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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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Museum Hotel

Local Tip Business and leisure travelers will love the hotel's charm and luxury amenities. Original New Zealand art is displayed throughout the hotel.

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Armstrong Motor Group Wellington Marathon

Armstrong Motor Group Wellington Marathon

5 Jul

From Westpac Stadium, more than 5000 entrants will take to this fast, flat, scenic route around Wellington's spectacular waterfront. Race options include Marathon (42.2km), Half Marathon (21.1km), 10km and Kids' Magic Mile. more »

City Market

City Market

5 Jul

The City Market is a fantastic weekly food market – a farmer’s market, but not as you know it. The City Market pops up on Sundays, undercover in the atrium of the landmark Chaffers Dock Building. Situated on the capital’s beautiful waterfront, the City Market is home to Wellington’s best providores – real people with authentic... more »

Wellington Night Market

Wellington Night Market

10 Jul

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 »

NZSO: Power and Passion

NZSO: Power and Passion

10 Jul

Famed Russian conductor Vasily Petrenko and talented Macedonian pianist Simon Trpčeski are joining forces to bring the music of Liszt and Mahler to Wellington audiences. The concert will include one work by each composer backed by the sounds of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. A talk discussing the music and composers will take place... more »

Videos

Zealandia - The Karori Sanctuary Experience

Nestled beside a beautiful, tranquil reservoir, Zealandia Karori Sanctuary occupies a stunning eco-world of its own, just ten minutes from the centre of Wellington. more »

Virtual Tours

Zealandia - Venue Hire

Conveniently located, just ten minutes from the centre of Wellington, an event held at Zealandia is bound to last in the memories of your guests. more »

Wellington Photos

Oriental Bay

Oriental Bay

Wellington Airport View, Victoria Peak Lookout

Wellington Airport View, Victoria Peak Lookout

View From Cable Car Ride

View From Cable Car Ride

Lady Norwood Rose Garden

Lady Norwood Rose Garden

Petone Beach

Petone Beach

Civic Square

Civic Square

Sexton's Cottage

Sexton's Cottage

Whareroa Farm Walk, Photo - Jonathan Hann

Whareroa Farm Walk, Photo - Jonathan Hann

Wellington Sign, Miramar

Wellington Sign, Miramar

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