Checklist for accessible events
It is important to consider accessibility when planning an event, so it can be enjoyed by everyone who attends. Our Accessible event checklist (PDF 557 KB) has a list of things to think about and advice for each one.
Guide for accessible meetings and events
The State Service Commission's Accessible Meetings and Events Guide can help with your planning so that everyone attending can participate as much as possible, and attendees' diverse needs are accommodated.
If you're looking for food vendors for your event, you've come to the right place. Our Food vendor contact list (PDF 70.9 KB) has businesses who are keen to be involved in local events.
If you're running an event in Lower Hutt, you might be eligible to apply for our Events Support Fund. This fund encourages people to host great events in Lower Hutt which help make our city a great place to live, work and play. There are four funding rounds per year.
Promoting your event
Signboard advertising in Lower Hutt
If you’re running a community event, you can apply to put up temporary advertising in set locations around Lower Hutt or hire one of our signboards.
Event listings on our website
Our website features a comprehensive list of events in Lower Hutt, sourced from Eventfinda. Your event will show on our website if you add it to Eventfinda with Lower Hutt as the location.
The Waste Minimisation Guide (PDF 3.75MB) helps event organisers understand best practice waste minimisation. It has advice on reducing the amount of waste produced at events, recycling and reusing, and sending less material to landfill.
The Event Packaging Guidelines (PDF 3.8 MB) helps event organisers and vendors in the Wellington Region minimise waste from food packaging.
Many of Lower Hutt’s outdoor places are smokefree, including council run and funded events. Our Smokefree Event Toolkit helps you plan a smokefree event. This is an important step towards reducing the impact of smoking on our community.