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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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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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Wellington Night Market

Wellington Night Market

24 Oct

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 »

Wellington Underground Market

Wellington Underground Market

25 Oct

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

26 Oct

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

26 Oct

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 »

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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 »

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

The Tail of the Whale

The Tail of the Whale

Oriental Bay

Oriental Bay

Wellington Botanic Garden

Wellington Botanic Garden

Max Patte's Solace in the Wind

Max Patte's Solace in the Wind

Days Bay

Days Bay

The Boatshed

The Boatshed

Percy Scenic Reserve

Percy Scenic Reserve

Days Bay

Days Bay

Sexton's Cottage

Sexton's Cottage

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