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Boulcott

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Boulcott is a central suburb of Lower Hutt City situated in the south of the North Island of New Zealand. The suburb lies about a kilometre north-east of the Lower Hutt CBD.

Boulcott
Basic information
Local authority Lower Hutt City
Population 2,448 (2006 [1])
Facilities
Hospitals(s) Hutt Hospital, Boulcott Hospital
Surrounds
Northeast Avalon
East Epuni
South Lower Hutt CBD
West Tirohanga
Northwest Belmont

Boulcott takes its name after Almon Boulcott, who farmed in the area in the 1840s.[2] Armed conflict took place in the area at Boulcott's Farm in 1846 during the Hutt Valley Campaign.

Two Lower Hutt hospitals; Hutt Hospital and Boulcott Hospital, lie in Boulcott.

As of 2013 the oldest house in the area stands in Fry Street. Formerly known as "The Glebe", it served as a local Gentleman's club in the early 20th century.[citation needed]

EducationEdit

Boulcott has two schools:

The nearest state intermediate (Year 7 and 8) schools are Naenae Intermediate School in Avalon to the north-east or Hutt Intermediate School in Woburn to the south. The nearest state secondary (Year 9–13) school is Naenae College in Avalon.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hutt City Council - 2006 Hutt City Demographic Profile Archived December 27, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved: 7 January 2009
  2. ^ Te Ara: The Encyclopaedia of New Zealand - Hutt Valley - central and west Retrieved: 10 January 2009
  3. ^ a b "Directory of Schools - as at 14 March 2018". New Zealand Ministry of Education. Retrieved 20 March 2018. 

Coordinates: 41°12′13″S 174°55′18″E / 41.203616°S 174.921551°E / -41.203616; 174.921551