Easter Weekend starts 25th to 28th March 2016
1. For Music Lovers – Tweedy 27 March at the Powerstation Buy Tickets
Tweedy, made up of Wilco founding member and leader Jeff Tweedy and his eighteen year old son and drummer Spencer Tweedy, will perform their first ever show in New Zealand Easter 2016.
Regarded as one of contemporary music’s most accomplished songwriters, musicians and performers Jeff Tweedy started Wilco on 1994. The band have recorded nine remarkable albums and collaborated with Billy Bragg to bring to life three albums full of Woody Guthrie penned lyrics in the milestone Mermaid Avenue album series.
2. Be Entertained – Good Mourning Mrs Brown from 25 to 27 March at Vector Arena Buy Tickets
Mrs Brown has put the whole family into her suitcase and is heading to New Zealand.
Featuring the original cast from the BBC TV series, Mrs Browns Boys Live is jam packed with all the laughs and drama you can expect from the mother of all comedy. Feckin’ hilarious and completely uncensored; Mrs Brown’s Boys Live will have you rolling in the aisles.
3. Instagram-perfect Locations
North Island – Bethels Beach
South Island – Wanaka
Wanaka has been on social media radar recently thanks to famous Australian blogger Nicole Warne (aka @garypeppergirl). With thousands of people drooling over her Instagram posts, why not give it a visit this Easter weekend?
4. Learn How to Bake
What’s Easter weekend without sweets? Our two favourite baking books are a must-do. Whether you’re a newbie or a pro-baker, you will find a gem in Karla Goodwin’s Bluebells Cakery books (Buy Here) and Jordan Rondel’s The Caker (Buy Here).
5. Binge Watch
Get your snacks ready, it’s time for a tv marathon! Here are some of our recommended shows:
b. House of Cards (Netflix) – power struggle and politics
c. The Walking Dead – zombies and more zombies
d. Orange is the New Black (Netflix) – spotlight on women
e. Suits – another law-centric show with good looking actors
f. Anthony Bourdain shows – wanderlusts and foodies
g. Breaking Bad – never again will your friends judge you for not getting their Breaking Bad references
h. Arrow – okay, so I haven’t seen it yet but it’s on my list
i. Rick and Morty – Adventure Time for adults