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Wellington Destination Guide

Explore Wellington in New Zealand.

Wellington in the region of Wellington with it's 381,900 inhabitants is a place in New Zealand and is the capital of this country.

Map of the area of Wellington in New Zealand

Current time in Wellington is now 10:59 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Pacific / Auckland" with an UTC offset of 13 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Wellington, Wadestown, Richmond, Porirua, Palmerston North or Blenheim. Since you are here already, make sure to check out . We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

16°C / 60 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 94%
Air Pressure 1039.3 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 9 km/h (5 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Monday, 19th of March 2018
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.
Scattered clouds Day: 17°C (62 °F)
Night: 18°C (65 °F)
Tuesday, 20th of March 2018
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 17°C (63 °F)
Night: 19°C (66 °F)
Wednesday, 21st of March 2018
Moderate rain, fresh breeze, broken clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 15°C (60 °F)
Night: 16°C (61 °F)


Wellington City Scenes - 1963

02:20 min ( July 26, 2008 by schritzy)
Views: 2,816 - Rating: 5/5

A step back in time for a few brief glimpses of the street traffic in 1963 - Wellington New Zealand. Originally recorded on 8mm film

Hobbit-Fieber bei Weltpremiere in Wellin...

01:14 min ( November 28, 2012 by afpde)
Views: 2,331 - Rating: 5/5

Die Weltpremiere des ersten Teils der "Hobbit"-Verfilmung hat Wellington in Fantasy-Fieber versetzt: Tausende Fans der Saga des britischen Autors JRR Tolkien feiern die Premiere in Neuseelands Hauptst...

Fashion Week Part 2 | Wanderlust: Wellin...

11:28 min ( August 15, 2012 by fawninc)
Views: 36,269 - Rating: 4.5772/5

Daven and Michelle sit down with local Maori designer Wiremu Barriball to talk about his design inspirations before meeting up with viewer Grace for a special surprise and fashion week after party in ...

A Ride on Wellington's Cable Car - New Z...

05:28 min ( August 20, 2009 by schritzy)
Views: 3,962 - Rating: 4.27273/5

The Cable Car service opened in 1902 - it runs from Lambton Quay, Wellington's main shopping street, to the suburb of Kelburn. It is particulary popular with university students as it provides easy ac...

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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Wellington during the next days.


Guided Walk: 150 Years Of Change In The Main Gardens

Beginning: 11:00 am (11:00).
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2nd Annual Public Sector Managers And Emerging Leaders Forum

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Seaweek - Coastal Restoration Trust Conference

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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CPD Day, 20 March 2018 - London

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Outdoor Zumba

Beginning: 05:00 pm (17:00).
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Otari Seminar Series: Challenges Affecting Coastal Seaweeds

Beginning: 07:30 pm (19:30).
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Be A Champion Communicator

Beginning: 12:30 pm (12:30).
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Public Sector Tier 4, 5 & 6 Leadership Success Workshop

Beginning: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Harnessing The Power Of Culture To Improve Performance

Beginning: 09:30 am (09:30).
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Sea Week Science Talk: Keeping Our Waterways Clean

Beginning: 06:00 pm (18:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

Michael Fowler Centre

The Michael Fowler Centre is a concert hall and convention centre in Wellington, New Zealand. It was constructed on reclaimed land next to Civic Square, and is the pre-eminent concert site in central Wellington. Commissioned in 1975, building began in 1980; the centre officially opened on September 16, 1983. It was designed by Miles Warren and Maurice Mahoney of Warren and Mahoney, with acoustic assistance from Professor A.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -41.29, 174.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Wellington City, Concert halls in New Zealand, Convention centres in New Zealand, Visitor attractions in Wellington City

Civic Square, Wellington

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -41.29, 174.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Squares in New Zealand, Visitor attractions in Wellington City, Wellington City

Radio New Zealand

Radio New Zealand (Māori: Te Reo Irirangi o Aotearoa) is a New Zealand public service radio broadcaster and Crown entity formed by the Radio New Zealand Act 1995. It operates news, current affairs and arts network Radio New Zealand National and classical music and jazz network Radio New Zealand Concert with full government funding from New Zealand on Air. It is responsible for the Radio New Zealand International Pacific shortwave service and the Radio New Zealand Sound Archive.

More reading: Radio New Zealand homepage
Located at -41.29, 174.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:New Zealand House of Representatives accredited news organisations, New Zealand crown entity companies, Publicly funded broadcasters, Radio broadcasting companies of New Zealand, Radio stations established in 1995

Department of Conservation (New Zealand)

The Department of Conservation (In Māori, Te Papa Atawhai), commonly known by its acronym, "DOC", is the state sector organisation which deals with the conservation of New Zealand’s natural and historic heritage. The current Minister of Conservation in the Government is the Hon, Nick Smith. The New Zealand Conservation Authority is an advisory body to DOC and to the Minister of Conservation.

More reading: Department of Conservation (New Zealand) homepage
Located at -41.29, 174.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Conservation organisations based in New Zealand, Environmental agencies, Environmental protection, Forestry agencies, Forestry in New Zealand, New Zealand Public Service departments


Wellington is the capital city and second most populous urban area of New Zealand. It is at the southwestern tip of the North Island, between Cook Strait and the Rimutaka Range. It is home to 395,600 residents. The Wellington urban area is the major population centre of the southern North Island, and is the seat of the Wellington Region – which in addition to the urban area covers the Kapiti Coast and Wairarapa.

More reading: Wellington homepage
Located at -41.29, 174.78 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Capitals in Oceania, Former provincial capitals of New Zealand, Populated coastal places in New Zealand, Populated places established in 1840, Populated places in the Wellington Region, Port cities in New Zealand, Wellington

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