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April 2022

Matarau – City Gallery

Big on scale and ambition, explore the contemporary Maōri art of City Gallery Wellington Te Whare Toi’s latest exhibition, ‘Matarau’.

Curated by Walters Prize-winner Shannon Te Ao, the works that make up ‘Matarau’ respond to our turbulent times, exploring art’s role in our navigation of life’s complexities.

Accompanying the exhibition is ‘Tai Timu! Tai Pari!’ - a collection of film works drawing from indigenous histories and discourse.

‘Matarau’ and ‘Tai Timu! Tai Pari!’ - on now at City Gallery Wellington in Te Ngakau Civic Square. ...
30 Apr - 14 Aug
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
City Gallery
Free entry
May 2022

Too Much Hair @ BATS

A new musical cabaret about gender euphoria for Thems, Femmes, Mens and everyone in-between.

May 24 - June 3

Tickets: $25

From 7:15pm ...
24 May - 03 Jun
7:15 pm
BATS Theatre

Late Night at The Dowse: New Zealand Music Month

Dive into The Dowse in this after-hours exploration of our latest shows. In celebration of New Zealand Music Month, we’ll be pumping up the volume and passing the mic.

Wednesday May 25, 6 – 9pm

6pm Exhibitions open, bar and tunes

6.30 – 7.30pm: Karaoke Contest, hosted by Suzanne Tamaki

6 – 9pm: Visit Samuel Te Kani for a tarot reading focused on work, money and careers

Also 6 – 9pm: Drop-in freeform mark making and clay creation. Take inspiration from Janna van Hasselt and make your own artwork


Register at: ...
25 May
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt

Unity Books and Old St Paul’s presents: The Curse of Frankenstein

Unshackle your inner monster and lurch toward Thorndon for a night of pure magic and sinister curiosities at the Gothic film event and costume party of the year!

In association with Unity Books, Old St Paul’s presents the 1957 Hammer horror, The Curse of Frankenstein, live on the big screen at one of Wellington's most iconic heritage venues; this cinema experience is not to be missed.

Dress as a monster and win an INCREDIBLE prize. For tickets and more information head to Eventbrite. Tickets start at $20. Get yours . . . before it’s too late.

28 May
6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Old St Pauls
34 Mulgrave Street, Wellington
$20 - $25


Wellington sound weavers Metrosideros and Miss Leading are set to traverse new terrains of trip hop with the Trip Hop Renaissance gig!

Influenced by the diverse range of Bristol’s trip hop scene and beyond, nostalgic, romantic beats will fill the two/fiftyseven space on Victoria Street on Saturday, May 28th.

Don’t miss Trip Hop Renaissance with Metrosideros and Miss Leading, live at two/fiftyseven on Saturday May 28th. Grab your tickets now from ...
28 May
7:00 pm
Level 2, 57 Willis Street, Te Aro, Wellington, 6011

Parrotdog Presents: DARTZ live at Parrotdog Bar

After a handful of postponements due to COVID, Parrotdog and DARTZ are pleased to be announcing their show together.

With influence firmly drawn from with the boozy and anthemic Kiwi pub rock of yesteryear, DARTZ have gained a reputation up and down Aotearoa for their high-energy, rark-heavy live set.

Entry is free, but capacity is limited so get down quick to ensure a spot in the mosh.

Parrotdog Bar, Nice. ...
28 May
9:00 pm
Parrotdog Bar
60-66 Kingsford Smith Street, Lyall Bay, Wellington
June 2022

Mako Road – Stranger Days

At long last Mako Road are bringing their Stranger Days Album Release Tour to Wellington.

Known for their infectious grooves and killer live show, Mako Road are excited to be back playing live for their fans.
Featuring songs such as Surfing On Mars, Don’t Keep Me Waiting and Helicopter, this is sure to be one epic party.
Head to Ticketmaster to grab your tickets before they sell out! ...
05 Jun
8:00 pm - 11:50 pm
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