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Oh boy Wellington, the pointy end of April is shaping up to be a busy one. A few highlights, Creative Mornings has a superb talk on the theme of Beyond AND the best toast around. Start-up Grind are hosting a talk from the VP of Vend Michael Koziarski and there’s the opening of the Tribute to Strange exhibition. Last but not least, theres still time to get in on our competition, submit designs based on the hashtag #Thiscreativecity for a chance to win a spot at our screen-printing workshop in May. Head on over to our Facebook page for the full run down. As always, there’s enough creative flavour out there for everyones tastes. Stay dry out there people, hope to see you out and about.

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