MUSIC & COMEDY
Old St Paul’s, Mulgrave St. Andrew London –
album launch, Feb 7, 5.30pm. Opera House, Manners St.
Feb 7, 7.30pm, tickets $57 from ticketek.co.nz. St Andrew’s, The Terrace. Paul Rosoman – organ recital, Feb 5, 5.15pm, free. Te Rauparaha Arena, 17 Parumoana St. Eclipse – Pink Floyd Tribute, Mar 19, 7.30pm, see eventfinder.co.nz for info. Bats Theatre, Kent Tce.
until Feb 6, 7.30pm, $14-$18. Tickets at bats.co.nz. Circa Theatre, Taranaki St.
by Java Dance, Feb 3 till Feb 14, various times, tickets $25-$35. Tickets from circa.co.nz. Opera House, Manners St.
Mar 21, 22, 23, 8pm. Tickets from Ticketek. St James Theatre, Courtenay Place. Feb 16, 7.30pm, and Feb 17, 2.30pm and 7.30pm, tickets $70-$80 from ticketek.co.nz. Space Place at Carter Observatory, Salamanca Rd, Kelburn. Fringe Festival performances, Feb 12 and 17 at 6.30pm and 8.30pm, Feb 29 and Mar 1 at Victoria University Memorial Theatre. Tickets $15-$20 at fringe.co.nz. Wellington Museum, Queens Wharf.
Fringe Festival puppet show, Feb 11 and 12, 4.30pm, Feb 13 and 14, 12.30pm and 4.30pm, free, bookings at fringe.co.nz. City Gallery, Civic Square.
– Gary Baigent, Rodney Charters and Robert Ellis in until Mar 13. Grayson Perry and Kushana Bush exhibition, until Mar 20. Camille Henrot, until Mar 23. Julian Dashper and Friends, until Apr 25. Embassy Theatre, Wellington.
produced by Matthew Barney and Laurenz Foundation, till Mar 19. NewZealand Portrait Gallery, Shed 11, Customhouse Quay. – Alan Pearson, until
THEATRE, FILM & DANCE
Up-to-date listings for events and shows. Want your event added? Email: email@example.com. Musicians from the New Zealand Portrait Gallery collection, until Feb 8. Pataka, 17 Parumoana St, Porirua. till Feb 7;
till Feb 7; Sam
till Feb 7; till Feb 13;
till Feb 7; Jacqui Colley – Jan 21 till Feb 13; – wayang kulit shadow puppets of Indonesia, Feb 5 till Mar 13; Bob Jahnke –
Feb 13 till May 15; George Nuku – Feb 21 till May 15; Kelcy Taratoa –
Feb 21 till May 15.
Mar 10, 7pm. Photospace Gallery, Courtenay Place. – Su Hendeles, until Feb 13.
- James Gilberd, until Feb 13. Te Papa, Wellington waterfront.
till Mar 28. Tickets from tepapastore.co.nz. Battle Hill Farm Forest Park, Pauatahanui. Valley Views and Hilltops, Mar 13; Little Sprouts Easter Country Fair, Mar 20. See gw.govt.nz/summerevents for details. Capital E, Queens Wharf. Discover Dance with Java Dance, Thursdays, 10am, $5 per child. Cara’s Crafts, Wednesdays, 9.30am till 3.30pm, free. City Gallery, Civic Square. Summer weekend tours, Saturdays and Sundays until Mar 20, 12.15pm till 12.45pm, free. Cobham Court, Porirua. Food Truck night market, last Thursday of every month, 5.30pm. Freyberg Beach, Oriental Pde. Love to Roll 2016, Frocks on Bikes, classy dress ride to Island Bay, Feb 14, noon. Pataka ,17 Parumoana St, Porirua.
Feb 27, 7.30pm; 10, 7pm. Plimmerton Boating Club, Plimmerton. Zonta Club Of Mana meets on the first Monday of the month from 6pm. Email tricaandJohn@xtra.co.nz for info. Porirua Club, Lodge Pl, Porirua. Rotary Club of Porirua meets every Wednesday from 5.45pm. Next meeting, Feb 3. Porirua RSA, McKillop St. Tai chi, each Monday 11am till noon, for all ages and abilities. Indoor bowls, each Tuesday, 1pm till 3pm. Prosser St, Elsdon. SPCA desexing caravan, till mid Feb. Appointments required. Text or call 021 810 151, or email firstname.lastname@example.org for info. Donation. Space Place at Carter Observatory, Salamanca Rd, Kelburn. Summer school holiday activities, until Feb 7, 11am till 4pm daily, visit museumswellington.org.nz/spaceplace for details. St Andrew’s Church, Steyne Ave, Plimmerton. Shrove Tuesday Pancake Races, Feb 9. Registration 9.45am, racing starts 10am. Tawa Community Centre, Main Rd. Arthritis New Zealand group clinic, Feb 15. Info from the community centre. Tawa College adult education new beginners yoga class, Monday mornings from 10.15am till 11am, starting Feb 15. Tawa Countdown, Tawa. Safer Plates around the city, replace the regular screws with a tamper resistant variety, Feb 13, 10am till 2pm. Te Rauparaha Park, Porirua city centre. Festival of the Elements, Feb 6. Music, entertainment, food and activities. Te Rauparaha Arena, 17 Parumoana St, Porirua. Baby Gym, Feb 22, 29 and Mar 7, 16, 23, 30, 11.15am till noon, $21 per child. Musical Tots, Tuesdays, Feb 23 till Apr 12, 9.15am till 10am, Wednesdays, Feb 24 till Apr 13, 10.15am till 11am, $55 per child. Groovy Movers, Feb 23, Mar 1, 8, and 15, 11am till 11.45am, $25 per child. Sporty Stars, Mar 22, 29, Apr 5, and 12, 11am till 11.45am, $25 per child. Titahi Bay Community Church Hall, 25 Mana Avenue, Titahi Bay. Titahi Bay Horticultural Society’s first meeting of the year, Feb 16, 7.30pm. Trentham Memorial Park, Barton Rd, Heretaunga. British Car Day, Feb 14, 10am till 3pm, $5 per car, and gold coin entry. Profits toWellington Free Ambulance. Waitangirua Mall car park, Waitangirua. Lions Club of Titahi Bay’s Porirua Saturday market, 4am till noon. Wellington Museum, Queens Wharf. Ship ‘n’ Chip Tour – Voyage through Wellington Museum’s nautical history, then take a trip to Matiu Somes Island for a fish ‘n’ chips lunch. Tour runs daily, weekdays 11am till 3.45pm, weekends 11am till 2pm, $49 adults, $37 children. Wellington Zoo, Daniell St, Newtown. Zoo Twilights – Experience the zoo after hours including evening talks, Feb 10, 17 and 24, 5pm till 8pm. Valentine’s Night at Wellington Zoo – themed animal talks, gourmet food and wine hampers available and live music from The Ratbags, Feb 14, 5pm till 8.30pm, standard entrance fee or $145-$165 to include hamper, book at wellingtonzoo.com. Whitby. WhitbyWalking Group, every Sunday, 9am till 10am. Meet at Whitby shopping centre car park. Everyone welcome. For info, call 234 7700. Whitford Brown Community Trust Hall, Titahi Bay. Lions Club of Titahi Baymeets first and third Monday of every month at 7pm. Wrights Hill Fortress, Wrights Hill Rd, Karori. Waitangi Day Open Day, Feb 6, 10am till 4pm, $3-$5 cash only, sausage sizzle and soft drinks.
EXHIBITIONS FAMILY & COMMUNITY
Basin Reserve, Mt Cook. New Zealand v Australia – 1st test, Feb 12 till 16, 10.30am till 5.30pm, tickets $5-35 or $95 five-day pass from ticketek.co.nz. Frank Kitts Park, Jervois Quay. Round the Bays – Half Marathon, 10km, 6.5km Fun Run/Walk, 6.5km BuggyWalk, Feb 21, to enter visit cignaroundthebays.co.nz. Fraser Park, Lower Hutt. Porirua City United v Hutt Valley Dodgers, premier men’s softball, Feb 5, 4pm. Hataitai Park, Wellington. Para Plim women v Miramar, premier women’s softball, Feb 6, 1.30pm. Linden Park, Linden. Premier reserve cricket, North City v Victoria University, Feb 13 from 11am. Tawa Recreation Centre, 38 Duncan St, Tawa. Floorball fun nights in Feb. Come along and try it out. Feb 4 and 11, 4pm till 5.30pm, $2 entry. League starts Feb 18.