The Hutt Valley is a region located in the lower North Island of New Zealand. It is situated in the larger Wellington Region and encompasses the cities of Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt, and Petone. The Hutt River runs through the valley, which is surrounded by the Rimutaka Range to the east and the Tararua Range to the west. The valley is known for its natural beauty, including parks, gardens, and recreational areas, as well as its proximity to the capital city of Wellington. It's also home to a diverse population with a mix of urban and suburban neighbourhoods, and a range of cultural and recreational activities. The valley is also an important industrial and commercial area, with a strong focus on manufacturing and technology.