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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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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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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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Hill Street Farmers' Market

Hill Street Farmers' Market

23 Nov

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

23 Nov

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

25 Nov

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

26 Nov

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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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

Turnbull House

Turnbull House

Days Bay

Days Bay

Petone Beach

Petone Beach

Oriental Bay

Oriental Bay

Oriental Bay

Oriental Bay

John Plimmer Statue

John Plimmer Statue

Sexton's Cottage

Sexton's Cottage

Evening view of the harbour

Evening view of the harbour

Max Patte's Solace in the Wind

Max Patte's Solace in the Wind

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