Community & culture

Community and accessibility awards

These awards recognise the valuable work being done in our community.

Community resources

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

Homelessness and begging

Find out what the Council is doing about homelessness and begging in Wellington City.


Our libraries are community focal points, providing knowledge facilities and resources in a welcoming environment.

Community directories

Use the directory to find community groups and venues.


    Find out about artwork that's on display, our arts programmes, getting advice and applying for funding.

    Tō tātou taone reo Māori | Our te reo city

    We have a vision for our city to be bilingual by 2040.

      Accessibility services

      Wellington takes pride in its reputation as an inclusive city that is accessible, safe and easy to get around.

      Community centres

      Community centres offer resources, support services and activities to improve the quality of life in our communities.

      Safety in Wellington

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

      Citizenship ceremonies

      After your NZ citizenship is approved, your ceremony will usually take place within 2 to 5 months.

        Diverse communities

        We have programmes and projects to support and celebrate our diverse communities.


          Heritage places are important in shaping the unique character of Wellington city.

          Māori community

          We aim to work with Wellington Māori to strengthen the capability of all to achieve community outcomes.

          Pacific Island communities

          We have a number of initiatives designed to support and develop Pacific communities.

          Senior citizen communities

          These services, facilities and activities can make daily life easier and more enjoyable for senior citizens.


            If you have a little time and energy to volunteer there are opportunities across many fields and in ...


            We fund youth-focused organisations and services, and provide a voice for young people through the Youth Council.