May 8 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe, where the bulk of NZ’s Forces fought and
In November 1950 William Lewis Robertson deliberately stepped in front of the train to Melling. Gisborne Herald, 21 November 1950 Before departing he penned what
Cycling became popular worldwide in the late 1800s and early 1900s and in the Hutt Valley residents were eager to cycle too. Cycles were fashionable,
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
In 1878, Wellington experienced severe water shortages, despite having just spent £80,000 on their water supply. The water flow was stopped at night, extraordinary usage
Whites Line was the second road established in the Hutt Valley and the first road to slice across the Valley. It’s now a major thoroughfare.