Maori culture is experiencing a revival, but nowhere is it more obvious than in the New Zealand's capital.
From vegan bliss bowls to venison - the Kiwi capital knows its good food.
Pack a lot into a visit to New Zealand's cool little capital.
This luxury addition to Wellington's accommodation scene has been a long time coming.
More often the target of jokes than praise, these two sister cities are showing they deserve more positive attention.
Wellington's lively food scene is rich in passionate small producers, each of whom has a story to tell.
It's not until I reach the airport on my way out of Wellington that I realise just how high I am. My hands shake as I fill my bottle at the water fountain.
Beautiful and elegant, Wellington is the artistic, cultural and political centre of New Zealand. It boasts of museums, shops and cafes. Catch the cable car to Kelburn and make the journey back through the Botanic Gardens; admire the best city views from the Mount Victoria Lookout; stroll along the boardwalks and the foreshore; and try authentic Maori cuisine. This is a city with true British origins.