Resources for Residents

Mt Vic Hub

We bring an innovative, community focused way for neighbours, organisers and community spaces in Mount Victoria to connect and grow together.


 

24E Elizabeth St, Mt. Victoria, Wellington 6011

Phone: 021 765-525 or (04) 390-1411
Email: hello@mtvichub.org.nz
Website: www.mtvichub.org.nz


 

St Gerard’s Monastery

St Gerard’s Monastery was built in 1908 and named after St. Gerard Majella, the patron of expectant mothers. The monastery and accompanying church form one of Wellington’s most distinctive and iconic landmarks. Both buildings are classified as a “Category I” (“places of ‘special or outstanding historical or cultural heritage significance or value'”) historic places.

Website: www.stgerards.org.nz


 

Tararua Tramping Club

Interested in outdoor activities, conservation issues, or simply need some healthy exercise and want to meet some friendly people? Based in club rooms at 4 Moncrieff Street, Mt Victoria, the TTC was established in 1919, making it the longest established tramping club in Wellington. It has more than 700 members.

Website: www.ttc.org.nz


 

Crossways Community Creche

An early childhood centre providing education and care for children from one year until they go to school.  Based in a beautiful cottage in inner city Mount Victoria.

Website: www.crosswayscreche.org.nz


 

Wellington East Girls’ College

Our local secondary school at the south end of Austin Street. A swim school is located near the school.

Phone: (04) 385 8514
Email: For a full list of email addresses see the school’s Contact page.
Website: www.wegc.school.nz


 

Bus Routes

Click here for a Guide to Mt Victoria’s new bus network.


 

Clyde Quay School

Our Vision – Moemoeā:
We develop creative thinkers who overcome challenges and thrive in a diverse world.
Ka whakawhanakehia e mātou ngā kaiwhakaaro auaha e puta ai i ngā wero me te tipu i roto i tēnei ao hurihuri.

27 Elizabeth Street, Mt Victoria, Wellington, 6011

​Phone: (04) 385 0900
Email: office@clydequay.school.nz
Website: www.clydequay.school.nz


 

Greek Orthodox Church

The church, officially known as The Cathedral of the Annunciation, is located at 3 Hania Street, Mt Victoria and forms a hub for the Greek Orthodox community in Wellington. The original church, erected in 1947, was a pefabricated US Army Medical Barracks transported from Trentham after World War II. The current church was erected in 1970.

Website: www.greek.org.nz


 

Mt Victoria Bush Regeneration Group

A group of locals who meet on the fourth Sunday of each month to look after our plants and do some weeding. Every winter new natives are planted and they trap pest animals as well. There’s a job to suit every person! Check out their Facebook page.


 

Mt Victoria Heritage Study

In 2016 and 2017, the Council undertook a study to gain an understanding of what typifies the historic character of our suburb and how, for example, the buildings in Mount Victoria differ from houses in other parts of the city.

The results of that study are now available. They include an overview, with maps and in-depth reports of seven areas considered to have high levels of historical interest and physical integrity. Each of these areas contains details of almost every house in each street and makes fascinating reading. Check it out if you have a property in …

  • Armour Avenue
  • Doctors Common
  • Elizabeth Street
  • Ellice Street
  • Lower Hawker Street
  • Moir Street
  • Porritt Avenue

In addition, there are individual reports on 39 buildings of particular interest.

Click here to access the report


 

Victoria Bowling Club

Located at 125 Pirie Street, Mt Victoria, the club is sheltered by the lush flora of the town belt so that even the notorious Wellington winds find it hard to muscle in when the temperatures rise on the bowling greens. New members or older members returning are always welcome and Victoria is known as the club where the best compete, but a good time is never hard to find.

Email: vbcwellington@outlook.com
Website: www.victoriabowlingclub.org.nz


 

Wellington City Council’s Webmap

Webmap showing solar radiation

Webmap is fantastic tool for residents curious about their property.

Enter an address, zoom in and out, click on overlays to show boundaries, water and drainage, flooding and wind zones, the District Plan, buildings and solar radiation. Even tsunami evacuation zones.

Click here to access Webmap


 

Innermost Gardens

Innermost Gardens is an inner city treasure. The Innermost Garden project was established in 2006 and works to bring people from a variety of backgrounds together to learn more about gardening and each other. There’s a garden working bee every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month from 11am – 2pm and you can even have your own allotment for as little as $50 per year.

For full details, visit the Innermost Gardens website.


 

Mt Vic Hub

Formerly the Crossways Community Centre, Mt Vic Hub is based at 24e Elizabeth Street and has a part-time community coordinator. Check out their website for their full range of activities and what’s happening in your neighbourhood.


 

Mt Victoria Historical Society

mvhsFounded in 1996, the Mt Victoria Historical Society aims to help protect and preserve the natural and built heritage of Mt Victoria, and research and record the history of Mt Victoria, and share it with others. They run regular events and host talks on the history of Mt Victoria and Wellington.


 

Mount Victoria Newsletter

An independent, not-for-profit community publication, the Mt Victoria Newsletter has been produced monthly (except January) since 1976. Supported by sponsors, advertisers, and volunteers, over 2,000 copies are delivered free of charge to letterboxes throughout the neighbourhood.

mtvicnewsletter


 

Wellington Friends Centre

The Wellington Friends Centre, run by the Quakers (The Religious Society of Friends), is located at 8 Moncrieff Street. The guest accommodation consist of two rooms: one with twin beds and one with a Queen size bed. One of the rooms could sleep extra children on trundle beds. Each room has a bathroom; linen, bedding and towels are provided. There are facilities for making tea and coffee, as well as a microwave. A continental style breakfast is available, served at times to suit guests.

Website: http://quaker.org.nz/wellington-friends-centre


 

St Joseph’s Catholic Church

Located at 42 Ellice Street in Mt Victoria, St Joseph’s opened in 2004 and lies opposite the Basin Reserve.

Website: www.stjosephs.org.nz


 

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