Story: Capital city



Wellington, New Zealand’s capital, is a harbour city, surrounded by hills. The downtown area has government and corporate offices, while other parts of the city provide a range of restaurant and café options, as well as museums, theatres and sports facilities.

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Stephen Levine, 'Capital city - New Zealand’s capital', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 July 2024)

Story by Stephen Levine, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Aug 2016