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Historic Districts and Towns of Wellington

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The Wellington Province was a province of New Zealand from 1853, governing much of the southern half of the North Island, including Wellington and the Manawatu-Wanganui and Regions.

Te Whanganui a Tara / Wellington Harbour
Port Nicholson / Wellington Harbour

Maori refer this southernmost tip of the North Island of New Zealand as Te Upoko o te Ika a Maui - for Maori place names of the Wellington Region, see The Land of Tara and they who settled it by Elsdon Best; part V: pp. 92-104 Native Place Names of Wellington district

Provincial government was abolished in 1876.

The Greater Wellington Region was established in 1989

For a map and list of current local body councils, see Councils by Region; Wellington

Districts included in the Wellington Region (Greater Wellington)

Wellington City
Hutt City (perhaps Lower Hutt)
Porirua City
Upper Hutt
Kapiti Coast District
South Wairarapa District
Carterton District
Masterton District
Tararua District, Manawatu-Wanganui (part)

Districts & Settlements included in the historic Province of Wellington

Wellington North
Horokiwi
Kaiwarra
Karori
Khandallah
Makara
Ngahauranga
Ngaio
Johnsonville
Ngahauranga
Ngaio
Ohariu
Tawa Flat
Wadestown
Wellington Central
Makara
Port Nicholson
Te Aro
Thorndon
Wadestown
Wellington South
Island Bay
Kilbirnie
Lyall Bay / Orongo
Maranui
Melrose
Miramar
Newtown
Orongo / Lyall Bay
Seatoun

Historically, "The Wairarapa" region runs northeast of Wellington, following the ridge of the Remutaka and Tararua ranges as far as the Manawatu Gorge, a region divided south to north in the Southern Wairarapa; Carterton; Masterton & Tararua Districts. [1]

Southern Wairarapa
Bloomfield (Mangaroa) (Mungaroa)
Burlings (Featherston)
Cape Palliser
Carterton
Featherston
Gladstone
Grey Town
Kahutara
Kaiwaiwai
Lake Ferry
Martinborough (Te Waihenga)
Morrisons Bush
Mungaroa (Bloomfield) (Franklin)
Pahaoa
Ruamahanga
Tauherenikau
Te Pare (Kahutara)
Te Waihenga (Martinborough)
White Rock
Carterton District
Admiral Hill
Ahiaruhe (Stoney Hill) (Ponatahi)
Arnolds Line (Dalefield)
Carterton
Clareville (Taratahi)
Dalefield
Flat Point (Te Unu Unu)
Glenburn
Longbush
Matarawa
Parkvale (Eke-manuka)
Ponatahi
Stoney Hill (Ahiaruhe)
Three Mile Bush (Carterton) (Waihakeke)
Waihakeke (Carterton)
Masterton District
Annendale (Ti Nui)
Bideford (Upper Taueru)
Bickerstaffe (Upper Taueru)
Blairlogie (Carswells)
Brancepeth (The Wydrop/Wairarapa)
The Camp
Carswells
Castle-point (Rangiwhakaoma)
Deliverance Cove (Castlepoint)
Dreyerton (Kopuaranga) (The Camp) (Opaki)
Dryers Rock (Tikitapu)
Gladstone
Grassondale (Te Nui)
Hastwells
Kuripuni
Mangamahoe
Masterton (Whakaoriori)
Mauriceville
Mount Bruce
Mungapakeha (Te Nui)
Opaki (Dreyerton)
Pakowai (Whakataki)
Stronvar
Tanglewood (Bideford) (Ihukoi)
Taueru (Tauweru)
Te Nui (Tinui)
Te Whiti
Whakataki
Tararua District
Akito
Alfredton (Moroa) (Maroa)
Brownston (Brownstown) (Hukanui)
Coleton (Mangaone)
Dannevirke (Tamaki) (Tapuata)
Eketāhuna (Parkville) (Tawataia)
40 (Forty) Mile Bush
Herbertville
Hukani
The Junction (Woodville)
Kaitawa (Te Aurapa)
Kopikopiko (Waiwera)
Kumeroa
Makairo (Pahiatua)
Mangaone (Pahiatua) (Rongomai)
Mangatainoka (Pahiatua)
Norsewood
Owahanga
Ormondville
Pahiatua
Papatawa (Tahua) (Victoria):Parkville (Eketahuna)
Pleckville
Pongaroa (Maku)
Pohangina (Awahau)
Rongomai (Mangaone)
Scarborough (Pahiatua) (Mangamutu)
70 (Seventy) Mile Bush ((Te Tapere Nui O Whatonga)
Te Aurapura (Kaitawa)
Tiraumea (Pahiatua)
Victoria (Papatawa)
Waione
Weber
Woodville (The Junction)

Historically, "The Manawatu" and "Horowhenua" regions are north of Wellington, running north between the Ruahine and Tararua ranges and the west coast. [2]

Manawatu
Aokautere (Fitzherbert East)
Ashhurst (Raukawa)
Campbeltown (Rongotea)
Carnarvon
Cheltenham
Fielding
Halcombe
Hall Block (Te Rauparaha
Jackytown (Palmerston North) (Tiakitahunga)
Kimbolton
Longburn (Tiaketahunga)
Nikau (Waiata)
ōhakea
Ohonga (Aohanga) (Owhanga)
Oroua Downs
Palmerston (Palmerston North) (Papaioea)
Parewanui
Pemberton (Palmerston North) (Rangiwāhia)
Rangiwāhia (Pemberton)
Rangitikei
Rongotea (Campbeltown)
Sanson
Scots Ferry
Takaro (Highbury)
Trondheim (Taonui)
Horowhenua
Foxton (Te Awahou) (Port of Manawatu)
Gladstone
Heatherlea
Hokio
Ihakara
Kere Kere
Koputaroa
Kuku
Levin
Makahika
Makerua
Managua
Mangawatū
Mangaore
Miranu
Moutua
Muhunoa
ōhau
Opiki
Poroutawhao
Shannon (Te Maire)
Tokomaru
Waikawa
Waitarere
Waiopehu
Weraroa



Sources

  1. Ben Schrader, 'Wairarapa region - Boundaries and identity', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/12058/wairarapa-region (accessed 6 April 2020)
  2. Malcolm McKinnon, 'Manawatū and Horowhenua region - Overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/9460/manawatu-and-horowhenua (accessed 6 April 2020)


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