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For the school hols

Sunday Star-Times - Escape - - ESCAPE YOUR TRAVEL -

1. Fly through his­tory

Air New Zealand’s 75th an­niver­sary ex­hi­bi­tion has landed at Can­ter­bury Mu­seum, Christchurch. The free ex­hi­bi­tion fea­tures replica plane cab­ins, and a vir­tual re­al­ity flight ex­pe­ri­ence (right). Visit can­ter­bury­mu­seum.com. 2. Have a blast from the past Cap­i­tal E has events and work­shops for all ages. Play with tech­nol­ogy from the 70s to the 90s with Tech­nos­tal­gic. Free en­try, visit cap­i­tale.org.nz. 3. Colour your world Learn more about the wonders of colour and how it en­hances our daily life at Auck­land’s Mu­seum of Trans­port and Tech­nol­ogy. Ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude a glow­ing wonderland through the use of black lights and UV re­ac­tive ma­te­rial, and a mood room, where you can dis­cover how colour in­flu­ences our moods. Runs un­til Oc­to­ber 9, see mo­tat.org.nz. 4. Run away with the cir­cus Clown around at Toitu Otago Set­tlers Mu­seum in Dunedin with three fun-filled cir­cus work­shops. Make your own jug­gling balls, and learn how to make a balloon dog. $10 per work­shop or $25 for three, visit toitu­osm.com. 5. Hit the slopes Catch the last of the snow, with Mt Hutt and Cardrona re­main­ing open un­til Oc­to­ber 9. Check skian­dride.nz.

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