Adam Art Gallery is pleased to present two exhibitions: Rooms found only in the home, a survey of the work of Auckland-based artist Marie Shannon developed and toured by Dunedin Public Art Gallery and A RESTORATION, 2016, a two-channel video installation by British artist Elizabeth Price originally commissioned by The Ashmolean and Pitt Rivers Museums at the University of Oxford.
The Beehive is the common name for the Executive Wing of the New Zealand Parliament Buildings, located at the corner of Molesworth Street and Lambton Quay, Wellington. It is so-called because of its shape is reminiscent of that of a traditional woven form of beehive known as a "skep".
The Cable Car Museum is located in the original winding house for Wellington's iconic cable car system which operated from 1902 until 1978. The Cable Car Museum is located in the original winding house for Wellington's iconic cable car system which operated from 1902 until 1978.
Courtenay Place is the main street of the Courtenay Quarter in the Wellington, New Zealand inner-city district of Te Aro. Courtenay Place is known for its entertainment and nightlife. Many restaurants are open late and most of the bars stay open until dawn. It contains offices, accommodation, tourist shopping, entertainment, food, art and buskers offering many genres of free performance. Pedestrian traffic is substantial around the clock.
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East Harbour Regional Park is a contrast of native forest and rocky coastline, providing a magnificent backdrop to Wellington Harbour. Greater Wellington manages the park which includes land owned by Hutt City Council, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Taranaki Whanui and the Crown.
Surrounded by original 1920’s architectural magnificence, The Grand is the Embassy’s first and most impressive auditorium, with the super luxurious Platinum seating area. It is also home to Wellington’s only DOLBY ATMOS thirty-six speaker surround sound system.
Frank Kitts Playground and Park History. Frank Kitts park is a busy little park in the heart of Wellington with spectacular views of Wellington city the harbour. Named by Wellington’s longest serving mayor, Sir Francis Kitts, the park was officially opened on reclaimed land in 1974. It was one of the first areas of the waterfront to be developed.
Rising 196m above the city, the Mount Victoria Lookout is a Wellington must-do. Head to the lookout and be rewarded with stunning panoramic views of Wellington city and harbour, and beyond. Located right next to the central business district, you can drive all the way up, or take a walkway through the bush-covered Town Belt.
The hub of Wellington's vast trail network is the popular Makara Peak Mountain Bike Park where there are enough trails to please everyone. Perched on the hills above New Zealand’s capital city is a network of craft-built mountain bike tracks that traverse, climb and descend the mighty Makara Peak ...
Kiwi Guardians on Matiu/Somes Island Matiu/Somes Island, known as Matiu to Maori, has long a pre-European history dating back to Kupe. Discover native wildlife, visit the lighthouse and WWII bunkers for a journey back in time, and meet the local sheep on the island’s farm.
New Zealand's geology and natural environment, and the stories of New Zealand's indigenous people, the Maori, are celebrated in Te Papa's permanent exhibitions. An exciting range of exhibitions display New Zealand's diverse art and visual culture and top-rating international exhibitions tour regularly.
please note: nairn street cottage will be closed until september 2018. we apologise for this inconvenience. Beautifully presented and rich with history, Nairn Street Cottage was built in 1858 by William Wallis and is believed to be the oldest house in Wellington.
One of New Zealand’s greatest heritage places, Old St Paul’s was built by the Anglican Church between 1865 and 1866 on what was originally the site of Pipitea Pā, a Māori settlement on Wellington’s waterfront. Constructed from fine native timbers, the church is a handsome sight from the outside. Inside, it is simply breathtaking.
At the storm-lashed entrance to Wellington Harbour, New Zealand’s first lighthouse tells stories of early settlement, shipwreck, and one very strong woman. expand/collapse The pilgrimage to Pencarrow Lighthouse makes a memorable day trip from Wellington city or the Hutt Valley.
The Wellington Way; Wellington is New Zealand's centre of government and the world's southernmost capital city. It is also the country's cultural capital, third most populous urban area in New Zealand and home to many museums, theatres and arts festivals.
Sunset over Porirua Inlet and Harbour entrance Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbour, commonly known as Porirua Harbour, is a natural inlet in the south-western coast of the North Island of New Zealand. The city of Porirua, one of the four cities in the Wellington conurbation, surrounds it.
Pukeahu National War Memorial Park in Wellington was created as the Government’s key project to acknowledge the centenary of the First World War. This was completed in time to be the centrepiece of Anzac Day commemorations in 2015. WW100, the centenary of New Zealand's participation in the First World War, will be marked over several years through a variety of commemorative activities and projects.
Space Place’s stunning digital, full-dome planetarium screen has a range of shows for all ages, selected from the best available nationally and internationally. From adorable aliens and spectacular images of the planets to the wonders of space travel and exploration, each show includes a live presentation of the night sky over New Zealand.
St Mary of the Angels Securing the Future of a Wellington Landmark Earthquake Strengthening Project. St Mary of the Angels is a Wellington landmark and one of the most beautiful and historic churches in New Zealand. We must strengthen this Category 1 Heritage building for future generations. The Earthquake Strengthening Project will bring the Church close to 100% of the earthquake code.
The Bucket Fountain is an iconic kinetic sculpture in Wellington, the capital city of New Zealand. It is located in Cuba Mall, which is part of Cuba Street. It consists of a series of "buckets" that fill with water until they tip, spilling their load into the buckets and pool below. The fountain was designed by Burren and Keen and erected in 1969.
The Great War Exhibition, created by Sir Peter Jackson, commemorates the role played by New Zealand in the First World War. Master film-maker, Sir Peter Jackson, with the support of ANZ, has recreated the global story of the First World War at The Great War Exhibition.
The Weta Cave Workshop Tour is a movie based visitor experience in the heart of Miramar, Wellington. A 45 minute guided tour starts and finishes in the famous Weta Cave and provides a unique behind-the-scenes glimpse into the workings of Weta Workshop.
The park also contains the Trelissick Park Loop as well as the Sanctuary to Sea Walkway, which takes you through Otari-Wilton’s Bush, Karori Cemetery and on to Zealandia/Karori Wildlife Sanctuary. Parking: Limited parking at Kaiwharawahra Road entrance.
At the top of the Wellington Cable Car, and just minutes from the central business district, lies 25 hectares (64 acres) of beauty, peace and tranquillity. Established in 1844, the Wellington Botanic Garden is home to some of the oldest exotic trees in New Zealand.
Experience a slice of wellington’s history on new zealand’s only running funicular railway Running daily between Lambton Quay and Kelburn Join locals and visitors alike in a historic trip on the Wellington Cable Car. For over a hundred years passengers have enjoyed the dramatic views of our growing cityscape and the surrounding hills that define Wellington's harbour. It offers a charming escape from the busy city streets to the tree lined walkways of the Botanic Gardens.
Welcome to Wrights Hill Fortress. The Wights Hill Fortress, built during World War Two, the Fortress located in Karori, Wellington consists of an underground network of tunnels, operation rooms and three gun emplacements. Society members take the public on a one hour long guided tour on Open Days.
Zealandia is a world-class conservation project and attraction in Wellington, New Zealand, where the biodiversity of 225 ha of forest is being restored. Zealandia is a world-class conservation project and attraction in Wellington, New Zealand, where the biodiversity of 225 ha of forest is being restored.