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Harbour pursuits

Harbour pursuits

With a lack of wind rarely a problem, sailing and windsurfing on Wellington Harbour are popular pastimes. While windsurfers and small sailboats race in and out of Evans Bay, larger boats head to the open waters of Cook Strait. Other craft lie still, fishing lines outstretched. Onshore fishing can also be good, with anglers perching along rocky outcrops and wharves.

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Chris Maclean, 'Wellington places - Wellington Harbour', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/13459/harbour-pursuits (accessed 24 February 2020)

Story by Chris Maclean, updated 1 Mar 2016