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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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Bodyhaven Boutique Spa

Local Tip Couples can book in for a romantic relaxation together with a massage or a soak in the copper tubs.

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Kirkcaldie & Stains

Local Tip Head to the second floor to take and break from shopping and enjoy a coffee at the 'K&S Café'.

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NZSO 2015: Spirit of Anzac - Letters from the Front

NZSO 2015: Spirit of Anzac - Letters from the Front

22 Apr

Join the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra (NZSO) for a moving tribute to the ANZACs who fought together at Gallipoli 100 years ago. In true ANZAC spirit we collaborate with the Sydney Symphony to present two world premieres in near-simultaneous concerts. In his Symphony No. 1, Kiwi composer Michael Williams sets to music soldiers’... more »

Wellington Night Market

Wellington Night Market

24 Apr

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 »

Hill Street Farmers' Market

Hill Street Farmers' Market

25 Apr

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

25 Apr

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 »

Videos

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 »

Virtual Tours

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

Civic Square

Civic Square

Eastbourne Beach

Eastbourne Beach

Roxy Cinema, Miramar

Roxy Cinema, Miramar

Botanic Gardens Bridge

Botanic Gardens Bridge

St Mary of The Angels

St Mary of The Angels

Days Bay

Days Bay

Raumati Beach, Kapiti Coast - Photo Jonathan Hann

Raumati Beach, Kapiti Coast - Photo Jonathan Hann

Lambton Quay Shopping

Lambton Quay Shopping

Whitby Lakes

Whitby Lakes

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