Parks & reserves

Details of parks and reserves in Wellington.

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Explore some of Wellington's best parks with our online map.

Access & Permits

Access and permits for Wellington's reserves.


    The Council manages over 4,000 hectares of reserve land and open space in Wellington.

      My Parx mobile app

      My Parx is a free smartphone application that helps you explore Wellington's parks and reserves.

        Protecting the reserves

        Information on issues, projects and volunteering to protect Wellington's reserves.

        Volunteers & support

        Information on the role Wellington's environmental community groups play in protecting Wellington's ...

        History of the town & green belts

        The first plan for Wellington - drawn in 1840 - shows land for public enjoyment that was not to be b...