Oriental Bay, Wellington, New Zealand
Oriental Bay

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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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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Brady Dyer Photography

Local Tip Brady Dyer Photography also operates a canvas shop, for easy transference of your favourite portrait or holiday photo, onto an impressive art canvas to hang in your home.

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Paul Potts: One Chance

Paul Potts: One Chance

24 Apr

The most successful international touring Artist to come out of Britain's Got Talent, and the first winner, Paul Potts, is coming to Hawkes Bay, Wellington and Christchurch this April. With orchestral accompaniment, and a very special Kiwi supporting Artist who will also duet with Paul, this is going to be a thrilling musical event of the... more »

Wellington Night Market

Wellington Night Market

25 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 »

Wellington Underground Market

Wellington Underground Market

26 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 »

Steve Earle & The Dukes

Steve Earle & The Dukes

27 Apr

It’s a long way from Copperhead Road to The Low Highway, and for Steve Earle the journey has been filled with satisfying highs (three Grammys and marriage to Allison Moorer). Now, at age 58, Steve Earle is firing on all cylinders. His latest album, The Low Highway has garnered rave reviews, he’s just published his first novel, I’ll... 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 »

Virtual Tours

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

Oriental Bay

Oriental Bay

Wellington Harbour Paddle Surfer

Wellington Harbour Paddle Surfer

Victoria Peak Lookout

Victoria Peak Lookout

Raumati Beach, Kapiti Coast - Photo Jonathan Hann

Raumati Beach, Kapiti Coast - Photo Jonathan Hann

Cable Car Street Sign

Cable Car Street Sign

Fruits of the Garden by Paul Dibble

Fruits of the Garden by Paul Dibble

Wellington Sign, Miramar

Wellington Sign, Miramar

Oriental Bay

Oriental Bay

John Plimmer Statue

John Plimmer Statue

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