In April 1920 Edward, Prince of Wales – who would later become Edward VIII, arrived in New Zealand for a month-long tour. This event caused
Some of the large mature trees which dot the New Zealand landscape were planted during the July 1919 Peace celebrations. Many communities chose to plant
Peace to celebrate the end of WWI was officially marked in NZ over the three days of July 19-21 1919. Saturday 19 July was designated
Mrs Annie Huggan, Mayor of Petone 1957-1965, was a diminutive Yorkshire-born powerhouse. She was elected Mayor of Petone on the Labour ticket after the sudden
The Petone Settlers Museum was constructed in 1939 to commemorate the centennial of the Wellington Province. It marks the arrival in Petone of the first
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.