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Cable Car Ride & Harbour City Views

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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Mac's Brewbar and Restaurant

Local Tip The food menu matches each dish with a suggested beer and many dishes have the beer as a key ingredient.

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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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City Market

City Market

29 Mar

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

The Gipsy Kings

1 Apr

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 »

Wellington Night Market

Wellington Night Market

3 Apr

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 »

Hill Street Farmers' Market

Hill Street Farmers' Market

4 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 »

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Zaika Indian Bistro and Bar

Zaika is an Indian restaurant in Willis Street in Wellington's central business district that creates modern examples of classic dishes. more »

Virtual Tours

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 »

Wellington Photos

Weta Cave, Miramar

Weta Cave, Miramar

Oriental Bay Fountain

Oriental Bay Fountain

Petone Beach

Petone Beach

Turnbull House

Turnbull House

Days Bay

Days Bay

View From Cable Car Ride

View From Cable Car Ride

Courtenay Place

Courtenay Place

Kirkcaldie & Stains Dept. Store

Kirkcaldie & Stains Dept. Store

Wellington Harbour Boats

Wellington Harbour Boats

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