Story: Society

Wellington (2nd of 2)


Wellington, the capital city, sits on the shore of a magnificent harbour which opens onto the wind funnel of Cook Strait. The city is notorious for its winds. Some of the most expensive residential real estate in the country is set around sheltered Oriental Bay, shown here.

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John Wilson, 'Society - Where New Zealanders live', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 June 2024)

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