The Community Development team supports the wider community by providing a variety of resources, from localised and national publications to places for community groups to meet and more.

For more information and links refer to the resources and links section.


View more publications including booklets, guides and information on our Publications Hub (community support category). For more information call us on (04) 527 2169 or email

Community Spaces for Hire

HAPAI building

Hall and meeting room hire, kitchen facilities, disabled access toilet at a low cost for community groups. To make a booking email or phone (04) 527 2117. Click on the link below for more information about the HAPAI building.

HAPAI Club Brochure [PDF 761 KB]

Community noticeboards and temporary signage

There are eight community noticeboards for use by clubs and organisations for promoting events that will be held in Upper Hutt. Community noticeboards can be booked using our online form.

More information about community noticeboards and temporary signage

Free photocopying

Community groups you are entitled to a small amount of free photocopying. Each month a community group is allowed 100 A4 single sided black and white copies or 50 A4 double sided black and white photocopies. Please visit Upper Hutt City Council reception for your photocopying requirements or contact us on (04) 527 2169.

Rates Reductions

This applies to community groups that own properties. For more information contact us on (04) 527 2169.

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Last updated on 09 Jul 2018