Ann and William Welch and their three boys and four girls arrived on the Oriental, the second settler ship to Port Nicholson, in January 1840. They had
While we now expect to see memorials in every town, before World War I they were much less widespread. There had been memorials constructed before
The Hutt and Petone Chronicle began in 1887 and only ceased publication in the 1960s.
On April 10, 1968 the Wahine passenger ship foundered on Barrett Reef near the Wellington heads in New Zealand’s worst maritime disaster since 1909. Winds of
A tour of the Lower Hutt Civic Centre Heritage New Zealand has designated the Lower Hutt Civic Centre a site of historic importance. They say
St Patrick’s Day, the ‘Feast of St. Patrick’, celebrates the death date March 17 of St Patrick, patron saint of Ireland, who died in 641. The shamrock and