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Wellington Wellington
Sun 25 Feb

Venue

10 Kent Terrace, Mt Victoria, Wellington

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Prices

EARLYBIRD:

Limited available at this price
PER PERSON
$19.00

STANDARD:

PER PERSON
$25.00

Timing

Running Time: 1 hour

Venue

10 Kent Terrace, Mt Victoria, Wellington

Discounts

Artist Discount

Available on the day of the event only, limits apply

Payment Options

Credit Card
2.50%
Bank Transfer
$1.50
Online Eftpos
1.80%

Delivery Options

eTicket
free
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