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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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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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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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Wellington Underground Market

Wellington Underground Market

20 Dec

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 »

Hill Street Farmers' Market

Hill Street Farmers' Market

21 Dec

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

21 Dec

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

23 Dec

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 »

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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 »

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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

Victoria Peak Lookout

Victoria Peak Lookout

Max Patte's Solace in the Wind

Max Patte's Solace in the Wind

Per Capita by Cathryn Munro

Per Capita by Cathryn Munro

Raumati Beach, Kapiti Coast - Photo Jonathan Hann

Raumati Beach, Kapiti Coast - Photo Jonathan Hann

Harbour View

Harbour View

Wellington Harbour Paddle Surfer

Wellington Harbour Paddle Surfer

Roxy Cinema, Miramar

Roxy Cinema, Miramar

The Boatshed

The Boatshed

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