Wellington, New Zealand
New Zealand has quality education, stunning scenery, a vibrant culture, and some of the friendliest people anywhere. And Wellington is at the centre of it all. It is the vibrant heart of New Zealand.
It has even been called “the coolest little capital in the world” (Lonely Planet).
Wellington is home to the New Zealand Government, as well as our national arts institutions, filmmaking industry, and more web-based and digital technology companies than anywhere else in the country.
You will discover a city that is bursting with life and creativity, fun activities, and opportunities for adventure.
#2 most liveable city
Wellington regularly ranks as one of the most liveable cities in the world (Deutsche Bank Quality of Life Survey).
#3 happiest city
Wellington is ranked the 3rd happiest city in the world (World Happiness Report 2020).
#5 personal security
The 2019 Safe Cities Index ranked Wellington 5th in the world for personal security, alongside Singapore, Copenhagen, Hong Kong and Tokyo. Our region prides itself on making sure everyone in our community feels safe and at home.