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Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. For the full lowdown: kapimananews.co.nz. On today TENUOUS, Peter Trevelyan explores geometry, drawing and triangulation. For this show he has created a large, wall-mounted, geometric structure meticulously crafted from graphite pencil leads. At Pataka till November 19.
PLIMMERTON - A COLOURFUL HISTORY, From Taupo Pa, arrival of the railway, weekend resort and beach baches to the birth of a village, war years, fires galore, skeletons and rusty pistols, Plimmerton has had a fascinating past. At Pataka till November 11.
MANA LITTLE THEATRE presents Third Week in August by Peter Gor- don, August 29 – September 1, 8pm. Bookings essential, phone 233 8087. Saturday, September 1 FLOWER SHOW, Titahi Bay Horticultural Society hosts its annual spring flower show at Paremata School hall 1pm-5pm, and Sunday 10am-3.30pm. Exhibitors from all over Porirua city, with others from lower North Island. Julie Burgess from the Whitby Floral Art Club will give a Floral Art demonstration at 2pm on Saturday and there will be a display of spinning and knitting by the Tawa Spinners and Weavers on Sunday.
PAPER ARTS, Stock up on all your card making, scrapbooking and other paper crafts craft supplies and enjoy demonstrations and hands-on activities. The Wellington Paper Arts & Crafts Show, 10am till 4pm, Te Rauparaha Arena.
VECTOR Wellington Orchestra, Wellington Town Hall, 7.30pm. The Toy Box, featuring Haydn’s Symphony No 60 in C major, Il Distratto, Chris Gendall’s Triple Concerto and Debussy’s The Toy Box (La boite a joujoux). Free pre-concert talk by Marc Taddei, 6.30pm. Tickets from Ticketek. Wednesday, September 5 DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, The Mariner, Whitehouse Road, Titahi Bay. Live story telling, music and comedy with storyteller Holly Gooch and saxophonist Jenni Bedford. From 7.30pm, $2 entry. Nibbles provided. All women welcome. Thursday, September 6 DIFFERENT VOICES, Sixty works from 16 community art groups from around the country, hosted by Arts Access Aotearoa. At Pataka until September 23. Friday, September 7 STRING QUARTET, The New Zealand String Quartet, Beethoven’s late string quartets at St Mary of the Angels Church in Wellington. Programme 5, Sept 7 (by candlelight); Programme 6, Sept 8. Both at 6.30pm. Saturday, September 8 HOBNAIL plays at Meow in Wellington City in support of latest album, Baggage.
Tuesday, September 18
FILM NIGHT fundraiser for Pauatahanui Pre-school is a screening of comedy-drama Your Sister’s Sister, starring Emily Blunt and Mark Duplass, at Light House Pauatahanui. Tickets $ 25 from the preschool office. Spot prizes and a raffle. Screening at 7.30pm. Every Thursday MEDITATION CLASSES, Pataka Museum education area, 7pm8.30pm. Modern Buddhism Course. Until September 6. Suggested donation $10. Enquiries to: email@example.com.