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September events programme

Weekend highlights

Sunday 6 September: Formula One Father’s Day
Treat Dad to an exclusive exhibition viewing followed by brunch with Chris Amon, Michael Clark, and motorsport writer Eion Young. There’ll be A1GP’s Black Beauty car in the foyer, floortalks, and fun activities for the family.

Saturday 26 September–Sunday 11 October: School holidays – Race to Te Papa!
A hands-on, motor racing extravaganza. Pit garage demonstrations, real race cars, Kartsport, simulators, science activities, and more. Can you squeeze yourself into the Toyota Racing Series show car?!

Full programme

Date Event Venue
     
Sat 05 September Father's Day weekend  
All day A1GP ‘Black Beauty’ Wellington Foyer, Level 2 
11am–4pm KartSport NZ – pit experience The Plaza, Level 1
11am–5pm B A Racer simulators Wellington Foyer, Level 2
11am–12 noon Formula One – expert floortalks Visa Platinum Gallery, Level 4
12.30pm–1.30pm Father’s Day card workshop Wellington Foyer, Level 2 
2pm–3pm Formula One – expert floortalks Visa Platinum Gallery, Level 4
     
Sunday 06 September    
All day A1GP ‘Black Beauty’ Wellington Foyer, Level 2 
9am–12.15pm Father's Day Brunch – with Chris Amon and Eoin Young (Ticketed) Icon, Level 2
11am–4pm KartSport NZ – pit experience The Plaza, Level 1
11am–5pm B A Racer simulators Wellington Foyer, Level 2 
11.30am–12.30pm Greg Murphy Te Marae, Level 4
12.30pm–1.30pm Father’s Day card workshop Wellington Foyer, Level 2 
2pm–3pm Ask the boys  Te Marae, Level 4
3.30pm–5pm Trio at the Top (2001) documentary Soundings Theatre, Level 2
     
Sat 19 September    
11am–4pm Karts in the Foyer Wellington Foyer, Level 2 
11am–5pm B A Racer simulators Wellington Foyer, Level 2 
     
Sunday 20 September    
10am–2pm Mustang Car Club on the Plaza The Plaza, Level 1
11am–4pm Karts in the Foyer Wellington Foyer, Level 2 
11am–5pm B A Racer simulators Wellington Foyer, Level 2 
     
Sunday 27 September    
10am–4pm Porsche Car Club on the Plaza The Plaza, Level 1
     
Wednesday 30 September    
11am–5pm B A Racer simulators Wellington Foyer, Level 2 

 

A1GP 'Black Beauty'
A1GP 'Black Beauty'
Will be on display in the Wellington Foyer on 5 and 6 September 2009

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