3. Kia Mau Festival
The Kia Mau festival kicks off this Friday 4 June with an incredible programme of contemporary Indigenous live performances and experiences at theatres around Te Ūpoko o te Ika a Maui (Wellington).
Find out more on the Kia Mau website.
4. Get hands-on at HandMade
From macrame to bookbinding to infusing your own gin, the annual HandMade festival invites you to get creative and hands-on this Queen's Birthday Weekend.
With nearly 50 workshops in a jam-packed programme, it's a great opportunity to learn new skills with some of Wellington’s most influential creative minds.
Get in quick and book your tickets now!
5. Take home a work of art
The NZ Art Show is back in Wellington this weekend for its 18th year! Be inspired by bold and beautiful art from more than 150 artists across Aotearoa, and then take your favourites home.
All art is available to buy for under $5,000, with the average price $650, or you can simply explore and enjoy. Book your tickets now on the NZ Art Show website or at the door.