40 million unique visitors in 2012.

The city, which expands all the way to the natural harbor, has its own unique charm. Wellington is known as cultural and art centre of New Zealand and, due to the growing film industry, it is sometimes called “Wellywood”. It is surrounded by natural areas and offers many museums, theaters, arts festivals and the Royal New Zealand Ballet. You’ll also have a chance to get familiar with the unique Maori culture. Wellington is particularly popular among coffee drinkers, as there is said to be the best coffee in New Zealand.

You’ll find many language schools that offer both full-time and part-time courses. The study costs are lower than those in the UK and the US, while the quality of education is equally high.

The climate in Wellington is best described by its nickname “Windy Welly”, as in Wellington, it is very windy all year. Average summer temperatures range from 19 to 24 °C (66 to 75 °F). On a typical winter day, the maximum temperatures are between 10°C to 14°C (50 to 57 °F).