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Should i go to Wellington?

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1. Posted by TravlJunKE (Budding Member 9 posts) 5y

Hi! I'm in Queenstown at the moment and its really nice and scenic but there doesnt seem to be many jobs here. I'm thinking of going to Wellington next week. What's Wellington like? I've heard it's a lot like Melbourne. Can anyone give some more info on it? I can google it but its nice to hear from people's own experiences. Thanks!

2. Posted by Gavin-D (Budding Member 81 posts) 5y

Hey i spent around 10 days in Wellington at the start of my trip, its a very vibrant city, full of cafes and alternative clubs. Its a very compact city which means it easy to walk around. No need for shuttles or buses. Its very hilly and very windy at times but the people are friendly and you'll never be bored for someting to do. Seems to be plenty of businesses around so i'd imagine work would be a little easier to find but again a competitive environment as i know most people i've bumped into want to work in Wellington. Me included lol

Hope this helps :)

3. Posted by magykal1 (Travel Guru 2026 posts) 5y

I like Wellington, it's my favourite city in NZ. I can see why people might say it's a bit like Melbourne, it has a nice cafe culture feel to it, and interesting things to see and do. Definitely worth a look in my opinion.