2019 Events » The Backyard Picnic
THE BACKYARD PICNIC
Friday 23 August 2019 | 6pm - 9pm
Sometimes insects are a perfect picnic companion. Take an evening out at Expressions Whirinaki.
Pick up your very own basket filled with handcrafted artisan food including Kāpiti cheese, handmade chocolates, kale, prosciutto and blue cheese tartlet. Select your backyard BBQ classics, then unplug, unwind and enjoy an indoor picnic, in winter …. Insects included. Take the time to Explore Bugs: Our Backyard Heroes exhibition and come up close and personal with friendly mini-monsters. Ideal for a family group or a unique dinner for two.
Gluten Free available
In association with Visa Wellington on a Plate
Tickets: $90 (2 x Adults) | $160 (Family: 2 x Adults, 2 x children)
BUGS - OUR BACKYARD HEROES EXHIBITION
29 June - 11 September 2019 | Golden Homes & Mitre 10 Mega Create Galleries
This exhibition will take you on a journey to meet some living creepy crawlies, explore our native bugs and discover their superpowers.
DIY: LOVE THE BUGS
Sunday 14 July 2019 | 1pm - 3pm
Join us in the July school holidays to make your own seed bomb, mini garden and bug hotel. Suitable for all ages.
Every Monday during term time | 22 July - 9 September | 4pm - 4.30pm
Meet the bugs with a tour through the exhibition. Learn about good bugs and bad bugs and hear insights into the life of a bug. Suitable for ages 5-12 years.
BAD BUGS BIOSECURITY SESSION
Sunday 18 August 2019 | 1pm
Come along to a Bad Bugs Biosecurity Session where you can learn how to protect Aotearoa against pests and diseases.