Why Lower Hutt?

We're all about partnerships, energy and community. Smart manufacturers, scientists, entrepreneurs, transport services and small businesses combine to deliver products to the world every day.

A ready-made workforce

More than 100,000 people live in Lower Hutt. Many residents choose to work locally - they can’t go past the easy living, the close-knit community and the ease of getting outdoors.

Award winners work here

The Hutt Valley has a wealth of talented business people who have been recognised for their achievements.

Globally connected and locally sourced

It’s easy to move goods and people in and out of Lower Hutt.


Petone is the gateway to Lower Hutt. A popular neighbourhood for local residents and tourists, it has a vibrant village culture.

Seaview Gracefield

The Seaview Gracefield industrial area harbours more industrial potential per square kilometre than anywhere else in the region.


Wingate is a neighbourhood of smart export businesses working together to maintain a global reach with their products and services.

Economic profile

If you want to understand the makeup of our local and regional economy, there are a variety of resources you can look at, depending on your area of interest.

Business in the Hutt

We work with small businesses, larger companies and high-growth businesses in Lower Hutt.

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