Mount Cook, Wellington

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Mount Cook
Mount Cook is located in New Zealand Wellington
Mount Cook
Mount Cook
Basic information
Local authorityWellington City
Coordinates41°18′06″S 174°46′27″E / 41.301764°S 174.774031°E / -41.301764; 174.774031Coordinates: 41°18′06″S 174°46′27″E / 41.301764°S 174.774031°E / -41.301764; 174.774031
Population5,112[1] (2013)
NorthTe Aro
NortheastMount Victoria
NorthwestAro Valley

The suburb of Mount Cook in Wellington in New Zealand stands on the southern fringe of the central city alongside Te Aro and to the north of Newtown. At the time of the 2013 census it had a population of 5,112, an increase of 261 people since 2006.[1]

The suburb contains a small hill named Mount Cook, the origin-point of the original survey marks through Wellington. The hill took its name from Captain James Cook.

Mount Cook's institutions include the Colonial Cottage Museum, the Wellington campus of Massey University and the National War Memorial.

The suburb is within the parliamentary electorate of Wellington Central.



  1. ^ a b "2013 Census QuickStats about a place: Mt Cook-Wallace Street". Statistics New Zealand.
  2. ^ Te Kete Ipurangi schools database[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Te Kete Ipurangi schools database[permanent dead link]

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