Arts, music, hobby and special interest clubs
throughout the Hutt Valley

Easily find a club in your area to suit your interest. There are an amazing assortment of clubs available to you in Lower Hutt, Petone, Upper Hutt, Trentham, Naenae, Stokes Valley - wherever you are within Lower Hutt or Upper Hutt cities!

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Art | Bonsai | Books | Bridge | Cake & cupcake decorating | Car enthusiast | Car maintenance | Chess | Cross stitch | Dogs | French | Guitar | Jewellery | Knitting | Makeup/skincare | Medieval sword fighting | Minerals | Model aeroplanes | Sewing | Spinning & weaving | Singing | Toastmasters | Technology | Writers |

ActivityClubSuburb/City 
AddressContact
ArtHutt Art CentreLower Hutt9-11 Myrtle Streethuttartsociety@xtra.co.nz
Ph 04 566 0102

The Learning Connexion
TaitaEvening,weekend and casual classes
182 Eastern Hutt Road
info@atl.ac.nz
Ph 04 568 0320
Acrylic artPetoneCommunity Centre
6 Britannia St
Thurs 7.00pm
petcomhouse@clear.net.nz
Ph 04 568 7798
Archiblad's - The Art Place Upper Hutt93-95 Main Streetarchibaldsart@clear.net 
Ph 04 939-2112
Creative VoiceVarious Locations
9-11 Myrtle Street
Lower Hutt
creativevoiceaotearoa@gmail.com
Bird Watching
Hutt Valley Bird Society
Petone
Community House
6 Britannia Street, Petone, Lower Hutt
petcomhouse@clear.net.nz
Ph 04 568 7798
Bonsai Wellington Bonsai ClubLower Hutt Hutt Tramping Club, Birch St
1st Sunday of every month
 
BooksLibrary book clubsVarious locations
Share your favourite reads at your local library. See our libraries page for details
 
Hutt Valley Book Discussion
Moera

Moera Community House, 107 Randwick Crescent, Moera, Lower Hutt

568 9836 or email moerahouse@actrix.co.nz

BridgeUpper Hutt Bridge Club
Upper Hutt98 Pine Avenue (at the motorway end of Gibbons St).
upperhuttbc@actrix.co.nz
Ph 04 528 6038
Cake & cupcake decorating
Cupcake Sweeties
Fairfield221 Waiwhetu Rd
info@cupcakesweeties.co.nz
Cake decorating class for women
Upper Hutt
Upper Hutt Women's Centre
6 Sinclair St

Car enthusiast
Moonshine Rod & Custom Club
Upper Hutt moonshinercc@gmail.com
Cam County Inc
Lower Hutt
 hotrod@camcounty.co.nz
Hutt Valley Rod & Kustom Club
Stokes Valley
 naenaepanelbeaters@paradise.net.nz
Vintage Car ClubLower Hutt3 Halford Place, Petone, Lower Hutt
3rd Tues of each month 7.30pm
Ph 04 568 7463, or
Colin 04 569 6549 or
Aaron 04 586 5548
Car maintenance
Upper Hutt Women's Centre (women only)
Upper Hutt
Women's Centre
uhwomen@xtra.co.nz
Ph 04 527 0017
Car Constructors

Petone

Community House
6 Britannia Street, Petone, Lowe Hutt

petcomhouse@clear.net.nz
04 568 7798

Chess Petone Chess Group Petone Community House
6 Britannia Street, Petone, Lowe Hutt
petcomhouse@clear.net.nz
04 568 7798
Upper Hutt Chess ClubUpper Hutt
16 Hildreth Street, Trentham
Mon 7.30pm at Hapai Club, 879-881 Fergusson Drive
roger.smith.uh@gmail.com
Ph 04 971 6528
Cross stitchUpper Hutt Cross Stitch Club
Trentham
Trentham Station, Ararino Street,
1st Thurs of the month, Feb-Dec at 7.30pm
maria@zoetebier.net
Computers
NZ Personal Computer Assn.
Moera
Moera Community House, 107 Randwick Crescent, Moera, Lower Hutt Ph 568 9836 or email moerahouse@actrix.co.nz 
DogsSmall Dog Socials
PetoneTable Tennis Club at McEwan Park
1st Sun of the month at 3p
Social meet-up and walk for small dogs and their owners
smalldogsocials@hotmail.com
Doll Enthusiasts
DollectablesMoera
Moera Community House, 107 Randwick Crescent, Moera, Lower Hutt
Ph 568 9836 or email moerahouse@actrix.co.nz
French  French conversation groupVarious
French conversation group that meets twice a month on Thursdays, 10am-12pm, to improve French language skills. Ph Jean 565 1918
Gardening
Gardening Life
Moera

Moera Community House, 107 Randwick Crescent, Moera, Lower Hutt

Ph 568 9836 or email moerahouse@actrix.co.nz

Guitar lessons

Hutt Guitar School
Lower Hutt, Eastbourne and Karori mikewr09@gmail.com
Ryan's Guitar Tutoring  Avalon23a Garden Road, Avalonmaddock.ryan@gmail.com
ItalianSpeak Italian
Lower HuttApex House, Queens Drive (opposite Rebel Sports)
 
JewelleryBeaded Jewellery Class for Women
Upper Hutt
Upper Hutt Women's Centre, 6 Sinclair Street
 
Knitting
Naenae Knitting Natters Group
Naenae
Naenae Community Hall
Wed 10am-12pm. For all age groups at any experience level
teamnaenae@gmail.com
Knit One Pearl OneStokes ValleyStokes Valley Community House, 212 Stokes Valley road, Stokes Valleysvch212@xtra.co.nz
Knitting for Randwick School - Free (All Welcome)
Moera
Moera Community House, 107 Randwick Crescent, Moera, Lower HuttPh 568 9836 or email moerahouse@actrix.co.nz 

Medieval sword fighting
Medieval Sword Fighting
Upper Hutt
Upper Hutt Martial Arts Academy, Unit 2, 18- 22 Queen St (access from Lyster Lane)
callum@jousting.co.nz
Mineral club
Mineral Club of Hutt Valley and Wellington Inc

 mc_hv_wgtn@hotmail.com
Model aeroplanes
The Wellington Model Aeroplane Club
Trentham secretary@wmac.org.nz
Professional developmentPOWERtalk SpeakwellPetone7 Britannia Street, Petone, Lower Hutt

Meetings held on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month, 7:30-9:30pm

itcspeakwell@hotmail.com
Ph 0800 481 482

Performing Arts / Drama
Arts a Go Go! Performing Arts SchoolUpper Hutt
The Spot, 651 Fergusson DriveRachel@artsagogo.co.nz
Ph 021 144 1641
Sculpture
Point Howard Art Society Inc (term time only, weaving tuition also available on request).
Lower Hutt
Moohan Street, Wainuiomata,
Lower Hutt
Fridays 9.30am -12.30pm
Contact Maureen Lawler 04 562 8962
Sewing
The Fashion Workshop
Petone
47A Buick St
Ph 021 176 8991
Embroidery
Moera

Moera Community House, 107 Randwick Crescent, Moera, Lower Hutt

568 9836 or email moerahouse@actrix.co.nz

Spinning & Weaving

Upper Hutt Spinners and Weavers

Upper Hutt
Iona Centre, Ebdentown St, Upper Hutt

elaine.gousmett@vodafone.co.nz
ph 5263705


Singing

Hutt Valley Community Choir

Lower Hutt

St Orans College Hall
550 High Street
Tues 7.15-9.00pm
all welcome 
Take Note SingersSilverstreamConference Room
1st Floor Main Building,
St Pat’s College, Fergusson Drive
 
Faultline Chorus
Petone
Salvation Army Crossroads Hall, Cnr Cuba and High Streets, Petone
faultlinechorus@gmail.com
Hutt Valley SingersUpper HuttPettit Centre, Our Lady of Grace Church, HeretaungaSingers do not need to be able to read music and there are no auditions. Everything sung from motets to pop. Ph Sue Loftus, 04 976 7176
World Folk Singing Group
Moera

Moera Community House, 107 Randwick Crescent, Moera, Lower Hutt

568 9836 or email moerahouse@actrix.co.nz


Choir rehearsal group
Moera

Moera Community House, 107 Randwick Crescent, Moera, Lower Hutt

568 9836 or email moerahouse@actrix.co.nz

Te Reo Maori

Te Reo Maori (beginner to intermediate)
Petone Petone Community Centre, 6 Britannia Street
Tues,Wed
(intermediate)
9.15am–2.15pm
Mon, Thurs
(beginners)
9.00am-12noon
petcomhouse@clear.net.nz
Ph 04 568 7798
Maori Language Club

 info@tetaurawhiri.govt.nz 
Toastmasters Petone Toastmasters ClubPetoneCommunity Centre
6 Britannia Street
Tues 6.15pm
petcomhouse@clear.net.nz or contact@petonetoastmasters.org.nz
Ph 04 568 7798
Hutt City ToastmastersLower Hutt
Hearing Association Building, 342 Waiwhetu Road, Lower Hutt,
2nd Thurs, 7.30-9.30pm
huttcity@toastmasters.org.nz or phone Tania 021 1778447
Silverstream ToastmastersSilverstream

Trentham Rifle Club, 1A Freyberg Rd, Upper Hutt

silverstream@toastmasters.org.nz or
phone Tania on 021 1778447

Gracefield ToastmastersGracefieldTraining Cottage at Callaghan Innovation, 69 Gracefield Rd, Gracefieldrogerskm@xtra.co.nz
Technology

e-Book & e-Reader courses
Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt, Naenae, Stokes Valley
Various Hutt City Libraries. Go to the list of local libraries
 
SeniorNet (for 50s+)Upper Hutt and Lower Hutt123 Main St, Upper Hutt
14 Laings Rd, Lower Hutt,
People 50+ teaching people 50+ to enjoy and use technology
Ph Upper Hutt 04 529 7662 or Lower Hutt 04 560 3160
Laptop training for womenUpper HuttUpper Hutt Women's Centre 
Ukulele
Hutt Valley Ukulele Orchestra
Various Locations
The HVUO meet at The Irish Club, Raroa Road, Wednesday 1830 till 2000 hours. Also at the Petone Workingmens Club, Thursday evening 1900 till 2030.
Leader, Justin Reed from The Shenanigans.
Ph:  0274 958 462
Email:  justin_reed_@hotmail.com
Women's interest groupHigh Tea HoneysVarious LocationsFor Hutt Valley based women with an appreciation for everything ladylike from high tea to manicures and crafts. 
WritersUpper Hutt Writers Upper HuttArt Society Room cnr
Ward and Miro Sts
Meet 10.30am 2nd Sun each month
Ph Bob Marriott 04 526 9478
gmcdowall@paradise.net.nz


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Meeting and greeting at Small Dog Socials in Petone


Macaroon making at High Tea Honeys interest group for women.