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NZ’s longest running outdoor cinema

by Anna February 4, 2014

It’s that time of year again. Some mega outdoor film viewing action lies ahead for the Wellington region. Let’s all raise our faces skyward in the hope the weather comes to the party this year as the line-up is the right mix of classic, contemporary and fun! Kicking off ¬†THIS Thursday 6 February AT *6:30PM […]

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Island Bay Festival 2012

by noizyboy February 10, 2012

The 28th annual Island Bay Festival kicks off tomorrow (Sat 11 Feb), with a heap of events and activities planned for the coming week. All the favourite events are back: Blessing of the Boats, the parade down the Parade, Bands in the Park¬†(featuring Family Cactus, Ryan Prebble, Joe Blossom, and Newtown Sound and MC Israel […]

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WOP: let’s hear it for the Floyd

by Joanna August 17, 2011

I have clearly timed career moves badly, because in the hungry wait for Wellington on a Plate I was unemployed and spent large parts of the day dreaming about where and what I would eat, but now it’s on, I have a temporary job and it’s not in the CBD. Disaster! However, it turned out […]

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Island Bay Festival

by noizyboy February 10, 2006

As mentioned earlier in the week, the Island Bay Festival kicks into gear this weekend. Tomorrow (Sat 11 Feb) we get some of the best stuff: a Street Parade (all welcome – kids in costumes are recommended), Bands in the Park, and a new event which shapes to be a particular favourite of ours: Pimp […]

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F69 scheduled to go down this weekend

by noizyboy November 10, 2005

Yes indeed, unless the wind gets up too much, this Saturday (12 Nov) at 3pm, the ex-Frigate F69-Wellington is going to be scuttled off the south coast, between Island and Houghton Bays (just to the East of Tapu Teranga – the island of Island Bay). There’s probably going to be a heap of people going […]

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Exclusive!

by noizyboy April 21, 2005

As spotted in Island Bay. Yet another fantastic example of the real estate industry taking liberties with the actual meaning of words. What’s really good, though, is the ‘VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT’ bit on the Professionals’ sign. You can tell the person writing it has started off with nice big bold spacing, but then realised too […]

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Island Bay Trolley Races

by noizyboy February 18, 2005

The Island Bay Festival wraps up this weekend with one of the highlights being the Ribble Street Trolley Derby on Saturday afternoon. The Trolley WOF’s have already been sorted, so you’re too late if you want to join in the racing, but there’s plenty of danger and excitement to be had even just being a […]

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Island Bay Festival

by noizyboy February 11, 2005

If you missed the last ever Whopper Chopper down at Island Bay, then be sure to make the most of the incredibly warm weather with a day by the beach this weekend, when the 21st Annual Island Bay Festival gets under way. There’s all sorts of good stuff for young and old. The suburb’s main […]

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