The Wellington region is the at the southernmost part of the North Island and encompasses New Zealand's capital city, Wellington, and other urban centres including Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt, Porirua and Masterton. The region is, by a large margin, the wealthiest in the country. The city of Wellington has a very service focused economy with a focus in finance, business, government and a growing IT industry. The greater region, particularly out towards Martinborough is famous for its viticulture scene.

Students in Wellington are treated to a diverse range of international foods, exciting local craft beer, beautiful scenery including nature reserve islands and world-class vineyards.

Key Information
Population 504,900
Employment rate 69.7%
GDP Per Capita $67,888
Average Weekly Rent $422

Universities in Wellington

With a research-led focus, New Zealand's universities are in the top 3% of universities worldwide.

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Polytechnics in Wellington

These government-owned institutes of technology take a structured, applied approach.

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PTEs in Wellington

Private Training Establishments offer courses in a wide range of areas, including tourism, I.T, and design.

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ITOs in Wellington

Government and industry-funded education.

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Government Training in Wellington

State-owned education and training - e.g. NZ Army.

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