Annual Plan 2019/20 - Mahere ā-Tau 2019/20

Consultation has concluded

Thanks for your interest. The consultation on the Annual Plan 2019/20 has concluded and the final 2019-20 Annual Plan published.

The published Annual Plan is available here Published 2019-20 Annual Plan (on the Wellington City Council website).

The content on this site now represents the proposed annual plan, as consulted on during May 2019.

The 2019/20 Annual Plan is our budget for the 2019/20 financial year (1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020). It includes the projects and activities Wellington City Council intends to fund I the 2019/20 financial year.

The plan outlines $557 million worth of operational and $240 million worth of capital spending on seven priority areas - the environment, housing and community wellbeing, transport, sustainable growth and arts and culture.


Thanks for your interest. The consultation on the Annual Plan 2019/20 has concluded and the final 2019-20 Annual Plan published.

The published Annual Plan is available here Published 2019-20 Annual Plan (on the Wellington City Council website).

The content on this site now represents the proposed annual plan, as consulted on during May 2019.

The 2019/20 Annual Plan is our budget for the 2019/20 financial year (1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020). It includes the projects and activities Wellington City Council intends to fund I the 2019/20 financial year.

The plan outlines $557 million worth of operational and $240 million worth of capital spending on seven priority areas - the environment, housing and community wellbeing, transport, sustainable growth and arts and culture.


Consultation has concluded
  • Resilience and the Environment - Te manahau me te taiao

    by Fiona@WCC, 9 months ago
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    We want our city to be stronger and our people better prepared.

    We have obligations as kaitiaki (guardians) of this city. We are preparing the city to better cope with shocks; we consider the impact of the city’s carbon emissions, how they can be reduced, and how we can adapt to the impacts of climate change. Making our infrastructure and communities more resilient to these environmental factors is at the heart of our 2019/20 work programme.

    Find out what key projects we are investing in for 2019/20:

    • Water, Wastewater and Stormwater work programme
    • Built Heritage Incentive and Resilience Fund
    • Coastal Structures
    • Band Rotunda
    • Restoring our environment
    • Earthquake prone buildings
    • Carbon emissions
    • Makara Peak
    • Zoo upgrade
    • Zealandia
    • Responsible camping
    • Adaptation to rising sea levels
    • Landfill
    We've also provided an update on key resilience and environment projects that we are working on but are scheduled to physically start in a couple of years.

    We want our city to be stronger and our people better prepared.

    We have obligations as kaitiaki (guardians) of this city. We are preparing the city to better cope with shocks; we consider the impact of the city’s carbon emissions, how they can be reduced, and how we can adapt to the impacts of climate change. Making our infrastructure and communities more resilient to these environmental factors is at the heart of our 2019/20 work programme.

    Find out what key projects we are investing in for 2019/20:

    • Water, Wastewater and Stormwater work programme
    • Built Heritage Incentive and Resilience Fund
    • Coastal Structures
    • Band Rotunda
    • Restoring our environment
    • Earthquake prone buildings
    • Carbon emissions
    • Makara Peak
    • Zoo upgrade
    • Zealandia
    • Responsible camping
    • Adaptation to rising sea levels
    • Landfill
    We've also provided an update on key resilience and environment projects that we are working on but are scheduled to physically start in a couple of years.

  • Housing and Community Wellbeing - Te oranga ā-whare, ā-hapori

    by Fiona@WCC, 9 months ago
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    We want to improve community wellbeing and ensure all Wellingtonians are well housed.

    Our population has been growing steadily. Up to 280,000 people are expected to call Wellington home by 2043. This means we will need to improve and increase our infrastructure and facilities and the city needs to add up to 30,000 more homes to accommodate new arrivals.

    Find out what key projects we are investing in for 2019/20:

    • Arlington development
    • Alex Moore Park sports hub
    • Community Housing support
    • Stakeholder partnerships
    • Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP)
    • City Housing Policy Settings
    • Central Business District (CBD) building conversions
    • Improving community wellbeing
    • Housing strategy
    • Wellington City library
    We've also provided an update on key housing projects that we are working on but are scheduled to physically start in a couple of years.

    We want to improve community wellbeing and ensure all Wellingtonians are well housed.

    Our population has been growing steadily. Up to 280,000 people are expected to call Wellington home by 2043. This means we will need to improve and increase our infrastructure and facilities and the city needs to add up to 30,000 more homes to accommodate new arrivals.

    Find out what key projects we are investing in for 2019/20:

    • Arlington development
    • Alex Moore Park sports hub
    • Community Housing support
    • Stakeholder partnerships
    • Strategic Housing Investment Plan (SHIP)
    • City Housing Policy Settings
    • Central Business District (CBD) building conversions
    • Improving community wellbeing
    • Housing strategy
    • Wellington City library
    We've also provided an update on key housing projects that we are working on but are scheduled to physically start in a couple of years.
  • Transport - Ngā waka Haere

    by Fiona@WCC, 9 months ago
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    We want a safe, efficient, environmentally sustainable and reliable transport system.

    A good transport system should do more than just move people and goods efficiently. It should benefit people’s overall quality of life, support economic productivity, help create healthy urban neighbourhoods that are people focused, and reduce the city’s carbon emissions.

    We’re investing in transport options to maintain easy access in and around our city, promoting alternatives to private car usage, and reducing congestion.

    Find out what key projects we are investing in for 2019/20:

    • Parking
    • Cycling masterplan
    • Bus shelters
    • Identifying hazzards
    • Variable Messaging Signs (VMS)
    • Safer roads
    • Transport resilience
    • Lets Get Wellington Moving (LGWM)
    • Petone/Grenada Link
    We've also provided an update on key transport projects that we are working on but are scheduled to physically start in a couple of years.

    We want a safe, efficient, environmentally sustainable and reliable transport system.

    A good transport system should do more than just move people and goods efficiently. It should benefit people’s overall quality of life, support economic productivity, help create healthy urban neighbourhoods that are people focused, and reduce the city’s carbon emissions.

    We’re investing in transport options to maintain easy access in and around our city, promoting alternatives to private car usage, and reducing congestion.

    Find out what key projects we are investing in for 2019/20:

    • Parking
    • Cycling masterplan
    • Bus shelters
    • Identifying hazzards
    • Variable Messaging Signs (VMS)
    • Safer roads
    • Transport resilience
    • Lets Get Wellington Moving (LGWM)
    • Petone/Grenada Link
    We've also provided an update on key transport projects that we are working on but are scheduled to physically start in a couple of years.
  • Sustainable Growth - Te kauneke tauwhiro

    by Fiona@WCC, 9 months ago
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    We want to grow and diversify the city’s economy.

    Up to 280,000 people are expected to call Wellington home by 2043. With much of the population growth predicted to be in the inner city, and the city centre being the economic hub of the region, good planning that accommodates for both, while also taking into account the effects of climate change will be crucial.

    We’re investing in economic projects that stimulate growth and diversification, and planning for population growth in ways that recognise the city’s special character.

    Find out what key projects we are investing in for 2019/20:

    • Convention and Exhibition Centre
    • Planning for Growth
    • Frank Kitts Park
    • Business Improvement District (BIDs)
    • North Kumutoto waterfront space
    • Indoor arena
    • Newlands Community Park development
    • Making Wellington more accessible
    We've also provided an update on key sustainable growth projects that we are working on but are scheduled to physically start in a couple of years.

    We want to grow and diversify the city’s economy.

    Up to 280,000 people are expected to call Wellington home by 2043. With much of the population growth predicted to be in the inner city, and the city centre being the economic hub of the region, good planning that accommodates for both, while also taking into account the effects of climate change will be crucial.

    We’re investing in economic projects that stimulate growth and diversification, and planning for population growth in ways that recognise the city’s special character.

    Find out what key projects we are investing in for 2019/20:

    • Convention and Exhibition Centre
    • Planning for Growth
    • Frank Kitts Park
    • Business Improvement District (BIDs)
    • North Kumutoto waterfront space
    • Indoor arena
    • Newlands Community Park development
    • Making Wellington more accessible
    We've also provided an update on key sustainable growth projects that we are working on but are scheduled to physically start in a couple of years.
  • Arts and Culture - Ngā toi me te ahurea

    by Fiona@WCC, 9 months ago
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    We want Wellington to remain as the cultural capital of New Zealand.

    Wellington is known as the cultural capital of New Zealand, which reflects the local presence of national arts organisations and vibrant arts and events. It is a city of unique cultural experiences for residents and visitors alike. To retain our title we need to build on our strengths and continue to improve our offering.

    We’re investing in arts and culture to maintain our position both nationally and internationally as a vibrant, edgy capital.

    Find out what key projects we are investing in for 2019/20:

    • Strengthening cultural facilities
    • Expanding the reach of our major events
    • Investment in the Arts
    • Aho-Tini
    • Basin Reserve
    • Arts and Culture strategy

    We've also provided an update on key resilience and environment projects that we are working on but are scheduled to physically start in a couple of years.

    We want Wellington to remain as the cultural capital of New Zealand.

    Wellington is known as the cultural capital of New Zealand, which reflects the local presence of national arts organisations and vibrant arts and events. It is a city of unique cultural experiences for residents and visitors alike. To retain our title we need to build on our strengths and continue to improve our offering.

    We’re investing in arts and culture to maintain our position both nationally and internationally as a vibrant, edgy capital.

    Find out what key projects we are investing in for 2019/20:

    • Strengthening cultural facilities
    • Expanding the reach of our major events
    • Investment in the Arts
    • Aho-Tini
    • Basin Reserve
    • Arts and Culture strategy

    We've also provided an update on key resilience and environment projects that we are working on but are scheduled to physically start in a couple of years.