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Enough talk, let’s skate  - 182 | Regional News

Enough talk, let’s skate

Combining skating, art, and music, BOWLZILLA is an epic five-day event and the biggest gathering of skaters in New Zealand this year.

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For the love of beer - 182 | Regional News

For the love of beer

Funk on the Water is the city’s first dedicated sour beer festival! Locals can expect plenty of delicious brews and food along with live music and entertainment.

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A taste of arts and culture  - 181 | Regional News

A taste of arts and culture

The Festival of India invites you to enjoy traditional performances, music, and food during a fun weekend of arts and culture in Kapiti.

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Draw your sword! - 178 | Regional News

Draw your sword!

The Trans-Tasman Buhurt Cup is an epic medieval combat event that will see Australia and New Zealand’s national sides go head-to-head in full sets of armour with blunt weapons and shields.

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Wellington’s new team - 176 | Regional News

Wellington’s new team

Tokomanawa Queens are joining the proud list of sports clubs who represent the capital, all while bringing some world-class basketball to crowds around Aotearoa.

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Basketball wizardry comes to Welly - 175 | Regional News

Basketball wizardry comes to Welly

The Harlem Globetrotters journey to Wellington’s TSB Bank Arena with their gravity-defying, impossible shot-making shows that leave audiences in awe.

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Jokes, drinks, and bites  - 175 | Regional News

Jokes, drinks, and bites

Cocktails & Comedy is your chance to see award-winning Kiwi comedians perform live by the fireplace at The White Swan during Greytown’s Festival of Christmas.

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A celebrated history - 175 | Regional News

A celebrated history

St James Theatre has stood proudly on Courtenay Place for 110 years. Finally set to re-open, let’s take a look back at the long and celebrated history of this iconic venue.

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Bring on the next 100 years - 174 | Regional News

Bring on the next 100 years

After being closed for more than three years, Wellington is finally able to celebrate the official opening of St James Theatre.

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An expectation to win  - 174 | Regional News

An expectation to win

As the leader of the most successful professional basketball franchise in Aotearoa, Wellington Saints captain Kenneth Tuffin is helping his side play to their full potential. 

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Festivals are back Wellington!   - 170 | Regional News

Festivals are back Wellington!

With no more limits on both indoor and outdoor capacities, Wellington’s first major festival, Eat Drink Play, is shaping up to be a massive three-week event full of shows, music, dance, good food, and more.

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Fun, generous, and meaningful - 168 | Regional News

Fun, generous, and meaningful

Golf for a Cause is a local tournament making a difference for hundreds of families around New Zealand. Created by a young golfer, it is all about raising as much money for the Cancer Society as possible.

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Sporting significance - 167 | Regional News

Sporting significance

New Zealand hosting the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup is a significant moment for women’s sport in Aotearoa. Even if the White Ferns do not manage to lift the cup when all is said and done, the overwhelming benefits of hosting this competition will be seen for years to come.

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Terror around every corner - 155 | Regional News

Terror around every corner

Expect the unexpected this Friday the 13th with Race Through Hell, a haunted house extravaganza from Nightmares Containment.

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The vinyl revival continues - 151 | Regional News

The vinyl revival continues

Various Wellington record stores will celebrate Record Store Day in June and July with exclusive releases, instore performances, and specials.

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Classic cars take over Porirua - 146 | Regional News

Classic cars take over Porirua

If you’ve got a need for speed, Petrolheads at Porirua is the day out you need.

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Rainbow films take Space Place - 144 | Regional News

Rainbow films take Space Place

The observatory’s popular Sci-Fi Sundays series will run with an LGBTQIA+ theme throughout March.

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Eight culinary traditions of Chinese cuisine - 142 | Regional News

Eight culinary traditions of Chinese cuisine

Ahead of the Chinese New Year Festival on the 13th and 14th of February, Regional News looks into eight traditional Chinese cuisines.

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The finest in jazz  - 138 | Regional News

The finest in jazz

Over 100 gigs will take place throughout the city’s streets, cafés, bars, and music venues.  

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