Welcome to Wellington

Enjoy cosy lunches on cold crisp days, get whipped by wild winds from Wellington's peaks, and discover the capital by night with epic events, outdoor festivals, and a treat or two along the way.

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Events

Welcome to a playground of events and festivals across the region

Explore the Wellington Region

 Head for the coast, walk through the hills and visit 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