Cultural clubs and societies in the Hutt Valley

European 
Hutt Valley Irish Society 12 Raroa Rd, Lower Hutt
Ph 04 569-6139
Wellington Swiss Club  Club House - 21 Moores Valley Road, Wainuiomata
Contact - Wellington Swiss Club, 6 Shrimpton Way, Newlands 6037, Wellington
Austrian Club Wellington 1079 Paekakariki Hill Rd, RD1, Porirua
Ph 04 2399570 
German Cultural Society Wellington Email hbroad@clear.net.nz
Club Garibaldi Italia   
Maori Kokiri Marae  7-9 Barnes St, Seaview 
Te Hono ki Kokiri 6-8 Wicklow Grove, Wainuiomata
Waiwhetu Marae  Puketapu Grove Lower Hutt
Orongomai Marae Upper Hutt 
Purehurehu Marae Maoribank, Upper Hutt 
Pacifica  Hutt Valley Cook Islands Assn 30 Grenville Street, Waiwhetu
Ph 04 938 9490
Fiji Indian Assn  12 Ormrod Grove, Riverstone Terraces, Upper Hutt
Hall Address - Halford Place (Northern end of Jackson Street Petone) rear end of the Shandon Golf Course
Asian

New Zealand China Friendship Society Wellington Branch 
Japanese Society Hutt Minoh Friendship House, 38 Normandale Road, Lower Hutt
Wellington Indian Association 48 Kemp Street, Kilbirne 
Latin American Spanish and Latin American Club Wellington Email celw@xtra.co.nz 

Researching your geneology

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Become informed about our local heritage

The Hutt Valley's cultural diversity - at a glance

Did you know Lower Hutt is NZ's seventh largest city (with a current population of 98,238) and Upper Hutt is our 13th largest (with a population of 40,179)? Here's a peek at the Hutt Valley's cultural diversity ....

(from the 2006 census)

New immigrant support

Go the immigrants page for helpful contacts and support.


Local relaxation

  • Take a visit to the Bodhinyanarama Buddhist monastery in Stokes Valley. There are also weekend retreats throughout the year if you're keen. Located at 17 Rakau Grove, Stokes Valley, ph 04 563 7193
  • Visit the labyrinth on the grounds of the Lower Hutt Hospital

  • Visit some great local gardens within the Hutt Valley