BUS: from Wellington to Petone you can catch either: the Airport Flyer, no. 81 or no. 83; Buses from Upper Hutt: no. 110 (goes through Lower Hutt); Buses from Nae Nae: no: 130 (also goes through Lower Hutt).
TRAIN: trains from the Hutt Valley line and the Melling line stop at Petone Railway Station. Jackson Street is right across the road from the station so it's only a 1 minute walk until you hit the first shop!
PARKING: all Petone streets have FREE parking - Jackson Street (main street) does have free parking but times are limited. Parking areas are also behind Petone Library (entrance via Britannia St or Richmond St); Beach Street (opposite the Light House Cinema); or off Elizabeth Street.
Further information please refer to https://www.metlink.org.nz/