As the cultural capital of New Zealand, Wellington is a vibrant artistic, theatrical and culinary hub, and is consistently cited as one of the world’s most liveable cities. The people of Wellington are known for their open-mindedness and love of food and culture. It’s the go-to NZ location for ‘foodies’ with an outstanding selection of food, wine, beer and coffee. Wellington boasts a lively culinary event calendar with highlights that include Wellington on a Plate, Beervana, and the Wellington Wine, Food and Craft Beer Festival. It is also the home of the internationally renowned World of Wearable Art Festival.
In keeping with New Zealand’s active sporting culture, Wellington also offers a wide range of options for participation in cricket, soccer, rugby league, and—but of course—rugby union. It’s home to the Phoenix soccer club; get amongst the Yellow Fever and support the ‘Nix!
Wellington is host to a range of international sporting fixtures, including regular international rugby matches featuring the All Blacks, as well as international cricket events featuring the Black Caps.
There is a wide variety of quality schools in both the public and private systems.
As New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington has an abundance of medical employment opportunities in the government sector.
Ochre Recruitment works with a number of clients in Wellington, including
- Johnsonville Medical Centre
- Upper Hutt Health Centre
- Newtown Medical Centre
- Thorndon Medical Centre
- Whai Oranga Health
- Wellington Hospital
- Hutt Hospital