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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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Zealandia - The Karori Sanctuary Experience

Local Tip Time your visit for a "Species Talk" or "Walk & Talk" tour. You'll be able to explore the lower valley on a gentle, fully-guided 45-minute stroll, or learn about the incredible wealth of wildlife that call...

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Wellington Night Market

Wellington Night Market

22 May

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 »

Royal New Zealand Ballet - Salute

Royal New Zealand Ballet - Salute

22 May - 24 May

They went with songs to the battle, they were young. Straight of limb, true of eye, steady and aglow. They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted, They fell with their faces to the foe. They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in... more »

Hill Street Farmers' Market

Hill Street Farmers' Market

23 May

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 »

Wellington Underground Market

Wellington Underground Market

23 May

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 »

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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 »

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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 »

Wellington Photos

Botanic Gardens Bridge

Botanic Gardens Bridge

Oriental Bay

Oriental Bay

Eastbourne Beach

Eastbourne Beach

Civic Square

Civic Square

Oriental Bay

Oriental Bay

Max Patte's Solace in the Wind

Max Patte's Solace in the Wind

The Tail of the Whale

The Tail of the Whale

Eastbourne

Eastbourne

John Plimmer Statue

John Plimmer Statue

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