A busy Cuba Street in Wellington.
A busy Cuba Street in Wellington.


Never have you ever enjoyed a Michelin-star-worthy ice cream scoop? Brewer and food lover Jos Ruffell will sort that. Never perused the vinyl collection at Slowboat Records? Musician Samuel Flynn-Scott will lead you around. If contemporary art is more your speed, allow CubaDupa Director Gerry Paul to point you toward {Suite} Gallery. Find a slice of nature at Paekakariki with musician Estère. At the end of the day, food and beverage expert Beth Brash will ‘cheers’ you at Goldings Free Dive.

Seven people. Seven ways to see a city. Find your Never Have I Ever.

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  • Gerry Paul

    CubaDupa Director

    Never joined the wild fun at CubaDupa? Festival director Gerry Paul has been part of Cuba Street culture since he was an eight-year-old busker. After playing 500 festivals around the world, he reckons there’s nothing quite like CubaDupa.

    Discover Gerry’s Wellington.

  • Estère


    Never delved into the fringe music scene at Pyramid Club? This is one of the live music venues that Wellington-based musician Estère frequents. Her live venue list covers everything from jazz, soul and RnB to local rock.

    Discover Estère’s Wellington.

  • Samuel Flynn Scott


    Never zorbed into the bins at Slowboat Records? Samuel Flynn Scott of the Phoenix Foundation describes this as “meditation for music nerds”. Samuel also writes about food and is obsessed with anything delicious.

    Discover Samuel's Wellington.

  • Prak and Nadya


    Never discovered the sauna hidden upstairs in the central city? For retailers Prak and Nadya, this is a weekly fix. Check out their other favourites - from fashion to food and other good-for-you stuff.

    Discover Prak and Nadya's Wellington.

  • Miriama Grace Smith


    Never seen artist Xoë Hall’s huge depiction of David Bowie in the carpark near Fortune Favours brewery? Xoë’s friend, artist Miriama Grace Smith, thinks this beer and street art combo is a perfect Wellington experience.

    Discover Miriama's Wellington.

  • Jos Ruffell


    Never had the soft-serve from Zany Zeus? Brewer Jos Ruffell goes for the liquorice flavour after a walk in the Remutaka Forest.

    Discover Jos's Wellington.

  • Beth Brash


    Never tried the eggplant claypot at KC Café? Wellington on a Plate programme manager Beth Brash lives, eats and dreams food. And she thinks this is the perfect finish to a night out.

    Discover Beth's Wellington.