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
Edwin Jackson reported to the Hutt and Petone District Town Boards about swimming baths in Kilbirnie, Wellington; and suggested that similar be adopted for Petone