Porirua

Until 1940's, mainly a farming district. Late 1940's a state housing programme was begun, but public and social amenities only provided since late 1960's (Wises)

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Date: 1935 - 1843 By: Hodgkins, Percy D'Esterre, 1873-1956 Ref: A-179-007 Description: "Porirua harbour, 1933. Showing erosion that has taken place between 1843 and 1933. Paramata, 1933". In pencil below caption: "The site of Thom's old whal...
Date: 1964 From: Wellington Regional Council : Marie Sang map collection By: Wellington (N.Z. : Region). Regional Council Ref: MapColl-WRC-3/24/4-Acc Description: Shows Police station, Fire station, churches, schools etc. Quantity: 1 map(s) with ms annotations. Physical Description: Ink on cream paper. Scale ca [1: ...
Date: 1972 From: Wellington Regional Council : Marie Sang map collection By: Wellington (N.Z. : Region). Regional Council Ref: MapColl-WRC-3/24/9-Acc. Description: Shows areas surrounding Porirua Harbour Quantity: 1 map(s) with ms annotations. Physical Description: Ink on cream paper. Scale ca [1: 1: 2376] 60 x 53.5...
Date: 1950 From: Evening post (Newspaper. 1865-2002) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post newspaper Ref: 114/109/18-G Description: Garden and courtyard of Wellington's Porirua Mental Hospital with people on steps, photographed in 1950 by an Evening Post photographer. Quantity: 1 b&w ori...
Angas, George French, 1822-1886 :Scene in a New Zealand forest near Porirua. George French Angas [delt]; J. W. Giles [lith]. Plate 6. 1847.
Date: 1844 - 1847 From: Angas, George French 1822-1886 :The New Zealanders Illustrated. London, Thomas McLean, 1847. By: Giles, John West, 1801-1870 Ref: PUBL-0014-06 Description: A clearing in New Zealand bush, showing tall trees and rata vines in the background, several tree ferns, ferns and fungus underfoot, with supplejack widespre...
Date: 1973 - 1975 - 1980 From: Gooch, Mitchell and MacDiarmid Ltd :[Architectural plans. 1906-1995]. By: Mitchell & Mitchell and Partners (Firm) Ref: Plans-2002-058-072-103/109 Description: Includes floor plans, elevations, and verandah details. Quantity: 9 plan(s). Physical Description: Ink and pencil drawings on tracing paper, sizes varying ...
Date: August 1961 By: Wellington Regional Planning Authority Ref: PAColl-8934 Description: Photographs of Makara, South Karori, Tawa, Porirua, and Paraparaumu, taken August 1961 for the Wellington Regional Planning Authority. The photographs show t...
Date: 1973 From: Alington, William Hildebrand, 1929- :Maps from architectural plans. 1979-1991 By: Alington, William Hildebrand, 1929- Ref: MapColl-832.47964gbbd/1973/Acc.50559 Description: Area around Titahi Bay Road, Lyttleton Ave, Norrie St and Parumoana St, including their intersections with Prosser St, Hagley St and Jellico St. Coordinates ...
Date: 23 Jan 2009 From: New New Zealanders oral history project By: McLeod, Marion, active 1950-2000; John, Nikola, 1946- Ref: OHInt-1039-08 Description: Interviewer(s) - Marion McLeod Quantity: 1 digital sound recording(s) digital sound recording(s). 1 printed abstract(s) OHA-7660. 1 interview(s). 1 Hours an...
Mongrel Mob Convention, Porirua
Date: 1982 From: Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs Ref: AW-2408 Description: All images taken in Porirua, showing groups of patched Mongrel Mob members at a convention in 1982. They are leaning against cars, including a Ford Zephyr, a...
Men working out, preparing for a bodybuiding competition in an unidentified venue in Porirua
Date: 1981 From: Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs Ref: AW-2200 Description: All images were taken in an unidentified venue in Porirua, with a group of men working out, in preparation for a bodybuilding competition, at night. [For ima...
Scenes at Cobham Court, Porirua
Date: 1974 From: Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs Ref: AW-1209 Description: All views show pedestrians and shoppers at night in Porirua. Frames 1 to 3 show a group of young Māori talking outside on the pavement. Two young Māori boys ...
Takapūwāhia Marae
Date: 1982 From: Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs Ref: AW-2404 Description: All images taken in Porirua with a hangi being prepared for a marae, probably Takapūwāhia Marae, possibly in the grounds of the marae (frames 1 & 4 to 10). F...
Scenes at Cobham Court, and Serlby Place, Porirua
Date: 1974 From: Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs Ref: AW-1211 Description: All views show pedestrians and shoppers at night in Porirua. Frames 2 to 6 were taken looking along the street with signs for various shops including "Babybo...
Mongrel Mob Convention, Porirua
Date: 1982 From: Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs Ref: AW-2409 Description: All images taken in Porirua, showing groups of patched Mongrel Mob members at a convention in 1982. Some are leaning against cars, including a Ford Zephyr, a...
Scenes at Cobham Court, Porirua
Date: 1974 From: Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs Ref: AW-1208 Description: All views show pedestrians and shoppers at night in Porirua. The first image shows a woman with a pram looking at linen inside a shop. Frames 2 to 4 show a g...
Takapūwāhia Marae
Date: 1982 From: Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs Ref: AW-2402 Description: All images taken at a marae, probably Takapūwāhia Marae, showing women and children in the grounds and in the entrance to the wharenui. A small boy us playin...
Date: 1981 From: Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs Ref: AW-2205 Description: Scenes taken at the end of a bodybuilding competition at an undentified venue in Porirua. Two contestants are seen backstage (frames 1 & 2), with the winner ...
Men at a bodybuilding competition, posing on stage at an undentified venue in Porirua
Date: 1981 From: Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs Ref: AW-2203 Description: All images taken at an unidentified venue in Porirua. Men at a bodybuilding competition with finalists seen on stage. A compere or judge is handing out the a...
Images related to the Māori Land March in October 1975
Date: 1975 From: Westra, Ans, 1936-: Photographs Ref: AW-1380 Description: Marchers on Māori Land March on the road between Paremata and Porirua. An unidentified man at the front is holding the Pou Whenua (carved by Morgan Puru for ...