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Hutt City, (pop 95,500) formerly known as Lower Hutt, is a New Zealand city in the lower (southern) valley of the Hutt River, to the northeast of Wellington city. It is the ninth-largest city in New Zealand. The Hutt City region is popular for outdoor sports, especially mountain biking, hiking, fishing and swimming.

Having absorbed the former Borough of Petone[?], Hutt City strengthened its image as the Wellington region's industrial centre (not just a dormitory suburbia). The Waiwhetu Stream[?] has the reputation of surpassing all other New Zealand rivers in pollution and toxicity.

Hutt City also encompasses Wainuiomata and the former Boroughs of Eastbourne and Petone[?].

Lower Hutt suburbs include:

  • Alicetown
  • Avalon
  • Belmont
  • Belmont Domain
  • Eastbourne
  • Epuni
  • Fairfield
  • Gracefield
  • Harbourview
  • Kelson
  • Korokoro
  • Manor Park
  • Maungaraki
  • Naenae
  • Normandale
  • Petone[?]
  • Seaview
  • Stokes Valley
  • Taita
  • Tirohanga
  • VIC
  • Wainuiomata
  • Waiwhetu
  • Waterloo
  • Woburn

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