Wellington Harbour, Wellington, New Zealand
Wellington Harbour

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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Zealandia - Venue Hire

Local Tip Zealandia is a non-profit organisation, so holding your wedding or event at Zealandia makes a valuable contribution towards conservation, eco-restoration and education.

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Dockside Restaurant and Bar

Local Tip The retractable roof means you can enjoy al fresco dining in the sun and also be protected when the weather takes a turn for the worse.

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Hill Street Farmers' Market

Hill Street Farmers' Market

20 Apr

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 »

City Market

City Market

20 Apr

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 »

$10 Student Tuesdays

$10 Student Tuesdays

22 Apr

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

23 Apr

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 »

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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 »

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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 »

Wellington Photos

Courtenay Place

Courtenay Place

Oriental Bay Fountain

Oriental Bay Fountain

Whitby Lakes

Whitby Lakes

St Mary of The Angels

St Mary of The Angels

Turnbull House

Turnbull House

Eastbourne Beach

Eastbourne Beach

Days Bay

Days Bay

Civic Square

Civic Square

Wellington Sign, Miramar

Wellington Sign, Miramar

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