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The Dominion Post - - Capital Day -

To­day CANS FOR GOOD

Na­tional can col­lec­tion and do­na­tion cam­paign, Wat­tie’s Cans for Good, is on at schools across the city. The event is an op­por­tu­nity to help make a dif­fer­ence by col­lect­ing cans for The Sal­va­tion Army food­banks re­stock­ing shelves in the lead up to Christ­mas. See wat­ties.co.nz/cans­for­good for ways you can help.

OUT­DOOR MOVIE NIGHT

Just in time for Hal­loween, South­ern Cross Gar­den Bar is screen­ing Taika Waititi and Je­maine Cle­ment’s high­ly­ac­claimed mock­u­men­tary What We Do In the Shad­ows at 8.30pm. Prizes up for grabs for best-dressed, so make sure you’re look­ing your best.

Free BAT­TLE OF BEER­SHEBA

New Zealand will mark the centenary of the Bat­tle of Beer­sheba, and the wider ser­vice of Ki­wis in the Mid­dle East dur­ing World War I, with a na­tional com­mem­o­ra­tive cer­e­mony inside the Na­tional War Memo­rial’s Hall of Mem­o­ries at Pukeahu Na­tional War Memo­rial Park, Buckle St. To­mor­row; 11am.

BOOK LAUNCH

Na­tion Dates is the re­sult of years of re­search by au­thors Wendy McGuin­ness and Miriam White try­ing to an­swer the ques­tion ‘‘where is New Zealand go­ing?’’ See the fruits of their labour at Unity Books, Wil­lis St. To­mor­row; 6pm.

To­mor­row WEIRDO

Set in a govern­ment de­part­ment, Weirdo gets stuck into awk­ward bi­cul­tur­al­ism in con­tem­po­rary New Zealand. Way­lon Ed­wards stars as a Maori civil ser­vant who thinks he’s win­ning but deep down knows that he’s out of place, and Wil­liam Duig­nan is a Pakeha guy try­ing, of­ten un­suc­cess­fully, to help. BATS The­atre, Kent Tce; 6.30pm.

TAT­TOO FLASH DAY

Union Tat­too’s an­nual Hal­loween flash day is back this year and prom­ises to be big­ger and bet­ter with more artists on deck to give you the ink of your dreams, as well as an ear­lier open­ing time of 9am. First come, first served. Wil­lis St; 9am-11pm.

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