What’s on in Wellington?

February 2, 2010 3 comments ,

What’s on the the bottom of the North Island of New Zealand?


Wellington from the top of Mount Victoria (Source)

Many people think of Auckland first when thinking of New Zealand. True, it is the biggest city, but Wellington is the capital.

Wellington also has a lively arts scene, our amazing national museum called Te Papa, and lots of lovely cafes to while away the hours in. Check out this blog known as The Wellingtonista to find out what’s going on in the capital city.

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About the author

Marie Szamborski
Marie lives in Auckland, New Zealand but was born in the United States and is a dual-national. She has lived in five countries altogether but sees New Zealand as her real home base. She loves travel, and living in multi-cultural Auckland is the next best thing to being out there.
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3 Comments

  • I’ve just read As the Earth Turns Silver (Alison Wong) which is set in early 20th century Wellington, so I’m intrigued to know more about the town and how it has changed. This blog is perfect! Thanks for the recommendation.

  • I’m glad this link is of interest to you until you can visit in person;-) I haven’t read that book. Would you recommend it?

  • Oh I’d love to visit some day. I thought it was a good book – especially to know more about New Zealand and its history.