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

Heritage sites

Definition of a heritage site and how to find out if your building is a heritage site or has heritage significance, and how the Council can help.

    Earthquakes & heritage

    Maintaining heritage features and future-proofing against earthquake risks is a challenge.

      Guidelines & advice

      Heritage advice is available from the Council's heritage advisors, ICOMOS, NZ Historic Places Trust and other sources.

        Heritage policy & vision

        The Council works to identify and protect the city's heritage places to help retain them for future ...