Find out about the Hutt City Council Archives, what information and records it has, and how to access it.

The Hutt City Council Archives contain information and records on the history of the Council and its activities across Lower Hutt. The collection includes documents, images, plans, including:

Property information

  • rate books
  • property valuation records
  • maps and plans​
  • building records​
  • aerial photographs
  • town planning information.

Building Information Search

Information on Council activities

The Archives hold records of many Lower Hutt based boards and authorities including:

  • minute books
  • correspondence records
  • images from Council activities.

Local and family history

Information about local and family history.

Library Heritage Centre

Many of the items in the Archives have been digitised so you can view them by searching the online database.

Search the Archive

How to get help with your search

  1. Email
  2. Tell us what you're trying to find, along with your contact details.
  3. We'll be in touch within a day of receiving your message and will let you know when to expect the information you’ve asked for.

You might have to pay a fee if the search for your information will take longer than an hour.

Note: Sometimes information it is restricted and can't be released due to the Privacy Act 1993 or other legislation.