Kōrero: Capital city

Wellington government institutions

A capital city is typically the seat of government, and the site of major government and judicial institutions. This map shows some of these, including the official residences of the prime minister and governor-general, and the highest court in the land.

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Stephen Levine, 'Capital city - New Zealand’s capital', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/34150/wellington-government-institutions (accessed 21 August 2019)

Story by Stephen Levine, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 25 Aug 2016