Thorndon is a historic inner suburb of , the capital city of New Zealand. Because the suburb is relatively level compared to the hilly terrain elsewhere in Wellington it contained Wellington's elite residential area until its best was destroyed in the 1960s by a new motorway and the erection of tall office buildings on the sites of its Molesworth Street retail and service businesses.

Landmarks in the Area

St Mary's College Wellington is situated in the suburb of in , .

Sacred Heart Cathedral School is a , Catholic, primary school located in the central-city suburb of , , .

The Metropolitan Cathedral of the Sacred Heart and of Saint Mary His Mother, better known as Sacred Heart Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral on Hill Street, , New Zealand. Photo: Silenceisfoo, Public domain.

The High Commission of the United Kingdom in is the chief diplomatic mission of the in . Photo: Pear285, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Wadestown is a northern suburb of , located about 2–3 km by road from the Wellington central business district and the New Zealand Parliament Buildings.

Wilton is a small suburb in . It is best known for Otari-Wilton's Bush, a large reserve that is situated in the suburb. is situated 1¼ km northwest of Thorndon.

Northland is a small suburb in west-central , New Zealand. is situated 2 km southwest of Thorndon.

Kelburn is a central suburb of , the capital city of New Zealand, situated within 1 kilometre of the central business district. is situated 2 km southwest of Thorndon.


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