Mount Cook, Wellington

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Mount Cook
Mount Cook is located in New Zealand Wellington
Mount Cook
Mount Cook
Basic information
Local authority Wellington City
Coordinates 41°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
Population 5,112[1] (2013)
North Te Aro
Northeast Mount Victoria
East Hataitai
South Newtown
Southwest Brooklyn
Northwest Aro 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.



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