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July events programme

Weekend highlights

Saturday 18–Sunday 19 July: It’s all about McLaren
Zoom in for opening weekend and celebrate New Zealand’s contribution to F1. Discover famous New Zealand F1 faces and races with experts Bob McMurray, Walter Willmott, and Michael Clark, and check out a McLaren Can-Am race car.

Full programme

Date Event Venue
     
Thursday 9 July    
4pm–7pm Friends' preview Visa Platinum Gallery, Level 4
     
Friday 10 July    
6pm–8pm Friends Indoor Karting Grand Prix Indoor Grand Prix, Kaiwharawhara
     
Monday 13 July    
All day Bruce McLaren’s M8A Can-Am race car Wellington Foyer, Level 2. 
     
Tuesday 14 July    
All day Bruce McLaren’s M8A Can-Am race car Wellington Foyer, Level 2. 
     
Wednesday 15 July    
All day Bruce McLaren’s M8A Can-Am race car Wellington Foyer, Level 2. 
11am–5pm B A Racer simulators Wellington Foyer, Level 2. 
     
Thursday 16 July    
All day Bruce McLaren’s M8A Can-Am race car Wellington Foyer, Level 2. 
11am–5pm B A Racer simulators Wellington Foyer, Level 2. 
6pm–7.30pm Trio at the Top (2001) documentary Soundings Theatre, Level 2
     
Friday 17 July    
All day Bruce McLaren’s M8A Can-Am race car Wellington Foyer, Level 2. 
11am–5pm B A Racer simulators Wellington Foyer, Level 2. 
     
Saturday 18 July    
All day Bruce McLaren’s M8A Can-Am race car Wellington Foyer, Level 2. 
11am–5pm B A Racer simulators Wellington Foyer, Level 2. 
11am–12 noon Formula One – expert floortalks Visa Platinum Gallery, Level 4.
11am–4pm KartSport NZ – pit experience  The Amphitheatre, Level 1
12 noon–1.30pm Formula One kids’ craft The Marae, Level 4.
2.30pm–3.30pm McLaren: Past and Present – panel discussion The Marae, Level 4
     
Sunday 19 July    
All day Bruce McLaren’s M8A Can-Am race car Wellington Foyer, Level 2. 
11am–5pm B A Racer simulators Wellington Foyer, Level 2. 
11am–12 noon Formula One – expert floortalks Visa Platinum Gallery, Level 4.
11am–4pm KartSport NZ – pit experience  The Amphitheatre, Level 1
12 noon–1.30pm Formula One kids’ craft The Marae, Level 4.
     
Monday 20 July    
All day Bruce McLaren’s M8A Can-Am race car Wellington Foyer, Level 2. 
     
Tuesday 21 July    
All day Bruce McLaren’s M8A Can-Am race car Wellington Foyer, Level 2. 
     
Wednesday 22 July    
All day Bruce McLaren’s M8A Can-Am race car Wellington Foyer, Level 2. 
     
Thursday 23 July    
All day Bruce McLaren’s M8A Can-Am race car Wellington Foyer, Level 2. 
     
Friday 24 July    
All day Bruce McLaren’s M8A Can-Am race car Wellington Foyer, Level 2. 
     
Saturday 25 July    
All day Bruce McLaren’s M8A Can-Am race car Wellington Foyer, Level 2. 
     
Sunday 26 July    
All day Bruce McLaren’s M8A Can-Am race car Wellington Foyer, Level 2. 

 

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