Love Local

Love Local is about showing support for our awesome local businesses by shopping, dining and socialising local

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It's easy to Love Local in Wellington as we're blessed with so many awesome stores, eateries, bars and attractions, all owned and run by passionate Wellingtonians who love what they do.

By shopping local not only will you get to enjoy friendly customer service (and most likely make a new friend in the process), but you’ll get good vibes from knowing that you’re helping support our local community.

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Rediscover Lambton Quay & Willis Street

With a compelling mix of retail, eateries and bars, this central city precinct is a great spot to spend some time. Whether it’s popping out for a bite to eat and quick browse during your weekday lunchbreak or a bit of retail therapy at the weekend, Lambton Quay and Willis Street have plenty to discover and rediscover.

Cuba street bucket fountain image credit Carissa Corlett

Hang out on Wellington’s most colourful street

It’s colourful, it’s diverse and it’s where you go for great coffee, awesome vintage finds and dining that ranges from $10 dumplings to award-winning dining at Logan Brown. Don’t wait for CubaDupa to show your love for Cuba Street, instead go show your support, start your Christmas shopping early and revisit some of your favourite Cuba Street spots.

Dirty little secret image credit celeste fontein
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Danger danger bar exterior image credit celeste fontein

Relax and unwind in the entertainment precinct

As the sun goes down and the city’s lights go on, Courtenay Place becomes the go-to spot in Wellington. With an array of dining options that range from smart-casual eats like Dragonfly and Hummingbird, to the always cheap and cheerful KC Café and Tommy Millions, Courtenay Place is where you go for a taste of being out and about in the city. It’s also home to some of the city’s top cocktails bars including The Library, Hawthorn Lounge and C.G.R. Merchant & Co.

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