Woburn Railway Station

Woburn Railway Station

The Woburn Station is one of the stations on the Hutt Valley line. Unfortunately, the day I did this sketch the train drivers were on strike so there were no Metro Trains running ti include in the sketch.

Molly Malone’s Pub

Molly Malone’s Pub

Molly Malone’s Pub was a popular pub before the large 7.5 earthquake caused damage that made the building unsafe to enter.

Group Sketches of the Hutt River and Kennedy-Good Bridge

Kennedy Good Bridge

It was the first fine Wednesday, so the Urban Sketching Group headed to the river at Kennedy-Good bridge to sketch views of the river and snow on the Tararua Ranges.

Sketch of Petone Settlers Museum

Petone Settlers Museum

The Petone Settlers Museum building was built in 1940 to comemerate the landing of the of the first Settlers to the Wellington district in January 1840. 

House 4-3 Bloomfield Terrace Lower Hutt

House at 4-3 Bloomfield Crescent Lower Hutt

As the population of our cities grows the density of our housing in the inner city has also grown. Many of the old original large sections have been subdivided into smaller plots to allow for more homes.

11 Richmond Street Petone

119A Richmond Street Petone

There are many old villas in the western end of Petone. Many of them have been demolished to make way for small business such as this one at 119A Richmond Street.

Taita Railway Station

Taita Railway Station

The Taita Railway station was opened in March 1954 when as part of a major upgrade to the Wellington to Wairarapa Railway line.

48 Adelaide Road, Petone

47 Adelaide Road Petone

A sketch of 47 Adelaide Road, Petone by Owen McCarthy. The house is on the corner of Adelaide Road and Patrick Street. Patrick Street has a number of heritage listed houses. Although 47 Adelaide Road is not heritage listed, it is of a similar design.