Silverstream - Heretaunga
About the forecast areas
The 2017 population forecast for Silverstream - Heretaunga is 5,007, and is forecast to grow to 5,975 by 2043.
Silverstream - Heretaunga is bounded by the Hutt River, the railway line and Fergusson Drive in the north, Camp Street in the east, Somme Road, the railway line and the localities of Trentham South and Pinehaven in the south, and Lower Hutt City in the west. Heretaunga is named from the Māori words 'here' meaning 'to tie up' and 'taunga' meaning 'to be at home, ie. Resting or mooring place for canoes'. Silverstream is named on account of the silver sands of the river.