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Win a double pass to the 2017 Food Show in Wellington!

by Joanna May 10, 2017

We’ve written before about the Food Show and how it’s basically Rex Manning Day for people who like to try lots of food and taste a lot of wine. If you’re looking for ways to fire up your creative juices in the kitchen, look no further. The Food Show Wellington is on at Westpac Stadium […]

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Parking ourselves at the Park Hotel (and a giveaway)

by Joanna November 30, 2016

About a month ago, we attended the opening of the Park Hotel where we ate amazing canapes from Sterling (which we have raved about before), and heard newly crowned mayor Justin Lester say that Wellington needs 1000 new hotel rooms to sustain growth (the Park Hotel has 137, fyi). We had a thoroughly excellent time, […]

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Help Ivy save the dinosaurs!

by Emily Fatali July 18, 2013

It’s school holidays again, and if you’re in charge of young people, chances are you’ve already heard that “I’m boooooooooooooooooooooooored”. We’d like to help you out with that (not just because it’s also in the best interests of the non-child-havers to keep kids occupied, honest)! So, we’re giving away a family pass (four people) to […]

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Batucada Sound Machine in town to shake it

by Joanna January 25, 2012

Cuba Street Carnival favourites Batucada Sound Machine have returned to New Zealand with a new album of tried and true road-tested tunes entitled Don’t Keep Silent, due for release January 23rd, 2012. In addition, BSM have planned their first ever comprehensive tour of New Zealand to celebrate the album release including a spot at WOMAD […]

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Win Craft 2.0 craftcash for this Saturday!

by Joanna December 15, 2010

The amazing Craft 2.0 is happening again this Saturday, and its amazing founder Sue Tyler (full disclosure: paid-up member of the Wellingtonista) has decided that you should get a present. Or maybe you. We’ll leave it up to the randomizer to make the ultimate call. On Saturday, 18 December, Wellingtonians who want to gift in […]

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