The draft 3-year work programme

After the 2016 local authority elections, the Mayor met with the Wellington community and Council stakeholders to identify goals and areas of focus for the next 3 years.

The ideas generated at the Wellington Summit led to the Mayor and councillors' 3-year work programme, which will help Wellington become a more resilient, smarter, people-focussed and sustainable city.

This draft 3-year work programme will also guide the development of our next long-term plan, so to help shape Wellington’s future, we want to have a conversation with mana whenua, community groups, residents’ associations, businesses and other organisations.

Goals for the next 3 years

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More resilient

  1. Housing and infrastructure
  2. Economic resilience
  3. Connected and prepared communities
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Smarter growth

  1. Economic and job growth
  2. Housing our people
  3. Designing our city for growth
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  1. Capital of culture
  2. Community planning
  3. Clean, green, safe and inclusive city
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Improving the way we work

  1. Living wage
  2. Improved engagement
  3. Smart Council
  4. Council building resilience
  5. Financial sustainability

The programme

Download the Mayor and councillors' full 3-year work programme (the draft Triennium Plan).



Mayor and Councillors’ draft 3-year work programme 2016 19 (Triennium Plan) (949KB PDF)

Have your say

You have until 5pm, Friday 19 May to have your say on our Annual Plan and the Mayor and Councillors' 3-year work programme.