Wellington Urban Legends

The has a list of their favourite Wellington urban legends, and the behind them. Never knew Wellington was big enough to have our own set. They are:

1. Liv Tyler was turned away from Motel.

2. The town belt between Oriental Parade and Palliser Rd is full of marijuana plantations.

3. Kenny could easily have got his amp back, but made more money as a “silent busker” than by actually playing.

4. Elijah Wood peed in the bucket fountain

5. Te Rauparaha used to be a regular at the Thistle Inn.

6. People honk in the Hataitai tunnel to ward off spirits

7. There is a tree in the Botanical Gardens where someone hung himself, and the branch has formed a noose shape.

8. A Japanese submarine entered Wellington harbour during WW2

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