Wellington Scoop


Wellington.Scoop edited by Lindsay Shelton offers undiluted news and free-ranging independent opinion (and comments) about New Zealand’s capital city.

This well-established section of Scoop has well over 40,000 stories published from the last 12 years, and we deeply value the constant visits from over 25,000 monthly readers.

Wellington.Scoop has become an essential part of capital culture and we appreciate your support through just reading our stories. If you’d like to do a little more read on…


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