Centrally located within the region, yet far enough away from the hustle and bustle of the city, the Hutt Valley is an ideal place to hold your conference, meeting or special day

Pencarrow Lodge

Stand on the edge of the world at rural, coastal and remote Pencarrow Lodge. Overlooking Cook Strait and the South Island, this popular venue for up to 200+ people and weddings is a little piece of paradise.

Silverstream Retreat

For memorable weddings, functions and celebrations book Silverstream Retreat. The retreat is set amongst native bush and features buildings in a modern rustic style.

Alfred Coles House

Alfred Coles House is an intimate venue for conferences and small weddings. Built in 1905, this is a special venue. Equipment, catering and accommodation can be provided.

Dowse Art Museum

Modern clean lines, good light and flexible spaces make The Dowse Art Museum a popular venue for weddings, birthdays, workshops and launches. Cocktails for 300 and a wander around the galleries will ceratinly inspire!

Little Theatre

When it’s time to shine let the Little Theatre be your venue. Like it says on the box, it’s small – seating 306 people. A great option for a concert, dance show or school production, especially with its new grand piano.

Hutt City Events Centre

Book now for your event from Spring 2017 (when the centre opens). Hutt City Events Centre will be contemporary, flexible space for community, conference, event and exhibition use and up to 1300 people. The central city Civic Centre backs onto gardens and opens out to Dowse Square and The Dowse Art Museum.

Expressions Whirinaki

An arts centre in Upper Hutt with venues and a theatre for hire. Spaces in Expressions are flexible to help create your memorable event.

Wallaceville House

A stately ‘old world’ house set in four acres of immaculate gardens and lawns and surrounded by native bush makes for a grand wedding venue. Conferences and functions happen at Wallaceville House too – even murder mystery nights.

Waiwhetu Marae

This traditional carved marae is only 5 minutes from the Hutt City town centre and is available for seminars, functions and educational visits. Contact Waiwhetu Marae for more information and pricing on

Your big wedding day

An intimate casual garden wedding or a more formal event; the Hutt Valley has some of Wellington's most unique wedding venues. The Hutt Valley has many scenic reserves and gardens, historic buildings and magnificent views where you can capture your special wedding day photos.

Making it easy

When you’re travelling around the Hutt Valley do it in style with local limousine companies Black Cat Limousines or Capital Cadillacs for a bit of extra style. Shuttle services and the Airport Flyer make getting to the airport easy. 

Two of New Zealand's leading exhibiiton hire teams Displayworks and Displayways are based in Petone.

Quality venues and a strong supporting infrastructure will ensure your conference or meeting is memorable. The added bonus is affordable accommodation and activities close at hand.


Add adventure, art or artisans to your event

While you're here, reward the team with world class tours such as quad biking Wellington Harbour’s spectacular and rugged south east coast and escaping to retreats minutes away from the central city.  

Be welcomed to NZ’s first settlement and our country’s first urban Marae and see examples of yesterday’s industry now in demand globally, including 19th century wool looms weaving Hollywood costumes

Indulge further and pick up something unique in Jackson Street’s boutique shopping line up and foodie hot spots, escape to award winning spas and explore our international smorgasbord of eateries.