Community & culture

Community resources

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

Community Directories

Use the CommunityFinder and Community Venues directories to list or find community groups and venues...

Arts

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

Housing support

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

Our approach to begging

Begging on the street is a growing issue we’d like to solve collectively so all Wellingtonians feel ...

    Accessibility services

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

    Community centres

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

    Community gardens

    Wellington has over 30 community gardens on Council and privately-owned land. These gardens are run ...

    Community safety

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

    Cemeteries

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

    Citizenship ceremonies

    New Zealand citizenship ceremonies are held every month.

      Council venues for hire

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

      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...

        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...

              Volunteering

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

              Youth

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