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Tararua History Eastern Hutt Place Name Origins

Compiled by Jeremy Foster -> mailto:jjfoster [snail] xtra [period] co [period] nz, January 2020.

Revised: 01 January 2020.
Phone: (04) 586–5807.

The document is laid out in the following style:

Locality Name for example – Arabella Rock.
Type of geographical feature for example – Geographic Feature.
Definition for example – A Latin word meaning beautiful altar.
Source of the information for example – Map.
Meaning of the information for example – Internet Dictionary.
Time frame when the name came into existence for example – 1900s.

This document is about the origin of the names of various topographical features, tracks, huts and other sites of the eastern side of the Hutt Valley. It excludes street names. The area for the purposes of this document covers is from Stokes Valley to Baring Head area. It is the eastern side of the Hutt Valley and Wellington Harbour to the start of the watershed of Wainuiomata. It excludes the following:

  • Tracks in the Haywards Scenic Reserve.
  • Tracks associated with the Waiu Street Mountain Bike Park in Wainuiomata that extend to the Hutt

Valley. Other documents that relate to the area are:

  • For information on the topographical features, tracks, huts and other sites of Wainuiomata, that is the watershed from the head of the Wainuiomata River to the mouth where it enters the sea at the Wainuiomata Coast and its tributaries, see Wainuiomata Place Name Origins.
  • For information on central Wainuiomata, that is the flat area see the Wainuiomata Central Place Names document.

The Map sources are from various topographical maps as stated in the Bibliography. See the Bibliography for further sources of information.

Adams Hill High Point
The origin of this name is not known. It is located in the Stokes Valley area.

Source – Map. Information – ?? Time Frame – 1910s.

Arabella Rock Geographic Feature
A Latin word meaning beautiful altar.

Source – Map. Information – Internet Dictionary. Time Frame – 1900s.

Big Gully (Pipes) Geographic Feature
Geographical term in that the area is large. Also that large concrete sewer pipes used to be stored here.

Source – Map. Information – The Pencarrow Walk – Eastbourne to Kohangatera compiled and published by the East Harbour Environmental Association. Time Frame – 1950s.

Bluff Point Headland
Geographical term in that it is a broad rounded cliff.

Source – Map. Information – Internet Dictionary. Time Frame – 1840s.

Bridle Track High Point
To help restrain a horses movements when necessary. It is a path or trail or thoroughfare that is used by people riding on horses.

Source – Map. Information – Internet Search. Time Frame – 1910s.

Bucks, Mt High Point
George Green Bucks (1818 – 1894) was a 19th century settler at Taita, Hutt Valley.

Source – Map. Information – Electoral Roll. Time Frame – 1840s.

Bus Barn Track Track
It starts / finishes at the bus barn where buses turn around and are stored.

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails, Map Information – Internet Search. Time Frame – 1930s.

Butterfly Creek Water
A view showing a carpet of thick, dark green bush covering many acres, and set in the midst of lighter green shape – a perfectly formed butterfly.

Source – Map. Information – Butterfly Creek – A Visitors Guide To The Forests Between Eastbourne And Wainuiomata by Eastbourne Forest Rangers. Time Frame – 1900s.

Camac Hut, Gollans Valley Hut
An amalgamation of two people Cameron William Grant Jelley (1911 – 1979) and Percival David Anthony McCrae (1913 – 1982). It was demolished in 1963.

Source – Newspaper Article. Information – Electoral Roll. Time Frame – 1920s.

Cameron, Mt High Point
Cameron Ridge Track Track
Cameron Stream Water
John Cameron (1823 – 1888) was a 19th century settler in the Gollans Valley area. The family farmed from the 1840s to 1914. Mt Cameron was also known as Rhodes Hill. Cameron Stream is also known as Waimikomiko Stream.

Source – East Harbour Regional Park. Information – The Land Barons Of Wainuiomata by Gavin Wallace. Time Frame – 1840s.

Camp Bay Geographic Feature
People from Eastbourne used to camp here in the summer months in the early 20th Century.

Source – Map. Information – The Pencarrow Walk – Eastbourne to Kohangatera compiled and published by the East Harbour Environmental Association. Time Frame – 1900s.

Cheviot Road Track Track
Cheviot Wellington Rangi Dillion Bell (1892 – 1960) was a son of Francis Henry Dillon Bell (1851 – 1936) who owned land in Lowry Bay, Eastbourne.

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Valley And Bays – Origins Of Street Names In Lower Hutt, including Eastbourne, Petone and Wainuiomata by Alison Carey. Time Frame – 1930s.

Circular Walk Track
It returns back to the original starting point.

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Internet Search. Time Frame – 1930s.

Coolag Hut, Gollans Valley Hut
The origin of this name is not known. It is however known that it was named after 2 people whose surname started with Coo and Lag. It was demolished in 1963.

Source – Newspaper Article. Information – ?? Time Frame – 1920s.

CW Jelleys Hut, Gollans Valley Hut
Cameron William Grant Jelley (1911 – 1979) was a tramper in the Wainuiomata and Orongorongos from the 1930s. It was gone by 1963.

Source – A Chronology Of The Tararua And Rimutaka Ranges – 6th Edition by Ross Kerr. Information – Electoral Roll. Time Frame – 1930s.

Dyett, Mt High Point
Henry Lewis Percy Dyett (1889 – 1975) was a surveyor. He was also associated with Karori, Wellington.

Source – Map. Information – Internet Search. Time Frame – 1950s.

East Harbour Regional Park Reserve / Park
Geographical term in that the area is on the east side of the harbour.

Source – Map. Information – Internet Dictionary. Time Frame – 1980s.

Ferry Road Track Track
A ferry service started in the 1890s between Eastbourne and Wellington.

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Valley And Bays – Origins Of Street Names In Lower Hutt, including Eastbourne, Petone and Wainuiomata by Alison Carey. Time Frame – 1930s.

Finger Hill High Point
Geographical term in that it looks like a finger.

Source – Map. Information – Internet Dictionary. Time Frame – 1880s.

Fitzroy Bay Water
Robert Fitzroy (1805 – 1865) was a Governor General of New Zealand from December 1843 to November 1845. He was also captain on the ship Beagle with Charles Darwin (1809 – 1882).

Source – Map. Information – Wikipedia. Time Frame – 1840s.

Francis Bell Grove Track Track
Francis Bell Reserve Reserve / Park
Francis Henry Dillon Bell (1851 – 1936) owned land in Lowry Bay, Eastbourne. He was a lawyer, mayor, politician and prime minister of New Zealand. The track was in existence from the 1950s to the 1990s.

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Valley And Bays – Origins Of Street Names In Lower Hutt, including Eastbourne, Petone and Wainuiomata by Alison Carey. Time Frame – 1880s.

Golders Valley Valley / Gully
William Golder (1810 – 1876) was a 19th century settler in the Hutt Valley. He was also a poet, school master and bush clearer.

Source – Map. Information – Electoral Roll. Time Frame – 1880s.

Goldmans Valley Valley / Gully
The origin of this name is not known. It is located in Gollans Valley.

Source – Map. Information – ?? Time Frame – 1880s.

Gollans Stream Water
Donald Matheson Gollan (1811 – 1887) was a New Zealand Company official in the 1840s.

Source – Map. Information – Eastbourne: A History Of The Eastern Bays by Ann Beaglehole. Time Frame – 1840s.

Hanify, Mt High Point
Hugo James Haren Page Hanify (1865 – 1945) was a civil engineer and surveyor. He laid out all the streets and surveyed the whole of the Point Howard suburb.

Source – Map. Information – Internet Search. Time Frame – 1920s.

Hawtrey, Mt High Point
Hawtrey Track Track
Montague John Greg Hawtrey (1805 – 1886) was of Trinity College, Cambridge, England. He was a friend and supporter of Edward Gibbon Wakefield (1796 – 1862).

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Eastbourne: A History Of The Eastern Bays by Ann Beaglehole. Time Frame – 1840s.

Haywards Scenic Reserve Reserve / Park
Harry Miles Hayward (1857 – 1953) was a 19th century settler who resided in Whites Lines East, Hutt Valley.

Source – Map. Information – Electoral Roll. Time Frame – 1880s.

Hinds Point Headland
Samuel Hinds (1793 – 1872) was a avid clerical (religious) supporter of the New Zealand Company.

Source – Map. Information – The Pencarrow Walk – Eastbourne to Kohangatera compiled and published by the East Harbour Environmental Association. Time Frame – 1840s.

Hornes Ridge Ridge
Robert Leatham Horn (1866 – 1945) was a farmer in Gollans Valley and supplied Eastbourne with milk until about 1917.

Source – Map. Information – Eastbourne: A History Of The Eastern Bays by Ann Beaglehole. Time Frame – 1900s.

Horoeka Street Track Track
A native tree whose foliage that changes from long and thin when young to wider and more rounded as the tree matures. It is also known as the lancewood. It was originally a track to and from Mangaroa Valley.

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Māori Dictionary. Time Frame – 1860s.

Howard Road Track Track
Philip Henry Howard (1801 – 1883) was a MP in England and a committee member of the New Zealand Association.

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Valley And Bays – Origins Of Street Names In Lower Hutt, including Eastbourne, Petone and Wainuiomata by Alison Carey. Time Frame – 1840s.

Inconstant Point Headland
A sailing ship called the Inconstant came ashore here in 1848 but was later refloated.

Source – Map. Information – The Pencarrow Walk – Eastbourne to Kohangatera compiled and published by the East Harbour Environmental Association. Time Frame – 1840s.

Kaeaea Track Track
A shortened version of Karearea the New Zealand Falcon.

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Māori Dictionary. Time Frame – 2018.

Kaitawa Road Track Track
The food of the tawa tree. Kai means food. Tawa is a native tree of the laurel family, which bears damson–like fruit.

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Valley And Bays – Origins Of Street Names In Lower Hutt, including Eastbourne, Petone and Wainuiomata by Alison Carey. Time Frame – 1930s.

Kamahi Street Track Track
A tall native tree with small cream–coloured flowers and dark timber.

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Māori Dictionary. Time Frame – 1970s.

Kelly, Mt High Point
Richard Kelly (18?? – ?) was a 19th century settler in Gollans Valley.

Source – Map. Information – ?? Time Frame – 1870s.

Kereru Track Track
A native pigeon which has mainly greenish metallic plumage with white underparts and a purplish–crimson bill and feet.

Source – Trailforks. Information – Māori Dictionary. Time Frame – 1930s.

Kingsley Street Track Track
The kings wood / meadow which refers to the trees located in the area.

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Internet Search. Time Frame – 1970s.

Knights Hill High Point
Charles Prendergast Knight (1871 – 1966) was a land owner in the Whitemans Valley and Stokes Valley area. He resided in Wellington.

Source – Map. Information – Electoral Roll. Time Frame – 1910s.

Kohangapiripiri, Lake Water
Kohangapiripiri Track Track
A strongly clinging nest on account of the area being very wind swept. Kohanga means nest. Piripiri means cling.

Source – Map. Information – The Great Harbour Of Tara by G. Leslie Adkin. Time Frame – 1800s.

Kohangatera, Lake Water
Kohangatera Track Track
A nest basking in the sun – a sheltered place with food aplenty. Kohanga means nest. Tera means basking in the sun.

Source – Map. Information – The Great Harbour Of Tara by G. Leslie Adkin. Time Frame – 1800s.

Korimako Track Track
A olive green songbird with a short curved bill and dark bluish–black wings known for its loud, clear, liquid songs. It is also known as the bellbird.

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Māori Dictionary. Time Frame – 1930s.

Kotuku Kawau Bird
A white and black cormorant / shag bird species. Kotuku means white cormorant / shag. Kawau means black cormorant / shag. It is also known as Shag Rock.

Source – Greater Wellington Regional Council. Information – Māori Dictionary. Time Frame – 1800s.

Kowhai Street Track Track
A native tree that grows to around 8 m high and have fairly smooth bark with small leaves. It produces yellow flowers.

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Māori Dictionary. Time Frame – 1930s.

Lakes Block Circuit Track Track
It goes around the lake in a circular direction.

Source – Greater Wellington Regional Council. Information – Internet Search. Time Frame – 2000s.

Lees Creek Water
The origin of the name is unknown but it relates to the Māori land that is from the Coast Road to Fitzroy Bay at Wainuiomata.

Source – Map. Information – ?? Time Frame – 1900s.

Leightons Gully Track Track
Herbert Ernest Leighton (1869 – 1945) was a auctioneer and land agent. He lived on the south side of Whites Line, Hutt Valley. He was also a Lower Hutt Borough Councillor (1903 – 1905). It was originally a wide benched track used by horse traffic. The track was one of the early tracks into Wainuiomata prior to the Wainuiomata Hill Road being built. The track name prior to Henry Ernest Leighton owning land in the area is not known. It is also known as Morepork Track.

Source – Friends of the Waiwhetu Haywards Scenic Reserve. Information – Friends Of The Waiwhetu Haywards Scenic Reserve. Time Frame – 1840s.

Lighthouse Track Track
Pencarrow Lighthouse was constructed in 1859.

Source – East Harbour Regional Park. Information – Internet Search. Time Frame – 1850s.

Link Ridge Ridge
Geographical term in that it is linking two points.

Source – Map. Information – Internet Dictionary. Time Frame – 1900s.

Loop Track Track
It circles back to the beginning.

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Internet Search. Time Frame – 1930s.

Lowry Bay Track Track
Richard Jennings Lowry (1816 – 1840) was a First Mate on the Tory, the New Zealand Company Survey Ship, which anchored in Wellington Harbour in 1839.

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Eastbourne: A History Of The Eastern Bays by Ann Beaglehole. Time Frame – 1840s.

McKenzie Track Track
Francis Andrew Wallace McKenzie (1824 – 1892) was a MP and a farmer.

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Valley And Bays – Origins Of Street Names In Lower Hutt, including Eastbourne, Petone and Wainuiomata by Alison Carey. Time Frame – 1930s.

Main Ridge Track Track
Geographical term in that it is the prominent ridge and that it is long and narrow.

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Internet Dictionary. Time Frame – 1960s.

Mitchell, Mt High Point
Thomas John Mitchell (1889 – 1969) came to Stokes Valley in 1897. He and his family owned a dairy farm at the entrance to Stokes Valley. He also supplied milk as part of the Mitchell Bros, Taita, Hutt Valley.

Source – Map. Information – Electoral Roll. Time Frame – 1940s.

Moana Track Track
Sea / ocean.

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Māori Dictionary. Time Frame – 2000s.

Morepork Track Track
A owl which has large, staring eyes and a mournful cry. It is also known as Leightons Gully Track.

Source – Trailforks. Information – Internet Dictionary. Time Frame – 1850s.

Muritai Park Track Track
A sea breeze. Muri means breeze. Tai means sea.

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Māori Dictionary. Time Frame – 1930s.

Nga Hu Personal Name
The sound. Named after a Māori woman who had a narrow escape from drowning. Nga means the. Hu means sound.

Source – The Great Harbour Of Tara by G. Leslie Adkin. Information – The Great Harbour Of Tara by G. Leslie Adkin, The Land of Tara and they who settled it by Elsdon Best. Time Frame – 1800s.

Nga Rerenga Personal Name
The flight. Named after a Māori woman who had a narrow escape from drowning. Nga means the. Rerenga means flight.

Source – The Great Harbour Of Tara by G. Leslie Adkin. Information – The Great Harbour Of Tara by G. Leslie Adkin, The Land of Tara and they who settled it by Elsdon Best. Time Frame – 1800s.

Ngaumatau Road Track Track
A bite of the fish hook. Ngau means bite. Matau means fish hook.

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Māori Dictionary. Time Frame – 1930s.

Ngutu–ihe Pa Settlement
A beak of the garfish. Ngutu means beak. Ihe means garfish.

Source – The Great Harbour Of Tara by G. Leslie Adkin. Information – The Great Harbour Of Tara by G. Leslie Adkin. Time Frame – 1800s.

Okakaho Stream Water
A place of the flower culms / stalks of the toetoe. O means of. Kakaho means flower culms / stalks of the toetoe.

Source – Map. Information – The Great Harbour Of Tara by G. Leslie Adkin. Time Frame – 1800s.

Soil Bureau Track Track
The Department of Scientific and Industrial Research had a Soil Research Centre in the area. This was closed in the early 1990s.

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Māori Dictionary. Time Frame – 1960s.

Paiaka Stream Water
A root of a tree. It is also named after the ship SS Paiaka that came ashore in 1906.

Source – Map. Information – The Great Harbour Of Tara by G. Leslie Adkin. Time Frame – 1800s.

Parangarahu / Parangarehu / Parangarau Pa Settlement
The fern basket. It was a place where the people from the Māori village at Te Atiawa, Petone visited seasonally and collected berries. The pa of Tautoki – younger brother of Tara. Para means fern. Nga means the. Rahu means basket.

Source – The Great Harbour Of Tara by G. Leslie Adkin. Information – The Great Harbour Of Tara by G. Leslie Adkin. Time Frame – 1800s.

Paraonui / Paraoanui Settlement
A large whale. It was also the site of a Māori fishing community. Para means fish. O means of. Nui means large.

Source – The Great Harbour Of Tara by G. Leslie Adkin. Information – The Great Harbour Of Tara by G. Leslie Adkin. Time Frame – 1800s.

Pencarrow Coast Road Track
Pencarrow Head Headland
A head of the valley or high fort. It is from the Cornwall, England residence of Sir William Molesworth (1810 – 1855) who was a director of the New Zealand Company. He was also a MP in England. It is also known as Te–Rae–akiaki.

Source – Map. Information – Wikipedia. Time Frame – 1840s.

Pinehaven Ridge Track
The pine tree (sequoia) grows in the vicinity which began to be planted in 1926.

Source – Trailforks. Information – Upper Hutt Street A–Z Master Themes by Lynly Yates. Time Frame – 1940s.

Rata Street Loop Track Track
A tall native tree with red flowers similar to those of the pohutukawa. It starts as vine and eventually engulfs its host tree.

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Māori Dictionary. Time Frame – 1950s.

Rhodes Hill High Point
William Bernard Rhodes (1807 – 1878) was a 19th century leaseholder in Gollans Valley. He had cattle running in the area. It is now known as Mt Cameron.

Source – Map. Information – Electoral Roll. Time Frame – 1840s.

Scout Hut, Gollans Valley Hut
A organisation that caters to youth through adventurous experiences to lead lives that make a positive difference. It was demolished in 1963. It is also known as Whare O Poroane – Browns Hut.

Source – Newspaper Article. Information – Internet Search. Time Frame – 1900s.

Shag Rock Geographic Feature
A white and black cormorant / shag bird species. It is also known as Kotuku Kawau.

Source – Greater Wellington Regional Council. Information – Internet Dictionary. Time Frame – 1990s.

Snake, Mt High Point
A Snake Feather is a species of flowering plant which is native to tropical West Africa from Nigeria east to the Congo. It is regarded as a weed in New Zealand.

Source – Map. Information – Wikipedia. Time Frame – 1960s.

Stewart, Mt High Point
Allan William Stewart (1928 – present) was a engineer, civil surveyor who worked for the Hutt County in the 1960s and 1970s.

Source – Map. Information – Hutt County Council Centenary 1877 – 1977 by James M Daley. Time Frame – 1960s.

Stokes, Mt High Point
Stokes Valley Track Track
Robert Stokes (1809 – 1880) was a surveyor for the New Zealand Company. He later entered into business. He was also represented on various political bodies.

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Hutt County Council Centenary 1877 – 1977 by James M Daley. Time Frame – 1960s.

Summit Road Firebreak Track
Geographical term in that a road runs along the spur of the hill towards the summit.

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Valley And Bays – Origins Of Street Names In Lower Hutt, including Eastbourne, Petone and Wainuiomata by Alison Carey. Time Frame – 1960s.

Swainson Stake High Point
William John Swainson (1789 – 1855) was a ornithologist, malacologist, conchologist, entomologist and a artist. It is located near Mt Cameron.

Source – Map. Information – Wikipedia. Time Frame – 1880s.

Sykes Hill High Point
George Sykes (1815 – 1873) was a 19th century settler at Waiwhetu, Hutt Valley.

Source – Map. Information – Electoral Roll. Time Frame – 1870s.

Takapau–rangi Settlement
A flat sleeping mat where there is sky. It was a inland temporary settlement for the people of the Para–ngaregu pa. Takapau means flat sleeping mat. Rangi means sky.

Source – The Great Harbour Of Tara by G. Leslie Adkin. Information – The Great Harbour Of Tara by G. Leslie Adkin. Time Frame – 1800s.

Tawhai Street Track Track
A native tree which is known as the silver beech.

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Māori Dictionary. Time Frame – 1970s.

Te Anakopiro Cave
The cave is steep in water. Te means the. Ana means cave. Kopiro means steep in water.

Source – The Great Harbour Of Tara by ''G. Leslie Adkin. Information – The Great Harbour Of Tara by G. Leslie Adkin. Time Frame – 1800s.

Te Koromiko Vegetation
The native bushy shrub that has narrow pointed leaves up to 4 meters tall, but often less. Te means the. Koromiko is a native shrub with small, thick, folded leaves in four neat rows, white flower.

Source – The Great Harbour Of Tara by G. Leslie Adkin. Information – Māori Dictionary. Time Frame – 1800s.

Te Papanui A Henga Settlement
The big large flat land of food. It is also a fishing place. Te means the. Papa means flat area. Nui means large. A means of. Henga means food.

Source – The Great Harbour Of Tara by G. Leslie Adkin. Information – The Great Harbour Of Tara by G. Leslie Adkin. Time Frame – 1800s.

Te Rae–akiaki Headland
The headland where the sea dashes up or pounds. Te means the. Rae means headland. Akiaki means dash. It is also known as Pencarrow Head.

Source – The Great Harbour Of Tara by G. Leslie Adkin. Information – The Great Harbour Of Tara by G. Leslie Adkin. Time Frame – 1800s.

Te Wera Personal Name
The hot. Bears the name of a warrior of Ngāti–Mutunga, slain there by Te Retimana, a war prisoner from the Wairarapa. Te means the. Wera means hot.

Source – The Great Harbour Of Tara by G. Leslie Adkin. Information – The Great Harbour Of Tara by G. Leslie Adkin. Time Frame – 1800s.

Te Whiti Riser Track Track
Te Whiti O Rongomai (1830 – 1907) was a Te Ati Awa prophet of Parihaka, Taranaki. It was named by Ihaia Porutu Puketapu (1887 – 1971).

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Wikipedia. Time Frame – 2016.

Trig Gully High Point
A reference point on high ground used in surveying, typically marked by a small pillar.

Source – Map. Information – Internet Search. Time Frame – 1910s.

Valley View Hill High Point
Geographical term in that there is a long, narrow region of low land between hills ranges and that there is a view from the top.

Source – Map. Information – Internet Dictionary. Time Frame – 1880s.

Waimikomiko Stream Water
A stream where lots of young nikau reside. Wai means stream. Mikomiko means young nikau. It is also known as Cameron Stream.

Source – The Great Harbour Of Tara by G. Leslie Adkin. Information – Māori Place Names Dictionary. Time Frame – 1800s.

Wet Jandle Track
A slang term in that the track is difficult.

Source – Trailforks. Information – Internet Dictionary. Time Frame – 2000s.

Wheelers Way Track
Allen Henry Wheeler (1903 – 1984) was a Royal Air Force officer and pilot who served during World War Two in England. Aircraft themes were used for naming in the Blue Mountains, Upper Hutt subdivision.

Source – Trailforks. Information – Upper Hutt Street A–Z Master Themes by Lynly Yates. Time Frame – 1950s.

Wilkie Crescent Firebreak Track
George Wilkie (1797 – 1865) was a 19th century settler in the Hutt Valley.

Source – Hutt City Tracks and Trails. Information – Valley And Bays – Origins Of Street Names In Lower Hutt, including Eastbourne, Petone and Wainuiomata by Alison Carey. Time Frame – 1960s.

Bibliography

Maps

  • Hutt N160 1943.
  • Hutt N160 3rd Edition 1965.
  • Hutt N160 4th Edition 1977.
  • Lower Hutt BQ32 Edition 1 2009.
  • Lower Hutt BQ32 Edition 1 2017.
  • Turakirae R28 Edition 1 1978.
  • Wellington BQ31 Edition 2 2016.
  • Wellington N164 2nd Edition 1962.
  • Wellington N164 3rd Edition 1967.
  • Wellington N164 4th Edition 1974.
  • Wellington R27 1st Edition 1979.
  • Wellington R27 and part Q27 2nd Edition 1983.
  • Wellington R27, R28 and part Q27 3rd Edition 1996.
  • Wellington R27, R28 and part Q27 2006.

Surveyor Field Books from Land Information New Zealand.

Other Sources

Birth and Deaths dates have been obtained from:

  • Birth, Death and Marriage Indexes from New Zealand, England and Ireland.
  • Other genealogy sources such as Ancestry and Find My Past.
  • Department of Conservation (DOC) website.
  • Greater Wellington Regional Council (GRWC) website.
  • Hutt City Tracks and Trails Brochures.
  • Friends of the Waiwhetu's Haywards Scenic Reserve website.
  • Internet Dictionary.
  • Internet Searches.
  • New Zealand Electoral Rolls from the 1860s to present.
  • Papers Past website.
  • Petone Settlers Data.
  • Port Nicholson Block Settlement Trust.
  • Tararua Tramping Club Trip reports and website.
  • Trailforks website.
  • Wikipedia.

Books / Documents

  • Adkin, G. Leslie. The Great Harbour of Tara.
  • Bagnall, A. G. Okiwi – European Occupation of the Eastern Bays, Port Nicholson.
  • Beaglehole, Ann. Eastbourne: A History Of The Eastern Bays.
  • Best, Elsdon. The Land of Tara, and they who settled it, The Story of the Occupation of Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara (the Great Harbour of Tara), or Port Nicholson, by the Maoris.
  • Carey, Alison. Valley And Bays – Origins of Street Names in Lower Hutt, including Eastbourne, Petone and Wainuiomata.
  • Cochran, Chris and Maclean, Chris and Sheppard, Allan. Built Heritage of the Orongorongo Valley.
  • Daley, James M. Hutt City Council Centenary 1877 – 1977.
  • Eastbourne Forest Rangers. Butterfly Creek – A Visitors Guide to the Forests between Eastbourne and Wainuiomata.
  • East Harbour Environmental Association. The Pencarrow Walk – Eastbourne to Kohangatera.
  • Kenneally, J. M. and B. M. Wainuiomata These Passing Years.
  • Kerr, Ross. A Chronology of the Tararua and Rimutaka Ranges – 6th Edition.
  • Raukara Consultants. Orua–Poua–Nui – Baring Head Cultural Values Report.
  • Reed, A.W. A Dictionary of Māori Place Names.
  • Wallace, Gavin and Chambers, Dawn. Tales From Wainuiomata Past Volume 2.
  • Wallace, Gavin. The Land Barons Of Wainuiomata.
  • Wallace, Gavin (compiled). Tales From Wainuiomata Past.
  • Yates, Lynly. Upper Hutt Street A–Z Master Themes.
  • Yates, Lynly. Upper Hutt District and Topographical Features.
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