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.
High-flying, hard-hitting and straight shooting; elite players of all kinds will be converging on Wellington for a series of massive multi-code sporting clashes over the coming months. Fans who thrive on the big game atmosphere can choose from rugby, football, netball, AFL and athletics – or a combination – for a sporting Wellington weekend.
As Wellington Fashion Week returns to the capital for its third year this April, it’s the perfect time to fill your day with retail therapy - and your suitcase with beautiful new things - on a weekend getaway Wellington-style.