Each person takes part in the swearing-in process and is presented with their citizenship certificate by the Mayor.
2020 citizenship ceremony dates
- 27 February
- 2 April (cancelled due to COVID-19)
- 4 June (cancelled due to COVID-19)
- 30 July (cancelled due to COVID-19)
- 10 September (cancelled due to COVID-19)
- 26 November (cancelled due to COVID-19)
2021 citizenship ceremony dates
- 18 February
- 8 April
- 10 June
- 22 July
- 9 September
- 18 November
Ceremony location and start time
Citizenship ceremonies take place at Lower Hutt Town Hall, next to the main Council building on Laings Road.
Ceremonies start at 5pm sharp. Please make sure you are at the Town Hall before 4.45pm.
The Department of Internal Affairs manages the NZ citizenship applications. For more information visit the NZ Government website.
To find out more about our citizenship ceremonies, please get in touch with us.