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Wellington Photo of the week

Posted by Guest Author on 31 May 2012 | 0 Comments

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The Royal New Zealand Ballet is in collaborating with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in an exciting new production where all composers and choreographers are under the age of 25.

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Wellington Open Day

Posted by Guest Author on 21 May 2012 | 0 Comments

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How would you like to experience all Wellington's attractions for a dollar? You can this Sunday 27th May!

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Quad Biking - Experience It!!

Posted by Aisha, the Downtown Backpackers Travel Manager on 19 March 2012 | 0 Comments

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We were lucky enough to experience a 4WD half day Quad Bike Famil with Nigel and his company ‘Quad Bike Expeditions’.

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Festival City

Posted by Guest Author on 17 January 2012 | 0 Comments

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New Zealand's capital of culture boasts many and varied festivals. Here's a look at The International Festival of the Arts, the Fringe Festival and Summer Festival Wellington.

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The Bucket Fountain

Posted by Guest Writer on 30 June 2011 | 12874 Comments

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Love it or hate it The Bucket Fountain has become an iconic landmark in Wellington City.

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John’s Hop On Hop Off City Tour Review

Posted by Aisha (Downtown Backpackers Wellington Receptionist) on 10 May 2011 | 0 Comments

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I went on John’s Hop On Hop Off City Tour last week and really enjoyed it. It is a hop on hop off tour and is fantastic for any tourist in Wellington.

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Wellington Events - Part 2: Rugby World Cup 2011

Posted by Guest Writer on 3 May 2011 | 0 Comments

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Rugby is HUGE in New Zealand. The mighty All Blacks (New Zealand rugby team) are national heroes and are NZ’s most internationally recognized sporting fixture. Performing the haka prior to a match sends shivers of national pride down the spines of all kiwis.

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Three cups of coffee

Posted by Guest Writer on 24 February 2011 | 0 Comments

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Anyone trying to reduce their coffee intake best stay clear of Wellington. The temptation of outstanding coffee is everywhere and any attempt to resist would prove futile.

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Wellington - City of Markets

Posted by Guest Writer on 30 January 2011 | 660 Comments

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Wellington is renowned for its fantastic shopping.
There are a host of markets in and around downtown Wellington. Here is the lowdown:

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Wellington Freebies

Posted by Guest Writer on 21 January 2011 | 0 Comments

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Spending time in a capital city anywhere in the world inevitably involves spending money. So what is there to do in Wellington (declared the coolest little capital in the world for 2010 by Lonely Planet) without spending a cent?

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