Business support

A COVID-19 business support resource for Hutt Valley businesses full of help, advice, livestreams and ways to stay connected to industry help

We, the Hutt City and Upper Hutt City Councils, have teamed up with Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce to support businesses and to provide clear and current information to our business community - including their regularly updated range of tools and links.

Useful links

How to do business in Level 2 - from 11:59pm Tue 7 Sept

Eating out at Alert Level 2

Retail and in-home services at Alert Level 2

Events and gatherings at Alert Level 2

How to do business in Alert Level 3 - until 11:59pm Tuesday 7 September

Get your cafe, restaurant, catering, bakery or food business listed on the regional At Yours directory

Ask, connect, share tips and get info in the Hutt Valley COVID-19 Business Support Facebook group

Find face masks, PPE and safety equipment in the Hutt Valley.

MBIE Financial Support for Businesses |

Looking after your mental wellbeing |

Work and Income |

Legislation, Alert Level 4 businesses |

Retail NZ |

Help and advice in other languages |


Need more help?

Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce | call 04 939 9821

Hutt City Council business team | call 04 570 6666

Upper Hutt City Council business team | call 04 527 2169

Call the national business helpline on 0800 500 362.

Have you seen all the support on offer?

Support on offer is being extended - are you across the latest?

All businesses must have an official QR Code poster

Get yours now - it'll take 5 mins and have your driver's licence handy. 
Don’t have a driver’s licence? Fill out this form and email it to [email protected]

Download and use the contact tracing register form for retailers or the contact tracing register form for non-retailers

Cafes, bars, restaurants and takeaways

WorkSafe requirements for operating at Level 2 -

Comprehensive level 2 guidelines from the Restaurant Association NZ


Retail NZ have developed guidelines and advice for retailers.


Accommodation provider guidelines and

Level 2 guidelines for accommodation providers - PDF from TIA 


Events and public gathering guidelines -

Local business organisations

Jackson Street Programme

Love Wainuiomata Inc.

Manufacturers Facebook group set up by Technology Valley

Seaview Business Association

Upper Hutt Retailers Facebook group 


Looking after your mental wellbeing -

Health updates and public health information

Mental health and wellbeing: advice for looking after yourself and others and connects you to support services -

More official resources + support

Businesses resources: official government site - 

Employment matters: how to respond to and manage the impact of COVID-19 in the workplace -

Continuity planning: a template and advice on how your organisation can keep its essential functions up and running during a time of disruption. -

Covid19 official government information 

Download official posters, signs and contact tracing registers from the Official Covid19 business toolkit.

Contact tracing: all you need to know on

WellingtonNZ business growth and response team -

Your Hutt Valley support team

Your Hutt Valley COVID-19 business support team combines staff from Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce, Hutt City Council and Upper Hutt City Council to help you keep connected, adapt and connect you to central government and regional funding support and services. Find our contact details at the top of this page.

We're in touch regularly with local business groups including Jackson Street Programme, Love Wainuiomata Inc and Seaview Business Association.