Wellington offers a bewildering choice from ethnic eateries in Courtenay Place to hot chocolate in Hannah's Place Chocolate Factory with fine dining options as a delicious alternative. The choice ...Read more
Wellington’s slogan ‘The coolest small capital’ reflects a place where size is unimportant. Who needs a million people (Wellington approx 215,000) when your promenade showcases an amazing national museum, Te Papa with a string of cafes, boutiques and galleries each with their harbour views.
Picture postcard views are a collage of brightly painted timber houses stacked on harbour hillsides. The rich tapestry of buildings, prominent architecture and quirky public installations reflects the heritage and place of Wellington in governance Aotearoa NZ. Wellington is a bucket list destination for art and culture buffs with a plethora of galleries, museums from a film studio, Weta workshop tours & Weta Cave to Nairn Street settler cottage or Wellington Museum. You are spoiled for choice with nearby Dowse Art Gallery and the temptations of Greytwon, Wairapara emerging artists. Town and country are part and parcel of the Wellington landscape with Zealandia a premier sanctuary a Wellington suburb and the outstanding native landscapes of Otari-Wilton’s Bush Reserve a short bus stop journey from central Wellington.
Find Hannahs Laneway, Eva Street, Egmont Street and Te Aro corners for a free public street art display. There are over 80 street art murals and counting in the City centre with suburbs like ...Read more
Abandoned military bunkers, forts, memorials and museums tell the story of Aotearoa New Zealand at war and peace. Wellington, as the seat of government, took its defence seriously. From the ...Read more