News & Information – Gardens Magic is ready to hit all the right notes in 2024

News & Information – Gardens Magic is ready to hit all the right notes in 2024

toy | Thursday 18 January

Tui-Eilish Tahere-Katene (Ngapuhi & Nga Rauru) is a 17 year old soul singer from Kapiti who will be taking a journey through the eras of women in soul.

She has released two singles under the name “Tuisoul” but this will be one of her first major live concerts, and she is very excited to perform in front of a large crowd in such an iconic venue.

“Gardens Magic is so important for young people like me to get a good start in the music industry – and to be heard by a wide range of listeners.

“This year has been a great year for me as a singer, 2024 will start with Gardens Magic and will see the release of my new single in te Reo Māori, and I will be performing a big concert in Kapiti for the local Waitangi Celebrations.”

Magic Gardens Concert Series

Aha | When: 7pm – 9:15pm, Tuesday 9 – Sunday 28 January 2024

where | Where: Ki Baiyikaka Botanical Garden

Price | Free

The popular Gardens Magic concert series returns in 2024 and will fill summer nights with the sounds of some of the capital’s best talent, located at the Botanic Gardens ki Paekākā Soundshell.

The free concerts start earlier in the evenings this year, with a warm-up solo show from 7pm before the main show at 8pm. Concerts are held on Tuesdays and Sundays each week, with Mondays being a rainy day.

Light show

Aha | When: 9pm – 11pm daily, Tuesday 9 – Sunday 28 January 2024

where | Where: Ki Baiyikaka Botanical Garden

Price | Free

After sunset, watch the gardens transform with a magical light show from MJF Lighting.

Discover the light display for yourself after enjoying the Gardens Magic concert.

Children’s garden path

Aha | When: 9am – 5pm daily, Tuesday 9 – Sunday 28 January 2024

where | Where: Ki Baiyikaka Botanical Garden

Price | Free

Enjoy a free and fun summer day with the kids, exploring the Kids Garden Trail in the beautiful ki Paekākā Botanical Garden.

Embark on a self-guided journey to discover the flora and fauna of the gardens and explore the meadow ecosystem with artist Cleo. Print the Clio’s Art Journal activity sheet onto the board Magic Gardens web pageOr pick up a copy near the Soundshell, at the Tree House, at the main entrance, or at the cable car ticket office.

Explorer days for kids

Aha | When: 10 am – 2 pm, Wednesdays, January 10, 17 and 24, 2024

where | Location: Discovery Garden, Ki Paiika Botanical Garden

Price | Free

Running alongside the Kids Garden Trail, in partnership with the Wellington Botanic Garden, the Council is proud to present Kids Explorer Days. It will run on three Wednesdays in January, at Discovery Garden, Botanic Garden ki Paekākā. Come explore the flora and fauna of the Botanical Garden and join us in rock painting.

Accessibility

All our locations are accessible. Restrooms, including an accessible restroom, are available at or near all events.

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