|Hopefully you've had your full from Visa Wellington On a Plate 2012. If you want to add your two cents worth about the culinary festival, fill out this short survey and you'll go in the draw to win some sweet food related prizes.|
Being the culinary capital, there'll always be lots of edible events. We've got two foodster competitions to enter below for the Amora Chocolate Buffet and the Mexican Food Festival. Eat and be merry.
Staglands for 40c
Staglands Wildlife Reserve is turning 40 and is winding back its prices to when it opened back in the day. 40c for adults and 20c for children this Saturday only! Get some nature in you.
Burger Wellington ends
Read Jeremy's last blog before he retired from his Burger Olympian status. The finalists and winner were announced last week and the winning burger is on the menu for this week only!
Welly On a Plate survey
Surely helping us out by filling in this short survey is reward enough but let's throw in a chance to win a $1000 New World voucher or 1 of 5 $100 restaurant vouchers. Nice.
|Where: Circa Theatre When: 8 September to 6 October|
|Set in suburban Chicago 1959, this play encourages appalled laughter as it rips into race, community and polite conversation.|
|LUX Light Festival|
|Where: Waterfront When: Until 9 September|
|Take a stroll from the lagoon to Te Papa after the sun has set to see four stunning light installations to make you feel like you're walking at the speed of light!|
|The Hobbit Official Calendar Launch|
|Where: Weta Cave When: 9 September|
|The 2013 calendar features 14 paintings, some created exclusively for the calendar by Alan Lee and John Howe, whose work has defined the look of Middle-earth for the last 25 years!|
|Netball Champs Wellington vs Otago|
|Where: Te Rauparaha Arena When: 16 September|
|The round three clash! Watch as either Wellington or Otago gets one step closer to the playoffs. Doors open at midday.|
|Shop: Brown & Co|
|A homeware store with a distinct masculine atmosphere. "Taxidermied creatures with their beady eyes and frozen stance cover every surface that isn’t already cluttered with curios like old fashioned fold-up wooden rulers, gold embossed packs of playing cards, or delicious flavoured toothpaste from Florence, Italy". MORE|
|WORD ON THE STREET|
|Event: Japan Festival this Sunday|
|No charge for entry, a varied line up and "who wouldn’t want to see the creation of a 60m long sushi roll!" |
|Music: The Lyttleton Rough House Revival Tour|
|Martyn explains the "three hour feature length live performance rolling out like an old time tent show." |