Heritage

Heritage places are important in shaping the character of Wellington city. They are part of what makes Wellington unique.

Wellington's historic heritage sites

What is a heritage site? Find out if your building is a heritage site of significance, and how we can help.

Heritage and notable trees

Find out what a heritage tree is, how to protect a tree, and what to do should a heritage listed tree cause issues.

    Heritage plaques

    Wellington’s heritage plaques recognise significant local people, groups, businesses, places and events.

    Advice and guidance

    Advice is available from our advisors, ICOMOS New Zealand, Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga and other sources.

      Heritage policy

      How we work to identify and protect the city's heritage places to help retain them for future generations.