5 Sights in Wellington, New Zealand (with Map and Images)

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Here you can find interesting sights in Wellington, New Zealand. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 5 sights are available in Wellington, New Zealand.

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1. St Mary of the Angels

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St Mary of the Angels is a Catholic church on the corner of Boulcott Street and O'Reily Avenue in Wellington, New Zealand. It is the parish church for Wellington Central and one of the major churches of the city. The Marist Fathers have provided clergy for St Mary of the Angels since 1874 in succession to its founding and long-serving parish priest, the Capuchin Franciscan, Father Jeremiah O'Reily. The church was used by Archbishop O'Shea as his pro-cathedral (1936–1954). It was the site of the funeral of Suzanne Aubert in 1926 and is well known for its church music tradition.

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2. Te Papa

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Te Papa Ulrich Lange, Bochum, Germany / CC BY 3.0

The Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa is New Zealand's national museum, located in Wellington. Usually known as Te Papa, it opened in 1998 after the merging of the National Museum of New Zealand and the National Art Gallery. The 17th-most-visited art gallery in the world, an average of more than 1.5 million people visit every year.

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3. Waitangi Park

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Waitangi Park, a remodelled recreation space in Te Aro, Wellington, New Zealand, dates from 2006. It lies near Te Papa, Former Post and Telegraph Building and Courtenay Place. The facility includes a waka-launching area, a children's playground, a skateboard zone, and a large grassy space.

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4. Thomas King Observatory

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Thomas King Observatory Mozasaur at Wikipedia / Public domain

The Thomas King Observatory stands at the top of the Botanic Garden in Wellington, New Zealand, as part of the Carter Observatory. In the past it has housed research, preservation of heritage, education and promotion of astronomy to the public.

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5. Carter Fountain

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Carter Fountain Gordon Haws from Ipswich, UK / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Carter Fountain is a distinctive feature 150 metres (490 ft) out in Wellington Harbour from Oriental Bay. Installed in 1973, it was named after its donor, Hugh Carter, who drowned only days after the fountain's inauguration.

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