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Upper Hutt Multi Cultural Council


Mission statement: "Our aim is to encourage vibrant cultural communities in Upper Hutt by strengthening social ties, raising awareness about cultural issues, and supporting new migrants and minority ethnicities."

Tag line: "Celebrating Diversity"


Physical Address: 2 Russell Street, Upper Hutt 5018

Postal Address: PO Box 40308, Upper Hutt 5018

Drop-in hours at office: 10am-3pm Wednesday & Friday




Activities and events:
Each year we coordinate and sponsor numerous community initiatives, including:
Hosting the annual Upper Hutt Multi-Ethnic Soccer Tournament
Organising the annual Upper Hutt Multicultural Festival
Running a women’s self-defence course
Running a professional speech development course
Supporting the Hutt Valley Newcomers Network and Hutt Valley Settling In Project
Supporting E Tu and community safety projects in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Development and the Police

For more details on their latest upcoming events, visit


    President: Pancha Narayanan  


    Mobile: 021 726 242

    Vice President: Purnima Sharma


    Secretary: Balaji Somasundaram


    Treasurer: Kannan Alagappan



   Committee Members:

   1. Anthony Tebbutt

   2. Margaret John

   Executive Officer: (vacant)



   Office Administrator: Yang Jiang (Summer)


   Volunteer: Margaret John






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