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Matariki ki Pōneke

Nau mai, haere mai. We invite you to Matariki ki Pōneke, to celebrate the Māori New Year. Enjoy a stunning free whānau experience, with a fabulous Matariki Fireworks display at 7.15pm on Friday 24 June (postponement dates: Saturday 25 or Sunday 26 June - we'll post updates on our social media channels).

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Out in the pool

Out in the pool

Sun 6 Feb 2022 - Sun 4 Dec
Keith Spry Pool, Wellington

We're excited to announce that our 'Out in the Pool Party' sessions are now regular monthly sessions for all queer, transgender, gender diverse and non-binary folks. These sessions will be held on the first Sunday of ...

Hilma af Klint: The Secret Paintings Virtual Tour (Online)

Hilma af Klint: The Secret Paintings Virtual Tour (Online)

Mon 11 Apr - Sat 31 Dec
Virtual Location, Virtual

Free event

Wish you could see The Secret Paintings again? Enter our Virtual Tour here > https://bit.ly/3LOx4X0 From the comfort of home, take a self-guided visit and encounter the wonder of Hilma af Klint: The Secret Paintings ...

Glow in the Dark Titiwai Tours - New Zealand Glow Worms

Glow in the Dark Titiwai Tours - New Zealand Glow Worms

Fri 29 Apr - Fri 23 Sep
Wellington Botanic Garden, Wellington

A fascinating tour into the world of titiwai, New Zealand's glow worm. This outdoor night-time tour takes about one hour and is designed for children 7 years and older. Parents, please use your discretion. Meet at ...

Hendrix Hennessy-Ropiha/Dayle Palfreyman: Tilia

Hendrix Hennessy-Ropiha/Dayle Palfreyman: Tilia

Sat 30 Apr - Sun 14 Aug
City Gallery Wellington, Wellington

Hendrix Hennessy-Ropiha (Ngāti Kahungunu, Ngāti Raukawa) and Dayle Palfreyman are early-career artists from Te Whanganui-a-Tara. Both establish psychologically-charged encounters that connect us with things felt, lost, ...

Matarau

Matarau

Sat 30 Apr - Sun 14 Aug
City Gallery Wellington, Wellington

Free event

Awareness of time, place and experience all drive the work of the artists featured in Matarau. The word Matarau refers to a multi-pronged spear used for fishing and eeling by early Māori. As a hunter or wayfinder ...

Tai Timu! Tai Pari! The Tide Ebbs, the Tide Flows

Tai Timu! Tai Pari! The Tide Ebbs, the Tide Flows

Sat 30 Apr - Sun 14 Aug
City Gallery Wellington, Wellington

Free event

Tai Timu! Tai Pari! brings together a collection of recent artists’ film and video from Aotearoa New Zealand, curated by Shannon Te Ao in collaboration with CIRCUIT Artist Moving Image Aotearoa New Zealand. Originally ...

Ngā Taniwha o Mua

Ngā Taniwha o Mua

Mon 9 May - Thu 30 Jun
Capital E, Wellington

Free event

Explore the Ngāi Tara Māori legend of Ngake & Whātaitai with your tamariki in our latest play activation, Ngā Taniwha o Mua. Capital E’s play space has been transformed into Pōneke harbour from a time long ago. ...

Glen Hayward: Wish You Were Here

Glen Hayward: Wish You Were Here

Sat 14 May - Sun 11 Sep
City Gallery Wellington, Wellington

Free event

Glen Hayward’s work blends carving, painting and conceptualism to snare the viewer in a standoff around what is real or illusionary, art or not art, profound or absurd. Wish You Were Here focuses on his projects of the ...

Fairy Tale Adventures

Fairy Tale Adventures

Sat 14 May - Sat 3 Dec
Capital E, Wellington

Free event

Together with your tamariki we will tell fairytale favourites with a twist! See classic fairy tales come to life with your suggestions! Will Cinderella find the porridge that is too hot? Or will Rapunzel get a haircut? ...

Calligratherapy - Conscious Chinese Calligraphy

Calligratherapy - Conscious Chinese Calligraphy

Sun 15 May - Sun 31 Jul
Toi Pōneke Arts Centre, Wellington

15 may - 31 july 10 week course - $150 sundays 1:30pm - 3:00pm Studio 30/Community room “Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in eternal awareness or pure consciousness without objectification, knowing ...