The Wellington region of New Zealand which includes Wellington the capital city of New Zealand is located on the south western tip of the North Island between the Rimutaka Range and the Cook Strait. The close proximity to nature gives this region its beauty and charm. The Wellington region has become New Zealand’s storehouse of historic, cultural and artistic treasures. This extremely diverse region of Wellington can offer whatever the visitors are interested it, whether it be exploring historical sites and heritage buildings around the capital or go a little further afield into the region and experience such as the nature reserve of Kapiti Island. Some of New Zealand’s rarest and most endangered birds are protected there. Just a few kilometers outside the city is the rural town of Otaki from where you can plan expeditions into the Tararua Forest Park, which offers great many hiking and hunting opportunities. Hiking, biking, bird watching in the wildlife sanctuaries, caving and climbing, fishing, skiing and snow boarding etc. on the islands, seaside villages, ocean beaches all provide unlimited fun.