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.
Car assembly was once a major industry in New Zealand and Lower Hutt was one of the main sites with five plants in the Petone
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
Across New Zealand, communities celebrated Peace not only with parades and services but also sporting fixtures, dances and, as in Eastbourne’s case, gala balls. Mesdame
Many families produced remembrance cards to commemorate their loved ones who never returned or who died as a result of war service. One such family,