How to Participate

To make the best possible decisions, the Council relies on participation and feedback from Wellingtonians.

About Public Participation

The Council makes many important decisions which affect a wide variety of people across the city.

    Our Capital Voice

    Our Capital Voice is a simple new online way to have your say and help Wellington City Council shape our future.

      Contacting Councillors

      The elected Council is made up of the Mayor and fourteen Councillors divided between five different ...

        Person speaking at a public meeting.

        Speaking at Meetings

        There are certain criteria if you want to appear before a Council, committee or subcommittee meeting...

        Submissions & Petitions

        Periodically the Council asks for submissions from the public on specific issues.