Upgrade your Spring weekend

With world class art, sumptuous treats, luscious hills and crafty locals; our big backyard is waiting for you this weekend in the Hutt.

Devour some insta-worthy food

Eat, drink, gram! Try seven must visit places that keep popping up on Instagram from lovers to great looking and great tasting food! Plus stop in at Bellbird Eatery

 

Grab a new perspective

Flatpack whakapapa?  Admire Maureen Lander's weaving and Fiona Clark's photos that have helpde highlight and protect the beauty of a Taranaki community and their environment - at the Dowse Art Museum.

 

Walk in Style

Fall in love with fashion to adorn your home or your wardrobe in Jackson Street. Plus gain style advice and tips in Petone's new Walk in Style walking tour of six local designers including a bite to eat at the Oli & Mi Kitchen.

  

Perfect for after a rainy day

Let's be honest it's a little wet in New Zealand's Spring. The perfect weather to explore our six waterfalls nestled in lush native bush. Take a torch with you to Percy’s Scenic Reserve and see if you can spot the hundreds of weta in the small cave by the duck pond!

 

Escape in to the new lush greenery

Wander among wild kiwi in the lush Rimutaka Forest Park valleys or head to Wainuiomata’s Coast Road where you’ll find the region's largest New Zealand fur seal colony, up to 500 seals are here every winter. 

 

Bike the trail + ride the steam train

Hire a bike or simply wander along any part of the 28km of Hutt River Trail, past the working steam locomotive at Silver Stream Railway and continue on to the Rimutaka Rail Trail

  

Take a swing at it

Tee of at one or work your way around our 9 golf courses in the Hutt Valley. Want something less traditional? Try the Golf Warehouse and Driving Range, mini-putt or Disc Golf!