|Local authority||Lower Hutt City|
|Population||2,568 (2006 )|
Belmont is a suburb of Lower Hutt, to the north of Wellington in the North Island of New Zealand. It is on the west bank of the Hutt River, on State Highway 2 (SH 2), the Wellington-Hutt main road, and across the river from the centre of Lower Hutt.
It borders the Belmont Regional Park and as such is surrounded by native bush and beautiful views.
History: Belmont Picnic Grounds
The Belmont Picnic Grounds were a popular venue for outings in the early 1900s. They were operated originally by Mr Kilminster (ca. 1911-1914), then by Mr C. E. Clarke (ca. 1914-1919) and finally by Mrs Eliza Presants, wife of Philip Robert Presants, ca. 1920-1932.
- Hutt City Council - 2006 Hutt City Demographic Profile Archived December 27, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved: 7 January 2009
- Evening Post, 19 Jan 1911, p. 8
- Evening Post, 10 Nov 1914, p. 1
- Evening Post, 11 Dec 1920, p. 6
- Evening Post, 9 Apr 1932, p. 1
- Belmont Railway Station, New Zealand (closed 1954)
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