7 Must Do’s in the Coolest Little Capital – Wellington, New Zealand

7 Must Do’s in the Coolest Little Capital – Wellington, New Zealand

Having lived in Wellington for over a year now, I thought is was about time I put together my list of the top things to do in the Coolest Little Capital. Here are my recommendations on “Must Do’s” in Wellington, New Zealand. 1.  Take the cable car up to the botanical gardens, bring a picnic, walk the trails and check […]

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February 5, 2014 at 9:38 pm

Te Papa Museum

Te Papa Museum

New Zealand’s National museum has a little something for everyone.  Whether it’s rain or shine Te Papa makes for a great day out that you cannot leave Wellington without experiencing.  Situated right on the waterfront with 5 floors of exhibitions and collections spanning from Art, History, Pacific, Natural environment to kids activity areas there’s enough to keep even the most […]

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November 15, 2012 at 8:59 am

Exploring Wellington’s CBD Waterfront

Exploring Wellington’s CBD Waterfront

  The waterfront in the CBD is the best place in all of Wellington to spend a sunny day.  Wellington’s waterfront has activities galore no matter what your outdoor hobby of choice is.  You can find a few playgrounds and open grass areas for the kids to play, bike and quadricycle rental as well as boat and canoe hire.  There’s […]

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October 27, 2012 at 2:11 pm

The Embassy Theatre – Movies Set in a Historic Beauty

Interior of the Embassy Theatre, Wellington, looking towards the stage, ca 1925

If you’re an advent movie goer this is the place to go.  Although there are many movie theatres scattered throughout Wellington this is a cut above the rest.  Built in 1924 originally as a silent film house of the 1920’s and 30’s, it was then refurbished in 2003 for the world premier of Peter Jackson’s “The Lord of the Rings- […]

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October 16, 2012 at 8:46 am

St James Theatre

St James Theatre

This renewed historic theatre in the heart of the “Arts Capital” of New Zealand is home to The Royal New Zealand Ballet as well as many operas and theatre productions that go on throughout the year.  With its elaborately decorated auditorium transporting you back to early 1900’s. It boasts a 3 floor theatre and is just the right size that you are […]

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October 16, 2012 at 8:26 am