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Wellington has five sister city relationships:
A sister city relationship is a formal, long-term relationship based on diverse linkages between the two cities - including cultural, educational and business links. The relationship requires a high degree of commitment on both sides, as well as the active involvement of a community committee.
In 1994 Deng Lin, the daughter of Chinese President Deng Xiaoping, visited Wellington and 'fell in love’ with the city.
The idea of the Sakai-Wellington sister city relationship was originally promoted by the Japanese Ambassador to New Zealand, Takeo Iguchi.
A sister city relationship between Wellington and Sydney was originally formed in September 1983.
In the early 1980s, the Council asked the Chinese Embassy about setting up friendly city links with a city in China, after a trip by then Prime Minist...
Canberra is Wellington’s newest sister city relationship.
A historical sister city relationship is one based on past or ceremonial links. Wellington has three historical sister city relationships.
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