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Wellington

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World of WearableArt Awards Show 2014

The World of WearableArt™ Awards Show will be back to grace the stage in Wellington from Thursday 25 September - Sunday 12 October.

Experience a mesmerising extravaganza where fashion, design, light, sound, theatre and dance collide.

Premium tickets are already close to sold out over the weekends, but top seats are still available mid-week. Discover the wonder of WOW® during the week and make the most of the capital of cool’s great daily dining and drinks deals.

WOW® also coincides with the September school holidays, making it easy for families to share in the kaleidoscopic showcase of colour, choreography and astonishing creativity. Be sure to check out Wellington’s must dos while you’re here, and dine out at these family-friendly eateries.

Get your WOW® tickets now!

Enter our world

Over 150 garments are transformed and showcased on stage in a distinctive two hour theatrical extravaganza, with stunning sets, soundscapes, dance, lighting and world-class choreography.

Step into the World of WearableArt with the 2013 highlights reel.

"WOW makes Lady Gaga look like a librarian." - Mark D'Arcy (International Judge and former Creative Officer Time Warner)

Where to stay

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Feel right at home in Wellington during your time here for WOW. There are many options that are within walking distance of the TSB Bank Arena and be sure to book well in advance to avoid missing out. Browse our accommodation picks, or feel free to give our friendly Wellington iSite team a call on +64 4 802 4860.

The ultimate guide to shopping in Wellington

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When you’re in town for WOW®, you’ll find that Wellington’s stores and boutiques love to get in on the excitement. There are so many options it can be both thrilling and daunting. Fortunately, we have a comprehensive guide to shopping in Wellington.

Dining in Wellington

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Said to have more bars and restaurants per capita than New York, the culinary capital is well celebrated for its love of good food and fine wine. Check out our guide to some of Wellington's best bars and where to eat before you head to the show. Don't forget to book!