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Forage and explore sounds inspired by New Zealand nature. Suits tamariki age 5 and under. 

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The Lost Letter Office 

The Lost Letter Office is a love letter to handwritten letters. Book for our Te Papa public shows on Sunday 21 March.

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Seasons 2021

Capital E National Theatre for Children is remounting our beloved theatre show Seasons. Learn more about our April school holiday public season!

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Capital E Children’s Day

Capital E welcomes you to celebrate with us on Saturday 13th March with free activities for tamariki aged 0 to 12. 

Kia Ora. Welcome to Capital E!

We are closed today for the Wellington Anniversary public holiday Mon 25 Jan and will reopen tomorrow Tue 26 Jan. Thank you and we hope you have a great day.

Capital E at Alert Level 1: 

Capital E’s PlayHQ is open Monday – Saturday 9.30am to 3.30pm.

We’ll continue to monitor advice from the Wellington City Council and Ministry of Health and will share updates here and on social media. 

We are taking the following health and safety measures, so please: Stay home if you, or anyone you are visiting with is unwell. Please use the hand sanitiser provided when coming to Capital E’s PlayHQ.

Continue to connect with us here and on social media where we’ll share any updates.

Kia kaha.


Capital E is part of Experience Wellington. View the FAQs here:

Experience Wellington COVID-19 FAQs 

Online Activities

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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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MediaLab Education Experience

Learn more about 2020 Digital Curriculum linked school trips!


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Ideatorium! EOI

Two times a year we search for artists and creatives to work with us to develop new and exciting original creative experiences for children.

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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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