One of the many great things about Wellington is we get the International Festival of the Arts. We also get the Sevens, Te Papa and the World of Wearable Arts while other cities get flower shows or something.
Readers may be especially interested in the session with Economics Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz. The Greens will love him as he is anti-globalisation.
And for those wanting more light hearted and adult entertainment, there is La Vie.