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Useful Information on Flights to Wellington

Weekly Non Stop Flights:42 Flights Weekly
Destination Airport:Wellington International Airport
Popular Airlines:Jetstar Airways, Air New Zealand, Shovkoviy Shlay Airlines

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The capital of New Zealand, Wellington is situated between Rimutaka Range and Cook Strait. Due to the strategic location of Wellington it was ideal for trade. The city was chosen, in 1839, to be the first major planned settlement for British immigrants. The city is named after Arthur Wellesley, victor of Battle of Waterloo and first Duke of Wellington. Wellington is lined with architectural masterpieces like the New Zealand Parliament Building nicknamed ‘Beehive’’ due to its form and the Government Building which is among the largest wooden buildings in the world. The city is also known to be the cultural capital of the country and is home to the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Royal New Zealand Ballet, the National Library and other cultural establishments.
Things to do in Wellington

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa is the national museum of the country. It opened its doors in 1998 following the merger of the National Art Gallery and the National Museum. Arts, Pacific Cultures, History, Taonga Maori and Natural History are the five major collections. They include dresses from the 16th century, over 20,000 stamps and related articles and approximately 13,000 contemporary and historic objects from the Pacific Islands.

Wellington Botanic Garden

The Wellington Botanic Garden is located between Kelburn and Thorndon and covers 25 hectares of lush green area. The area is a protected native forest and includes an extensive Rose Garden and Carter Observatory in addition to the Begonia House which is a huge Victorian Style Glasshouse. The site also includes the Wellington Cable Car which runs between the top of the Botanic Garden and Lambton Quay. The Cable Car offers panoramic views of Wellington and has an on-site museum.

Cuba Street

Cuba Street is among the most popular streets in Wellington. It has a distinct hip vibe and is lined with chic bistros, boutique stores, cafes, music outlets, exhibition spaces and art galleries. It is the center of the Cuba Quarter in the downtown area. Visitors can shop at the pedestrian mall and plethora of retail outlets here. The CubaDupa, a free street arts festival, takes place in the Cuba Street with several musical and theatrical performances in addition to a street food festival.

Best Time to Fly to Wellington
The best time to take flights to Wellington is during the summer, from December to February and during the spring season, from September to November while the weather is pleasant.
Airports in Wellington
WLG flights are operated to Wellington International Airport. The hub for Air New Zealand, it is situated in the suburb of Rongotai. The airport offers flights to several destinations around the world such as Brisbane, Singapore, Nadi, Napier, and more.
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