A little bit of Wellington
Sitting at the heart of New Zealand, Wellington has a little bit of everything to warm up your winter
Winter in Wellington is a little bit special. There may not be snow to accompany the cold, but Wellington still knows how to create a winter wonderland over the chilliest months.
Celebrate the great indoors a little more like a Wellingtonian. When the weather’s less than ideal, locals embrace all things cosy, warm, delicious, and creative.
Forget about snow – head to Wellington Zoo to meet the newest resident snow leopards or check out the line-up of incredible events, including a world-class indigenous art festival, the largest LEGO® brick exhibition – Jurassic World by Brickman®, Matariki celebrations, and a delicious foodie festival.
JURASSIC WORLD BY BRICKMAN®
Be part of an adventure 6 million LEGO bricks in the making. Jurassic World by Brickman® is coming exclusively to Tākina this JuneJurassic World by Brickman®
Taste a little bit of the city
Discover a little more of the region
If you venture out into the greater Wellington region you'll find tasty food, stunning views, and a bit of adventure just beyond the harbour and hills
20 min drive north of Wellington CBD
Across the harbour lies Wellington's giant playground. The Hutt Valley is packed full of outdoor adventures and delicious eats.
20 min drive UP THE WEST COAST
Porirua offers coastal walks and water sports, and hillsides are packed with adventure. From hiking to mountain biking and high ropes. It’s a city steeped in Māori heritage and thriving with creative talent.
1 hour drive north of Wellington CBD
The Wairarapa region is home to cute villages, wild coastlines, world-class cuisine, and some of New Zealand’s best pinot noir.
45 min drive UP THE WEST COAST
Take a quick drive or train ride up the coast and discover the Kāpiti Coast. You'll find sandy beaches, epic adventures, and delicious food.
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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