Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington is the political capital of New Zealand, and is also regarded by many as the cultural capital. For Wellington accommodation and activities, go to www.aatravel.co.nz
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Great Kiwi Road Trips: Wellington - Taranaki. Begin your road trip in Wellington, New Zealand's capital city. This diverse hotspot really does have it all –loads of annual events, history, wine and food and a reputation for the best nightlife are all integral features of Wellington's make-up. As well as being the political capital, Wellington is dubbed the creative and cultural capital of New Zealand... Read on at http://www.aatravel.co.nz/gkrt/roadtrip/Taranaki-Wellington/Wellington-City/

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New Zealand’s capital is becoming as famous for its coffee as for its gale-force winds. Havana Roasters is one of Wellington’s original coffee institutions.

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Wellington, New Zealand is the windiest city in the world with an annual average around 16 knots/hr (18 miles/hr). Wellington is located in what is known as a River of Wind, a wind corridor between the South and North Islands of New Zealand. On average, the city sees 173 days above 32 knots and 22 days over 40 knots.

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