Index Wellington Hutt Valley Porirua Kapiti Wairarapa 2016

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• September – Petone Jail Museum, Jackson St, open most weekdays days & every Sat & Sun, 11am–3pm
Enjoy the popular video of Jackson Street as part of the Jail displays.

• Thurs 1 Sept – An Unexpected Journey, 11am
What happened when the Eastbourne RSA decided to publish a history of its community’s experiences of war?
Julia
Stuart reveals how she went about writing Half a World Away: Eastbourne in Wartime 1899-1928, due to be published in November.
Petone Library, Lower Hutt.

• Sat 10 Sept – Walk of Champions plaque-laying, 10am
Rugby players Rochelle Martin & Neemia Tialata, and
footballer John Adams will have their plaques unveiled.
Meet
outside St Vincent de Paul shop, 316 Jackson Street.

• Mon 12 Sept - Discover the Lower Hutt Cemeteries Database, 12pm
Chris Gousmett, Hutt City Council’s Corporate Information Manager, will talk about the cemeteries database, the challenges encountered in creating it, and the sources used to collect and verify the data.
Petone
Library, Lower Hutt.

• Sat 17 Sept – Heritage In The Hutt, 9.45-10.30am
Warwick Johnston will be speaking.
Hutt City Council Administration Building Foyer, 30 Laings Road, Lower Hutt.

• Sat 17 Sept – A Tour of the Hutt City Council Archives, 11am-12.15pm
Archivist Jennie Henton conducts a tour of the Archives.
Hutt City Council Archives, 487 Hutt Rd, Alicetown, Lower Hutt

• Sat 17 Sept – Researching Property Records, 1pm
Join Archivist Jennie Henton for an introduction and explanation on the types of records held at Hutt City Council Archives
(including property records) and how you can access them.
Petone Library, 7 Britannia St, Petone.

• Sun 25 Sept – Bus tour of Petone featuring latest heritage developments, 2-4pm
A new tour of heritage landmarks and developments.
Please RSVP
early with Roy T: 04 568 6449 or E: petonehistories@gmail.com.
Tour starts from Community
House, Britannia Street. Tickets $10 per seat (pay on the day).

• Mon 26 Sept – Glimpses of Lost Graves in the Hutt, 11am
Hear about the television series Lost Graves, a collaboration between local historian and author, Warwick Johnston, and film-maker,
Marguerite Renaud, using cemeteries as a gateway to stories of our past, and how our national identity was shaped.
Petone Library, Lower Hutt.