Ward maps and boundaries

Wellington City is divided into six wards that elect a total of 15 Councillors. See maps and suburbs of Wellington's wards and community boards.

The number of councillors for each ward is determined by the estimated resident population of each ward and the total population of the city as a whole. For the first time in the 2022 elections, one councillor will be elected from a Māori ward.

The list includes:

  • One Mayor, who is elected by all the city's voters
  • One Councillor for the Te Whanganui-a-Tara Māori Ward
  • Three Councillors for the Takapū/Northern General Ward
  • Three Councillors for the Wharangi/Onslow-Western General Ward 
  • Three Councillors for the Pukehīnau/Lambton General Ward 
  • Three Councillors for the Motukairangi/Eastern General Ward 
  • Two Councillors for the Paekawakawa/Southern General Ward 

Maps

The maps below show the Council's current ward boundaries and the suburbs they contain.

The Te Whanganui-a-Tara Māori Ward is comprised of all people on the Māori roll in Wellington City and is not geography-based like the other wards – Information about the Māori ward.

For an interactive map see: Wellington Suburbs and Wards

All Wellington wards

See this map for an overview of all Wellington wards.

Takapū/Northern General Ward

The following suburbs are in Takapū/Northern General Ward:

  • Churton Park
  • Glenside
  • Grenada North
  • Grenada Village
  • Horokiwi
  • Johnsonville
  • Newlands
  • Ōhāriu
  • Paparangi
  • Takapū Valley
  • Tawa
  • Woodridge

Wharangi/Onslow-Western General Ward

The following suburbs are in Wharangi/Onslow-Western General Ward:

  • Broadmeadows
  • Crofton Downs
  • Kaiwharawhara
  • Karori
  • Khandallah
  • Mākara
  • Mākara Beach
  • Ngaio
  • Ngauranga
  • Northland
  • Wadestown
  • Wilton

Pukehīnau/Lambton General Ward

The following suburbs are in Pukehīnau/Lambton General Ward:

  • Aro Valley
  • Highbury
  • Kelburn
  • Mount Cook
  • Mount Victoria
  • Oriental Bay
  • Pipitea
  • Te Aro
  • Thorndon
  • Wellington Central

Motukairangi/Eastern General Ward

The following suburbs are in Motukairangi/Eastern General Ward:

  • Breaker Bay
  • Hataitai
  • Houghton Bay
  • Karaka Bays
  • Kilbirnie
  • Lyall Bay
  • Maupuia
  • Melrose
  • Miramar
  • Moa Point
  • Rongotai
  • Roseneath
  • Seatoun
  • Strathmore Park

Paekawakawa/Southern General Ward

The following suburbs are in Paekawakawa/Southern General Ward:

  • Berhampore
  • Brooklyn
  • Island Bay
  • Kingston
  • Mornington
  • Newtown
  • Owhiro Bay
  • Southgate
  • Vogeltown

Mākara-Ōhāriu Community Board

The following suburbs are represented by the Mākara-Ōhāriu Community Board:

  • Mākara
  • Mākara Beach
  • Ōhāriu

Tawa Community Board

The following suburbs are represented by the Tawa Community Board:

  • Grenada North
  • Takapū Valley
  • Tawa