Samuel Duncan Parnell is the ‘founder of the 8 hour working day’ in New Zealand, celebrated first in 1890 with a Labour Day parade for the labouring classes.
Called erratic, eccentric, and “two-faced” the Petone Town Clock has survived 103 years. It has also survived the demolition of the Petone Municipal building, a
There has always been some uncertainty as to when Hutt Central School started. According to the School’s 90th anniversary booklet, “The date of commencement of
The development of Avalon Park began in 1962 and the pavilion was opened in 1967.The park was upgraded in the early 1970s with a comprehensive
Doctor and feminist. Agnes Bennett was for many years a resident of Lowry Bay. She was born in Australia in 1872. In 1894 she became the
On Monday 19 September the Stokes Valley Library will move to a temporary location while a new community hub is built. It will return in 2017 to the current site as part of