The World's Coolest Capital City
Wellington is the political, cultural and creative capital of New Zealand. It has the highest incomes, best educated work force and lowest unemployment in the country.
WelTec’s main campuses are ideally located in Petone and the heart of the capital city in the central business district. Wellington is a compact city and can be seen easily on foot or by the excellent public transport network that links all parts of the city.
Wellington has the advantage of being home to the New Zealand Parliament, government departments, embassies, high commissions and many of New Zealand’s national organisations. Many sporting and cultural groups and New Zealand’s internationally recognised film industry base themselves in Wellington creating a dynamic, creative and fun environment.
Every year Wellington plays host to international sporting events, the New Zealand international arts festival, international movie festivals and numerous cultural events. New Zealand’s finest art galleries and museums including the National Film Archives, the National Library and Te Papa, the Museum of NZ, are located in Wellington. The latest Mercer Quality of Living survey, ranked Wellington 12th of 215 world cities.
Wellington offers a clean, green environment and many opportunities for outdoor activities. You can have the best of both worlds in Wellington; a vibrant cosmopolitan city for work and the proximity of nature and the countryside either to live in or escape to during the weekends.
Wellington’s beautiful harbour and surrounding hills contribute to the appeal of the city that is driving innovation and change in New Zealand and the rest of the world. Wellington strikes a great balance between business and lifestyle and offers every visitor a vibrant, multi-cultural and accepting environment in which to study, work and live.