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Building the city we all want

Wellingtonians have asked for a vibrant, safe, and resilient city, and that’s what we’re delivering, with important projects happening all across the city.

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Te Matapihi render

Te Matapihi Ki te Ao Nui | Central Library

In progress

Te Matapihi is being reimagined as a library of the future - a place where everyone can find knowledge, connection, unique experiences, and sense of belonging.

Road closures

Wellington Water Projects

In progress

We’re upgrading the city’s wastewater network with multiple projects within the central city that will create a more resilient and flexible network with more capacity.

Takina convention and exhibition centre

Tākina Convention and Exhibition Centre


Tākina was created to attract international and domestic conferences and exhibitions to Wellington, and to provide a place from which to share the stories of the nation.

Nikau Palms Te Ngākau Precinct

Te Ngākau Precinct

In progress

We’re rebuilding Te Ngākau Civic Precinct to create a place where culture, arts, democracy, and creativity all come together to form the beating heart of our city.

Te Aro Mahana playspace at Frank Kitts Park

Te Aro Mahana playspace at Frank Kitts Park


The new Te Aro Mahana playspace and Whetuu Maarama waka are open for play and discovery at Frank Kitts Park on the waterfront.

The Town Hall

Town Hall and Music School

In progress

The heritage-listed Town Hall is being extensively strengthened and upgraded, and will soon be part of a new centre of musical excellence.

The Golden Mile Courtney Place render

The Golden Mile Courtenay Place

In planning

One of our city’s busiest areas is getting an upgrade to make it safer, more vibrant, more accessible, and easier to get around.

Aerial view of Thorndon Quay

Thorndon Quay

In progress

We’re upgrading Thorndon Quay - a thriving retail district and one of the busiest commuter routes in the city, used by more than 11,000 Wellingtonians every day.

Kids on bike

Sustainable Transport

In progress

We're growing our sustainable street network, as we continue to make it easier and safer for Wellingtonians to travel by bike, on foot, or on public transport.

Aotea Quay Pou

Aotea Quay Roundabout


To make it safer to walk, bike, or use public transport along Hutt Road and Thorndon Quay, we’ve built a roundabout on Aotea Quay to redirect freight and ferry traffic onto SH1.

Green network

The Green Network

In progress

The Green Network Plan ensures that Pōneke has a diverse range of green spaces that bring ecological, social, economic, cultural and public health benefits to the central city.

Moa Point sludge minimisation facility

Te Whare Wai Para Nuku - Moa Point sludge minimisation facility

In progress

Our new sludge minimisation facility will reduce the volume of solid waste created during wastewater treatment, saving space in our landfill.