This list below includes essential businesses and services operating on Jackson Street and around Petone. We have checked with businesses so the list is as accurate as it can be.  Please let us know if we have missed anything or need to make a change.


  • Pak’n Save: 114 Jackson Street, open 7 days, 7am-10pm
  • Countdown: 45 Jackson Street, open 7 days, 9am-8pm
  • Gilmours: 33 Bouverie Street, open 7 days, 8am-4pm.  Open ONLY to those who have a Gilmours card or Petone Workingmen’s Club members. ** also selling halal certified lamb, beef, & chicken (no membership required for this) **


  • Unichem Pharmacy Petone: 242 Jackson Street, open 7 days (please note: the NZ Post Shop is closed)
  • Burns Pharmacy: 292 Jackson Street, open Monday-Saturday
  • Countdown Pharmacy, 45 Jackson Street, open 7 days

Dairies: (one in – one out policy)

  • Vimal Store: 216 Jackson Street
  • Hansa Dairy: 276 Jackson Street
  • Petone Convenience Store: 327 Jackson Street
  • J & S Food Market, 399 Jackson Street
  • Smile: 182 Hutt Road
  • Shoreline Dairy: corner Bay Street & The Esplanade


  • Oriental Cuisine Products: 168 Jackson Street
  • La Bella Italia: 10 Nevis Street, Tuesday-Saturday, 10.30am-3.30pm (deli side only)
  • Yogiji’s Food Mart: 56 Hutt Road, Tuesday-Sunday, 10am-6pm
  • Davis Trading: 20 Te Puni Street, opens 9am everyday (except Sunday – 10am)
  • Mitre 10 Mega: 25 Bouverie Street – open to tradies for essential services only
  • Bunnings: 48 Hutt Road – open to tradies for essential services only

Online Essential Services:

  • Neko Nero Cat Adoption Cafe – selling cat-litter, litter box, cat food, water fountain .  To order:
  • Merchants Liquor – complete their order form by going to their FB page:
  • Ora Kay Natural Skincare –  selling hand sanitiser, skincare, hand and body wash and shampoo.  @oraniaskincare has been made in the Wellington region since 2009 and is vegan, organic and not tested on animals.  All Ora Kay customers will get a 10% discount when you shop online at just use the code ORAKAY
  • The Dutch Shop – go to their website to order:
  •  Scheckter’s Deli (On Trays) – order through FB page and website:   or
  • UK Goodies – to order, please email or go to their website: or
  • Bin Inn Petone – from Tuesday 14 April, Allen will be able to do home deliveries for Petone, Lower Hutt & Upper Hutt only, as he’s the only one able to work during lockdown. Please ring between 10am – midday 5894868 or email him at with a phone number:
  • Ripe Coffee Company (they have Origin. on Jackson St) – order from their website:
  • Stansborough – is now selling its 100% NZ, sustainable and natural NZ wool Blankets and Throw/Blankets on line through its website. Only safe contactless courier service is available through its on line shop:
  • Liquorland Petone – now open for contactless online delivery orders.  Ordering time: 10am-4pm through email:
  • Baylands Brewery – online store is open:


**ATMs located outside of buildings are operating (although most businesses are no longer accepting cash)**


  • Animates/Petone Vet Hospital: 374 Jackson Street, open 7 days 
  • Wellington After Hours Veterinary Clinic, 5 McCormack Place, Jarden Mile, Ngauranga
    • 7pm – 8am Monday-Friday (last appointment: 7am)
    • 12pm Saturday – 8am Monday (last appointment 7am)
    • emergency care only; no access inside for pet owner – staff will come to you in the carpark BUT you must call first: 04 473 7545

Business Support:

  • Nettl, 360 Jackson Street – staff are working remotely – please call: 0800 263885
  • Succession First, Doreen Doolan Mall – please call: 04 939-6748

Service Stations:

  • Z: corner Jackson Street & Hutt Road, 7 days, 24 hours
  • Pak’n Save Fuel: 59 Jackson Street, 7 days, 6am-10pm
  • Allied: 4 Waione Street, 7 days, 6am-9pm
  • Mobil: 3 Hutt Road, 7 days, 24 hours
  • Gull: 30 Waione Street, 7 days, 24 hours

**no access to toilets at service stations**


  • Capital Dental, 272 Jackson Street is CLOSED
  • For a dental emergency – please email to notify them of your problem in detail with photos: or text: 021 226 44 66  OR  021 226 44 55
  • Please be patient and they will call you and accommodate you

Medical and Well-Being:


  • call your medical centre first before visiting
  • call your medical centre for prescriptions and non-emergency needs
  • emergencies always call 111


  • free phone service for all health queries
  • 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: 0800 611 116
  • demand is high at present, call PlunketLine for under 5’s

Plunket Line

  • 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: 0800 933 922
  • free & open to all caregivers, you don’t need to be enrolled with Plunket

Women’s Refuge

  • 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: 0800 REFUGE, 0800 733 843

Mental Wellbeing Support Line

  • 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: phone or text 1737
  • free text or call with a trained counsellor

Emergency Services:

Plumber (emergencies only):

  • Plumbquick: call 0800 758 643 or email:
  • Jason Brown Plumbing & Gas: available for any emergency ESSENTIAL plumbing, gasfitting or drainage work during the Easter break and lockdown – ring 566 6367 to discuss.

Electrician (emergencies only):  available to undertake Essential Services work during the nationwide lockdown. … We have a team of trusted, skilled and professional electricians. We are Members of Masters Electricians NZ. › Oven-Repair-Wellington Wellington electrical services for over 40 years. Covid-19 Lockdown – while the country is at Covid-19 Alert Level 4, we are closed for day to day business.



  • passengers must board and exit only from the rear door.
  • for mobility access:Metlink refers passengers to Total Mobility services 0800 801 700


  • free until June and running on a special weekend timetable
  • passengers must board the last 2 carriages only


  • Hutt & City Taxis: are operating but only limited number are available – 04 570 0059

Warrant of Fitness and Driver Licences

Hutt City Council Services: 

  • Call centre open 24 hours a day, 7 days per week to support emergency and essential safety needs, including water and sewerage.  
  • Rates team are working to support those needing information or assistance
  • Ph: 04 570 6666; or email:

Silverstream Landfill & Recycling

  • closed for domestic waste – use the kerbside collection
  • limited service for account holders or others under special circumstances

  • rubbish will be collected as per normal
  • recycling won’t be collected except for glass, all other items to go in the rubbish




  • Face Masks: are available from Petone Tailors. They make and sell masks and have a full range of sizes – Men, Women and children. Order now by contacting them via email or phone:
    * / 021 025 40198
    * Delivery is available
    * Price: $15 each
    * Suitable for all types of faces, and are easy to wash and quick to dry
    * 3 layers of material
  • Postal and courier services not available from any outlets.  Couriers available for essential service providers only.
  • Real Estate Concerns: Cummings, Kilgarrif & Co (1 Jackson St.) have set up an 0800 number for any questions you might have about Real Estate during the Lockdown. No question is a silly question! They are here to help the community: 0800 468 546
  • LPG Cylinder Filling: Kiwi LPG, 38 Bouverie St. – are an essential service, however due to the Covid-19 outbreak, they have reduced hours. They will be closed on Saturdays until further notice. They’re open Monday to Friday from 8:30 to 5:00 pm but the best way to find out if they are open is to call their toll-free number which will have an updated voicemail message in place every day: 0800942824

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