Ohtel Oriental parade beach New world supermarket Basin reserve Courtenay entertainment precinct Massey Campus Chaffers marina Te papa Circa theatre Waterfront bars, lagoon and marae Michael Fowler center Victoria University City gallery, library and i-site Waitangi park

Wellington is an attractive cosmopolitan city offering much to the sophisticated weekend traveller with discretionary dollars to spend, well known for its colourful array of shops, nightlife and artistic endeavour.

The high profile home to the genesis of Lord of the Rings trilogy, and King Kong now appears to have a magnetic pull on like-minded arty types, enough of who are entrepreneurial enough to ensure a continuation of the city's unique development.