Wellington is the capital and seat of Government, Wellington is a city that has become a mecca for the arts, live theatre, home of Te Papa - the National Museum, a harbour with great views and a wide range of boutique bars and restaurants to choose from.

With the second largest gay and lesbian population in the country, Wellington's gay and lesbian community blends in within arts, restaurant and theatre community making the city truly cosmopolitan and being the - Harbour Capital.

The city boasts many fine museums, libraries, art galleries, and theatres, and parks in a greenbelt around the central city, as well as dining, shopping and entertainment, and nightlife in the Courtenay Place area. New Zealand's only working cable car provides panoramic views.
Wellington City Discover the nation's identity in the Capital, where heritage treasures like Parliament Buildings, the National Archives and Te Papa offer you a unique insight into the stories of our country. Or experience heritage of a more natural kind throughout a region blessed with an astonishing variety of natural wonders. 

Wellington is the geographical and political centre of New Zealand, this beautiful harbour capital combines city sophistication with the intimacy of a compact village. Jam-packed with national treasures, artistic flair, gastronomic delights, shopping sensations and scenic beauty, Wellington is the ultimate urban destination in New Zealand. Wellington region includes the Kapiti Coast and Hutt Valley. The Wairarapa region is just one hour's drive from Wellington city.

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