Vision and Mission

The vision of Time Bank Upper Hutt is to build a network of friendships across the city through inclusive exchange of time and talent. Our aim is to see our community strengthened by neighbours helping neighbours through reciprocal sharing of time.


We have what we need if we use what we have.  Edgar Cahn

Core Values of Time Banking


  1. People are assets. It’s about time we valued them for what they can do.
  2. Redefining work. Re-thinking how we define the labour force and work.
  3. Reciprocity A two way street beats a one way street.
  4. Social Capital The essential ingredient for building and restoring civil society.