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    Weekend Kids Activities

    Date: March 20, 2019 - December 22, 2019

    Time: 12:00 am to 12:00 am

    We love brunch as much as any good Wellingtonion – it’s one of our favourite times of the week! Every Saturday and Sunday from 10am-2pm, our place is the perfect spot to bring your family and friends for a bite to eat. We’ve got the kids covered, with colouring in, facepainting, toys and kid-friendly staff ready to get involved! If you’re keen to come in for some kai and kids activities on the weekend, we recommend you give us a bell first to book a table – you can reach us on 04 384 9085. Please follow and like us:

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    Stitch and Bitch Knitting Circle

    Date: April 1, 2019 - December 16, 2019

    Time: 12:00 am to 12:00 am

    Holy Knit Batman! It’s the Southern Cross Knitting Circle! Come join in—from beginners to experienced knitters. Now you can wile away the evening hours, stitch and b*tch or flip the script and give Grandma a cardie next Christmas. Everyone welcome, young or old, blokes or ladies. Just bring down some wool and needles. Hosted by the lovely Katharine from 2 Minute Needles, there’ll always be someone there to show you some tricks and teach you the bits and bobs of knitting. Monday nights at 7pm in our Lounge, first area on the right as you walk in the front doors. Please follow and like us:

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    Outdoor Movie Night

    Date: April 1, 2019 - December 2, 2019

    Time: 12:00 am to 12:00 am

    Welcome to the Southern Cross Outdoor Movie Night! Every month, we screen a different cult classic movie on the big screen projector in our Garden Bar. Check out our website or Facebook page for the latest information on upcoming screenings. It’s free, it’s themed, and there’s always hot drinks, popcorn, blankets, hotties, and movie snacks at the ready. Please note, our licensing laws forbid us to allow patrons U18 in our bar after 5pm, so please do bring you ID or bring with your parent along if you aren’t 18+. Please follow and like us:

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    Explore a Mysterious Spaceship Escape Room

    Date: May 4, 2019 - May 30, 2019

    Time: 9:00 am to 10:00 am

    Have you ever tried escape rooms? Now is your chance! Your mission objective: In the 1930’s, an alien A.I operated spacecraft crashed into Wellington harbor. As local authorities at the time didn’t have the technology to decipher the information inside, they instead decided to build a vault around the ship and locked it away from the public forever. The story of the crashed spaceship became nothing else, but another urban legend lost to time. Please follow and like us:

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    After School, Saturday & School Holiday Computer Classes

    Date: May 20, 2019 - August 2, 2019

    un and excellent computer education for ages 5-15+. Small groups of 4-6 children. For full details call or view After School and Saturday: Can’t wait for the holidays and need a course now? Sign up for our after school/Saturday courses and get started with your computer learning now. Our term time classes tend to be smaller, and focused to what you want to learn. Let us know which of our programmes interest you, and we’ll do a course on it. The programmes which lend themselves best to the term time structure are: Scratch, Python, Web Design, Discovery Computing, Creating 2D and 3D games (using Unity), That being said, if there is another course that appeals and you want to do during the term, contact us and we will see what we can do. Mathematics tuition also available. Mathematics underpins pretty much every aspect of computing. As such, a working understanding of mathematics will greatly aid you in understanding computers. This course aims to get you that understanding. We can also help with preparation for NCEA. Please follow and like us:

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    The Wiggles – The Wiggle fun tour !

    Date: June 5, 2019

    Time: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    See Emma, Lachy, Anthony and Simon singing and dancing their way around TSB Arena with all their Wiggly Friends; Captain Feathersword, Dorothy the Dinosaur, Wags the Dog, Henry the Octopus and their brand new friend, Shirley Shawn the Unicorn. With tours all over the world, their TV show available to 190 countries through Netflix, and over a billion minutes viewed on YouTube, there’s no denying The Wiggles are the most successful children’s entertainment group. Creator of The Wiggles and Blue Wiggle, Anthony, says “I can’t wait for our fans to experience The Wiggle Fun Tour! You’ll hear all the songs you love. The show will highlight different styles of dance that go with different styles of music. Children will see and hear drums, keyboards, banjo, guitars, bagpipes and singing. This will be our most fun show yet!”   Please follow and like us:

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    Matariki Celebration

    Date: June 23, 2019

    Time: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

    Featuring live music and DJs from: Shearwater Drift with their sonic collages that explore real and imagined landscapes; as well as Kuki Koori, the brainchild of Iain Gordon (from Fat Freddy’s Drop) with Mick Finn providing live moving visuals under the dome. Also Kai is sorted with Hangi being served up as well as activities for children and unique stories and talks for everybody. Please follow and like us:

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    Matariki ki Pōneke – Wellington Sky Show

    Date: June 29, 2019

    Time: 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

    This landmark event sees the Wellington harbour light up with a spectacular fireworks display. Find a vantage point around the harbour and enjoy this colourful showcase that will brighten up your night. Please follow and like us:

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    Room on the broom

    Date: July 12, 2019 - July 14, 2019

    CDP presents Tall Stories’ production of Room On the Broom adapted from the award winning picture book by Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler, published by Macmillan Children’s books. “How the cat purred and how the witch grinned, As they sat on their broomstick and flew through the wind… Fri 12 Jul 2019, 12:00pm–1:00pm Fri 12 Jul 2019, 3:00pm–4:00pm Sat 13 Jul 2019, 10:00am–11:00am Sat 13 Jul 2019, 12:00pm–1:00pm Sat 13 Jul 2019, 3:00pm–4:00pm Sun 14 Jul 2019, 10:00am–11:00am Sun 14 Jul 2019, 12:00pm–1:00pm” Please follow and like us:

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    Vodafone Warriors v Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks

    Date: July 19, 2019

    Time: 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm

    Experience the best in NRL action in the capital, with the highly-anticipated return of the Vodafone Warriors to Wellington. The last time the team played here, they finally beat the Bulldogs following five attempts – let’s hope they can continue their winning streak in Wellington this winter! You don’t want to miss the best in NRL action right here in the capital city. Vodafone Warriors v Cronulla-Sutherland Sharks (Round 18) in Wellington on Friday 19 July (kick-off 8.00pm). Please follow and like us:

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    A Very Potter Drag Show

    Date: August 23, 2019 - August 24, 2019

    Time: 12:00 am to 12:00 am

    Dust off your spell books, rip off your robes, and solemnly swear that you are up to no good – it’s A Very Potter Drag Show! A magical queer homage to the beloved, bewitching saga. You’ll transfixed, hoodwinked, seduced and stupefied! All your favourite fantastical fandoms, il-lupin-ated like you’ve never seen them before. So let’s get to the horcrux of the matter. Slytherin to bed with us at 8pm this August 23rd and 24th, Hogwarts and all, as we transform the Fringe Bar for a two-night spectacular of drag wizardry and gender transfiguration. Featuring an all star-cast of the city’s most notorious wizards, gifted witches, spellbinding magical creatures, and even some that must not be named, it’s night of unmanageable mischief so riddikulus, you’ll be Rowling on the Fleur laughing. Starring Judy Virago as Lord Voldemort Hugo Grrrl as Harry Potter Eve Envy as Hermione Granger Willy SmacknTush as Ron Weasley Amy Thurst as Draco Malfoy Lord Bi-Ron as Professor Snape Altra Violet as Dumbledore Angel Ace as Luna Aura Voir as Bellatrix Petrified you might miss out? Tickets can be found from just $20 on Eventfinda, and are disappearing faster than a snitch. So Snape to it. Siriusly. Please note! Seating is not allocated so make sure to arrive early to nab a good vantage point. Doors open one hour before showtime, latecomers may not be admitted, and door sales are cash only. No stag dos. The event space is located upstairs, but please get in touch before the gig if you have any accessibility concerns so we can best help you out. Make sure to follow the Hugo Grrrl page for updates on more dope, affordable gigs near you. Find more Hugo Grrrl events here: And buy Hugo merch here: Design by Pip Clark. © Hugo Grrrl 2019 Please follow and like us: