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Living costs in Wellington

Relative to the rest of the world, Wellington has an affordable and very high quality of living.

The cost of living in New Zealand is comparable to all OECD countries, and Wellington is rated as more affordable than New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland. Wellington also regularly tops the average salary rankings for New Zealand’s largest employment website, Seek.