MUSIC & COMEDY
Michael Fowler Centre, Wakefield St. The Big Sing gala concert, June 8 and 9, 7pm, tickets $10-$16 at ticketek.co.nz. VK’s Comedy & Blues Bar, Dixon St. The Medicine Stand-up Comedy, Wednesdays, 8pm till 10pm, $5-$10 at the door. Michael Fowler Centre, Wakefield St. The Big Sing gala concert, June 8 and 9, 7pm, tickets $10-$16 at ticketek.co.nz. Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hill St, Thorndon. Touches of Sweet Harmony – a choral celebration of the music and friendship of Gustav Holst and Ralph VaughanWilliams, June 17, 7.30pm, tickets $10-$15 at eventfinda.co.nz or at the door. St Ninian’s, Karori Rd. Karori Classics with Anna van der Zee and Douglas Mews – Mozart and Schubert, June 10, 7.00pm, $10-$20, children free. Circa Theatre, Taranaki St.
till June 18, tickets $33-46 from circa.co.nz. Mana Little Theatre, Plimmerton. The Complete Works ofWilliam Shakespeare (abridged), June 15 till 25, 8pm, also June 19, 3pm. For bookings call 021 025 77648 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Te Whaea: National Dance and Drama Centre, Hutchison Rd, Newtown. Dying For It, directed by John Bolton, June 15 till 22, 7pm, tickets $15-$25 from toiwhakaari.ac.nz. Hotel Europa, directed by Anna Marbrook, June 15 till 22, 7pm, tickets $15-$25 from toiwhakaari.ac.nz. Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University, Kelburn Pde.
– group show curated by Stephen Cleland, till Jul 17. Bartley + Company Art, Ghuznee St. Contemporary Cameraless Photography – Anne Noble, Joyce Campbell, ShaunWaugh, Anne Ferran and Danica Chappell, until June 11. Bowen Galleries, Ghuznee St. – Clarissa Lim, until June 12. City Gallery, Civic Square.
– Daniel Crooks, Eadweard Muybridge, Harold Edgerton, Steve Car, until Jul 6. Corrections’ Heritage Centre, Mayfair House, The Terrace. Corrections’ involvement in World War I, plus visitors can enter a replica cell and see a display of uniforms through the decades. Long-term exhibit. Dominion Museum, Buckle St.
exhibition. Long-term exhibit. GilberdMarriott Gallery, Courtenay Place.
– Denise and Phillipa Durkin, till June 11. Katherine Mansfield House and Garden, Tinakori Road, Thorndon. Capturing Katherine – explore the memories and objects that inspired Katherine Mansfield’s stories. Until October. Page Blackie Gallery, Victoria St. 2016 Catalogue Exhibition, until June 17. Pataka, 17 Parumoana Street, Porirua. Panoramic visions by JohnWalsh. Exhibition opening followed by an artist talk. June 19, 2 – 4.30pm. Peter McLeavey Gallery, Cuba St.
– Matt Hunt, until June 18. Photospace Gallery, Courtenay Place. Gil Eva Craig, till June 11. Roar Gallery, cnr of Vivian and Victoria St. – Bill Allan, Luke Sullivan and arts from Morag Stokes’ Workshop, till Jul 5. Solander Gallery, Willis St. Clues and Whispers – John McLean, June 8 till Jul 9. Toi Poneke Gallery, Abel Smith St. Locked Rooms – Nik Hanton, until June 25. – Turnbull Gallery, National Library Building, Molesworth St. Zombies on the Horizon – Experimental Music in Aotearoa, until Aug 19. Capital E, Queens Wharf. Term-time events, visit capitale.org.nz for details. Discover Dance with Java Dance, Thursdays, 10am, $5 per child. Cara’s Crafts, Wednesdays, 9.30am till 3.30pm, free. Clark’s Cafe, Victoria St. Wellington Newcomers Network Coffee and Conversation, June 30, 2.30pm. 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. Innermost Gardens, Lawson Pl, Mt Victoria. Earthquake Aid Kumamoto presents Charity Tea Ceremony – Oolong Tea and Matcha, June 12, $5, first session starts at 10.30am, email earthquakeaid.kumamoto@ gmail.com. Karehana Bay, Plimmerton. Plimmerton Kindergarten Midwinter Dip, June 12, 11am. Fundraiser for the kindy with raffles, food and activities. Karori Cemetery, Old Karori Rd. Cemetery Tour: Murder & Mayhem, 11⁄ 2- hour easy walk, Saturdays and Sundays, 1.30pm, weekdays by request, karoricemeterytour.com. New themed tour GumGully Gambols, 10am and 2pm, $10 per person. Miromoda Runway Fashion Show, Pataka, 17 Parumoana St. NZ’s top indigenous designers compete for places at New Zealand Fashion Week. Tickets are $60 per person and include pre drinks, entertainment, fashion show and trade stands, June 25. Contact 237 1511 or email@example.com Night Noodle Market, Wellington Waterfront, Te Papa Promenade. Locally sourced vendors celebrating tastes from Asia. Live entertainment, free entry. Food ranges from $5 – $15. June 15 till June 19. Weekdays 4pm till 9pm, weekend 1pm till 9pm. Ngatitoa Domain Hall, Mana. Ngatitoa Badminton Club social badminton runs every Monday night from 7.30pm till 9pm. $7 a night, all welcome. Pataka Market, 17 Parumoana St. Beginning June 19 the market will run on the third Sunday of each month 10am till 3pm. For inquiries, email Patakamarket@gmail.com. Porirua Club, Lodge Pl, Porirua. Rotary Club of Porirua meets every Wednesday from 5.45pm. Next meeting, June 8. 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. Visitors welcome. For information, phone 237 7695. Redwood School, Tawa. Redwood School 50th anniversary, Jul 1 and 2. All past staff, students, school committee and parents welcome, plus members of the community. Information from the school, 232 7704. Tawa NewWorld Mall, Tawa. Tawa Rotary Massive Book Fair, June 11 and 12 and June 18 and 19. Thousands of good quality books, CDs and DVDs available. Saturdays 8am till 6pm, Sundays 9am till 6pm. Te Rito Gardens, Porirua Hospital Grounds. Plant sale, Saturdays 10am till 12.30pm. Titahi Bay Community Church, Titahi Bay. Titahi Bay Horticultural Society. Next meeting June 21. Topic is Creations from Lavender and Flax. This will be a hands on activity. Usual sales table, competitions, raffle and light supper. 7.30pm. For queries email titahibayhorticulturalsociety@ gmail.com Titahi Bay Intermediate, Kahutea Tce. Celebrate Matariki with A Night in the Garden on June 16, 6pm till 8pm. There will be lanterns, stories and hot soup. Bring a cushion and a blanket. Trash Palace, Spicer Landfill, Broken Hill Rd Porirua. Public workshops on June 11 and June 25, 11am till 2.30pm. Lunch provided. To register or for information, contact Wendy Barry at Porirua City Council on firstname.lastname@example.org or 027 564 7955. 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.
THEATRE, FILM & DANCE EXHIBITIONS FAMILY & COMMUNITY SPORT
Super Rugby. Hurricanes v Blues, Westpac Stadium, July 2, 7.35pm. Premier rugby. Jubilee Cup draw to be finalised. Central League football. Western Suburbs v Napier City Rovers, Endeavour Park, Whitby, June 11, 2pm. Wellington premier rugby league. Both games June 11, 2.30pm. Te Aroha Eels v Porirua Vikings, TeWhiti Park; Wainuiomata Lions v St George Dragons, Wise Park.