Quality Hotel Wellington
223 Cuba Street
Phone: (64) 4 3852156
Fax: (64) 4 3828873
This is a large and professional print and developing laboratory for those wanting exceptional colour and tone or commercial work undertaken. There are a wide range of services including straightforward film processing, digital master printing, mounting and laminating, scanning, transparencies etc. Premium prices are charged but quality is exceptional. Prices tend to decrease with volume. Full range of quality and specialist film is also stocked. The lab is a little hard to find, try the industrial looking dead-ends off Taranaki Street.
This mass-market chain store is an electronics rather than computer specialist. However a wide range of software and accessories are available. The printers and modems are varied and offer amongst the best deals in town. Small extras like joysticks, adapters and extensions are also low-priced and plentiful. Easy finance terms and gift vouchers make shopping here a breeze. Additional branches of Dick Smith Electronics are at 171 Featherston Street and 57 Vivian Street, Wellington.
Located in the city center, LM Extreme Gym is the biggest and best gym in town with excellent facilities and personalized service. No long queues for machines or jostling for floor space in this gym that covers four levels. Features include an aerobics room and classes, a circuit training room, a mixed gym, women's only gym, cardio training, and warm up room. Creche, nutritionist, physiotherapist and personal trainers available, and there is a good café on site.
Contours gym is for women who like to exercise in private surroundings with a programme tailored for their personal needs. This all-woman health centre has a wide range of aerobic classes and styles, free weights, universal weights, cardiovascular equipment, therapeutic massage, personal trainers, a beautician and a hairdresser. It also has a creche that accommodates nearly 15 children. An added bonus is the ample parking space available in the vicinity.
The friendliest gym in town, Club Physical offers a cardio theatre, a weight's room, and a large aerobics room. Their special features include Thai boxing, yoga classes and spinning. The latter refers to an indoor bike riding class set to music with a motivational instructor. The sauna is free, and sun beds and personal instructors are for hire. Situated in a busy central building which also houses a weekend market adds to the stimulating environment.
Established in 1886, Wellington High School is an acclaimed educational institution in Wellington. It began as the Wellington College of Design and is the forebearer of co-educational secondary schools in the country. It also offers an extensive arts program in its curriculum which includes performing arts, photography, design, painting and sculpture. Sports plays a big part in their extra-curricular activities. From athletics, canoe polo, dragon boating, water polo, underwater hockey to rock climbing, tennis, soccer and tennis, they have a plethora of options for their students. Technologically advanced and aiming always at excellence, no wonder it has a great reputation in the city.
With 11 big screen terminals including iMacs this facility offers high speed and efficient web access. Multi-language support is available, as are scanning, photocopying and fax services. A 10% discount applies for students and backpackers, and the pleasant helpers will arrange a special night rate for you. Hop in here and send a message to a loved one.
Wellington Convention Centre comprises of four distinct venues for various kinds of concerts, private events, parties and conventions. The TSB Bank Arena can be used to organize trade shows, business events as also sporting events. The modern Michael Fowler Center with its central stage and state of art equipment and lighting, and with seating for around 2210, usually hosts top-line musical concerts and theatrical shows. The Victorian era Town Hall has been kept in pristine condition and is popular for musical concerts that involve dancing and audience participation along with offering an ideal atmosphere for product launches, private parties and trade fairs. The nearby Civic Square is a suburban park and serves as an outdoor space for various events. Check website for further details.
For those people who like to exercise in the comfort of their own home Elite Fitness Centre has the goods for you. Treadmills, bikes, rowing machines, home gyms, cross-trainers, benches and weights are stacked wall to wall. The experienced staff will run you through the equipment to find what is best suited for your personal needs.
New Zealand's premier cricket ground, the Basin was originally planned as a small boat haven to be linked to the harbor by a canal. An 1855 earthquake raised the surrounding land by one meter and the Basin was laid out as a cricket oval to the delight of a century of cricket lovers from all over the world. Watching cricket "on the bank" on a balmy summers day is a wonderful experience. The National Cricket Museum is also sited at this facility. Every December the grounds are home to the magical Christmas celebration Carols by Candlelight.
Set in a historic building near the waterfront, Mac's Function Centre features three distinct spaces for parties, private events and corporate functions. The Waterfront Room is the original venue of the structure and has its own bar. The Te Aro is the heart of this center with a loft style decor, sawtooth roof, bar and excellent acoustics. The Cable Room has a vintage look to it with its wooden accents, brick walls and huge windows.
This fully-equipped gym with top-notch machines and free weights also features other facilities like health studio, sauna, and squash courts. Massage therapists and nutrition consultants from the health studio are available to help keep you on track with your training. A pro shop that stocks various fitness accessories: socks, rackets and so on, is an additional attraction. There are various sports and squash clubs inside the Club that organize sporting competitions. One of the least expensive gyms in town, it caters to all your fitness needs.