The Beehive is a parliament building situated in the city of Wellington, New Zealand. The building is the executive wing of the New Zealand Parliament Buildings. It was opened in 1981 after being designed to a Beehive concept designed by Scottish architect Sir Basil Spence. The building contains the Prime Minister of New Zealand’s offices, as well as the cabinet room. It is one of the most important buildings in the country with many influential government figures having offices within its walls.
The parliament building is situated in the city centre of Wellington. It is a couple of minutes walk away from ‘Wellington’ train station. The 14, 81, 84 and 91 buses all stop at the building.
Opening Times and Admission
The building is open to visitors daily 9am-5pm. Free tours run at the building, it is advised that if you plan to attend a tour then you should book on in advance.