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Council's archives are a rich source of local history. Discover what we store, how to access it and what it will cost you.

About the archive

We’re here to help you get the most from the archival records of Council and to make it as easy as possible to find the information you’re after.

Fees and charges

The following fees apply when you’re making use of archival services. Our public reading room's free to use: however there is a charge for research services.

What's in our archives?

Our archives hold the corporate memory of Council from its earliest beginnings, and the records of many Hutt-based Boards and Authorities.

Archives Volunteer Programme

Do you have an interest in local history and archives and would you like to find out more?

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Contact Us
30 Laings Road, Lower Hutt
Standard Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm
Private Bag 31-912, Lower Hutt, 5040
+64 4 570 6666 | 0800 HUTT CITY