Greater Wellington Great Outdoors
Explore the regional parks and forests on your doorstep with our Greater Wellington Great Outdoors programme. We offer more than 50 events set in some of the region's most spectacular landscapes.
Is it safe to swim?
During summer, Wellington’s regional, city and district councils monitor the quality of water at popular beaches and rivers each week. Toxic algae, which can be dangerous for dogs, is also monitored at river sites.
Discover Wairarapa Moana Wetlands
Plan your visit to our region's wetland treasure - Wairarapa Moana, near Featherston... a new visitor guide is available from visitor information centres and online.