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The Hutt Valley is part of the [[Wellington]] area.
 
The Hutt Valley is part of the [[Wellington]] area.
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The Hutt Valley contains the Hutt River and the cities of Upper Hutt and Hutt City (formerly Lower Hutt). 
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
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*'''Belmont Regional Park''' is a great place to wander around. If you've got all day then the walk up to Belmont Trig is very tiring yet enjoyable.
 
*'''Belmont Regional Park''' is a great place to wander around. If you've got all day then the walk up to Belmont Trig is very tiring yet enjoyable.
  
*If you want to go on a short walk then you can go from the end of Cornish Street up to the defunct '''Korokoro Dam'''.
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*If you want to go on a short walk then you can go from the end of Cornish Street, in Petone, up to the defunct '''Korokoro Dam'''.
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*'''Petone''', the first colonial settlement in the Wellington area. Visit the early settlers museum and see the Jackson Street walk of fame.
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*'''Tunnel Gully''' and the '''Rimutaka Incline''' walkways.  Walk or mountain bike the old railway route over the Rimutaka ranges.
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*'''Kaitoke Regional Park''' has a number of forest walks.
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*The '''Hutt River''' is easily accessable for most of its length.  It is even able to be fished for trout - a fishing licence is required.
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*Take a scenic drive up '''Akatarawa Road''' to '''Staglands''' wildlife park.
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*At the top of the '''Rimutaka Hill''' you can take a break in your trip to the Waiarapa and climb up to the Rimutaka Trig and see the Wairarapa instead.  Choose a calm sunny day as this part of the country can be very windy.
  
 
==Eat==
 
==Eat==

Revision as of 12:53, 12 February 2004

The Hutt Valley is part of the Wellington area.

The Hutt Valley contains the Hutt River and the cities of Upper Hutt and Hutt City (formerly Lower Hutt).

See

  • Belmont Regional Park is a great place to wander around. If you've got all day then the walk up to Belmont Trig is very tiring yet enjoyable.
  • If you want to go on a short walk then you can go from the end of Cornish Street, in Petone, up to the defunct Korokoro Dam.
  • Petone, the first colonial settlement in the Wellington area. Visit the early settlers museum and see the Jackson Street walk of fame.
  • Tunnel Gully and the Rimutaka Incline walkways. Walk or mountain bike the old railway route over the Rimutaka ranges.
  • Kaitoke Regional Park has a number of forest walks.
  • The Hutt River is easily accessable for most of its length. It is even able to be fished for trout - a fishing licence is required.
  • Take a scenic drive up Akatarawa Road to Staglands wildlife park.
  • At the top of the Rimutaka Hill you can take a break in your trip to the Waiarapa and climb up to the Rimutaka Trig and see the Wairarapa instead. Choose a calm sunny day as this part of the country can be very windy.

Eat

Fish and chips:

  • Dennis Fish Supply; 103 Randwick Rd Moera
  • Calypso Fish & Chips; 5 Waiwhetu Rd Waiwhetu

Miscellaneous:

  • Real Meat Pies; 68 Whites Line East Waiwhetu (during business hours only)

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