Greater Wellington Regional Council aims to involve the region's community in its decision-making processes. 

As a member of the region's community, it is essential that you have the opportunity to comment on Greater Wellington Regional Council's policies, activities and priorities.

This section details information about the processes through which Greater Wellington Regional Council engages with the community and how we make decisions, so that you can effectively influence those processes and have your say on matters of importance.

Local Governance Statement

The Local Governance Statement is a requirement of section 40 of the Local Government Act 2002

Use the following links to access information about how Greater Wellington Regional Council makes decisions and how members of the public can influence those processes.

Functions and responsibilities

Local legislation and bylaws

The electoral system and processes

Representation arrangements

Members' roles and conduct

Governance structure, membership and delegations

Meeting processes

Consultation policies

Liaising with Māori

Management structure

Equal employment opportunities policy

Policy and planning documents

Official information requests

Contact us or contact a Councillor

Updated October 17, 2022 at 2:16 PM

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