 or (04) 978 1400
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