Think you're a tough guy or gal? Then New Zealand in July's the place for you to prove it! Of course, if an army assault course isn't quite your cup of tea, there's plenty of other things for you to do in NZ this month!
Te Taumata Exhibition Series 2011 - Rona Ngahuia Osbourne - AUCKLAND
21 June - 9 July
As part of the Matariki Festival 2011, the Te Taumata Exhibition Series 2011 celebrates excellence in Maori visual arts in galleries across Auckland. Rona Ngahuia Osbourne will be exhibiting at Artstation Toi Tu. Te Taumata Exhibition Series features four different artists and is curated by Karl Chitham.
Jacky Pearson & Eugenea: Their impressions of Wellington - WELLINGTON
01 July - 09 July
Jacky & Eugenea are both immigrants to New Zealand and we are very pleased they chose Wellington as their new home. Jacky comes from England and Eugenea from Russia. Both have made a major contribution to the Wellington art scene over the last 15-20 years.
New Zealand International Film Festival - AUCKLAND
11 July - 14 July
Admission: From $12.50
The annual New Zealand International Film Festival continues to be the premier film event of the year, and the cultural highlight of the New Zealand winter. The Festival commences in mid-July, lighting up central Auckland. The line-up will feature more than 140 titles including key titles from the Cannes and Sundance film festivals.
Tough Guy and Gal Challenge - PALMERSTON NORTH
Think you're tough? Well, how about you provie it at the Tough Guy and Gal Challenge! Based at the Linton Military Camp, Camp Road, 10km from the CBD of Palmerston North, this is a great opportunity for civilians to experience some of the NZ Military facilities including the assault course.
The course will include water trails, crawl under barb wire obstacles, swamp crossings, steep bush rope grab, open paddock running, plus numerous parts of the NZ Army assault course. A six kilometre (one lap) or 12 kilometre (two laps) options are available. Try it out!
Silverdale Market - AUCKLAND
Every Saturday until 30 July
Silverdale traditional market. Each Saturday 8am to 1pm. Lots of bargains. Fresh vegs, plants, flowers, jewellery and much more. While here, visit the Pioneer Village. Have coffee and sample locally made baking. Silverdale for that something a little different.
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