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Children’s Day

Capital E welcomes you to come together to celebrate Children’s Day at PlayHQ and under the sails on Queens Wharf! Bring the whole family along for fun, crafts, entertainment and activities including face painting, and live performances from Fairy Cat.

Sunday 1 March

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The Lost Letter Office

The Lost Letter Office is a love letter to handwritten letters. Using magic, movement, music and clown performance, it explores how these paper creations can deliver powerful gifts of love.

14 to 21 April
Suits ages 2-8

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Enjoy sustainability themed activities and crafts that encourage process led creative discovery and play for children five and under. 

9.30am – 3.30pm

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Science Jam

Join Professor Inventus for wild wonderment and baffling brainstorms as he investigates balloons, baboons, full moons, and cartoons!

Every Thursday

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Music Magic

Lala, our world music extraordinaire is back with a new activity! Try out percussion, sound-making, have a dance and wiggle and celebrate all things musical!

Every Tuesday

Kia ora, welcome to Capital E!

PlayHQ is now open late on Saturdays and open Sundays in summer.


Saturday Open Lates!



Saturdays in Feb we’re open late!

PlayHQ at Capital E, 4pm-6pm, Suits all ages


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Young child uses film camera in OnTV studio

OnTV Education Experience

Book your students into an immersive team experience in our professional and purpose-built TV studio. These curriculum-linked programmes will see your class work together to create their own television broadcast!

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Two young children work on a computer together

MediaLab Education Experience

Book your class in for 2020 Digital Curriculum linked school trip!


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Summer Sundays

PlayHQ will be open on Sundays this summer 2020 in January and February! 
Pop in and explore creativity and fun in our sustainable play installation!

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Find Us

Located in central Wellington at 4 Queens Wharf, Wellington, New Zealand.

Phone: 04 913 3740

Email: capitale@experiencewellington.org.nz


Being creative is as important as your 5+ a day. Help Capital E dish up a healthy serving of creativity to all children!

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