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 a heritage site is, how to find out if your building is a heritage site or has heritage significance, and how the Council can help.

Heritage and notable trees

Find out about heritage trees in Wellington, how to protect them, and what to do if a listed tree is affecting your property or appears unsafe.

    Heritage plaques

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

    Advice and guidance

    Heritage advice is available from our heritage 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.