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,
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.
Mary Dowse (1900-1964), described as fun-loving, warm-hearted and energetic, was Mayoress to Lower Hutt Mayor Percy Dowse for 20 years. Mary was one of the
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
Eastbourne Library is celebrating its’ 45th anniversary on March 20 this year. The Library was a triumph for the community who campaigned from the 1930s
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