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Heritage at Hutt City Libraries

Hutt City Libraries hold a range of resources of interest to those researching their family and the history of Lower Hutt.

Collections include books, newspapers, school magazines, electoral rolls and material on local people and families, businesses, societies and clubs, as well as social, political and economic history.

We aim to ensure that Hutt City's documentary heritage remains accessible. All material at the Heritage Centre is Reference only. Items may be copied for research purposes.

Online Family History Resources

Ancestry.com, Findmypast, and the British Newspaper Archive are available to access within our libraries to help with family history research.

Heritage Centre

We have a Heritage Centre located in the Petone Library. Specialist staff are available to assist with local and family history enquiries. Contact Petone Library to get in touch with them.

Hutt Heritage Blog

Our Heritage team blogs about family and local history topics of interest over on the Hutt Heritage Blog.