Accessibility information & services

A directory of accessible services and information in Wellington.

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Accessibility map

Online map

Accessibility Map: Online map showing mobility parking, mobility scooters, beach access, accessible playgrounds, public toilets.

You don't need any special software access the Accessibility WebMap, and it works on all types of phones, tablets and computers.



Accessible Wellington Map (1.2MB PDF)



Text version (587KB RTF)

PDF and RTF accessibility map

The printable Accessible Wellington Map identifies accessible places and services in the city. It includes accessibility services for people with intellectual and mental health impairments, accessible ATMs, baby changing rooms, drinking fountains and playgrounds, mobility parks and places where mobility scooters can be hired for free, and toilets.

The map has formatting that is to scale so that streets can be navigated easily and gradients that show how steep streets are.

Advice and support services

Community Centres
Community centres offer activities for local residents. Not all are wheelchair accessible.

Community Directory - Disability
A user-maintained list of community-based groups and organisations in Wellington concerned with those who have a disability.

Disability information and Equipment Centre
Phone 0800 693 342 or 04 298 2914


Accessibility Advisory Group
Advises the Council on accessibility issues and liaises between the Council and disability communities.

Backdoor rubbish collection

Rubbish and Recycling - Backdoor Collections
The Council offers backdoor rubbish collection for a charge or free to residents who qualify.

Community directory

Our Community Directory lists groups that advise or support people with disabilities, and provides accessibility information on community venues in Wellington.
Community Groups - Disability
Community Venues - Accessiblity


Leisure Card
Discounts to a range of recreation services including pools and library loans.


City Services - After Hours Medical Facilities

Hearing or visual help

Communicating with the Council


Social Housing
Council social housing is available to people in need of housing help, including people with impairments. To find out more about eligibility and applications, contact the City Housing team.

Allocations Advisor, City Housing

Phone 04 803 8389


Outdoor spaces

Recreation and community centres

Older people

Transport, travel and parking