Wellington, New Zealand

City of Wellington, New Zealand

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Wellington is the capital city and third most populous urban area of New Zealand.

The urban area is situated on the south-western tip of the country's North Island; lies between Cook Strait and the Rimutaka Range.  Population 386,000.

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.

The urban area lie across four cities. Wellington City, on the peninsula between Cook Strait and Wellington Harbour, contains the central business district and about half of Wellington's population. Porirua City on Porirua Harbour to the north is notable for its large Māori and Pacific Islandcommunities. Lower Hutt City and Upper Hutt City are suburban areas to the northeast, together known as the Hutt Valley.

Wellington International airports

Wellington International airport is 6 km (3.7 miles) SE of the city.

It is serviced by flights from across New Zealand, and several flights to Australia and the Pacific Islands.

Wellington International airport code is: WLG

New Zealand Holidays
DateHoliday
06/01/2020Queen's Birthday
10/26/2020Labour Day
12/25/2020Christmas Day
12/26/2020Boxing Day
12/28/2020Boxing Day (Observed)
01/01/2021New Year's Day
01/02/2021Day after New Year's Day
01/04/2021Day after New Year's Day (Observed)
02/06/2021Waitangi Day
02/08/2021Waitangi Day (Observed)
04/02/2021Good Friday
04/05/2021Easter Monday
04/25/2021Anzac Day
04/26/2021Anzac Day (Observed)
06/07/2021Queen's Birthday

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