Win an Autumn adventure

Show us why you #lovethehutt to win an autumn family adventure - for up to 5 people

Here's what you can win:


  • Show us what you're up to in Lower Hutt these school holidays! Perhaps a favourite picnic spot, walk, cosy spot indoors, waterfall or cafe.
    Post your snaps on Facebook or Instagram with #lovethehutt (make sure they're public) and go into the draw to win an amazing prize! 
  • Check out the terms and conditions and enter as many times as you like before midnight Sunday 29 April - one post is one entry!   


Hunt treasure all year round

Explore, navigate and find places you never knew existed! Download the free Geocaching app and head outdoors, decode the hints and follow the GPS on your phone to find the prize. The geocaches come in many different shapes, sizes and difficulties but it won't take long before you're telling each other 'Found it!'. Some are hidden in plain sight, so keep your eyes peeled and whits sharp. 

There are 2,631 geocaches near Lower Hutt and millions around the world just waiting to be found - like the worlds six oldest geocache hidden somewhere in Wainuiomata.

Warning - this is addictive! 


An ultimate Hutt picnic

Reward the family after a hard days exploring with a hamper filled with yummy locally made goodies and enjoy earlier sunsets at Days Bay.


What's on

Find holiday events and classes like screen printing or cooking classes, roller disco nights, musicals and shows by clicking onto our What's On page.


More ideas for the family

  1. Play a round of disc golf at Hikoikoi Park.
  2. Scratch Ted the Pony behind the ear.
  3. Locate weta in their cave.
  4. Hang upside down on the rock wall at HangDog.
  5. Count the falling leaves at Belmont Domain.
  6. Create art at Alfred Memelink Artspace.
  7. Chill out at the Dowse family lounge.
  8. Carve up the ice at Frosty Spot.
  9. Spot birds in the Wainuiomata Rec Area.
  10. Watch the latest hit movie Sherlock Gnomes on the big screen.