Welcome to Wellington

Longer evenings and shorter days means time to play under the city lights. Breathe in the crisp autumn air and discover the capital by night with epic events, delicious dining discoveries, and a treat or two along the way.


Welcome to a playground of events and festivals across the region

Itineraries and guides

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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