Wellington: the coolest capital

Whichever way you come at it, Wellington is all about drama.


Reflections of the Wellington waterfront. © Bernd Hildebrandt

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Kapiti Lindale Motel & Conference Centre Visit website

Kapiti Lindale Motel is centrally located on Kapiti Coast. Just a few minutes to shops, restaurants, cafes, clubs and museum. 10 minutes from the Paraparaumu . . . More . . . 

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Activities

Cook Strait crossing: one of the most beautiful in the world

Anyone who has ever done a road trip of New Zealand will have indelible memories of their Cook Strait crossing. Read the story . . . 

Waikanae Beach Motel Visit website

BUSINESS NOW CLOSEDQuiet, comfortable and spacious. Ideal accommodation for a short break, or business or family holiday. Garden setting overlooking golf course, 10 minutes walk . . . More . . . 

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Heritage and history

The Beehive and Parliament Buildings

The Parliament Buildings are pretty fancy. All that Tākaka marble, the pillars, the columns and porticoes are hardly what you’d see on an architect’s easel these days. Read the story . . . 

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ASURE 83 By The Sea Motor Lodge Visit website

LOWER HUTT / PETONE MOTEL Accommodation , Great location easy walking to cafes, restaurants and Petone shopping and immediately adjacent to beach. . . . More . . . 

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Road trips

Manawatū: off the main drag

The Manawatū is a rich and deeply characterful part of the New Zealand landscape – perfect for a road trip. Read the story . . . 

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Newlands Court Motel Visit website

Brand new set up with Mordern bathroom, kitchen and comfortable bed. We are conveniently located just 300m off SH 1 and set back from Newlands Road. . . . More . . . 

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Activities

Kāpiti Coast: from frowning bluffs to ancient rivers

Throughout history, and still to this day, the Kāpiti Coast has remained one of the best places in New Zealand to watch the sunset. Read the story . . . 

Omega Rental Cars, Wellington Visit website

Omega Rental Cars Wellington has depots nationwide providing quality vehicles and first-class service. Our modern fleet of hire cars include sedans, 4WD stationwagons and MPVs . . . More . . . 

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Activities

Horowhenua: where the earth moves

Māori called Horowhenua ‘shaking earth.’ Historically it was a wetland – the floodplains of the Manawatū River – carpeted in flax with the odd stand of podocarp forest for variety.  Read the story . . . 

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Marksman Motor Inn Visit website

Located in central CBD and adjacent to Basin Reserve, easy walk (500m) to Courtenay Place, restaurants, theatres and hospitals. 19 self-contained ground-floor and first-floor studio . . . More . . . 

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Activities

Porirua: the town of unintended consequences

But the best-laid plans of man and men and all that: war, economics, even Mormonism, made Porirua different and something no one had quite counted on... Read the story . . . 

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Wallaceville Motor Lodge Visit website

History, serenity and privacy. From the moment you arrive, Wallaceville House will delight you. The surrounding bush provides a natural amphitheatre, the peace and tranquillity . . . More . . . 

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Heritage and history

New Zealand on film: more than hobbits and snowy mountainscapes

Movies have put New Zealand on the map. But there's much more to New Zealand film than The Lord of the Rings... Read the story . . . 

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Rowena's City Lodge Visit website

Our aim is to make your stay in Wellington a pleasant one with affordable and comfortable hostel accommodation and camping facilities and parking for small . . . More . . . 

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Heritage and history

Wellington: the coolest capital

If you want real drama, come here by air when Wellington’s on song. For our beloved capital city is synonymous for most Kiwis with wind. Read the story . . . 

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