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Petone's First 100 Years (1940)

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Contents

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Title Page 1
Acknowledgments 3
Foreword—G. London, Esq. 4
A Message from the Right Hon. M. J. Savage 6
An Appreciation by Hon. Walter Nash 8
Foreword by Hon. D. G. Sullivan 10
Petone—Home of Industries 13
Petone—From Kupe to Pakeha 15
Pito-one—From Tara to Pakeha by A. P. Godber 21
Pioneers Arrival 27
First Bank in New Zealand 50
First Newspaper in New Zealand 50
Petone Pen Pictures 1840 51
Petone Pen Pictures 1872—Mr. Maidment 53
Petone Pen Pictures 1881—Mr. H. Kirk 56
Jackson Street—Petone's Business Area 60
Petone's First Streets 60
The Petone Wharf 61
Koro Koro—A Petone Suburb 64
The Petone Stopbank 66
Petone Water Supply 68
Sewerage Scheme 70
Recreation Ground 71
The Call to Arms, 1914–1918: Petone Men who fell 72
Petone Beautifying Society 74
History of Petone Fire Brigade 75
Mayors of Petone— 80
Mr. W. J. Kirk 82
Mr. S. R. Johnson 82
Mr. R. C. Kirk 83
Mr. Richard Mothes 83
Mr. George Thomas London 83
Mr. J. W. McEwan 84
Mr. David McKenzie 84
Mr. A. Scholefield 85
Mr. George London 86
Self Government in Petone 88
Town Board Formed 88
The Borough Formed 94
First Petone Race Meeting, 1842.. 103
List of Well-known Names 105
Biographical notes—Mr. Joseph Percy and Mr. W. Riddler 105
Jubilee Celebrations— 108
Reunion 108–112
Religious Service 114
College Display 116
Concert 116
Schools' Day 116
Maori Day 117
Jubilee Ball 119
Norton Cup 123
Centennial Fire Brigades' Competitions 129
Churches— 131
Church of England 131–132
Methodist 133
Presbyterian 135
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Catholic 138
Baptist 141
Church of Christ 142
Salvation Army 143
Schools— 144
Hutt Valley Technical College 144
Central 145
Convent 146
Koro Koro 147
West 148
Wilford 148
History of Businesses, Industries and Institutions—
Bonthorne, M. C. 149
Burn & Son 150–151
Burridge, C. H 152
Caley, E. 153–154 155
Carbonic Ice Ltd. 155
Carey, J. R., Drapery Store 156
Colgate Palmolive & Co., Ltd. 157
Dales, R. J. 158
Dolling & Lee 155
Dominion Dyers Ltd. 159
Empire Hotel "Evening Post," Ltd. 160
Gadsden, J. & Co., Ltd. 162–163
Gaynor, J. P. & Co., Ltd. 164–165
General Motors (N.Z.) Ltd. 166–168
Grand National Hotel 169
Hannah & Co., Ltd. 170–171
Hartley, Edward 172
Hutt Valley Electric Power Board 173–174–175–176
Ideal Laundry 177
Kenners Ltd. 178
Jenness, Len 179
Lever Bros. (N.Z.) Ltd. 180–181
Liebezeit's Novelty Store Ltd. 182
Matthews, J. L., Ltd. 183
McEwen, Carter & Co., Ltd. 184–185
McKenzie's Department Stores 186
New Zealand Motor Bodies, Ltd. 187–188
New Zealand Railways 189
Nicholls & Pearce 190
Odlin, C. & A. & Co., Ltd 191–192
Oppenheimer Casing Co. 193
Petone and Lower Hutt Gas Lighting Board 194–195–196–197
Raymond, G. N. Proprietary, Ltd. 198
Reid, F. G., Ltd 199
Sharpe, J. & Co. 200
Shaw, P. H 201
Short, R. W. & Co 202
Stewart Prams Ltd. 203
Thomson Lewis & Co., Ltd. 204
Waddington, H. M 205–206
Wellington Trotting Club 207–208
Williamson, C. A. 209
Wills, W. D. & H. O. (N.Z.) Ltd. 210
Wellington Woollen Manufacturing Co., Ltd. 211
The Centennial— 212
Memorial Opened 212
Tributes to Pioneers 214
Historical Pageant 215
The Original Flag 217
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Sports— 218
Petone Rugby Club 221
Petone Rowing Club 223
Petone Cricket Club 227
Petone Athletic Club 227
Petone Tennis Club 228
Petone Association Club 229
Petone Hockey Club 229
Petone Bowling Club 229
Lodges— 231
Ulster Lodge 62 231
I.O.O.F. Loyal Petone 231
A.O.F. Court Epuni 233
Independent Order Rechabites 235
Hibernian Society 235
G.U.O.O. Pioneer Branch 236
United Ancient Order of Druids 238
Star of Petone and Heretaunga Lodge 239
The First Hutt Valley Band 239
Social Institutions— 241
Plunket Society 241
Free Kindergarten 243
Dental Clinic 244
Y.M.C.A. 245
Petone W.M. Club 246
Scouts— 249
St. Augustine's Club 249
Other Troops 250
Sea Scouts 251
Saint Aloysius Troop 252
The Petone Navals 253
The Police Force 255
Post Office History 255
Petone Wharf 259
Borough Amenities 261–265
Borough Council and Officials, 1940 267

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