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The Hutt gets a new market

by Joanna October 3, 2014

I know we make fun of the Hutt (except for the ‘ista members who actually live there and really quite like it, of course).  We tease it and call it names, similar to how we might treat a sibling, but just like our pain in the ass older brother, when they do cool things we […]

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Somewhere on Planet Earth

by Sue Tyler August 6, 2013

In April 2012, Monica Yeoman and Dave Henley set out on a bicycle journey through Asia. Nine months, nine countries and 15,0000km later, they’ve packaged the whole thing up into a live show partly to help fundraise for their next trip around Africa and also to raise funds for Bicycles-for-Humanity.org  Yes Somewhere on Planet Earth is a travel […]

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Christmas Shopping – Part 2

by Sue Tyler December 8, 2012

Today it’s all about the markets, for there are many markets to be found in our fine city at any time. Sadly, Christmas seems to bring every Tom, Dick and market out of the woodwork. So I’m going to focus on some of the better curated markets where you walk in with high hopes of […]

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Middle of Middle Earth Market and Movies

by Guest November 24, 2012

There’s a hobbit-abrewing in this wee city of ours. Today we’ve got another guest post from HeatherC from Foodie Gems of Wellington all about the markets going on. Get in quick!  If you’re a LOTR fan, you could do worse than get yourself down to Waitangi Park for 6pm each of the next three nights […]

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Christmas Shopping – Part 1

by Sue Tyler November 23, 2012

For many Christmas is about the newest shiniest toys and things that break within 10 minutes of the box being opened, a season of malls, bad music and chain stores. But those people are not us, oh no, for we know that Wellington is an abundance of boutique shops and delightful markets. So with the […]

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