About CommunityFinder

CommunityFinder can help you find out what’s happening on your doorstep. Our online directory contains over 2,000 groups and services across the greater Wellington region.

Special features include:

  • detailed information for those with accessibility needs
  • ability to filter your search by city and suburb and see your results on a map
  • a list of bus stops close to the location of the group / service.

CommunityFinder was developed in partnership with the region’s district health boards, and Kapiti, Lower Hutt, Porirua and Wellington city councils.

Contact us

Contact us if you have any questions. We also welcome your feedback.

Join us / update your details

CommunityFinder relies on information from the community. Add your group to our online directory and make sure you keep your details updated. It is free to list on CommunityFinder.

Guide for groups

Learn how to add a groupupdate your group, or duplicate your group to add additional options for your activities or services.

Add a group

List a new group on CommunityFinder.

1. Sign up and enter your details to create an account. This will take you to the My account page.

2. Click ‘Add a group’ to create a new group to be listed on CommunityFinder.

3. Fill out the form, giving details of your activity/service, a venue, and the times you offer this.

Tips

  • If you have no fixed venue, leave this section blank. In this case, your activity or service will not be viewable on a map.
  • If you provide your activity/service at more than one venue, or if you offer additional levels or types of activities/services at different times, you will need to create new groups for these by using the ‘Duplicate’ button on the My account page (see below). Do this after you’ve added a group.

4. When you’ve finished entering your details on the form, click ‘Submit’. Your new group will go to a CommunityFinder administrator to be approved. We’ll send you an email when your group is live on the directory.

5. Click ‘Preview’ at the top of the page to see how your group will display on CommunityFinder.

6. While waiting for your group to be approved, you can continue to make updates to it on the My account page.

Update your group

Update a group already listed in CommunityFinder.

1. Log in to update your details.

Tip
You will need to reset your password if this is the first time you are logging in to CommunityFinder since your group has been moved to Wellington’s new regional directory.

2. On the My account page, click ‘Edit’ to update your group’s details. Check the information for your group is sitting in the correct fields.

Tips

  • If you have more than one group on CommunityFinder, a list of these will appear on the form under Primary details. If you want to update information (eg a new phone number) on your other groups as well, tick these to update them all at the same time.
  • If you provide your activity/service at more than one location, or if you offer additional levels or types of activities/services at different times, you will need to create new groups for these by using the ‘Duplicate’ button (see below) on the My account page. 

3. When you’ve finished updating your details on the form, click ‘Submit’.

4. Click ‘Preview’ at the top of the page to see how your group will display on CommunityFinder.

Display your group under different venues, or under different activities/services

If you offer your activities/services at different venues, or have different activities/services you'd like to display separately, use the 'Duplicate' button to add these to your group. In the duplicated version, add in the new details for your group.

1. Log in to your account.

2. On the My Account page, choose the group you’d like to add a new location or activity/service and time to, and click ‘Duplicate’.

3. Make your changes to the Activity or service details part of the form and click ‘Submit’.

4. Click ‘Preview’ at the top of the page to see how your group will display on CommunityFinder.

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