The Oldest and Most Popular Market in Wellington: The Harbourside Market


Location: Corner Barnett and Cable Streets,, Te Aro, Wellington 6011

Every Sunday 7.30am to 2pm


The Harbourside Market has been serving customers in this area since 1920 and it is Wellington’s oldest and most popular market. Parking will be a challenge but there is a huge open car park opposite. It is for Newworld customers, so please buy something from them so that you won’t feel guilty.

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It consist of 2 sections. The food street and the marketplace. At the food street, you can find vendors selling hotdogs, pizzas, sushi, tacos, chinese dumplings, great coffee and much more. What’s available at the marketplace: Vegetables, Fruit, Herbs, Flowers, Fresh Fish, Modern Deli Meats, Bread & Confectionary, Fresh Cheese, Preserves and Chutneys, Nuts, Eggs, Homemade Cordials. The vegetables and fruits are cheap and you can get a good deal for your whole week’s supply.

The place has this carnival & picnic feel and can be quite crowded. On a good sunny day, people will be seated on grass patches or near the beach having their food and beer. Couples walking their dog, kids playing. It was a fun place to be.





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Had the Mild Bratwurst! It was GOOD!



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Market 2

At the marketplace. Pak Choy at $1!

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