Community & culture

Community Directory

This Community Directory is a comprehensive database of community groups and venues in Wellington. Y...

Accessibility services

Wellington takes pride in our reputation as an inclusive and socially responsible city that is acces...

Community resources

Find out about resources that support neighbourhoods, non-profit groups and community organisations ...

Arts

Enjoy art in Wellington. Find out more about the artwork that's on display, art programmes available...

Housing

The Council provides affordable housing for people with low incomes and special housing needs.

Cemeteries

Wellington City Council operates two cemeteries, at Karori and Makara. There is also a crematorium a...

Citizenship ceremonies

New Zealand citizenship ceremonies are held every month.

    Community centres

    Wellington's community centres offer resources, support services and activities to improve the quali...

    Community safety

    Information about how to stay safe in Wellington city, and Council safety initiatives.

    Ethnic communities

    The Council has programmes and projects to support and celebrate our diverse communities.

      Heritage

      Heritage places are important in shaping the character of Wellington city. They are part of what mak...

      Council venues for hire

      The Council has a range of indoor and outdoor venues that you can hire for your next event or functi...

      Libraries

      The Council owns and manages 12 branch libraries.

        Māori community

        Wellington City Council aims to work with Wellington Māori to strengthen the capability of all to ac...

        Settlement Support - Wellington

        Free information about living, working and studying in Wellington city.

          Pacific Island communities

          The Pacific communities are a vital part of Wellington. The Council has a number of initiatives desi...

          Senior citizen communities

          These services, facilities and activities around the city can make daily life easier and more enjoya...

            Youth

            The Council supports youth by funding youth-focused organisations and services, and providing a voic...

            Volunteers

            Volunteers contribute significantly to many community organisations, civic services and events. The ...