Parking meters & Pay by Space

Our parking meters now accept debit/credit cards and you can also pay by PayWave.

Our parking meters have been upgraded

The fully upgraded meters now accept debit/credit cards and you can also pay by PayWave. The upgraded meters no longer accept Snapper.

To find out which machines have been upgraded look for the new green sticker.

Green sticker to be displayed in the upgraded parking meters. It reads: "Debit/credit cards accepted".

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How to use

We've installed sensors in the ground for all the parking spaces in the city. Each parking space has its own number. 

  1. Note your parking space number
  2. Enter the parking space number at the parking meter
  3. Choose your time and type of payment
  4. Pay and walk away - there's no need to display your ticket

Weekday parking map of Wellington.

Central City Parking Fee Area map

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Where

There are four parking fee areas. These are:

  • $4.50 per hour
  • $4 per hour
  • $3 per hour
  • $1.50 per hour

The central city parking fee area map weekdays  (428KB PDF) outlines how much you should pay for parking and where.

Weekend parking map of Wellington

Central City Parking Fee Area Map weekends

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Weekend parking: Saturday and Sunday

  • $2.50 per hour
  • $1.50 per hour

The central city parking fee area map weekends  (97KB PDF) outlines how much you should pay for parking and where Saturday and Sunday.

Check the parking meter when you pay for parking to make sure you pay the correct amount.

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Parking Services

Phone 04 801 3040
Postal Address PO Box 2199
Wellington 6140
Street Address Ground Floor, 101 Wakefield Street (Civic Square)
Hours
Monday – Friday

8am – 5pm