Wellington

👥 Population: 215,000

🕑 Time Zone: New Zealand Standard Time (NZST): UTC +12

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Wellington is New Zealand’s capital, and is often called “The World’s Coolest Little Capital”. It is compact and walkable, and is said to have one of the best cafe cultures in the world.

Weather

Temperate marine climate without many extremes. It's very windy so often feels cooler. Average summer temperature is 17°C and winter is 10°C.

Where to live

Te Aro and Aro Valley: Good for first timers and people who like having an active social life.

Johnsonville: Good for families.

Brooklyn: Close to CBD, good public transport.

Useful resources

trademe

wotif

Realestate.co.nz

nzflatmates

roomgo

flatfinder

campable

airbnb

Booking.com

Groceries

Markets

Harbourside

Thorndon Farmers Market

Porirua (Saturday & Night)

Wellington Farmers

Supermarkets

Countdown

New World

FreshChoice

Getting around

From airport

Wellington Airport

Method: Bus, taxi

Within

Metlink

Methods: Bus, train, cable car, trolleybus, ferry

Uber available

✅  yes as well as Blacklane and local taxis

Uber price estimate

Travel remotely