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Top 5 events on in Wellington this week

Our pick of the best events on in Wellington this week: spend an evening with the original domestic goddess, Nigella Lawson; head to Kāpiti for your fix of country spirit and crafty knick-knacks; spend a magic day in the Botanic Gardens with the whole family; support the Wellington Free Ambulance at First Responders Festival; and get 'schooled' on the new cool – skin-fermented wines.

Amber Orange: A Masterclass on Skin Fermented Whites

New Year, new knowledge! They might be growing steadily in popularity, but skin fermented wines have been around since way back in 6000BC. Learn about traditional and emerging production techniques as you sample from a unique collection of wines that you'll be hard-pressed to find in your local specialty  store.

An Evening With Nigella Lawson

Spend an evening with with one of the world's most successful cookbook authors and television personalities. For the first time in New Zealand, Nigella shares her own personal collection of culinary adventures in an intimate evening where you'll also get to ask the questions. 

First Responders Festival

Support the Wellington Free Ambulance service and have a jolly good knees-up in late Jan, at this annual 3-day festival of beer, music, free outdoor cinema and family fun on the waterfront. 

Kids Magic in the Dell

Grab the whole family and head to the Dell for a day of summer entertainment and whiz-bang fun for all ages. Don't forget your picnic rug and snacky supplies.

Eat, Drink and be Crafty 2019

Take a leisurely drive out to Kāpiti this weekend and explore this country-style craft fair in one of the Coast's most idyllic rural settings.

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