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News | 7 May 2021

Friday Five: Your Mother’s Day Weekend sorted

Looking to spoil your mum this Mother’s Day but can’t think how? Here's are five fabulous ideas to help you…

Two young women and one older woman all sitting and smiling in front of 7 meerkats at Wellington Zoo.

1. Take mum to see the meerkats
Make Mother’s Day extra special this year by treating her to an Animal Experience at Wellington Zoo. Every Animal Experience helps the Zoo to care for the animals and supports their work to save wildlife and wild places. Check out their range of Close Encounters and Behind the Scenes Experiences on the Zoo's website.

2. Eat, Drink, Play this Mother's Day
Eat, Drink, Play is a delicious new 10 day festival with lots of exciting food, drink and entertainment experiences across the city. Why not take mum out for gin brunch, drag bingo or a Victorian High Tea! Check out the programme on the Eat, Drink Play website.

3. Take her on a spin on the Wellington Cable Car
All mums travel FREE on the Cable Car this Mother’s Day when accompanied by fare paying child or children. They are also giving away a Mother’s Day Gift Pack for those who share their Facebook event.

Photo from inside the Wellington Cable Car tunnel which is lit up bring pink with the cable car visible at the end of the tunnel.

4. Spoil her rotton! 
Make this Mother's Day a memorable one with one of these great gift and date ideas from WellingtonNZ – just remember to take all the credit! Check out the full list on their website.

5. Peruse the Harbourside Market 
Food is the key to a lot of people’s hearts. Take your mum to the oldest market in Wellington and enjoy the fresh culinary delights and beautiful locally grown produce. Find out more on the Harbourside Market website.