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Welcome to Lower Hutt City! 

Lower Hutt, or Hutt City as its formally known, is nestled on the southern end of the Hutt Valley river floor and into the surrounding hills that hug Wellington harbour. Lower Hutt is Wellington's gateway to the great outdoors! To find out interesting statistics visit the community profile page on the Hutt City Council website.

Hutt News for keeping you in the know

Do you like to keep on top of what's happening in your local community?  Hutt News can keep you posted - its delivered free to your letterbox every fortnight if you're living in Lower Hutt, Petone, Eastbourne, Wainuiomata, Stokes Valley, Naenae, Taita, Normandale, Maungaraki or Kelson.

Hutt News is not just a local rag - its been recognised as one of New Zealand's Best Community Newspapers, winning the 2005 Qantas Media Awards. If you'd like to read the Hutt News online visit news.

Local community newspapers

Check out the other local rags too ... Wainuiomata News, Eastbourne Herald and Petone Herald

Lower Hutt Hospital 

Hutt Hospital is the main public hospital for the entire Hutt Valley. 

Entrances to the main hospital entrance are located off High Street, with additional entrances located off Pilmuir Street. See the Hutt Hospital map for parking.

Lower Hutt Hospital

For a more interactive map see the Lower Hutt map just to the right of the page.
To find private hospitals and other health providers in the Hutt Valley have a look on our Health page.

Popular attractions in Lower Hutt

Popular attractions in Lower Hutt include Strike Lower Hutt, Westfield Queensgate shopping mall and the events cinema, and The Dowse art museum. The great outdoors of Lower Hutt offers many tracks and trails.

Westfield, Queensgate Lower Hutt

For a spot of shopping visit Westfield Queensgate Lower Hutt. This popular local shopping area is also known as Westfield Lower Hutt, formerly Skycity Lower Hutt. Queensgate is home to a variety of stores, eatery establishments and Event Cinemas Lower Hutt.

Events Cinema Lower Hutt

Looking for your local Lower Hutt cinema? Event cinema in Queensgate Lower Hutt is located on level two at the Bloomfield terrace end of Westfield Lower Hutt. Formerly known as Skycity Cinemas Lower Hutt, Event Cinema offers fantastic performance with gold class, Vmax, 3D and cinema deluxe.

Lighthouse Cinema Petone

Want more movies in Lower Hutt? Another cinema in Lower Hutt is the Lighthouse cinema in Petone. Why not give the Lighthouse in Petone a try? Find them at 52 Beach Street, Petone. Phone 04 939 2061.

Bowling and Lazer Strike Lower Hutt

At Strike Lower Hutt entertainment centre you'll find heaps to do There's bowling and lazer strike and its a fun place to have a birthday party. Strike Entertainment Centre is located at 399 Hutt Road, Lower Hutt phone (04) 568 3168 or email

Indoor rock climbing @ HangDog 

Hangdog Lower Hutt have a wide range of lessons available for all ages and experience levels. If you'd like to pay them a visit Hangdog Lower Hutt can be found at Unit 11, 453, Hutt Road. For more information email or phone (04) 589 9181.

Pick a part Lower Hutt

Local car enthusiast will have heard of Pick a Part. At Pick a Part Lower Hutt you will find yourself in a world of car parts, just ready for the picking. You can find them at 2 Eastern Hutt Road, Wingate Lower Hutt.

Jackson Street Petone

Jackson Street Petone is a heritage icon, combining an eclectic mix of old buildings with funky cafés and boutique shopping. Browse along Jackson Street and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, meeting friendly locals and visiting the variety of shops along the street.

Petone restaurants

Petone boasts a huge variety of specialty shops, cafés, bars and restaurants that supply a wide range of ethnic foods, great coffee and goods not available anywhere else. Some popular Petone restaurants are Valentines, the Butcher and Brewer, Black Olive, Lone Star Cafe and Sopranos. To find more Petone restaurants visit Menumania website

Petone Settlers Museum

Petone Settlers Musuem is well worth a visit! Located on the Petone foreshore.

Stokes Valley

Stokes Valley is a close knit community with its own indoor Stokes Valley pool, library and rugby club and medical centre. The Buddhist Bodhinyanarama is a monastic sanctuary nestled in the wooden valleys.

Lower Hutt library is Hutt City Library!

There isn't just one Lower Hutt library there's eight of them!

Lower Hutt City library locations include The War Memorial Library, Moera Library, Petone Library, Wainuiomata Library, Eastbourne Library, Naenae Library, Taita Library and Stokes Valley library. See our Libraries page for a full list of locations including the Upper Hutt library.

Popular Lower Hutt clubs

Hutt Valley Netball

If you've a daughter playing netball, chances are you'll be spending some time wrapped in a jacket at Hutt Valley Netball! Their website has all the details you'll need Hutt Valley Netball. Located at Taine Street, Taita phone 04 5675971

Petone Rugby Club

Petone Rugby Club was founded in 1885 and is New Zealand's third oldest Rugby Club (after Wellington (1870) and Poneke (1883)). They have an impressive track record winning many premier and club champions and producing outstanding players who have gone on to represent New Zealand.

Petone Rugby Club is located on North Park with vehicle access from Udy Street (to the South) and Bouverie Street (to the North). Additional pedestrian access is via Roxburgh Street and South Street

To find fixtures visit Petone Rugby Club website.

Petone Football Club

Petone Football Club has mens, womens and junior football teams and is located at Bracken Street, Memorial Park, Petone. Phone 04 568 8827

Lower Hutt businesses

WINZ, Lower Hutt

Your nearest WINZ is Lower Hutt, located at 317/327 High Street. The WINZ Lower Hutt branch is open Monday to Friday, 8:30am - 5pm, and Wednesday 9:30am - 5pm. Call 0800 559 009 for more information.

Hutt Valley DHB

Hutt Valley District Health Board deliverys health services Lower Hutt, Upper hutt and the Wairarapa. Hutt Valley DHB is the largest employer in the Hutt Valley, employing over 2,200 people.

Weltec Petone

Having WelTec education campuses in Petone is a fantastic boon for the Hutt Valley and it is the largest provider of trade training in the Wellington region. WelTec Petone Campus is located at 11 Kensington Avenue, Petone, Lower Hutt phone 0800 WelTec (935 832) or email

Lower Hutt weather

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Lower Hutt locals!

Lower Hutt City Council

The Lower Hutt City Council is the council body for the Lower Hutt region. The Lower Hutt Council building is located at 30 Laings Road, Lower Hutt. To get in touch phone 570 6666 any time, or dial 0800 488 824.

Lower Hutt Police

The main police station in Lower Hutt is located at 19 Kings Crescent, Lower Hutt. Ph: (04) 560 2600