Community garden locations

Find the location and contact details of your local community garden.

Six people gathered in a green space, gardening.

There are community gardens all over Wellington. They are fantastic places to connect with the local community while surrounding yourself with nature – and to learn more about gardens and growing.

Get involved

If you need gardening advice or you’re interested in getting involved with a community garden, use the map or the list below to find your local one.

We run a Community Gardens Network that meets four times a year to exchange tips and allocate funding. If you want more information email

Community gardens map

Community gardens list

Brooklyn Community Rongoā Forest

Location: Elliott Park, Brooklyn
Facebook: Community Rongoā Forest

Brooklyn Community Orchard

Location: Harrison Crescent, Brooklyn
Facebook: Brooklyn Food Group

Working bee: Mondays from 5.30pm, bring weeding tools. More information on Facebook. 

Houghton Bay Community Gardens

Location: Behind 104 Houghton Bay Road, Houghton Bay

Innermost Gardens

Location: End of Lawson Place, Mount Victoria
Website: Innermost Gardens
Facebook: Innermost Gardens

Working bee: Tuesdays 10am – 12pm in term time. First and third Sunday of each month 11am – 1pm.
Equipment and instruction provided. For more information contact via email or on Facebook.

Island Bay and Berhampore Community Orchard

Location: Adelaide Road, beside Granville Flats, Island Bay / Berhampore
Facebook: Island Bay and Berhampore Community Orchard

Working bee: alternating weekends during summer. Bring garden gloves, sturdy shoes, and a sunhat.
For more information contact via email or Facebook.

Island Bay Community Centre

Location: 137 The Parade, Island Bay

Kaicycle Urban Farm and Compost Hub

Location: 5 Hospital Road, Newtown
Website: Kaicycle Urban Farm and Compost Hub

Working bee: Tuesdays 10am – 12pm
Thursdays 4pm – 6pm
Fridays 7am – 9am, 10am – 12pm
First Saturday of each month 9am – 1pm
Please sign up on the Kaicycle website in case of cancellation.

Kai Hapori Whānui ki Linden

Location: 10 Linden Avenue, Tawa
Facebook: Kai Hapori Whānui ki Linden

Kai o te Aro

Location: Aro Valley Community Centre, 48 Aro Street, Aro Valley
Facebook: Kai o te Aro

Karori Community Garden

Location: 21 Beauchamp Street, behind the Beauchamp Street Chapel
Website: Karori Community Garden

Kelburn Community Garden

Location: 96 - 112 Kelburn Parade
Website: Kelburn Community Garden
Facebook: Kelburn Community Garden

Kilbirnie/Lyall Bay Community Garden

Location: 1 Endeavour Street, Lyall Bay

Kumutoto Community Orchard

Location: Kelburn Park
Facebook: Kumutoto Community Orchard

Lyall Bay Community Garden

Location: 67 Freyberg Street, Lyall Bay
Facebook: Lyall Bay Community Garden

Gardening and games every Thursday, 3pm - 4.30pm during school term.

Massey University Māra Kai

Location: Massey Wellington Campus, Tasman Street
Instagram: earthworms_wlg

Miramar Prison Garden

Location: 1 Main Road, Miramar
Facebook: Miramar Prison Garden
Website: Miramar Prison Garden

Working bee: Sundays 10am – 4pm. More information on Facebook, the Miramar Prison Garden website or email.

Miramar & Maupuia Community Centre

Location: 27 Chelsea Street, Miramar
Website: Miramar & Maupuia Community Centre

Newtown Community Gardens

Location: Carrara Park, 107 Daniell Street, Newtown
Facebook: Newtown Community Gardens

Northern Community Gardens

Location: Jay Street Reserve, Paparangi
Facebook: Northern Community Gardens

Working bee: Sundays 2pm – 4pm. Bring garden gloves and a water bottle. More information on Facebook.

Owhiro Bay Community Gardens

Location: Happy Valley Road, Owhiro Bay
Email: (attn: Janette if you're asking about a garden plot)
Facebook: Owhiro Bay Community Gardens
Note: Gardens are temporarily closed to the public while new access is being negotiated.

Pukehinau māra kai

Location: Pukehinau Flats, lawn on the corner of Ohiro Road and Aro Street
Email: or
This is a Kaicycle Urban Farm and Te Toi Mahana tenant-led community resilience project.

Working bee: Wednesdays, 3.30pm onwards. Bring garden gloves and a water bottle. Kai often provided.

Tarikaka Park Orchard

Location: Corner of Tarikaka Street and Ngata Street, Ngaio
Facebook:Tarikaka Park Orchard

Tawa Community Garden

Location: Coronation Street Park, 21-29 Oxford Street, Tawa
Facebook: Tawa Community Garden

Working bee: First, third and fifth Sundays of the month 1.30pm – 3pm
Second and fourth Saturdays of the month 1.30pm – 3pm
Bring garden gloves and a jacket. More information on Facebook.

Tanera Park Community Garden

Location: Tanera Park, Brooklyn
Facebook: Tanera Park Community Garden

Te Kawakawa Commons

Location: 46 Hornsey Road, Melrose

Te Māramatanga / Terrace Tunnel Community Garden

Location: 25 MacDonald Crescent, Te Aro

Working bee: Wednesdays 5pm – 6.30pm
Bring tools and garden gloves if you have them, some are provided.
For more information email Michael or 0225 074 429 to receive garden email or ask questions.

Thurleigh Grove Community Orchard

Location: 66 Thurleigh Grove, Karori

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