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The Best Things to Do in Wellington This Week

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By Concrete Playground
January 24, 2022
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Belle

    Taking 'Beauty and the Beast' into cyberspace, this vivid and inventive Japanese animation serves up a bold and dazzling take on the familiar fairytale.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Nightmare Alley

    Starring Bradley Cooper and Cate Blanchett, this mesmerisingly dark carnival noir is one of filmmaker Guillermo del Toro's very best features.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Gold

    This Australian-made thriller gives Zac Efron his turn at surviving the blistering outback, playing a stranger who spots a glistening nugget in a dystopian future.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Spencer

    Kristen Stewart turns in a career-best performance as the People's Princess in this bold and enthralling slice-of-life biopic.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The 355

    A dream international cast leads this female-fronted spy action flick, but even Jessica Chastain, Lupita Nyong'o and Penélope Cruz can't stop the globe-hopping result from being oh-so-basic.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    King Richard

    Will Smith turns in an attention-grabbing performance as Venus and Serena Williams' father in this stirring drama about the two tennis stars' childhood.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Scream

    Ghostface is back for another stab, this time attacking a new bunch of teens, in the horror franchise that definitely still loves scary movies.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Gardens Trail Tour

    Lose yourself in the city's stunning Botanic Garden, seeking out ethereal sculptures, curious creatures and evocative soundscapes.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The King's Man

    The 'Kingsman' franchise gets a World War I-set prequel that no one asked for.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    House of Gucci

    This supremely soapy recounting of the Gucci family's 70s, 80s and 90s-era dramas is worth seeing for Lady Gaga's fantastic performance alone.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Ghostbusters: Afterlife

    There’s something bland and tedious in this neighbourhood: an empty reboot haunted by easy nostalgia.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Lost Daughter

    Actor-turned-filmmaker Maggie Gyllenhaal makes a bold directorial debut, bringing Elena Ferrante's novel to the screen with an exceptional performance by Olivia Colman.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Destination Mars

    Show off to your date, friends or colleagues that you've got what it takes to save the day.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Wellington Summer Sampler

    The circus is coming to the capital and you're all invited.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Paintvine: After Dark

    Stay hydrated between brush strokes.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Hilma af Klint: The Secret Paintings

    The exhibition broke attendance records at The Guggenheim in New York during its run in 2019.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Ugo Rondinone: Vocabulary of Solitude

    Not one for your coulrophobic friends, this rainbow-hued clown-filled exhibition is best viewed on a sunny day.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Rita Angus: New Zealand Modernist/He Ringatoi Hou o Aotearoa

    The landmark exhibition will showcase over 70 works from one of the country's most famous female artists.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Zealandia Twilight Tours

    Escape rush hour and welcome dusk with a cacophony of birdsongs from native creatures like takahē, kākā and little spotted kiwi.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Koha Yoga

    Exercise your mind, body and soul (and support the local community) for pocket change.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Hilma af Klint: The Secret Paintings

    The exhibition will feature more than 100 paintings, including colourful works that stand more than three metres tall.

  • Food & Drink

    Eva Beva's $1 Chicken Wings

    Dig out your loose change for this weekly chicken happy hour.

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