Facts, figures and tips for your stories about Wellington
Positively Wellington Tourism’s media centre is designed to provide you with all the information, tools and inspiration you need to tell Wellington's stories.
Embraced by a natural amphitheatre of ocean and hill, Wellington merges big city culture with small town charm. A lively positive energy pulses through the capital of cool. New Zealand poet Lauris Edmond put it best when she wrote:
"This is the city of action, the world headquarters of the verb."
Her words are literally set in stone as part of the Wellington Writers Walk, one of many of the creative capital's public artworks.
Football fans who get in early to purchase venue packs for next year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup will be rewarded with a chance to witness the spotlight shine on football’s future superstars from less than $20 per match.
The New Zealand Festival welcomed the world to Wellington over 24 days (21 Feb – 16 Mar) of arts events across the city. Current ticketing data shows 114,000 festival tickets had been issued, up 4% on 2012.