The building is situated in Thorndon, is classified as Category I or places of special or outstanding historical or cultural significance, or heritage value, historic place by the New Zealand Historic Places. It is open to the
The 2 tourist train tours of New Zealand are the TranzAlpine and TranzCoastal, both in the South Island, but they are very expensive and touristy, with people crowding round the car to take photos. I "discovered" a path that does not
Academy Galleries is the public face of the New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, New Zealand that supports emerging and established artists through the sale of Art in New Zealand and to promote national pride of works of art made by
The Museum of Wellington City & Sea (Wellington) is a museum in Wellington, New Zelanda. It is in a Bond store, a historic building on Jervois Quay in the port of Wellington Harbour. It opened in the year 1972 and was expanded to
We approached the cultural and political capital of the North Island, Wellington, a comfortable city with its bay, surrounded by a rural setting of tranquil villages, sheep farms and many vineyards. Since 1990, it has been a vibrant
Special and interesting, this building is located in the square, which is connected to the port of Lambton via a bridge over the sea. The bridge is decorated with Maori works. The buildings around the square are: The Michael Fowler
One of the best museums I've seen in my life, and also free entrance, with a fully interactive and multidisciplinary concept, from the science behind the volcanic origin of New Zealand, earthquake simulation included, to a selection
Possibly one of the best fish & chip shops in New Zealand, I discovered it because I saw that thequeue waiting to buy reached the street. For 3 € you get a nice piece of fresh fish with a large portion of french fries. They also have
One of the most popular places in Paraparaumu, serving hearty breakfasts all day for just 3€, and choose between fish and meat for lunch and dinner for only 6€. The meals come accompanied by salad and potatos, or vegetables and mashed
The restaurant's name tells you all about its location. It occupies a corner with full 180 degree views of the Paraparaumu Beach, and from the beautiful parades you can enjoy the view with a kiwi wine and a fish or seafood starter.
One of the best places for breakfast in Paparaumu, with very competitive prices, as you can get an English breakfast for just 3 euros. It is also a good ice cream parlour, with a great range of flavours available.
The Barnacles Seaside Inn is just 1 hour from Wellington by train. A lovely hostel near the sea, located in a 1920's house that has been lovingly restored, with photos and paintings. It has two floors and the best rooms are on the top
One of the best motels in Paraparaumu, located a few meters from the beach, with premium facilities including conference rooms, spa and pool, and wireless broadband. Best deals to be found in the low season.