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Welcome To Wellington City Hub

Wellington was named the best city in the world for quality of living.

City Overview

Named the best city in the world for quality of living (Deutsche Bank, 2017), Wellington City is New Zealand’s number one culinary, cultural, and creative capital. Located right on nature’s doorstep, Wellington residents are treated every day to the city’s mighty hills and picturesque harbour. Combining the vibrant energy of a big city with the density and charm of a small town, Wellington City offers an unbeatable lifestyle with world-class attractions – all within walking distance!

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Creative Heartbeat

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Coffee Culture

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Culinary Capital

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Emerging Tech Hub

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Socially & Environmentally Conscious

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Top Education Institutes

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Active Lifestyle

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Navigate By Foot

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Celebrated Arts Scene

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Panaromic Harbour

Discover Te Aro

First Impressions

Home to over 12,400 residents, Te Aro is an inner city suburb located in the southern part of Wellington’s central business district. Covering the flat area of the central city between The Terrace and the base of Mount Victoria, Te Aro is a mix of commercial, entertainment, industrial, and residential land.

The largest entertainment precinct in New Zealand, Te Aro is known for its eclectic shops, innovative eateries, and trendy bars and nightclubs.

The suburb is home to a thriving nightlife centred around Courtenay Place, as well as having a selection of cinemas (incl. Embassy Theatre), small theatres (incl. Circa Theatre and BATS Theatre), and large venues (incl. The Opera House and St James Theatre). Residents of Te Aro are within walking distance of a popular and publicly accessible waterfront that includes the family-friendly Waitangi Park and Te Papa.

Te Aro is a lively, colourful, and pedestrian-friendly suburb that epitomises urban living. Having experienced significant redevelopment in recent years, Te Aro has a broad range of medium and high density housing options available – perfect for cosmopolitan couples, working professionals, and young families! Whether it’s an upscale townhouse or a CBD apartment, living in Te Aro means having the best that Wellington has to offer, right on your doorstep!

Area Map

The map of Cuba St, Te Aro, Wellington

Commuting Information

Find out how long it will take to travel from Te Aro to Courtenay Place. Source: Metlink

By Car

  • 2 min (600m) via State Highway 1 and Tory St
  • 3 min (600m) via Taranaki St and Courtenay pl

By Train

  • N/A

By Bus

  • Walkable distance to Courtenay Place

Walking

  • 7 min (via Taranaki St and Courtenay Place
  • 7 min (via jessie St and Tory St)
  • 7 min (via State Highway 1 and Tory St)
Te Aro Residential Age Stats

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