“Windy Welly” on New Zealand’s North Island will whisk you off your feet as you fall head over heels with its beautiful waterfront location. This college town may be the coolest capital around filled with a dynamic arts scene, welcoming cafe culture, plenty of outdoor activities and some of the friendliest locals you’ll ever meet. Here students can choose from studying at two universities regularly ranked as some of the best in the world – Victoria University and Massey University, a top art and design school for those seeking creative enterprises. In Wellington you’ll be able connect with the community while furthering your education (or career with an interesting internship in your field) and taking advantage of both city life and the great outdoors.

Quick Facts


On the southeastern tip of the North Island



New Zealand Population

4.6 million

Māori Name

Te Whanganui-a-Tara


Windy Welly

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