Mrs Kitty Mildenhall (1898-1987) was a great example of a woman working in previously male-dominated roles in the council and community positions. She was awarded
Ripeka Wharawhara Love (1882 – 1953), leading Te Ati Awa rangatira and a descendant of both Chiefs Te Puni and Te Wharepouri, made a big
Marie’s connection with Lower Hutt is that she purchased Mrs. Hulme’s Private Hospital, a private maternity hospital in a large house at 15 Knights Road
Before she was a famous author Margaret Mahy was a librarian. Her first professional post in 1958 was at the Petone Library where she was the assistant librarian.
Chinese people have lived in the Hutt Valley from the 1880s when they had market gardens, particularly in Waiwhetu – Waterloo Road was originally called
In October 1955 Wellington artist Leonard Mitchell was commissioned to paint three murals for the Lower Hutt War Memorial Library, then under construction. The murals