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Wellington: Capital city of New Zealand
Wellington is the capital city and second most populous urban area of New Zealand, with 418,500 residents. It is located at the south-western tip of the North Island, between Cook Strait and the Remutaka Range. Wellington is the major population centre of the southern North Island, and is the administrative centre of the Wellington Region, which also includes the Kapiti Coast and Wairarapa. Its latitude is 41°17′S, making it the world's southernmost capital of a sovereign state. Wellington features a temperate maritime climate, and is the world's windiest city by average wind speed.

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UN leader travels to Pacific to see climate change firsthand

un leader travels to pacific to see climate change firsthand
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday that he's traveling to three South Pacific island nations to see the effects of climate change firsthand. Speaking..
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Christchurch: NZ PM Jacinda targets online hate after mosque attacks

christchurch: nz pm jacinda targets online hate after mosque attacks
Since the attack, Ardern has strongly criticised tech giants for not doing enough to combat online extremism. WELLINGTON: New Zealand’s leader Jacinda Ardern will demand action to curb online..
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Videos for Wellington

New Zealanders hold moment of silence for mosque shooting victims [Video]New Zealanders hold moment of silence for mosque shooting victims

From bikies in Tauranga to people on the streets of Wellington, New Zealanders pause for a moment of reflection on Friday to mourn the Christchurch mosque shooting victims. Rough Cut (no reporter..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:45Published

Christchurch shooting survivor: 'This could have been us' [Video]Christchurch shooting survivor: 'This could have been us'

New Zealander Ashir Rizvi was inside the Linwood mosque when a lone gunman approached and started shooting. Rizvi talks about the emotional rollercoaster he's been riding since surviving New Zealand's..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:38Published

 

UN chief says world 'not on track' with climate change

un chief says world 'not on track' with climate change
More Wellington (AFP) - UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres launched a brief South Pacific tour in New Zealand Sunday, warning the world was "not on track" to limiting global temperature rises. In a..
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