Wellington City: Panoramic view of Wellington harbour, surrounded by buildings and houses

Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington City

The capital city lies within the collision zone between two tectonic plates and sits on top of one of the zone's most active geological faults - the Wellington Fault. Many other active fault lines pass through and near Wellington City, which makes for a significant earthquake and tsunami risk.

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Wellington City is New Zealand’s Capital, home to Central Government, and has a population of approximately 202,737.

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Contact Information

Contact Wellington City Council:   

Phone: 04 499 4444 

Email: info@wcc.govt.nz 

Website: http://wellington.govt.nz/ 

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