Leisure & Culture


Ten minutes up the road from Wellington is the kind of summer you remember from your childhood.

Heritage and Archives

There’s no place like the Hutt! Hutt City is a unique and exciting place to live, rich in history, culture and things to see and do.

i-SITE Visitor Centre

Hutt City i-SITE Visitor Centre is your one-stop shop for bookings and information about what to see and do – in Hutt City and throughout New Zealand.


With eight libraries throughout Hutt City there’s a library close to you or you can visit us online.  A wealth of books, activities and information awaits you!

Museums and galleries

The Hutt Valley is rich in arts and culture with museums and galleries showcasing local and international talent and preserving the noteworthy history of our area. Come and see for yourself!

Parks, gardens and reserves

Hutt City is known for its great green spaces where there’s lots of room to enjoy a day outdoors.

Recreational programmes

There’s something for you right here, all year round, whether you’re young or just young at heart.  


We have a range of sports fields in Hutt City, available for use all year round by residents and visitors alike.

Swimming pools and gyms

With six action-packed pools and two gyms, plus a wide range of activities and classes on offer, staying fit and active is easy and fun!

Walking and cycling

We have a variety of tracks in Lower Hutt. They are a source of outdoor activity and fun for visitors and residents alike.

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