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If you're a new student in Wellington, there are a bunch of great activities and food spots for you to check out!
Take a step into nature and be rewarded with epic views and wild landscapes. Walk along the Southern Walkway which is a favourite with locals, or, if you're looking for a sturdier hike you'll enjoy the Escarpment Track which has incredible views. To explore more trails, head to WellingtonRegionalTrails.com.
If you feel like tasty international cheap eats, try out: Little Penang (Malaysian), Fisherman's Plate (Vietnamese), Press Hall (food court with many different cuisines), Aunty Mena's (vegetarian/vegan Malaysian), Pizza Pomodoro (Italian/pizza), Sweet Mother's Kitchen (American/Mexican), The Ramen Shop (Japanese) or Roti Chenai (Indian).
Are you a bit of a movie buff? Have you always wanted to know what goes on behind the scenes of your favourite movies? A tour at the Weta Cave, the five-time Academy Award-winning design studio should definitely be on your to-do list in Wellington!
Just minutes from downtown Wellington and set around a picturesque reservoir, ZEALANDIA is home to some of New Zealand's most rare and extraordinary wildlife. You'll feel like you're in the wilderness but you're just 10 minutes from downtown Wellington! You can also take a short guided day, twilight or night tour.
Whether you're into rugby, football or cricket, watching a live sports game at the stadium is an unmissable Wellington experience. The stadium is commonly referred to as the 'cake tin' in Wellington and hosts games and events of all sorts - check out what's next here.