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Wellington Events and What's On

Whats On - The Ten Tenors Double Platinum Tour

3 Jul 2011 (Sun)

The Ten Tenors Double Platinum Tour

The Ten Tenors Double Platinum Tour
Fri 1 to Sat 2 Jul 2011 at St James Theatre
When these ten ruggedly handsome Australian men take to the stage en masse, their voices will excite and electrify the audience, read more...


The Ten Tenors Double Platinum Tour









The Ten Tenors Double Platinum TourThe Double Platinum world tour and anniversary album are poised to showcase the talent of the group in a way no other artist can match. Musical Director Graham Foote enthused "We're throwing down the gauntlet with this show. It'll be louder, bolder, bigger and better than ever before."






This show will see audiences left breathless at the vocal prowess of the Ten Tenors, from the tender moments of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah, to the sheer power of the stadium rock ballad, Aerosmith’s number one hit Don’t want to miss a thing. Not to mention Puccini’s evergreen classic Nessun Dorma and the show closer Hey Jude – it is guaranteed to leave you screaming for more, with that famous chorus echoing in your memory for weeks after.







See the brand new show Double Platinum at the St James Theatre this July.







With a unique blend of high-octane arias and kick-driven rock classics, punctuated by moments of divine tenderness, The Ten Tenors deliver in a way unlike any other vocal group in the world.







When these ten ruggedly handsome Australian men take to the stage en masse, their voices will excite and electrify the audience with a contrast of raw power and soothing beauty.







This show will culturally enrich and uplift you. More importantly, you’ll leave having rocked like you haven’t rocked in years!



Dates: 01 Jul 2011 (Fri) - 02 Jul 2011 (Sat)

Time: Fri 1 Jul 8pm, Sat 2 Jul 8pm


Venue: St James Theatre, Wellington


Bookings: Ticketek




Whats On - Wellington Conference and Events Expo 2011

14 Jul 2011 (Thu)

Wellington Conference and Events Expo 2011

Wellington Conference Expo 2011
Wed 13 Jul 2011 at TSB Bank Arena
The 2011 Wellington Conference and Events Expo is recommended to anyone who organises conferences, seminars, dinners or events, read more...


Wellington Conference and Events Expo 2011













Wellington Conference and Events Expo 2011The Wellington Conference and Events Expo is the annual tradeshow that brings together everyone involved in the conference and events industry under the one roof, on the one day. With new exhibitors and exciting seminar programme, this Expo promises to be unlike any other year.





The tradeshow for event organisers will return to the TSB Bank Arena on the 13th July this year. It has moved to an earlier spot this year due to the events surrounding the Rugby World Cup at the venue. This means you will be able to get some great ideas for the festival period and get a head start on end of year functions.







Planning an event? This is the ultimate showcase of what the Capital city can offer event organisers.







Dates: 13 Jul 2011 (Wed)


Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm



Venue: TSB Bank Arena, Wellington Central



Bookings: http://www.wellingtonconferenceexpo.co.nz/










Whats On - Investec Tri Nations Rugby: All Blacks v South Africa

31 Jul 2011 (Sun)

Investec Tri Nations Rugby: All Blacks v South Africa

Investec Tri Nations Rugby: All Blacks v South Africa
Sat 30 Jul 2011 at Westpac Stadium
Head to Westpac Stadium and show your support for another epic battle between the All Blacks and South Africa, read more...


Investec Tri Nations Rugby: All Blacks v South Africa













Investec Tri Nations Rugby: All Blacks v South AfricaHead to Westpac Stadium and show your support for the All Blacks when they take on South Africa on Saturday 30 July in the only Tri Nations rugby match in Wellington this year.











Another epic battle awaits as the All Blacks take on rivals South Africa at Westpac Stadium.










This is the second test match of 6 All Blacks matches in the 2011 Investec Tri Nations series, held in New Zealand, Australia and South Africa.










This encounter is sure to continue the great tradition and rivalry between these two great rugby nations.










New Zealand's national rugby team, the All Blacks, have always been a formidable power in international Rugby Union, striking fear into the hearts of countless opposition sides.




Dates: 30 Jul 2011 (Sat)


Time: 7.35pm kick off



Venue: Westpac Stadium



Tickets: Ticketek







Whats On - New Zealand Affordable Art Show 2011

1 Aug 2011 (Mon)

New Zealand Affordable Art Show 2011

New Zealand Affordable Art Show 2011
Fri 29 to Sun 31 Jul 2011 at TSB Bank Arena
The New Zealand Art Show is a three day visual feast for art lovers and those interested in purchasing original New Zealand Art for under $5,000, read more...


New Zealand Affordable Art Show 2011





New Zealand Affordable Art Show 2011The New Zealand Art Show is a three day visual feast for art lovers and those interested in purchasing original New Zealand Art for under $5,000.




The show exhibits and sells work by hundreds of new, emerging and established artists from around New Zealand. Each year there is an enormous variety of art styles, genres and media.




An enormous variety of art styles, genres and mediums including; oil, watercolour, pastel, acrylic, pen & ink, sculpture, glass, photography, mixed media and more will be displayed ranging in price from $100 to $5,000 with the majority around $500.




The New Zealand Art Show, previously the New Zealand Affordable Art Show, is now in its eighth year. Only the name has changed - the event and art is still Accessible, Collectible and Affordable.


Dates: 29 Jul 2011 (Fri) - 31 Jul 2011 (Sun)
Time: 10am-5pm daily

Venue: TSB Bank Arena, Wellington Central

Website: Door sales

Tickets: http://www.artshow.co.nz/



Whats On - Beervana 2011

7 Aug 2011 (Sun)

Beervana 2011

Beervana 2011
Fri 5 - Sat 6 Aug 2011 at Westpac Stadium
Beervana is intended to educate guests on beer styles and the art of beer and food matching, and offers the opportunity to meet brewers, read more...


Beervana 2011









Beervana 2011Beervana, the ultimate celebration of the craft of brewing, moves to Westpac Stadium in 2011




Over 70 brewers from around New Zealand will be showcasing their finest beers at Beervana 2011 - an event which gives the public a first hand opportunity to meet local brewers and try award winning beers and festive brews released especially for the show.







Beervana is intended to educate guests on beer styles and the art of beer and food matching, and offers the opportunity to meet brewers.







Come to Westpac Stadium to try beers from Auckland to Invercargill and as far afield as Australia. This opportunity to sample the freshest brews happens only once a year– all in one room, surrounded by fellow beer lovers.







Taste some of the award winning beers announced earlier in the week at the BrewNZ Beer Awards.



Dates: 05 Aug 2011 (Fri) - 06 Aug 2011 (Sat)


Venue: Westpac Stadium


Bookings: Ticketek





Whats On - SOAP - Theatre/Acrobatics

8 Aug 2011 (Mon)

SOAP - Theatre

SOAP - Theatre/Acrobatics
Thu 28 Jul to Sun 7 Aug 2011 - St James Theatre
Bath time will never be the same again! Stunning acrobatics and water antics,
read more...



SOAP - Bath time will never be the same again

























SOAP - TheatreBath time will never be the same again! Stunning acrobatics and water antics abound in this refreshingly fun, exciting and sexy show…"physically breathtaking" says Time Out London.








Dazzling, daring and dangerous, eight acrobats will perform in, on and around a series of bathtubs in the New Zealand premiere of the all ages variety show Soap. Fresh from Edinburgh via London, Berlin and Sydney Opera House, this splashing spectacle has captured the hearts of half a million people worldwide. Directed by Markus Pabst (Caesar Twins, La Clique) and Maximilian Rambaek (VibeZ), Soap’s highly charged fusion of new circus, comedy and cabaret set in the confines of a bathroom will steam up and splash Wellington audiences for a limited season this July and August.













After two years at the Chamäleon Theater in Berlin and London’s Riverside Studios, Soap played to packed houses at the 2010 Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Sydney Opera House earlier this year. With a pumping soundtrack of pop, blues and rock, the delicious cast of characters take turns to perform a stunning series of water-soaked acts to an eclectic soundtrack that includes the music of Mika, Sia, Tool, Gnarls Barkley and Goldfrapp. There’s also Soap’s very own gorgeous diva, Lithuanian opera singer Lina Navakaite. From contortion and straps to trapeze and aerial silk, the show includes moments of divine beauty – a captivating gymnastic performance on a bath ledge – to a humorous love story between two feet. A truly “cleansing” theatrical experience, Soap demonstrates the beauty and strength of the human form. Fans of Cirque du Soleil, Cirque Eloize, 7 Fingers and Slava’s Snow Show will love this show. If you only see one show this year, make sure it’s ‘Soap’.













Dates: 28 Jul 2011 (Thu) - 07 Aug 2011 (Sun)





Venue: Venue St James Theatre - Wellington






Bookings: Ticketek


























Whats On - 2011 Women's Lifestyle Expo

8 Aug 2011 (Mon)

2011 Women's Lifestyle Expo

2011 Women's Lifestyle Expo
Sat 6 - Sun 7 Aug 2011 at TSB Arena
The Women's Lifestyle Expo aims to stimulate the imagination of women of all ages, and with over 160 exhibitors, everyone attending is assured of a great time, read more...


2011 Women's Lifestyle Expo





Womens Expo 2011The Women's Lifestyle Expo aims to stimulate the imagination of women of all ages, and with over 160 exhibitors, everyone attending is assured of a great time.




There is a large focus on shopping so ladies don’t leave that Eftpos card at home. At one site you can buy natural skincare while at another you can sample food & wine. Around the corner on a different site you can try on NZ designer clothing, have your hair straightened and yet on another, you can check out the latest in new cars. With over 160 sites there is something for everyone. Bring your friends, mothers or daughters or simply enjoy a day to spoil yourself.




For more information or to join the VIP database with special bonuses and your chance to win see www.expos.co.nz


Dates: 06 Aug 2011 (Sat) - 07 Aug 2011 (Sun)
Time: 10am - 5pm daily

Venue: TSB Bank Arena, Wellington Central

Cost: $10 entry, Door Sales Only

Website: http://www.expos.co.nz/index_lifestyle.html

Whats On - 2011 New Zealand International Film Festival

15 Aug 2011 (Mon)

2011 New Zealand International Film Festival

2011 New Zealand International Film Festival
Thu 28 Jul to Sun 14 Aug 2011
Two weeks of exciting, stimulating, fascinating and moving films will come to the capital, read more...


2011 New Zealand International Film Festival





2011 New Zealand International Film FestivallTwo weeks of exciting, stimulating, fascinating and moving films will come to the capital as the 2011 New Zealand International Film Festival makes a stop in Wellington from 28 July - 14 August 2011.



The 2011 New Zealand International Film Festival programme is shaping to be another great selection of the finest in film from around the world.



We'll launch the full Auckland programme on June 21, Wellington on June 30, with other regions to follow.



Until then, take a look at the titles we've already announced. It includes captivating documentaries, moving dramas and the 35th-anniversary restoration print of Martin Scorsese's classic Taxi Driver.



Dates: Date 28 Jul 2011 (Thu) - 14 Aug 2011 (Sun)

Venue: The Embassy, The Paramount, Penthouse Cinema, Soundings Theatre Te Papa, The Film Archive and the City Gallery

Whats On - 2011 ITM Cup Rugby Season - Vodafone Wellington Lions

19 Aug 2011 (Fri)

2011 ITM Cup Rugby Season - Vodafone Wellington Lions

2011 ITM Cup Rugby Season - Vodafone Wellington Lions
Home Games at Westpac Stadium
Support the Vodafone Wellington Lions at Westpac Stadium for their 2011 ITM Cup home games, read more...


2011 ITM Cup Rugby Season - Vodafone Wellington Lions









2011 ITM Cup Rugby Season - Vodafone Wellington LionsA new competition format, 14 teams, 13 rounds over eight weeks, the Ranfurly Shield once again on the line, promotion and relegation and 72 matches of footy – this year’s ITM Cup is set for an intense, action-packed season.




The draw for the 2011 ITM Cup has been released and promises plenty of rugby action from Tuesday to Sunday once it gets under way on Thursday 14 July. See the full schedule below.






The Vodafone Wellington Lions are in the Premiership after making the semi-finals in the 2010 ITM Cup. They will play the other six teams in the Premiership and four teams from the Championship.





The Vodafone Wellington Lions season kicks-off with Round One on Saturday 16 July when they travel to New Plymouth to take on Taranaki. The team will play five home games at Westpac Stadium, which will include one of the most challenging weeks in the team’s history, when they play Auckland on Saturday 23 July, Canterbury on Wednesday 27 July and Bay of Plenty on Sunday 31 July.
































Round


3


4


8


9


11





Date


Sat 23 July7.35pm


Wed 27 July 6.05pm


Wed 10 August 8.05pm


Sat 13 August 7.35pm


Thurs 18 August 7.35pm





Match


Wellington v Auckland


Wellington v Canterbury


Wellington v Northland


Wellington v Manawatu


Wellington v Southland







 





Dates: 23 Jul 2011 (Sat) - 18 Aug 2011 (Thu)


Venue: Westpac Stadium, Thorndon


Website: TicketMaster








Whats On - Visa Wellington On A Plate

22 Aug 2011 (Mon)

Visa Wellington On A Plate

2011 Visa Wellington On A Plate
Fri 5 - Sun 21 Aug 2011 at Various Venues
Wellington's culinary festival is set to serve its third course of good times and great deals. Get your knives and forks out for a feast, read more...


2011 Visa Wellington On A Plate













Wellington On A PlateWellington's culinary festival Visa Wellington On A Plate is set to serve its third course of good times and great deals. Get your knives and forks out from 5-21 August 2011 for a a feast of experiences to please every palate and every budget.








Visa Wellington On a Plate 2011 is a two-week festival of local food and drink aiming to showcase the Wellington as New Zealand's culinary capital.










The festival centrepiece is DINE Wellington, a fortnight where over 100 of the region's finest restaurants offer lunchtime set menus and delectable dinner offers to tempt your taste buds and your wallet.










This year will also see the return of 2010’s popular ‘battle of the burger’, Burger Wellington, and an exciting range of some 80 tasty events.










The 2011 festival programme, along with online ticket sales, will launch on Wednesday 15 June. So get ready to fill your plate with everything the Wellington region has to offer - and be sure to head back for seconds!




Dates: 05 Aug 2011 (Fri) - 21 Aug 2011 (Sun)



Venue: Various Central Wellington Venues


Bookings: Book directly with participating restaurants & event organisers



Website: http://www.wellingtononaplate.com/







Whats On - Dylan Moran - Yeah, Yeah

24 Aug 2011 (Wed)

Dylan Moran - Yeah, Yeah

Dylan Moran - Yeah, Yeah
Tues 23 Aug 2011 at the Michael Fowler Centre
Moran's legendary stand up rants have sold out across the world, cementing this unkempt wordsmith's reputation as one of the foremost comics of his generation, read more...


Dylan Moran "Yeah, Yeah" - UK Stand Up Comedian









Dylan Moran Dylan Moran, star of ‘Black Books’, ‘Shaun of the Dead’ and ‘Run Fat Boy Run’, is about to spread a little happiness when he returns to New Zealand with a brand new tour for 2011. See Dylan Moran in Wellington for one night only on Tuesday 23 August at the Michael Fowler Centre.






Ageing, religion, kids and relationships intertwine with the general absurdities of life in Dylan's new show Yeah, Yeah. Searing observations and sumptuous imagery, painted across a large fraying canvas with cruel, curmudgeonly 'Moranesque' brush strokes and all delivered with Dylan's renowned, shambolic charm… it's simply unmissable.







This will be Dylan’s fourth New Zealand tour – the previous three were totally sold out shows, so it is advised to book early.







Moran's legendary stand up rants have sold out across the world, cementing this unkempt wordsmith's reputation as one of the foremost comics of his generation.







Likened to Dave Allen and labelled 'The Oscar Wilde of comedy' Dylan is unpredictable, bizarre, elegiac, often cruel but above all painfully funny. Moran sees through the joys and disappointments of human existence with the sensibility and intense perception of a man teetering on the edge. He chews life up and coughs it out...







Known for his absurd observation and unique brand of dry humour, Moran is a master of comedy, combining his talents as an actor, writer and performer to incredible effect.








Dates: 23 Aug 2011 (Tue)

Time: 8pm


Venue: Venue Michael Fowler Centre


Tickets: Ticketek





Whats On - World of WearableArt 2011

10 Sep 2011 (Sat)

World of Wearable Art Awards 2010

2011 World of WearableArt Awards
25 Aug - 10 Sep 2011 at TSB Arena
Artists & designers from NZ & all around the world enter garments that twist conventional perceptions of both art & fashion, presented in a unique two hour show, read more...


2011 Brancott Estate World of WearableArt Awards Show Wellington

































The World of WearableArt (WOW®) is a leading arts event on the international design, fashion and costume calendars, culminating every year in the annual WOW® Awards Show staged in Wellington - the creative capital of New Zealand.






This annual extravaganza twists conventional perceptions of both art and fashion and weaving these into a spectacular two hour performance. The non-stop spectacular is held at the TSB Bank Arena on Queen's Wharf in Wellington, New Zealand.







WOW® is unique every year and this year the 2011 Show season is one month earlier, and extended by an additional week 25 August - 10 September to accommodate Rugby World Cup fans wanting to see the show. This year's show will feature the Royal New Zealand Ballet who will be performing for the entire season and a uniquely WOW® celebration of Kiwi Icons – you wont want to miss it!









Date: 25 Aug 2011 (Thu) - 10 Sep 2011 (Sat) 




Venue: TSB Bank Arena, Wellington




Address: Queens Wharf, Jervois Quay, Wellington Central




Tickets: Available at the World Of WearableArt website.




Accommodation: Book Online at Prime Hotels.