The Upper Hutt City Council Economic Development team seek to encourage business growth within Upper Hutt. Follow the links to see how Upper Hutt City Council may be able to help you to establish, expand or relocate your business within Upper Hutt.

Retail Liaison: Council works in partnership with its city centre retailers to help promote our city as a destination for shopping, entertainment, business and events. Council meets with retailers and coordinates joint activities to increase foot-traffic in our city centre and encourage patronage of our local stores.

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Economic Development team

Stuart Grant | Economic Development Manager
Direct dial: 04 527 2123
Cell: 027 803 0620

Sarah Garnham | Retail and Business Liaison
Direct dial: 04 527 2790
Cell: 027 444 6545


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