Wrights Hill Trees

Wrights Hill Trees

For many years during the 1990s and into the twenty-first century the Humanist Society of New Zealand performed winter planting on Wrights Hill as part of the restoration project. Vivian Bogle was a member of the Society and also a member of the Wrights Hill...
Hunter Building

Hunter Building

Hunter Building, University of Wellington Thomas Alexander Hunter, pioneer tertiary academic, educationalist, Freethinker, sportsman and worker for humanity. The first home of Victoria College resulted from a design competition won by F Penty and EM Blake. It was...
Eileen Bone’s Grave

Eileen Bone’s Grave

Eileen’s ashes are in the historic grave of her grandfather at the Karori Cemetery, Wellington. Her grandfather was drowned in the wreck of the Penguin in 1909 and the grave now forms part of the historic ‘Penguin Walk‘. Eileen Bone whose obituary...
John Ballance Monument

John Ballance Monument

John Ballance’s monument stands in front of the Parliamentary Library in the grounds of the New Zealand Parliament. In Ballance’s day what is now the library served as the main parliament building, although much was replaced after a fire in 1908. Today...
Ataturk Memorial

Ataturk Memorial

Army officer, revolutionary, statesman, founder of the modern secular Republic of Turkey as well as its first President. Born: May 19, 1881 Selânik (Thessaloniki) Died: November 10, 1938 (aged 57) Dolmabahçe Palace, İstanbul Nationality: Turkish Political Party:...