Wellington Beehive Building
The Executive Wing of the New Zealand Parliament Buildings in Wellington, nicknamed the Beehive. Construction of the Wellington Beehive building began in 1969 and was finally completed in 1980, when the Beehive quickly become synonymous with New Zealand's capital city of Wellington. The Wellington Beehive is also often referred to as Wellington's 'Executive Office Building'.
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Aerial view of The Beehive and NZ Parliament House
The Parliament Buildings in Lambton Quay area feature some of the city's most stunning and instantly recognisable architecture. Consisting of three magnificent structures, by far the most distinctive part of the Wellington Parliament Buildings is the breathtaking Beehive building, a modern executive office space, designed by British architect Sir Basil Spence.
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The sun setting over the Franz Josef glacier located on the south island of New Zealand
A serene sunset over the mountains and Franz Josef glacier, located in the center of the picture. Franz Josef glacier is one of two major glaciers (the other being Fox Glacier) on the west coast of the South Island, New Zealand. Both glaciers are receding daily and will disappear eventually.