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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Local Tip The food menu matches each dish with a suggested beer and many dishes have the beer as a key ingredient.
Local Tip Spend a little more and take the Wild South Coaster flight, where you will land on the beautifully rugged coast and maybe see some seals.
Wellington is a fantastic city for families. I am lucky enough to live nearby and as the mother of a school age child, I really appreciate its easy...more »
From a sunken sailing ship to touring the Beehive, and from botanical gardens to a natural spring aquifer, we introduce you to some of Wellington's hidden gems that won’t cost you a penny....more »
Despite the fact that it is just a 20 minute ferry ride from downtown Wellington many New Zealanders, and even Wellingtonians, have never visited the...more »
Now in its 13th year, Beervana is New Zealand’s premier beer event and the best annual opportunity for New Zealanders to experience the biggest range of crafted beers under one roof. Over two days we showcase 200+ brews from New Zealand and abroad; along with cuisine from some of Wellington’s top restaurants. We also offer fun and... more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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