Avalon: 8:30am Naenae: 10am Taita: 10:30am Lower Hutt: 9am and 5:30pm, Vigil Mass Sat 6pm. People began to refer to those living on the Upper or Lower Hutt. We celebrate Wellington Anniversary Day on 22 January every year – the date of the arrival of the first immigrant ship, the Aurora 2. Te Atiawa has always retained its position to manaaki (care and nurture) those settling within its tribal boundaries. Old Wellington Region, Wellington, New Zealand. 2 Parking. Instead variations on the name 'Hutt' proliferated. These include the two large townships of Wainuiomata (inland) and Eastbourne (on the coast). Officers elected in the 2019 local-body elections: Neighbouring councils are Wellington City Council (adjoining to the west), Porirua City Council to the north, Upper Hutt City Council to the north-east and South Wairarapa District Council to the east. These settlers established New Zealand's first bank and newspaper. History of OLD Lower Hutt 1800-1850 Sandra from Normandale Pre the first New Zealand Company ship Tory 1839 landing near Petone beach, Lower Hutt or THE Hutt as it was called, on the Heretaunga River was the beach and then dense bush. Hutt Valley Rail electrification, 1956 War Memorial Library, Little Theatre and Plunket Rooms, 1957 Town Hall and Administration Block. Britannia, Wellington’s first European township was established on the banks of the Hutt River in February 1840 3. In a prophetic speech, Mr Gladstone foresaw many difficulties connected with the alienation of Maori land. Very few white people lived in the area, many were old Whalers. Explore free estimated values, sales histories & council records of homes in your area. The property is estimated to be valued in the range of $1,600,000 to $1,800,000. This general description of 'the Hutt' proved to be too vague as the number of settlers increased. It was the first club established in the North Island and the third in New Zealand. In 2010 the lower reaches of the Waiwhetu Stream was cleaned up to remove toxins from decades of industry use. In 1846 fighting broke out in the Wellington region when the Ngāti Toa chief Te Rangihaeata backed local Maori opposed to European settlement in Hutt Valley. The boundaries of the Lower Hutt city local body have evolved from a series of amalgamations and boundary changes over the years. The Tory arrived in Wellington Harbour (Te Whanganui a Tara) on 20 September 1839. Lower Hutt has four state secondary schools: Taita College, Naenae College, Hutt Valley High School (the largest) and Wainuiomata High School. This agreement effectively enabled the peaceful settlement of Wellington and the Hutt Valley. What did they think after sailing for months to arrive here and find NOTHING, no houses, no shops, nothing. Two years later the railway workshops moved from Petone to a new larger site off the new branch at Woburn. The Hutt Golf Club was formed on June 4 1892 by a group of business and professional men. Until post-war housing development took over, the central and northern areas of the city were largely market gardens. The property is estimated to … From the river mouth, walking and cycling trails and grassed areas occur at various points along both sides of the river up the Hutt Valley to Te Mārua, 28 km further north in Upper Hutt. A building of national significance is Vogel House, a two-storey wooden residence that was the official residence of the Prime Minister of New Zealand for much of the 20th century. In the upper reaches of the city the Western and Eastern Hutt Hills become closer, culminating in the Taitā Gorge at the northern end of Lower Hutt, separating the city from neighbouring Upper Hutt. The Riverbank car park adjacent to the central city is home to a Saturday produce market.. Email this location The following year James Gear began to buy land along the Petone foreshore for the Gear Meat Preserving and Freezing Company. The first settlement on the Petone foreshore and banks of the Hutt River was called Britannia. PO Box 30-341 Lower Hutt 5040. In the 20th century the Hutt River Board built stopbanks to contain the river, but the threat of flooding from heavy rainfall persists. Many of these people had quite an impact on the development of the Hutt Valley, and this is an attempt to tell some of their stories. The station broadcasts a mix of music from the 80s, 90s, recent and current hits.. He never visited New Zealand, but he was a founder of the New Zealand Company and other English groups that aimed to colonise New Zealand, The Hutt River was previously called Heretaunga River. Before the Second World War of 1939–1945, urban settlement in the lower Hutt Valley concentrated mainly on Petone, central Lower Hutt and Eastbourne, with a total population of 30,000. Lower Hutt City. Lower Hutt has a number of international city to city relationships. Its heavy-industrial facilities include auto-assembly plants and oil installations; plastics, paint, footwear, and glass factories; rail workshops; and engineering plants. Among the filming locations for The Lord of the Rings directed by Peter Jackson, Dry Creek quarry, which dominates the hills above the suburb of Taitā, became the site for a huge medieval castle built for scenes of Helm's Deep and Minas Tirith. The median income was $34,700. Two waterways ran through the forest, entering the sea at the eastern side of Pito-one Beach. 2020/07/24 15:01 William Spain and the Ngāti Tama chief Te Kāeaea sought to mark a boundary between European and Māori land in Hutt Valley. The city's six electoral wards (Northern, Western, Central, Eastern, Harbour and Wainuiomata) each elect one councillor, with the remaining six councillors elected at-large. Campbell Barry became New Zealand's youngest mayor and was first elected in 2019, succeeding Ray Wallace. Francis Baring MP, Sir William Hutt MP, Sir William Molesworth MP and the Earl of Durham were among its members. Two principal rangatira at this time were Honiana Te Puni and Te Wharepouri. The name is now spelt ‘Mome’, as in Te Mome Street, Lower Hutt. The city is home to two tertiary institutes: the Wellington Institute of Technology in Petone, and The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand in Waterloo. New Melling bridge, 1989 Amalgamation of Lower Hutt, Petone, Wainuiomata and Eastbourne into Lower Hutt City - (Hutt City), 1999 Hutt Recreation Grandstand (rebuilt after 1998 fire), 1999 Cenotaph moved to Queens Drive War Memorial complex, 2002 Laings Road Methodist Church and Hall demolished, 2005 Queensgate shopping centre redeveloped. In 1987/1989 the New Zealand Government forced local authorities to consolidate, which led to Lower Hutt amalgamating with the adjacent Boroughs of Petone and Eastbourne and with the Wainuiomata District (which had its independence for barely a year), and to the abolition of the Hutt County Council. 330 High Street Hutt Valley, Wellington Region 5010 New Zealand. The valley widens into a delta as the river nears its mouth, so the central urban area of the city forms a triangle with its longest side along the shoreline. This is regardless of the fact that one tenth of the land was never held in perpetuity, and several Treaty of Waitangi Claims have been made. 3 – Suburbs from the Eastern Harbour, Lower Hutt had 111,800 people in June 2020, of which 110,700 live in the urban area. The dual name of Hutt River Te Awa Kairaingi has been used since 2010. Lower Hutt City had a population of 104,532 at the 2018 New Zealand census, an increase of 6,294 people (6.4%) since the 2013 census, and an increase of 6,831 people (7.0%) since the 2006 census.
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