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Famous for a vibrant creative culture fuelled by great food, wine, craft beer, coffee and events, Wellington is a cosmopolitan city with an energetic personality. Travel beyond central Wellington and you will be treated to suburbs full of character, sleepy beach towns, rural wine havens and dining, shopping and activities for all tastes.
There is simply no better way to experience the hidden charm that Wellington has to offer than to take this 5-minute ride from the heart of the city centre, up through the hillside terraced houses of Kelburn, to the lookout perched high above the city.
The Museum of New Zealand TePapa Tongarewa is New Zealand's national museum, located in Wellington.
Matiu / Somes Island is the largest of three islands in the northern half of Wellington Harbour, New Zealand. It was the site of military and quarantine internments, as well as animal quarantine until 1995. Since 1995, it has been designated as a scientific and historic reserve. Following environmental restoration and the translocation of species, the island is now home to many native birds, invertebrates, reptiles and plants.