Senior support

College students and seniors group photo

Super Gold Card

The gold card is a discounts and concessions card for seniors and veterans, in recognition of the contribution to New Zealand society. It offers discounts from a range of businesses, government concessions (including free off-peak public transport), and discounted services from your local council.

Senior Services

For information about senior services such as financial assistance, help with care, taxes and tax codes, and support from community organisations, visit the Ministry of Health website.

60s up groups

Upper Hutt is a branch of the National 60s Up Movement, with a total of five groups in the local area. Groups include; Brown Owl, Maidstone, Moonshine, Silverstream, and central Upper Hutt.

Each group has a regular meeting time and host a range of activities. For more information and contact details visit

Remutaka Lions Club

The Remutaka Lions Club is a gender inclusive club with members ranging from 40-75 years of age. They meet on the first and third Monday of every month from 6 pm at the King Lion Hall. For more details visit

Rotary Clubs

The Rotary Club of Upper Hutt is active in the local community and support a range of activities and funding. For more information or to become a member of the club, click on the following link

Upper Hutt Rotary Club

Grey Power

Grey Power is an advocacy group for older citizens who talk to government and advocate for change. They also host a range of initiatives and activities. For more information visit

Age Concern

Age Concern is a charitable organisation dedicated solely to people over 65. They promote dignity, wellbeing, equality, and respect, and provide expert information and support services in response to older peoples needs. If you would like to know more about what Age Concern offers and the their range of support services, visit

Senior Net

Senior Net is an organisation based in Upper Hutt that supports and assists people 50+ to use a computer and other forms of technology. They meet every Tuesday at the Upper Hutt Central Library from 1.30-3pm.

You can find out more about these events here.


Across Council Activities

The Upper Hutt City Library, H20 Xtream, and Whirinaki Whare Taonga host a range of activities and programmes for older adults. Click on a link below for more information about these programmes please click the links below:

Upper Hutt City Library

H20 Xtream Aquatic Centre

Whirinaki Whare Taonga