Brooklyn Community Orchard
Common Ground Community Garden
Island Bay and Berhampore Community Orchard
Kai o te Aro
Northern Community Gardens
Operation Green Thumb
Support for Community Gardens
Distribution of community gardens around Wellington (403KB PDF)
Wellington City Council funding
Community gardens may fall under either the Social and Recreation Grant Fund, or the Our Living City Grant Fund.
Our Living City Fund
The fund supports projects and activities like community conservation projects, community gardens, green infrastructure (living walls and roofs), resilience to natural events, and emission reduction.
Social and Recreation Fund
This fund aims to foster strong, sustainable communities and support building capacity in the community.
There are three funding rounds each year, see the Funding Calendar for closing dates.
The Council leases land to community groups to set up community gardens.
Wellington City Council's Guidelines for Community Gardens (118KB PDF)
The Southern Landfill produces and packages compost made with the city's green waste.
Other funding opportunities
Community Advisor, Community Services
City Housing tenants should contact the Senior Community Advisor Projects:
Senior Community Advisor Projects