Abbreviation for Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington [ wel ɪ ŋ tən], capital of New Zealand, at the south end of the North Island, on a bay (Port Nicholson) the Cook Strait, (2019) 209 420 residents.

Catholic archbishopric, Anglican bishopric; Seat of the Royal Society of New Zealand et al. scientific societies, university (founded 1899), branch of the University of Palmerston North, several scientific institutes, Maori Education Foundation, observatory, national museum (»Te Papa«, German »Our place«), ethnological, oceanographic, maritime museum, National Art Gallery, National Library and Archives, Opera; Planetarium, botanical and zoological garden. Wellington forms with neighboring cities in the Hutt Valley (including Lower Hutt) the second most important industrial agglomeration in New Zealand (after Auckland), mechanical engineering, shipyards, textile and clothing, chemical, plastics, food and others. Industry, the film industry and information technology as well as finance and insurance are of great importance. Wellington is New Zealand’s transport hub: rail ferry to Picton (South Island), ferry to Lyttleton (Christchurch), commercial port, Rongotai international airport. Wellington’s landmark is the cable car to Kelburn Hill (122 m above sea level).

The former Old Saint Paul’s Church (1866) is an example of 19th century New Gothic wooden architecture in New Zealand; also Old Government Buildings, 76.5 m long (1876, expanded in 1897 and 1907). Modern business city with The Michael Fowler Center.

The city, named after the Duke of Wellington, dates back to a British settlement in 1839. In 1865 the seat of government was moved from Auckland to Wellington. In 2010 and 2011, earthquakes caused severe damage to Wellington.

Abbreviations for Wellington, New Zealand

City Profile

  • Abbreviation: WGN
  • Country: New Zealand

WGN: Wellington

List of Wellington Acronyms

The most commonly used abbreviations for Wellington is WGN which stands for Wellington. In the following table, you can see all acronyms related to Wellington, including abbreviations for airport, city, school, port, government, and etc.

City Abbreviation Meanings
Wellington WAUG Wellington Apple Users Group
Wellington WIUO Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra
Wellington WREDA Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency
Wellington WHS Wellington High School
Wellington WSBS Wellington Street Bus Station
Wellington WMSO Wellington Malaysian Students’ Organisation
Wellington VWO Vector Wellington Orchestra
Wellington WDLS Wellington District Law Society
Wellington WSMT Wellington School of Massage Therapy
Wellington WTMC Wellington Tramping & Mountaineering Club
Wellington WCCCA Wellington Community Childcare Association
Wellington WACC Wellington Acorn Computer Club
Wellington WCWE Wellington Corpus of Written English
Wellington WMRF Wellington Medical Research Foundation
Wellington WWFC Woodlands Wellington Football Club
Wellington WGWG Wellington Gay Welfare Group
Wellington WCOB Wellington College Old Boys
Wellington WNBA Wellington North Badminton Association
Wellington WCBC Wellington Contract Bridge Centre
Wellington WCN Wellington Community Network
Wellington WVCC Wellington Veterans Cycling Club
Wellington WACT Wellington Artists’ Charitable Trust
Wellington WYN Wellington Youth Network
Wellington WLGS Wellington, New Zealand – International
Wellington WNL Wellington Newspapers Ltd
Wellington WGTN Wellington
Wellington WRRA Wellington Rugby Referees Association
Wellington WPSS Wellington Point State School
Wellington WARG Wellington Asthma Research Group
Wellington EWCS East Wellington Community Services
Wellington WWCT Wellington, West Coast and Taranaki
Wellington WWBA Wellington Woolbrokers Association
Wellington WFRE Waterloo Wellington Fund Raising Executives
Wellington WWCM Wellington West Capital Markets
Wellington WICF Wellington International Christian Fellowship
Wellington WRMC Wellington Regional Medical Center
Wellington VUW Victoria University of Wellington
Wellington WEGC Wellington East Girls College
Wellington SLSW Surf Life Saving Wellington
Wellington WCLC Wellington Community Law Centre
Wellington WCEC Wellington Catholic Education Centre
Wellington WIAL Wellington International Airport, Ltd.
Wellington WWRP Waterloo-Wellington Regional Pride
Wellington WHSS Wellington Heights Secondary School
Wellington WTSM Wellington Transport Strategy Model
Wellington WIX Wellington Internet Exchange
Wellington WSIC Wellington Specialty Insurance Company
Wellington WCG Wellington Caving Group
Wellington WOTL Wellington on the Lake
Wellington WHSA Wellington Home Schoolers Association
Wellington WYO Wellington Youth Orchestra
Wellington WCMA Wellington County Museum and Archives
Wellington CGW City Gallery Wellington
Wellington WPS Wellington Photographic Society
Wellington WPS Wellington Primary School
Wellington WPAC Wellington Performing Arts Centre
Wellington WPOP Wellington Psychiatric Outreach Program
Wellington WGN Wellington
Wellington WIAP Wellington International Airport
Wellington WCC Wellington City Council
Wellington WBS Wellington Botanical Society
Wellington EWI Education Wellington International
Wellington WMC Wellington Management Company, LLP
Wellington WLG Wellington, New Zealand – International
Wellington WC Wellington College
Wellington WAA Wellington Animal Action