Settlement Support Hutt Valley

The Hutt region has a long history of hosting the settlement of migrants and refugees. The Hutt City Council is the lead agency responsible for delivering settlement support services in the Hutt Valley. Settlement Support connects migrants with information and services available to support settlement into life in New Zealand.

Hutt Settlement Support office is based at Hutt City Council, 30 Laings Road, Lower Hutt. Hutt Settlement Support Coordinator can be contacted on (04) 570 6786 or by email.

Projects 2011
Information and referral service

Settlement Support New Zealand (Hutt Valley) is the first point of contact for new settlers for information about living in NZ and services available in the area.

Workshops and seminars

Hutt Settlement support organises regular workshops and seminars on different topics of everyday life in New Zealand including the NZ health system, education and driving in NZ. Hutt Settlement Support will run orientation workshops and information sessions for new settlers living in the Hutt Valley, and networking meetings and workshops for service providers. For more information about the workshops email Settlement Support Coordinator or visit Hutt City SSNZ website.

Information pack

This information pack includes information sheets covering different areas of daily life in New Zealand. It is available from the Hutt Settlement Support Office.


Hutt Settlement Support website has information about daily life in New Zealand such as employment, banking, tax system, transport and housing.

Race Unity Day

Race Unity Day, an event celebrating ethnic diversity in Lower Hutt City, is organised by Hutt Ethnic Council and supported by Hutt City Council. The event includes a variety of food and craft stalls, information displays and entertainment. Free admission. The date for Race Unity Day 2011 is 19 March 2011. For more information contact Race Unity Day Committee.

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