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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Local Tip The food menu matches each dish with a suggested beer and many dishes have the beer as a key ingredient.
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.
Wellington Cafe Culture Asked to name cities in the world known for their café cultures, Wellington wouldn't perhaps be the first to spring...more »
Wellington is tucked away on the southwest corner of North Island. It offers some spectacular scenic drives that take in the coastline, mountains, city and farmland that typify this beautiful...more »
Wellington’s museums highlight the development of the city, the country and its people through sport, money, housing, culture, nature and the...more »
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 »
The Gipsy Kings have bought us hits such as ‘Djobi Djoba’, ‘Baila Me’, ‘Bamboléo’, ‘Bem Bem Maria’, ‘Volare’, ‘Tu Quieres Volver’,‘A Mi Manera (Comme D’Habitude)’,‘Vamos A Bailar’ and many more. Melding deep-heated Flamenco, Rumba, Salsa and Pop to the tune of 25 million albums sold, the Grammy... more »
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 »
Have you ever wondered where the broccoli you were eating was grown, or who caught that fish you’re preparing? Or have you simply thought it would be great to support local producers? Well, the Hill Street Farmers’ Market is giving Wellingtonians a chance to buy local. The market is held every Saturday morning, rain or shine, and helps... more »
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