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The registration fee is for Conference participation only. Please make sure you have arranged your own travel and accommodation. To help you out we have some suggestions below.


There are a number of good options in Lower Hutt. The closest ones to the conference venue are:

1. Quality Angus Inn. This is our recommended partner hotel offering a special rate to LEAD delegates. The inn is adjacent to Westfield Queensgate Shopping Mall and is within walking distance from Hutt City Baptist. All rooms are equipped with a refrigerator, minibar, flat-screen TV with satellite channels, and electric blankets. They feature an ensuite bathroom and tea and coffee making facilities. Free onsite parking is available. Please quote reference number 63498 to receive the special discounted rate when booking.

2. Green Gables Inn. This offers self-contained suites with cooking facilities, 32-inch satellite TV and 100MB of free Wi-Fi per stay. Guests have access to laundry facilities, a children’s playground and a self-drive courtesy car that can be used for transport in the local area. Wellington Airport transfers can be arranged for an extra charge. Each suite at Green Gables Motel Hutt City features a sofa bed, flat-screen TV and ironing facilities. Kitchen facilities include a microwave, stove, refrigerator and toaster.

3. The Boulcott Lodge. Situated just 10 minutes’ walk from Hutt City Baptist, this 5-star motel offers stylish accommodation with cable TV, cooking facilities and a spacious bathroom. Free Wi-Fi is included. Each studio and apartment at Boulcott Lodge includes a 32-inch LCD TV, heating and double-glazed windows. Apartments with a full kitchen, including oven and dishwasher, are available. Breakfast and light café-style meals can be provided on request. Guest laundry facilities and free car parking are provided.


1. Tournament Parking: 47 Queens Drive, Lower Hutt (best option as it is attached to the church building so convenient and undercover if raining).
Open 6am - 9pm  |   Pay and display: 12 hours $6; Early Bird $4.50.

2. Hutt City Council Riverbank Parking: Rutherford Street, Lower Hutt (about a 2 minute walk to the church building).
Open 6am - 11pm  |  Pay and display: $4 per day

Cafes within walking distance

Located within the Church complex is Hot Gossip

Buzz Café, 101 High Street

Bellbird Eatery, 45 Laings Road

Shine Café, 2 Waterloo Road

These are in addition to 4 cafes and a foodcourt in Queensgate Mall about a 4 minute walk from Hutt City Baptist.


Airport Flyer is an express bus service that runs from Wellington International Airport to the Hutt Valley, through the centre of Wellington, on to Queensgate, Lower Hutt. The service runs at least once every 20 minutes, every day between the Airport and Lower Hutt. Airport Flyer departs from the southern end of the airport terminal, level 0 (exit from baggage claim doors on level 0 and turn right). Cost about $18 per person each way.

Tranz Metro operates a regular (half-hourly) train service between Wellington and the Hutt Valley, with stations at regular intervals, which service Lower Hutt suburbs.

There are a number of rental car companies located at Wellington Airport should you wish to self-drive. Hutt City Baptist is approximately 20 minutes from the Airport.



Contact our Baptist Union Office for any enquiries on the LEAD Conference

Fiona Maisey


E: [email protected]
P: +64 9 526 7956

Postal Address
National Resource Centre, PO Box 12 149,
Penrose, Auckland 1642

Physical Address
473 Great South Road, Penrose, Auckland


Phone: (09) 526 0333

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