We rode up the mountain to get a bird’s eye view to the city. There’s some really neat architecture with elevators built into the sides of the hills that hold the houses too.
I got the opportunity to vista Te Papa museum as well which was really neat. It has a ton of information about New Zealand and lots of interactive exhibitions too. We learned a lot about Jade, which fit well into our trip to the Jade factory/store as well.
We had a quick tour of the botanical gardens as well. It was really neat to see all the plants native to New Zealand.
This totally brought out the type nerd in me – very cool sculpture, signs and graffiti: