How we support Wellington communities

Wellington's people are the city's greatest asset. We want to build on our strengths and support Wellington to be sustainable and resilient into the future.

Funding

The Council is a major funder of community organisations and projects.

Funding

Community spaces

There are over 20 community centres around Wellington city, offering resources, support services and activities to improve the quality of life in our communities.

Community centres, halls and other community venues can host your community events.

Council Community Centres

Other Community Centres

Citizens Advice Bureau Community Directory

Parenting and community rooms

The Wellington Central Citizens Advice Bureau has opened a Whānau/parenting room and three community meeting rooms. The community rooms are available for hire via the Citizens Advice Bureau website.

Wellington City Libraries also offer community venues.

Community directory

The Community Directory is a user maintained list of community-based organisations and groups covering a range of activities, interests and support services:

Citizens Advice Bureau Community Directory

Community gardens

Wellington has over 30 community gardens on Council and privately-owned land.

These gardens are run by the community, for the community. If you are interested in either joining or starting a garden project, the Council can provide funding and information.

Community gardens

Resources for neighbourhoods

There are lots of ways to make things happen in your neighbourhood. These resources will help you to make or maintain connections in your local community.

Resources for neighbourhoods

Neighbours Day Aotearoa

Neighbourhood Support

Accessibility

Wellington aims to be an accessible city. For information on support and services provided by Council and others, see:

Accessibility