To speak to our Reception team contact (04) 527 2168. Or you can email us at


Galleries, Ticketing Office & Upper Hutt i-SITE Visitor Information Centre
9am to 4pm 7 days a week
We are open one hour prior to performance on show nights

Expressions Whirinaki Christmas and New Years Open Hours:
Thursday 24 December 2020 : 9am to 4pm
Friday 25 December 2020 : CLOSED
Saturday 26 December 2020 : CLOSED
Sunday 27 December 2020 : CLOSED
Monday 28 December 2020 : CLOSED
Tuesday 29 December 2020 : 9am to 4pm
Wednesday 30 December 2020 : 9am to 4pm
Thursday 31 December 2020 : 9am to 4pm
Friday 1 January 2021 : CLOSED
Saturday 2 January 2021 : CLOSED
Sunday 3 January 2021 : CLOSED
Monday 4 January 2021 : CLOSED
Tuesday 5 January 2021 : 9am to 4pm
Wednesday 6 January 2021 : Normal hours resume

Expressions Whirinaki open on the following Public Holidays:
Wellington Anniversary Day | Waitangi Day | Good Friday | Easter Monday | Anzac Day | Queen’s Birthday | Labour Day

Venue Hire enquiries available online on our Venue Hire page
Tickets can be purchased online 24/7 from our Events page


Open seven days a week, Dough is a modern take on a bakery serving 'all things dough' from brioche to bagels, doughnuts to sticky buns and fresh loaves to take home.

Dough Bakery Open Hours:
Monday - Tuesday: 7am - 5pm
Wednesday - Friday: 7am - 8.30pm
Saturday: 8am - 8.30pm
Sunday: 8am - 5pm | (04) 213 9200
Follow Dough Bakery on Facebook and Instagram

Dough Bakery Christmas Hours:
Christmas Eve: 7am to 5pm
Christmas Day - Monday 4 January 2021 : CLOSED
Tuesday 5 January - Monday 25 January 2021 : 9am to 5.30pm Sun, Mon, Tues | 9am to Late Weds, Thurs, Fri, Sat
Tuesday 26 January 2021 : Resume normal hours


We're easy to find, located in the Upper Hutt CBD at 836 Fergusson Drive, between the Council building and the H2O Xtream aquatic centre.

 expressions map


Parking is plentiful and free, but you need to be aware of allocated two hour time zones.

Street parking is available on Fergusson Drive, and a large carpark shared with the pool, is located at the rear of the building off Brown Street.

A dedicated bus park is located in the main carpark at the rear of the building outside the entrance to H2O Xtream aquatic centre.

The parking at the rear of the building is a combination of all day and 2 hour parking. Most of the all day parking is directly behind Expressions Whirinaki and along Brown Street adjacent to the carpark.

Accessible parking is available outside the library and the pool. Details are available under Accessibility