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Longer days and warmer temperatures make spring a great time to explore Wellington. With great coffee and delicious food, fabulous events, and excellent shopping, the capital city will put a spring in your step


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Head for the coast, walk through the hills of sit among the vines at some wineries - all without leaving Wellington

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Tū ake i te tihi o Tangi te Keo/Mātairangi
Stand atop Tangi te Keo/Mātairangi mountain

Ka horapa te titiro ki Te Whanganui a Tara
Gaze upon the Great Harbour of Tara

Ngā pae maunga, ngā pae tāngata ka mihi atu nei
The mountains, the people – salutations to all