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. 

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.

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.

Lothian Court

Jackson Street Petone – Lothian Court

The Lothian Court building in Jackson Street Petone was possibly an apartment building. Historically, the term Lothian referred to a province encompassing most of what is now southeastern Scotland. Sources:  Lothian

Jackson Street Petone

Phil’s sketch of Jackson Street Petone.   Owen’s Sketch of one of the many restaurants in Jackson Street Petone.

Cafe Chavi

Sketches from Cafiend Cafe Petone

It was a cold day, so we went to Cafiend Cafe in Petone and sketched the views out the window. This is Elissa’s sketch of Cafe Chavi.   Owen’s sketch of Peter Campbell’s Engravers Lower Hutt. Another sketch by Elissa Smith of Cafe Chavi

Boat sheds Hikoikoi Reserve Petone

Hoikoikoi Reserve Petone

Hikoikoi reserve is situated in a little estuary at the mouth of the Hutt River at Petone. It is late July and we are having some wonderful sunny days for sketching and today was no exception. So we decided to go to Hikoikoi Reserve where there are a number of boat sheds on one side […]