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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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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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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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Wellington Night Market

Wellington Night Market

19 Sep

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 »

NEIL FINN with Bic Runga

NEIL FINN with Bic Runga

19 Sep

Brent Eccles Entertainment is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated tour by one of New Zealand’s favourite performers and songwriters, the highly successful and much lauded Neil Finn. Neil will be accompanied by his latest six piece ensemble. The new band (including wiife Sharon, Aistair Deverick of the Ruby Suns, Jessee Sheehan,... more »

Wellington Underground Market

Wellington Underground Market

20 Sep

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

21 Sep

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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Dockside Restaurant and Bar

Dockside Restaurant & Bar offers a unique contrast of old and new in a historic building with a contemporary feel. 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

Wellington Harbour

Wellington Harbour

Max Patte's Solace in the Wind

Max Patte's Solace in the Wind

Victoria Peak Lookout

Victoria Peak Lookout

Eastbourne Beach

Eastbourne Beach

Percy Scenic Reserve

Percy Scenic Reserve

Petone Beach

Petone Beach

Fruits of the Garden by Paul Dibble

Fruits of the Garden by Paul Dibble

Days Bay

Days Bay

Wellington Sign, Miramar

Wellington Sign, Miramar

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