Hutt City Council is committed to making Lower Hutt a great place to live for people of all ages, for now and the future.
Mobility parking stickers are issued by CCS Disability Action in Lower Hutt. Please contact CCS on 0800 227 2255 for more information.
Mobility Parking locations in Lower Hutt (PDF 1 Mb)
Other disability support
CCS Disability Action
We invite you to be part of our Accessibility and Inclusiveness Panel. The panel meets to discuss the practical and social needs of people in Lower Hutt who live with impairments, and act as advocates on behalf of the community when Council considers accessibility in its planning.
We work with other organisations to make our city a safe place.
Clubs and societies
Probus is a Rotary club service. Their one-liner is "retire from work, not life". They offer member benefits such as international and domestic travel, day trips, luncheons and plenty of opportunities to meet new people. There are lots of groups within the Hutt Valley. Find a Probus group near you
Capital Seniors Inc
A multi-cultural, multi-ethnic, senior migrant citizens' society with members from 13 countries. Members meet to socialise, participate in recreational activities, share cultural and craft skills, relate well with the community and integrate into NZ Society. Meets at the Waiwhetu Uniting Church Community Hall, 2 Trafalgar Street, Waiwhetu, Lower Hutt.
T: 04 568 8915
We support a number of community centres and houses in the Hutt region that provide programmes and activities for seniors. Find your nearest local community centre.
Have your say
We value your opinion, it's important to us. Find out how you can have your say.
Elder Support Network
For those in organisations working with seniors who would like to connect with others in the sector and receive information, we recommend connecting with the Elder Support network, run by Wesley Community Action.
For further information, contact:
Wesley Community Action
T: 04 567 0023
249 Rata Street, Naenae, Lower Hutt 5011
For events throughout Lower Hutt, please visit our Events page.
Health and Exercise
We provide a range of activities to get your heart rate up and keep you healthy in a friendly relaxed atmosphere. Find out more on our recreational programmes page.
There are a number of walking groups that you can join - find out more information.
Tracks and Trails
Find out about our most visited and best-loved tracks and trails.
Find out more about local GPs and services.
Hutt City Libraries
For information on housebound services and events for adults, please visit our Libraries website.
Hutt City Libraries provide a whole range of courses that are ideal for seniors, and they're usually either very cheap or totally free.
The libraries also arrange monthly free bus trips to local museums, and other activities that are ideal if you've got limited transport options.
Low cost residential options for seniors
Find out below about low cost housing options in Lower Hutt.
Urban Plus: a Council-controlled organisation that supplies rental residential properties for seniors in Lower Hutt. You can apply for housing through their website.
Housing New Zealand
Other social housing
For alternative housing options, we recommend asking the Citizens Advice Bureau who will be able to provide up-to-date information. The Bureau can be contacted by telephone, online or at their offices in Lower Hutt and Petone. For more information visit the website.
Services in the community
The Ministry of Health provides a number of services to support you as you age. The Ministry also provides a list of organisations that provide information, services, support and advocacy for seniors.
The Ministry of Social Development offers a number of different services for seniors, including information on your entitlements.
For further information and to search for local organisations, check out the Citizens Advice Bureau.