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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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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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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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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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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 - Venue Hire

Conveniently located, just ten minutes from the centre of Wellington, an event held at Zealandia is bound to last in the memories of your guests. more »

Wellington Photos

The Boatshed

The Boatshed

Max Patte's Solace in the Wind

Max Patte's Solace in the Wind

Oriental Bay Fountain

Oriental Bay Fountain

Sexton's Cottage

Sexton's Cottage

The Tail of the Whale

The Tail of the Whale

Eastbourne

Eastbourne

Oriental Bay Houses

Oriental Bay Houses

Wellington Airport View, Victoria Peak Lookout

Wellington Airport View, Victoria Peak Lookout

Oriental Bay

Oriental Bay

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