Event Guide

Powered by:

Pages of History

Sorry this event has been and gone


  • Sat 25 Jul ’15, 11:00am – 12:00pm
  • Sat 25 Jul ’15, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
  • Sat 25 Jul ’15, 3:00pm – 4:00pm
  • Sun 26 Jul ’15, 11:00am – 12:00pm
  • Sun 26 Jul ’15, 1:00pm – 2:00pm
  • Sun 26 Jul ’15, 3:00pm – 4:00pm


National Library of New Zealand, 70 Molesworth Street, Thorndon, Wellington


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Free Admission


National Library

Actors from the NZ Arcade Live Art Trust bring characters from Wellington's past to colourful life. This site-specific event creates short theatre pieces referring to people who have at some stage of their lives had an association with the capital city including Carmen, Te Rauparaha, Robyn Hyde, Nancy Wake and James K.Baxter.

Performances can be seen on both days of the Capital 150 - July 25th and 26th. Entry is free.

There is plenty else going on at the National Library during these two days including guided tours of the exhibition World War One - A Contemporary Conversation, "white glove experiences" led by curators from the Alexander Turnbull Library in which you can up close and personal with valuable collection items, and an exhibition presented in association with Victoria University of Wellington, which looks at projects that could affect the future of Wellington.

The ground floor is open from 8.30am - 5.00pm on both days and HOME cafe at the Library is open from 9pm. The Alexander Turnbull Library, on the first floor of the National Library, is open from 10am - 5.00pm on Saturday but they are also offering their "white gloves experiences" on Sunday as well as Saturday.

Related Events

How to get your Event listed

To have your Event appear on NZHerald Events, go to www.eventfinda.co.nz who supply the event listings for this site.

Click here to add your Event now!
Powered by:

© Copyright 2019, NZME. Publishing Limited