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Wellington

Absolutely Positively

Life in Wellington

Energetic and creative, Wellington has been called the world’s ‘coolest little capital’. And Wellingtonians enjoy an outdoor lifestyle, thanks to its harbourside setting and 425 hectares of bush-clad town belt.

With reportedly more cafés, bars and restaurants per capita than New York, Wellington is known for its lively nightlife and world-class culinary scene. Already proud of its internationally-recognised coffee culture, Wellington has become the hub of New Zealand’s craft beer revolution, with experimental breweries and specialist bars popping up all over the city. Home to national museums, galleries and theatres, the city is at the heart of New Zealand’s arts and culture, and Wellington’s innovative film production and digital technology sectors have built a worldwide reputation.

The city combines the sophistication, cosmopolitan outlook and global reach of a capital city, along with the warmth and personality of a village.

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