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Lower Hutt Waterloo, Lower Hutt

Eruera Love Lane

Named after Lt Colonel Eruera (Edward) Te Whiti o Rongomai Love, who was a former Māori All Black and Lieutenant Colonel. Nearby Te Whiti Park is also named after him. The street was unveiled on the 26th March 2021, and the following dedication was written and presented by his granddaughter Susan Love de Miguel. The […]

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Avalon, Lower Hutt

Daysh Street

John Daysh arrived with his wife Eliza in the ”Gertrude” in 1841 and farmed in the Park Avenue/Taita area. He donated the trees for the grounds of Christ Church, Taita, in 1854.

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Fairfield, Lower Hutt

Harakeke Lane

Kāinga Ora as the developer requested that Hutt City Council name this new street for their development “Harakeke” which is the name of a native plant Harakeke (flax) that is predominantly present in the Eastern Hills of Lower Hutt. This name was selected in consultation with Kura Moeahu on behalf of Te Āti Awa and […]

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Korokoro, Lower Hutt

London Road

London Road in Korokoro, Lower Hutt, was named for George Thomas London and was built by relief workers during the Depression, in about 1934. George Thomas London and his son George London were both Mayors of Petone. The London family of Henry, his wife Martha and children emigrated to NZ on the Clifton, arriving in Port […]

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Belmont, Lower Hutt

Valerie Smith Lane

Named after Valerie Smith who was a Founder of the group  “Friends of Belmont Regional Park”. The name was chosen by Hutt City Council’s City Development Committee on the 16 July 2019. at the same times as Richard Sadleir Way was named.

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Belmont, Lower Hutt

Richard Sadleir Way

Named after Dr Richard Sadleir who was a Founder of the group  “Friends of Belmont Regional Park”. The name was chosen by Hutt City Council’s City Development Committee on the 16 July 2019. at the same times as Valerie Smith Lane was named.

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Avalon, Lower Hutt

Te Ara o Motutawa

“Te Ara o” means “Pathway Of” in Te Reo Maori. Motutawa Pa was previously located in the grounds of Avalon Park. This pa belonged to the Ngati Tama hapu of Ngati Awa. Ngati Tama left the area in 1846 after an agreement with Governor George Grey promised them new reserves further up the Hutt Valley. The land was […]

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Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt

Brian Morgan Terrace

Named in memory of Brian David Morgan, a contractor and developer and the original developer of this land with his wife Judith. They lived in Wainuiomata for more than 50 years, where they raised two sons, Gary & Wayne. Brian surveyed the drainage and laid the groundworks for this piece of land. Brian passed away […]

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Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt

Ron Fawcett Way

Named after Ron Fawcett. The Fawcett family members first arrived in New Zealand in 1842 onboard the Thomas Harrison. Ron Fawcett was a milkman for 26 years, and the bowling club’s first greenkeeper, organised many events and raised money for the club’s extension. Ron and his wife Jean Fawcett settled in Fraser Street in 1958. […]

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Avalon, Lower Hutt

Jane Grace Way

Named after “Jane Grace”. She was an active member of the community, school activities and the women’s institute. She was also the client of the sub developments late mother.