The Beehive and New Zealand's Parliament buildings, Wellington, New Zealand
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The Beehive and New Zealand's Parliament buildings

Wellington

Wellington is a bustling harbour city of tucked-away bars, award-winning restaurants and great coffee. It's home to Parliament, a historic cable car ride, botanical gardens and glorious views.
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Brady Dyer Photography

Local Tip Brady Dyer Photography also operates a canvas shop, for easy transference of your favourite portrait or holiday photo, onto an impressive art canvas to hang in your home.

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Samuels Luxury Vehicle Hire

Local Tip Samuels Luxury Vehicle Hire offers a complementary pick-up/drop-off at any location in Wellington, including the Wellington airport.

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$10 Student Tuesdays

$10 Student Tuesdays

29 Jul

Show your student ID and experience the exhibition and sanctuary valley for just $10 any Tuesday, year-round. Come back whenever you like by upgrading to annual student membership. Not valid with any other discount offer. Cannot be redeemed for cash. Photo © Chris Helliwell more »

Buggies go bush

Buggies go bush

30 Jul

Our Wednesday morning walks for new parents are a great way to meet new friends while experiencing some of New Zealand’s rarest native wildlife. This must be the best buggy-friendly nature walk in New Zealand. Get a quick lowdown on what’s out and about from one of the Zealandia team, then pick up a map and head off at your own... more »

Wellington Night Market

Wellington Night Market

1 Aug

The bright lights, delicious smells and buzzing atmosphere of night markets so familiar throughout Asia has arrived in Wellington. The Wellington Night Market, in Left Bank Arcade off Cuba St, is offering people the chance to experience a variety of foods, shop for jewellery and clothing, and hear live music performed every Friday... more »

Wellington Underground Market

Wellington Underground Market

2 Aug

This vibrant market is one of Wellington's top shopping and visitor destinations and is fast becoming known as the place Wellingtonians love to come to shop, meet and eat. Best of all the market is open every Saturday from 10am to 4pm, rain, hail or shine because it's all undercover! At the market, which serves as a springboard for... more »

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Dockside Restaurant and Bar

Dockside Restaurant & Bar offers a unique contrast of old and new in a historic building with a contemporary feel. more »

Virtual Tours

Mac's Brewbar and Restaurant

Mac's Brewbar & Restaurant is offers the full range of it's award winning beers, centrally located close to Wellington's waterfront and very close to Te Papa and the Circa Theatre. more »

Wellington Photos

John Plimmer Statue

John Plimmer Statue

Raumati Beach, Kapiti Coast - Photo Jonathan Hann

Raumati Beach, Kapiti Coast - Photo Jonathan Hann

Raumati Beach, Kapiti Coast - Photo Jonathan Hann

Raumati Beach, Kapiti Coast - Photo Jonathan Hann

Roxy Cinema, Miramar

Roxy Cinema, Miramar

Max Patte's Solace in the Wind

Max Patte's Solace in the Wind

Botanic Garden Flowers

Botanic Garden Flowers

The Tail of the Whale

The Tail of the Whale

Civic Square

Civic Square

Victoria Peak Lookout

Victoria Peak Lookout

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