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Four Seasons in One Play

Four Seasons in One Play

Get your bodies moving at Capital E’s Four Seasons in One Play at PlayHQ! Our creative play space has been reimagined as an indoor playground to reflect and discover the year’s different seasons in a safe and exciting environment for tamariki.  

  • Where:PlayHQ
  • Price:Free
  • Ages:0-5
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Kia Whakanui i a Matariki

Let’s Celebrate Matariki! Capital E will be host to a series of Matariki activities that acknowledge and celebrate the Māori New Year.

  • When:04/07/2020 - 18/07/2020
  • Where:Capital E, 4 Queens Wharf
  • Price:Free
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Matariki for Tamariki with Timotimo

Join the Timotimo team in a special workshop for pre-schoolers bringing stories to life through taonga puoro and waiata.

  • When:04/07/2020
  • Where:PlayHQ
  • Price:Free
  • Duration:11am to 11.45am
  • Ages:2-5
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girl playing the ukulele

Ukulele Workshop

Become a Ukelele Rockstar! Join us for this fun, beginners ukulele workshop where you’ll play, sing, and transform into a Rock Star in our OnTV studio!

  • When:16/07/2020
  • Where:Capital E, 4 Queens Wharf
  • Price:$59
  • Duration:10am to 3pm
  • Ages:8-12
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Children dressed as reporters being filmed in front of green screen.

Digital Day – SOLD OUT

In the OnTV studio you’ll work together to film a funny TV show before heading over to MediaLab to have a digital creativity session.

  • When:07/07/2020 - 14/07/2020
  • Where:Capital E, 4 Queens Wharf
  • Price:$59
  • Duration:10am - 3pm
  • Ages:9-13
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Taonga puoro with Jerome Kavanagh

Join award-winning taonga puoro musician Jerome Kavanagh in learning about taongo puoro instruments.

  • When:11/07/2020
  • Where:Capital E, 4 Queens Wharf
  • Price:Free
  • Duration:1pm to 2pm
  • Ages:4+
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Character drawing and development of a man

Explore Character Design

Learn about character design in this engaging and fun workshop where you get to explore various ways you can develop and design your own character!

  • When:08/07/2020 - 09/07/2020
  • Where:Capital E, 4 Queens Wharf
  • Price:$59
  • Duration:10am to 3pm
  • Ages:9-12
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Narrative Game Design – SOLD OUT

Create your own game that you can take home and continue to work on at home after the course has finished.

  • When:17/07/2020
  • Where:Capital E, 4 Queens Wharf, MediaLab
  • Price:$59
  • Duration:10am to 3pm
  • Ages:8-12
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Young boy dressed up as a superhero

Heroes or Villains? – SOLD OUT

Create and star as your very own hero or villain! Craft your own cape and mask and take part in some theatre sports games to get you in the zone for your made-up character.

  • When:06/07/2020
  • Where:Capital E, 4 Queens Wharf
  • Price:$15
  • Duration:9.30am to 12pm
  • Ages:5-7
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Capital E What's On Yoga

Yoga for Kids

Note: Not running during school holidays. You’ll stretch, move, wiggle and pose in this fun, creative take on yoga.

  • When:Every Monday at 11:00 am
    Excluding 06/07/2020, 13/07/2020
  • Where:PlayHQ
  • Price:Free
  • Duration:30 minutes
  • Ages:3+
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Sing it out at Capital E

Music Magic

Note: Not running during school holidays. Lala, our world music extraordinaire is back on Tuesdays at 11am!

  • When:Every Tuesday at 11:00 am
    Excluding 07/07/2020, 14/07/2020
  • Where:PlayHQ
  • Price:Free
  • Duration:30 minutes
  • Ages:3+
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Kids doing paper craft

Little Creators

Note: Not running during school holidays. Work on fun themed and hands-on art projects with Craft Queen Halo.

  • When:Every Wednesday at 11:00 am
    Excluding 08/07/2020, 15/07/2020
  • Where:PlayHQ
  • Price:Free
  • Duration:30 minutes
  • Ages:3+
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Capital E What's On Science Jam

Science Jam

Note: Not running during school holidays. Tamariki will be in for wild wonderment and baffling brainstorms with Professor Inventus!

  • When:Every Thursday at 11:00 am
    Excluding 09/07/2020, 16/07/2020
  • Where:PlayHQ
  • Price:Free
  • Duration:30 minutes
  • Ages:3+
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Capital E Spin Around Dancer Adam - image credit Justine Hall

Spin Around

Note: Not running during school holidays. Put your dancing shoes on… it’s Spin Around with Adventure Adam! This freestyle dance session will see your tamariki breaking out their best dance moves.

  • When:Every Friday at 11:00 am
    Excluding 10/07/2020, 17/07/2020
  • Where:PlayHQ
  • Price:Free
  • Duration:30 minutes
  • Ages:3+
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fairy

Fairy Tale Adventures

Note: Not running during school holidays. See classic fairy-tales come to life with your suggestions!

  • Where:PlayHQ
  • Price:Free
  • Duration:30 minutes
  • Ages:3+
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