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.

    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.