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.
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.
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.