MUSIC & COMEDY
Bats Theatre, Kent Tce. PlayShop Live, Fridays until May 22, 9pm, tickets $15 from bats.co.nz. St Andrew’s, The Terrace. Wellington Chamber Music presents Russian, with conductor Rachel Hyde, Apr 10, 2.30pm, tickets at the door or eventfinda.co.nz.
THEATRE, FILM & DANCE
Bats Theatre, Kent Tce.
till Apr 9, 8.30pm, Tickets $15-$20 from bats.co.nz. Circa Theatre, Taranaki St.
till Apr 16, 7.30pm, tickets $25-$35 at circa.co.nz. Gryphon Theatre, Ghuznee Street, Wellington. Apr 6 till 16, excl Apr 11. Production times vary. To book, email email@example.com, or call 479 3393. Tickets prices are $25 waged, $20 unwaged, $20 for pre-paid groups of 10 or more. Kapiti Playhouse, Ruahine St, Paraparaumu. Apr 6 till 16, 8pm, Apr 10, 2pm, tickets $20-$22 from TicketDirect 902 9885. Mana Little Theatre, Plimmerton.
written by Dylan Thomas, shows: Apr 6 till 9, and Apr 13 till 16 at 8pm. Matinee, Apr 10, 3pm. Tickets: firstname.lastname@example.org or 021 0257 7648. Pataka, 17 Parumoana St, Porirua. Main exhibitions: Bob Jahnke – till May 15; George
till May Nuku – 15; Kelcy Taratoa –
till May 15. – two perspectives of Pauatahanui by Weaver Robyn Parker and painter PamMundell, till May 1. Page Blackie Gallery, Victoria St.
- Heather Straka, till Apr 22. Peter McLeavey Gallery, Cuba St.
– Laurence Aberhart, Yvonne Todd, Joel-Peter Witkin, Ava Seymour, Cass Power, Ben Caurchi and more, until Apr 16. Roar Gallery, cnr of Vivian and Victoria St. – Gordon Harris group exhibition, Apr 7 till May 3. Te Papa, Cable St. The Art of Remembrance – Max Gimblett, until May 22. Turnbull Gallery, National Library, Molesworth St.
until May 20. Victoria University, Faculty of Architecture, Vivian St.
until April 16. Capital E, Queens Wharf. Discover Dance with Java Dance, Thursdays, 10am, $5 per child. Cara’s Crafts, Wednesdays, 9.30am till 3.30pm, free. Cobham Court, Porirua. Food truck night market, last Thursday of every month, 5.30pm. Government House, Rugby St, Mt Cook. Free public tours, including exhibition, movie and guided walk through the house, bookings essential phone 382-0837 or visit gg.govt.nz. Hannah Playhouse, 12 Cambridge Tce, Wellington. a brand new show for children at Capital E National Theatre, Apr 16, 2pm. RSVP by Apr 13. Kiwi Room, North City Shopping Centre, Porirua. Women’s business network meeting. Monthly meeting for women who are in business or self-employed. Apr 15, 9am till 11am, $10. Topic: How a CRM can help your
EXHIBITIONS FAMILY & COMMUNITY
business grow. All welcome. Book via chrysalisforwomen.com. Mungavin Hall, lower Mungavin Ave, Porirua. Porirua Stroke Club meeting, every second Wednesday of the month, 10.30am. For information, phone Dennis on 236 8503. Ngatitoa Domain Hall, Mana. Ngatitoa Badminton Club social badminton season is open and runs every Monday night from 7.30pm till 9pm. $7 a night all welcome. Porirua Club, Lodge Pl, Porirua. Rotary Club of Porirua meets every Wednesday from 5.45pm. Next meeting, Apr 6. Porirua RSA, McKillop St, Porirua. Tai Chi, weekly each Monday, 11am till noon, for all ages and ability. Indoor bowls, weekly each Tuesday, 1pm till 3pm. Seniors Social Club, monthly, first pension Tuesday of the month, 11am till 1pm. All visitors welcome. Any enquiries contact 04 237 7695. Redwood School, Tawa. Redwood School’s 50th anniversary, Jul 1 and 2. All past staff, students, school committee, and parents welcome, plus members of the community. Info from the school, 04 232 7704. St Theresa’s School, James St, Plimmerton. School and community carnival, Apr 9, 11am till 3pm. Te Rauparaha Arena, Porirua. Weekly events: Musical Tots, Tuesdays, till Apr 12, 9.15am till 10am, Wednesdays, till Apr 13, 10.15am till 11am, $55 per child. Sporty Stars, Apr 12, 11am till 11.45am, $25 per child. Titahi Bay Community Church, Mana Avenue, Titahi Bay. Titahi Bay Horticultural Society’s April meeting, Apr 19, 7.30pm. Topic: Lizards in your Garden. All welcome. For info, email email@example.com. Waitangirua Mall car park, Waitangirua. Lions Club of Titahi Bay’s Porirua Saturday market, 4am till noon. Wellington Chocolate Factory, Eva St. Weekend tours, Saturdays 11am and Sundays 2pm, $15 from eventfinda.co.nz. 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. Whitby, WhitbyWalking Group. Every Sunday, 9am till 10am. Meet at Bernie Wood Artificial, Ascot Park. Paremata-Plimmerton v Avalon, Swindale Shield club rugby, Apr 6 mid-week game, 7.30pm. Ngatitoa Domain, Mana. ParemataPlimmerton v OBU, Swindale Shield club rugby, Apr 9, 2.45pm. AlexMoore Park, Johnsonville. Oriental-Rongotai v Northern United, Swindale Shield club rugby, Apr 6, 7.30pm. Kilbirnie Park, Kilbirnie. Poneke v Northern United, Swindale Shield club rugby, Apr 9, 2.45pm. Fraser Park Artificial, Lower Hutt. Upper Hutt Rams v Tawa, Swindale Shield club rugby, Apr 6, 7.30pm. Fraser Park, Lower Hutt. Tawa v Avalon, Swindale Shield club rugby, Apr 9, 2.45pm. Endeavour Park, Whitby. Western Suburbs vMiramar Rangers, Central League football, Apr 9, 2.30pm. David Farrington Park, Miramar. Miramar Rangers v Tawa, Capital Premier League football, Apr 9, 2.30pm. Naenae Park, Naenae. Randwick Kingfishers v St George Dragons, Wellington premier rugby league, Apr 9, 2.30pm. Porirua Vikings: Bye. Moonshine Motocross track, Bulls Run Rd, Upper Hutt. New Zealand Enduro championships, Apr 9; NZ Hard Enduro Series 2016, Apr 10. Te Rauparaha Arena, 17 Parumoana St, Porirua. Central Pulse vMainland Tactix, ANZ Championship netball, May 1, 4pm. Tickets from ticketdirect.co.nz. TSB Bank Arena, Queens Wharf, Wellington. ANZ championship netball, Central Pulse v Northern Mystics, April 18, 7.40pm. Tickets from ticketek.co.nz.
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