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Settlement support

If you are new to New Zealand and looking to settle in Hutt City, you’ll find all the information you need here to help you settle.

If you don't find out what you want, ask us a question online.

If you would like to visit us, please call us to make an appointment:

Apex House
Corner of Queens Dr and Laings Rd
Lower Hutt
T:  589 3700

Our office is open between 8.30am - 3pm, Monday to Friday. 

We also produce a bi-monthly newsletter, click here for the latest version.

Education and training

Education and training

Find out about education in the Hutt City area and where to find an education or training provider.

English, interpretation and translation

English, interpretation and translation

If English is your second language, you can find information here about taking an English course or using an interpretation or translation service.

Finding a house to buy or rent

Finding a house to buy or rent

Whether you want to buy your own home or to rent a home, you’ll find all the information you need to get started here.

Finding a job

Finding a job

This is the information you need about looking for a job or starting your own business.

For Employers

For Employers

When you employ someone who is coming to New Zealand as a new resident, there are some extra considerations.

Getting around Hutt City

Getting around Hutt City

Here’s what you’ll need to know about finding your way around the region, whether by public transport or car.

Health services

Health services

Find out about the health services you need here. 

Information clinics

Information clinics

Hutt Settlement Support runs regular clinics for new migrants at the War Memorial Library and WelTec.

Local services and resources

Local services and resources

Find information about the range of utilities and services available in Hutt City.

Organising your money

Organising your money

Find out how to choose a bank and set up a bank account, how to apply for an IRD (Inland Revenue Department) number, and information about income tax.

Seminars and workshops

Seminars and workshops

Hutt City Settlement Support runs free seminars and workshops on different topics of everyday life in New Zealand, such as education, health system, taxation, renting or buying a house.