Spatial Plan

Our City Tomorrow:

He Mahere Mokowā mō Pōneke

A Spatial Plan for Wellington City -

An Integrated Land Use and Transport Strategy

The Spatial Plan was adopted by Councillors on 24 June. There were number of amendments to the plan that have now been completed and incorporated.

The full Plan is online and interactive - we’ve made some improvements from the Draft Plan to help make it easier to navigate. There is a summary document that is also available in te reo Māori and a printable PDF version of the full plan.

We’ll be implementing many of the proposals in the Spatial Plan through the new District Plan policies, rules and guidance.

If you would like to print the full Spatial Plan click here


Supporting documents

How will we turn our Spatial Plan into action? View the Action Plan

Want to view the maps in PDF form? View the Map Book

For more information about updated citywide growth figures, see this Citywide Growth Figure information sheet

For more information on how we generated the walking catchments, see this Walking Catchment information sheet


What is a Spatial Plan?

The spatial plan is essentially a ‘blueprint’ for our city that sets out a plan of action for where and how we should grow and develop over the next 30 years.

The spatial plan helps shape our city by considering a range of topics relating to the City’s growth including land use, transport, three waters infrastructure, natural hazards, heritage, and natural environment values.

The spatial plan puts a plan in place for how we will grow, providing the key policy direction needed to influence the review of the District Plan.

It will also help the Council prioritise investment for things like transport, new community facilities and infrastructure upgrades.


Interested in the decision-making process?

View the Officer recommended version of the Final Spatial Plan that was put to the Pūroro Āmua Planning and Environment Committee.

Find out more about the amendments that were made by Councillors at the Pūroro Āmua Planning and Environment Committee on the 24 June 2021. View the Key Committee decisions resulting in changes to the Spatial Plan


Related Links

You can view the draft Spatial Plan through the link below.

View Draft Spatial Plan