Upper Hutt is attractive to many big businesses and lots of small ones too. Major industry sectors and employers with a presence here include:
- Retail: We have a city centre filled with many boutique stores that will satisfy the shopaholic in everyone. Click here to find out about more about the great stores, salons, and services you will find in our city centre. Some of the larger retails found in Upper Hutt are: The Warehouse, Farmers, Briscoes, Mitre 10 MEGA, Whitcoulls, Dick Smith, Noel Leeming, Ballentynes, Amazon, Paper Plus, Warehouse Stationery, Countdown, PAK’nSAVE.
- Government: Defence, Department of Corrections, IRD, and the National Centre for Biosecurity and Infectious Disease.
- Distribution: Foodstuffs.
- Manufacturing, building, and infrastructure: Transfield Services, Acma Industries, Real Steel, Evans Engineering, Golden Homes, Dews Construction, and Wedgelock Equipment.
- Service industry sector: Revera, Lockheed Martin, and Hewlett-Packard.
- Animal health: MSD Animal Health.