Whitemans Valley

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Whitemans Valley
Suburb
Whitemans Valley is located in New Zealand
Whitemans Valley
Whitemans Valley
Location in New Zealand
Coordinates: 41°09′58″S 175°05′06″E / 41.166°S 175.085°E / -41.166; 175.085Coordinates: 41°09′58″S 175°05′06″E / 41.166°S 175.085°E / -41.166; 175.085
Country New Zealand
Island North Island
City Upper Hutt

Whitemans Valley is a rural suburb of Upper Hutt located in the lower North Island of New Zealand. Situated roughly 4 kilometers south of the Upper Hutt city centre, the area has a variety of farms and lifestyle blocks.

The valley was discovered in 1846 by George Whiteman while he was pig-hunting.[1] Settlement in the valley was founded by the Whiteman family in 1871.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kelleher, J A (1991). Upper Hutt - The History. Upper Hutt: Upper Hutt City Council. p. 149. ISBN 0-908561-37-7. 
  2. ^ Yandle, Barry (c. 2010). "A Potted History With Particular Reference To Pinehaven" (PDF). Pinehaven Progressive Association. Archived from the original on 2012. Retrieved 2016-01-08.