What’s New

Term Time Activities

Join us in PlayHQ on weekdays for Term Time activities at 11am.

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Forage and explore sounds inspired by New Zealand nature. Suits tamariki age 5 and under.  Ends June 22. 

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Home Is Where The Art Is

Step inside our giant playhouse to explore, discover and create masterpieces! Opens June 28.

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Seasons Education Tour

Capital E National Theatre for Children presents Seasons, written by Peter Wilson with music and lyrics by Laughton and Jenny Pattrick.

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Ngā Whetū Rerekē – The Harmonic Stars

Join us at the Ahi Kā Festival on the Wellington Waterfront to experience the artistic creations of 10 young artists who have been inspired by Matariki.

Kia Ora. Welcome to Capital E!

PlayHQ is open Mon to Sat 9.30am – 3.30pm. Note: PlayHQ will be closed from 23 to 27 June. 

COVID-19 update

Capital E under COVID-19 Level 1.  

The health and safety of our visitors and staff is very important to us so we continue to follow Ministry of Health advice and guidelines around hygiene and contact tracing.

All visitors are asked to stay home if they are feeling unwell, and we encourage using the QR code upon entering with the NZ COVID Tracer app.

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

For more information, see our FAQs:

Online Activities

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MediaLab Education Experience

Learn more about Digital Curriculum linked school trips!

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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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