Weta Cave Get behind the scenes, literally.

Wellington Movie Tours Gets you around the city and out of town.

Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision Archival footage for the real cinema buff.

New Zealand International Film Festival If you're in town don't miss it.

Light House Cinema Because independent cinema is always best.

Craft Beer

Golding's Free Dive Hip, hidden and you can get a pizza with your beer.

Little Beer Quarter Beer geeks take note, over 100 beers to choose from.

Rogue & Vagabond Grab a burger and see a band with your IPA, stout or lager.

Beervana You'll be spoiled with themed bars, beer brewing collaborations, and food pairings at this annual event.

Family Friendly Days

Weta Cave A potential highlight of your child's Kiwi experience.

Te Papa Plenty of interactive exhibits for children as well as adults.

Zealandia Not far from the centre but feels like wilderness.

Wellington Botanic Gardens Little kids will love the playground, the duck pond and racing up the garden paths.

Wellington Zoo Hands-on encounters with animals and a playground for toddlers.

Space Place Stargaze by day in a full-dome planetarium.

Fashion, Shopping, Clothes

Hunters & Collectors For all your vintage finds.

Mandatory Because it's important to look sharp.

Old Bank Go for the boutiques but linger for the heritage.

World of WearableArt Where Kiwi ingenuity shines.