Summer in the Hutt Valley over the years – family and church picnics, school picnics, swimming, lazing on the beach, beer on the beach, waterslides, fishing, tramping, enjoying the garden and pets, tea in the garden, excursions in the car, work xmas parties, tennis …
All that’s changed is the donkey rides, the model yachts and of course the fashions!
Here’s a selection of summetime photos from our Heritage Collection. Find more fabulous photos by searching our Heritage Photos Catalogue.
Races between Chilton St. James (in stripes) and Hutt Valley High School (in black) held at Chilton St. James School, c1967 (http://bit.ly/2kJNrJt
3-year old George Hooper, standing on a piece of timber in the rigging of a sailing boat, c1896? (http://bit.ly/2AWlsgG
Rev. J. Lopdell at the St. Stephen’s Presbyterian Church picnic held in Belmont, 1930 (http://bit.ly/2yUdX82
A crowd of spectators in the water at Petone Beach for the Somes Island swim, c1960s (http://bit.ly/2BIY7Tq
Naenae pool (baths), 19?