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Chamber Music concert goes ahead with reduced audience numbers

A Sunday afternoon chamber music concert at St Andrews on the Terrace has been changed so that it suits the restrictions of Level 2. Instead of one concert, there will be two – each restricted to an audience of 50, with spacing. Both concerts have quickly sold out. Read more »

Wellington couple win $400,000 with Lotto’s Strike Four

News from Lotto New Zealand
A Wellington couple has won a $400,000 prize with Strike Four. The man woke up early on Thursday morning and decided to check his emails. Read more »

Wearable Art cancels its awards show – “no other choice”

News from WoW
World of WearableArt (WOW) has made the tough decision to cancel the 2021 WOW Awards Show, after postponing in late August in the hopes of rescheduling. Read more »

Fur Patrol’s tour postponed (again) until February

Press Release – NicNak Media

Due to COVID and suspended travel between New Zealand and Australia, Fur Patrol have postponed the PET 21st Anniversary tour until 2022. Read more »

Youth lounge in Taranaki Street will be inclusive, safe, creative, welcoming

taranaki street

News from Urban Dream Brokerage
Urban Dream Brokerage and Mouthfull Collective come together to fill an essential gap for the city’s youth – presenting ‘Commonspace’. For three months+ in 2021, the doors at 113 Taranaki Street will be open for an inclusive, safe, creative, welcoming and much needed, central city youth lounge. Read more »

12 NZ features in film festival in November

The New Zealand International Film Festival today announced that 12 feature-length New Zealand films, seven of them world premieres, have been selected to screen in its programme this year. The film festival opens in Wellington on Friday November 5, in cinemas including the Embassy, the Roxy, the Lighthouse and the Penthouse. Read more »

Te Papa reopening today, with masks

Te Papa will reopen to the public at 10am on Thursday. The news was published this morning on the national museum’s website. There will be safety measures for Level 2: Read more »

Bats to reopen under Level 2, with masks and limited numbers

Report from RNZ
Wellington’s landmark independent theatre Bats plans to re-open under Level 2. Read more »

Wellington On a Plate returns with burgers and cocktails for Level 2

Press Release – Wellington On a Plate
A second helping of Visa Wellington On a Plate as a culinary festival restarts in Level 2. Read more »

Thomasin McKenzie stars in new British film at Venice Film Festival

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A new British film starring Wellington actor Thomasin McKenzie had its world premiere this week at the Venice Film Festival. Read more »

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