What to do around the region

Last updated 05:00 03/01/2014
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SEE THE SEA: Check out the wildlife at the Island Bay Marine Education Centre.

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INSIDE

Where: Island Bay Marine Education Centre.

When: Sundays.

How Much: Adult $5, child $2.

The Bait House Aquarium is open again this Sunday after being closed for the Christmas period. At 10.45pm there is octopus feeding, deep reef tank feeding at 2.20pm, and at 2.45pm see the fish of the day release, when one of the short-term residents goes back to the ocean.

OUTSIDE

Where: The Boat Shed, Days Bay, Eastbourne.

When: Every day from 10am.

How Much: Double kayaks $25 for one hour.

Take a buddy or that special someone kayaking around beautiful Days Bay. Various types of kayaks can be hired at The Boat Shed, which is adding real fruit icecream and smoothies to its services.

AFTER DARK

Where: Taranaki St.

When: Tomorrow, 10pm.

How Much: Free.

See Adam Page And The Counts perform tomorrow night at Hashigo Zake. Enjoy one of the many craft beers on offer and sounds of swing and swagger with Ed Zuccollo on Moog and Fender Rhodes and Rick Cranson on drums and cymbals.

FOR THE KIDS

Where: Bush City Kiosk, Level 2, Te Papa.

When: Sunday, 11am-3pm.

How Much: Free.

Grab an activity sheet and get out and about in Bush City for a scavenger hunt as part of Te Papa's Family Fun Day. Kids can also get crafty and make their own mini beast and at 1pm find out about the collection of New Zealand insects.

OUT OF TOWN

Where: Lake Ferry, South Wairarapa coast.

When: Sunny days.

How Much: Free, just a bit of petrol money.

Take a drive in the countryside to Lake Onoke and enjoy breathtaking views of the Rimutaka Range and the South Island. Experience the little, laid-back settlement with a picnic or have a bite to eat at the Lake Ferry Hotel.

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