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Thursday June 15, 2017

20 places

Wellington Museum


Olive Restaurant

you have to try this


Carter Observatory

Enjoy all that Wellington has to offer - food, coffee, high tea, fashion, arts, exhibitions, museums, nature, night life, music... ONSLOW TWILIGHT MARKET Lots of stalls, cakes and free coffee! Every third Saturday of the month, 2pm-5pm at St Barnabas Church Hall, 35 Box Hill Road, Khandallah. Free parking. Stall enquires 021 1699439. Follow our Facebook page for details

Moore Wilson

Rata Studios

THE SUGAR TRADE Using delicious recipes sweetened with fructose-free sweeteners; glucose, rice syrup and 85% cacao chocolate, plus savoury snack alternatives. Join us at our cafe in Tawa for healthier snacks. The Linden Shops, 14 Collins Ave, Tawa & SHELLY BAY FITNESS DANCE Dance through Winter with a creative and different form of exercise. We will energize you and leave you with the ‘after-glow’ of exercise and a sense of mastery and confidence. Phone Lynne on 04 934 3920 or 0274 416 079 or email: YOGA FOR THE PEOPLE Hot yoga for everybody. All body types, all sexes, all ages, all ethnicities, all fitness levels welcome. Classes will help you achieve your optimal weight, build muscle tone and enhance your wellbeing and peace of mind. 133 Tory Street, 3846825, THE COURTYARD Courtenay Central invites you to welcome Wellington’s first indoor pop-up food and entertainment park at The Courtyard Weekend Block Party. Be the first to experience the new flavors and free entertainment on Friday 21st – Saturday 22nd July at 100 Courtenay Place. Follow the story at HILLSIDE KITCHEN & CELLAR Escape the hustle and bustle and enjoy our cosy restaurant. Sit down, relax, take your time, enjoy. Using the best local ingredients we celebrate modern multicultural New Zealand through food and wine. 241 Tinakori Road, 4737140, THE RAMEN SHOP Following the same principles as a Japanese ramen shop, we make our noodles in house in the style of traditional chukamen, using only flour and alkaline water. We focus on local produce and products. 191 Riddiford Street, Newtown, 3892263, WELLINGTON SEWING CENTRE has a terrific stock of yarns for all your winter woolly projects. More than 70 kinds of yarn from 14 top-quality brands, plus an extensive range of knitting and crocheting patterns, make the large Kilbirnie Plaza shop a haven for wool-lovers. On Thursdays from 10am to noon, an informal group meets in the Centre’s comfy wool room to knit (or crochet) and natter. All are welcome. And there’s free 2 hour parking in Kilbirnie Plaza. Wellington Sewing Centre is your friendly, convenient wool shop!

RATA STUDIOS is holding a school holidays’ drama workshop for Yr 6-9 (10-13 year olds) students who enjoy drama and acting that will challenge them to view, interpret and develop characters on the theme of ‘Fight for the Waterhole’. Mon 10 – Fri 14 July. For more visit OLIVE RESTAURANT In the morning enjoy coffee and scones, or a Bloody Mary and big breakfast, lounge in the courtyard with a cocktail in the afternoon, or step inside for a more formal evening meal. 170 Cuba Street, 802 5266, WHITEBAIT Whitebait celebrates the best seasonal, local produce and New Zealand seafood –focussing on the freshest ingredients, cooked simply using our Josper charcoal fired oven. Proud to be taking part in Visa Wellington on a Plate August ‘17. 2015 winner of Cuisine’s Best New Restaurant in New Zealand. Clyde Quay Wharf, 385 8555, CHARLEY NOBLE EATERY & BAR Showcasing local ingredients, natural wine and craft beer. The menu includes a huge selection of Gluten Free and vegetarian options. Now open for Breakfast weekdays from 7am. Proud to be taking part in Visa Wellington on a Plate ‘17. Winner 2016 Best Drinks Menu - “Cuisine” Magazine. Ground floor, Huddart Parker Building, Phone 0508 242 753, LASERFORCE WELLINGTON Wellington’s most exciting laser tag venue. Gear up with your state of the art Generation 6 Laserforce Battlesuit vest, phaser and stalk enemies to pumping music in an airconditioned maze! Enjoy arcade games and onsite café. 133 Tory Street, ZEALANDIA Explore Wellington’s own wildlife sanctuary! With a 500-year vision, this 225 ha ecosanctuary is a groundbreaking conservation project that has reintroduced 18 species of native wildlife back into the area, six of which were previously absent from mainland New Zealand for over 100 years. See tuatara, takahe, kaka, saddleback and more living wild and free as nature intended. For the most engaging experience join a guided tour and learn about New Zealand’s unique natural history and the efforts made to protect it.

MOORE WILSON’S PORIRUA WINE, BEER & SPIRITS has undergone a nautical makeover to celebrate the regions sea-side setting. Browse a top range of quality wines inside the iconic Camborne boatsheds or select artisan spirits across a custom-built boat counter. Fresh craft beer available by the rigger. Kenepuru Drive, Porirua. WELLINGTON MUSEUM Housed in the elegant Bond Store building on the waterfront, Wellington Museum is a treasure trove of curiosity for adults and children alike. Discover Wellington’s colourful past, and events that have shaped the city into the creative and vibrant capital. FRATELLI Serving fresh, modern Italian cuisine, specialising in 100% homemade pasta,gnocchi, risotto and pizza from the wood fired oven. We believe in using only the freshest ingredients to bring the authentic taste of Italy to your dining experience. 15 Blair Street, 8016615, THE KIWI ART HOUSE. Check out possible new artworks for your home from Wellington’s biggest selection of original paintings. Visit The Kiwi Art House Gallery, at the top of Cuba St. See exhibitions and work by top Wellington and national artists. 288 Cuba St Wellington. SHELLY BAY CIRCUIT CLASSES Get your muscles moving this Winter by attending our circuit classes. We’ve combined a mixture of core strength, low impact muscle conditioning and simple cardio movements! Get your body into shape and leave feeling energized. Phone Lynne on 04 934 3920 or 0274 416 079 or email: SPACE PLACE at Carter Observatory Travel through the southern skies in Space Place’s state-of-the-art planetarium. Explore the exhibition and take a look at the night sky through the historic Thomas Cooke telescope. Space Place is housed in Carter Observatory, New Zealand’s longest-serving national observatory.

Cook Strait News 15-06-17  

Cook Strait News 15-06-17

Cook Strait News 15-06-17  

Cook Strait News 15-06-17