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Top 5 events on in Wellington this week

Our pick of the best events on in Wellington this week: get some cosmic inspiration from the legendary Professor Brian Cox; celebrate Māori, Pasifika and indigenous theatre and dance during Kia Mau Festival; sink your teeth into the thrilling Second Unit; start your Matariki celebrations at Te Papa; and don’t miss the Hurricanes vs Blues at Westpac Stadium.

Kia Mau Festival

Celebrate Māori, Pasifika and indigenous theatre and dance during this vibrant fortnight-long festival. See boundary-pushing productions (Fishin' Chip), hilarious comedy acts (The Māori Sidesteps and much more.

Professor Brian Cox

The critically acclaimed Professor Brian Cox returns to Wellington for one night only. He'll take you on a voyage of discovery where you'll explore the latest planetary missions, black holes, and Big Bang theories using state of the art graphics and imagery.

Second Unit

Now's the time to form a posse for the most highly anticipated event for warm blooded bodies this winter. Don't miss this thrilling immersive experience, based on Taika Waititi's vampire mockumentary What We Do in the Shadows

Matariki Ritual

Gather at Te Papa for a traditional Matariki ritual, featuring lots of stories of renewal, Māori storytelling and the chance to write down your own hopes and dreams and place them in a community basket.

Hurricanes vs Blues

Get ready for one of the biggest Super 12 matches of the season when the Auckland Blues come to town. Book online via TicketRocket and get 30% off adult tickets when you use the promo code WELLINGTON.

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