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Learn about the history and management of our nearly 3,000 hectares of reserve land and open space.
The Council manages almost 3,000 hectares of reserve land and open space in Wellington.
The first plan for Wellington – drawn in 1840 – shows land for public enjoyment that was not to be built on.
You can fly drones in some Council-managed parks and reserves, subject to compliance with Civil Aviation Rule Part 101.
Find out how we control pests and weeds in Wellington City.