Wellington is the Capital City of New Zealand and was given the title “Coolest Little Capital in the world” and the 4th top city in the world to visit in 2011 by Lonely Planet Best in Travel 2011.
There’s plenty to do in Wellington, including; Te Papa National Museum of New Zealand, the Wellington Cable Car and botanic gardens, plenty of restaurants and bars, Oriental Bay, the Wellington Waterfront and Wellington Zoo.
Air New Zealand is offering cheap flights to Wellington for only $29 each way, departing from both main centres every night at 10pm Sunday-Friday, on Saturdays at 9pm from Auckland and 10.30pm from Wellington. For more information, visit the site http://www.airnewzealand.co.nz/night-rider.
This is a great opportunity to spend the weekend in Wellington, there’s also some really cool Backpacker hostels; YHA, The Cambridge, Nomads and Base.