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The Best Things to Do in Wellington This Week

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By Concrete Playground
August 08, 2022
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By Concrete Playground
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  • Arts & Entertainment

    Bullet Train

    Brad Pitt's charisma, scene-stealing supporting players and spectacular stunt choreography help this assassins-on-a-train action-comedy mostly prove a blast.

  • Food & Drink

    Cinderella Ballet High Tea at QT

    Enjoy a selection of delicious delights fit for a princess.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Quiet Girl

    Tender, affecting and resonant, and filled with wonderful performances, this Gaelic-language coming-of-age drama tells a small tale with a big impact.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Whanau Marama: New Zealand International Film Festival 2022

    Movie lovers of Wellington, the film-watching version of Christmas is here.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Where the Crawdads Sing

    This 2018 bestseller jumps from the page to the screen, but proves as pristine and polished as a swampy southern gothic murder-mystery melodrama can be.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Harper Finn Live

    The New Zealand musician is celebrating the release of his debut EP — and you're invited to the party.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    The Black Phone

    Reteaming with his 'Sinister' director Scott Derrickson, Ethan Hawke is unnervingly excellent in this tense and eerie 70s-set horror film.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Art and Antipasto at Te Papa

    Because great art and good cheese go hand-in-hand.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Zealandia Day Tours

    Get out of the house and into a much-needed dose of nature, accompanied by birdsong from native creatures like takahē, kākā and little spotted kiwi.

  • Food & Drink

    St Johns Igloo Village

    Cosy up in one of St Johns' private igloo spaces this winter.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Te Whanganui-a-Tara

    This exciting and interactive new exhibition explores Wellington's cultural history.

  • Food & Drink

    Gnocchi Gnights

    Because what better way to celebrate Thursday than with a big, cheesy bowl of pillowy potato goodness?

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Glen Hayward: Wish You Were Here

    Glen Hayward's new exhibition asks the question: just because it's in a gallery, does that make it art?

  • Food & Drink

    Bubbles and Brunch

    With a spread of delicious pastries, fruit platters, cheeses and cocktails, St Johns' new brunch series is set to turn any Saturday into a special occasion.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Matarau

    Don't miss this timely exhibition which explores the role art has in helping us navigate turbulent times.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Paper Pals Aotearoa

    Wellington's CBD has just gotten got a heck of a lot cuter.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Paintvine 2022

    A stacked lineup of sessions this year includes life drawing, painting 'after dark' and even cabaret-themed 'Drag-vine'.

  • Arts & Entertainment

    Paintvine: After Dark

    Stay hydrated between brush strokes.

  • Travel & Leisure

    Koha Yoga

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

  • Food & Drink

    Eva Beva's $1 Chicken Wings

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

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