Avon Street is a residential street located in the suburb of Waterloo, Lower Hutt. It runs toward Waiwhetu Stream, with its eastern end intersecting with The Esplanade. The street takes its name from the Avon River, which flows through the city of Christchurch on New Zealand’s South Island. The word “Avon” comes from the Celtic word meaning “river”
The name was likely chosen as part of a larger trend of naming streets in the area after prominent New Zealand rivers. The street is home to a mix of residential properties and small businesses.