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Wellington’s outer green belt

Wellington’s outer green belt

As well as the original town belt, Wellington has an outer green belt on the hilltops west of the city. The belt, which consists of council-owned and private land, was created to protect the landscape’s bare ridgelines and native bush-clad hills. There are tracks throughout, and keen walkers can tramp from Tawa in the north to the city’s south coast.

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Reference: Wellington's Outer Green Belt Management Plan. Wellington: Wellington City Council, May 2004.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'City parks and green spaces - Town belts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 May 2022)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 11 Mar 2010