Canberra and Wellington sister city agreement
In Wellington on Wednesday 6 July 2016, a formal sister city relationship agreement between Canberra and Wellington was signed. The agreement included programs that aim to facilitate enhanced business partnerships, tourism promotion education and cultural exchange, research and knowledge sharing. ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr is in Wellington leading a 3-day delegation promoting the economic, cultural and social relationship between the two capital cities. Read the full media release 'Canberra and Wellington strengthen ties in time for direct international flights' .