Enid was born in 1888 and Violet in 1890 to distinguished parents Sir Francis Henry Dillon Bell, eventually to become the first New Zealand born
Mrs Kitty Mildenhall (1898 – 1986) was a great example of a woman working in previously male-dominated roles in the council and community positions. She
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
Chinese people have lived in the Hutt Valley from the 1880s when they had market gardens, particularly in Waiwhetu – Waterloo Road was originally called
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.