Contacts

Contact details for community gardens in Wellington.

An urban harvest.

An urban harvest

Brooklyn Community Orchard

Location: Harrison Crescent, Brooklyn
Email: earthmotherb4@gmail.com

Houghton Bay Community Gardens

Location: Behind 104 Houghton Bay Road
Email: davemcarthur@truehope.info

Innermost Gardens

Location: End of Lawson Place, Mount Victoria 
Email: innermostgardens@gmail.com
Websites: Innermost Gardens, Innermost Gardens - Facebook

Island Bay and Berhampore Community Orchard

Location: Adelaide Road, beside Granville Flats, Island Bay / Berhampore
Email: communityfruit@gmail.com
Websites: Island Bay and Berhampore Community Orchard - Facebook

Kai o te Aro

Location: Various sites on Aro Street, Aro Valley
Email: developer@arovalley.org.nz
Websites: Kai o te Aro Community Garden - Out of Our Own Back Yards

Karori Community Gardens

Location: 21 Beauchamp St, behind the Beauchamp St Chapel
Email: karoricommunitygarden2015@gmail.com

Khandallah Community Garden

Location: Corner of Mandalay Terrace and Onslow Road, Khandallah
Email: kcgardens9@gmail.com
Websites: Khandallah Community Gardens - Facebook

Miramar Prison Garden Collective

Location: 1 Main Road, Miramar
Email: milan.magan@gmail.com
Websites: Miramar Prison Garden Collective - Facebook

Mokai Kainga

Location: 72 Happy Valley Road, Owhiro Bay
Email: tumeke@xtra.co.nz
Websites: Mokai Kainga: Owhiro Community Gardens - Facebook

Newtown Community Gardens

Location: Carrara Park, 107 Daniell Street
Email: newtowngardens@gmail.com
Websites: Newtown Community Gardens - Facebook

Northern Community Gardens

Location: Jay Street Reserve, Paparangi
Email: info@ncg.org.nz
Websites: Northern Community Garden - Facebook

Tawa Community Gardens

Location: 21- 29 Coronation St Park, Oxford St Tawa
Email: robroo@xtra.co.nz
Websites: Tawa Community Garden - Facebook

Te Kawakawa Commons

Location: 46 Hornsey Road, Melrose
Email: kenandmirandaoe@gmail.com

Thurleigh Grove Community Orchard

Location: 66 Thurleigh Grove, Karori
Email: workerbeoasis@gmail.com

Workerbe Oasis Urban Farm

Location: 5 Hospital Road, Newtown
Email: workerbeoasis@gmail.com
Websites: WorkerBe Oasis - Facebook

Support for Community Gardens

Distribution of community gardens around Wellington (403KB PDF)

Wellington City Council funding

Community gardens may fall under either the Social and Recreation Grant Fund, or the Our Living City Grant Fund.

Natural Environment Fund
The fund supports community environmental projects that help grow our natural capital. 

Social and Recreation Fund
This fund aims to foster strong, sustainable communities and support building capacity in the community.

There are three funding rounds each year, see the Funding Calendar for closing dates.

Funding

Leasing land

The Council leases land to community groups to set up community gardens.

Wellington City Council's Guidelines for Community Gardens (118KB PDF)

Compost

The Southern Landfill produces and packages compost made with the city's green waste.

Other funding opportunities

More information

Community Advisor, Community Services

Phone: 04 803 8361
Email: amy.bird@wcc.govt.nz

City Housing tenants should contact the Community Advisor Projects:

Phone: 04 806 4763
Email: yvonne.ayrton@wcc.govt.nz