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Hats off to Hills Hats

Tuesday, 21 July 2020, 11:15 am | Petone Settlers Museum

Petone Settlers Museum's new exhibition celebrates 145 years of Hills Hats Lemon squeezers, cheesecutters, pancakes and trilbies - discover a world of wonderful hats and hat-makers in Petone Settlers Museum's newest exhibition which celebrates 145 ... More >>

New Exhibition of Treasured Local Memorabilia

Tuesday, 27 October 2009, 2:55 pm | Petone Settlers Museum

Something Special, the latest exhibition at the Petone Settlers Museum, opens 7 November with a treasure trove of memories and keepsakes. Curator Leanne Wickham has dipped into the museum’s collection of over 3,000 local objects to create an exhibition ... More >>

70 Years Of Griffin’s In The Hutt

Tuesday, 24 February 2009, 9:51 am | Petone Settlers Museum

For over 70 years the Griffin’s Factory has been a sweet-smelling icon of Lower Hutt. The factory baked its first batch of biscuits in 1938 and in December 2008 the last Gingernut and Round Wine biscuits rolled off the assembly line. More >>

National Youth Writing Competition Winners!

Monday, 12 November 2007, 1:12 pm | Petone Settlers Museum

November 10, 2007 Students from Auckland, Wellington and Timaru scoop prizes at Secondary School National Writing Competition – Talk with Me! More >>

Competition To Build Understanding Of Refugees

Tuesday, 18 April 2006, 10:15 am | Petone Settlers Museum

The Petone Settlers Museum in Lower Hutt is launching a nationwide competition for intermediate and secondary school students. Refugees: Telling Their Stories, invites students to write and submit a short article about refugees’ experiences. More >>