Enjoy Common Ground Opening Day by Train, Foot and Bike

The Hutt Valley is blessed by its train service and its views of water. And the trains also take bikes. Enjoy the landscape and the river – take the train!

Our whole day of openings may be relished by walking or biking to train stations that are never more than 10-15min walk away.

It’s also affordable: a Dayrover is $14.

All walking times below are from Googlemaps. For Hutt Valley train times go to Metlink here.


To Inanga Love Park Picnic – from Dowse Square:
Walk 15 minutes via Laings Road/Bellvue street/Ludlam Cres/Massey Ave to the Melling station, to make 1.57 pm train to Petone Station.
Then 10 min walk to picnic.

To Inanga Love Park picnic  – from Wellington:
Hutt Valley line from Wellington leaves 1.35 pm or 2.05 pm and arrives 1.47 pm or 2.17 pm.

Train to Drawing Water Opening at 4:00 pm departing at Ava leaves 3.47 pm and 4.17 pm

Train: Hutt Valley line from Wellington arrives 3.49 pm

Train to Wai-rua, Wairua opening at 6pm departs Ava 5.19 pm. Then 10 minute walk to Te Maori, Waiwhetu

Train to The Rising Gale. Leaves Woburn 7.52 pm or 8.22 pm arrives Taita latest 8.34 pm then a 10min walk direct to riverbank

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