Convent Old Girls Netball Club the oldest club still in existence in the Hutt Valley recently celebrated its 75th Jubilee at the Angus Inn in Lower Hutt with more than 100 past and present players and friends.
The first Newtown People's Market and Boot Sale was such a success last year that organisers have decided to run it each month on the last Saturday, 11am to 3pm at St Anne's Church Hall, Emmett Street, Newtown.
Even before the diocese was established, there were the beginnings of the Catholic community in Wellington bringing together Catholic immigrant families. Bishop Pompallier celebrated the first Mass in Wellington on Christmas Day, 1840.
Miriama was involved in setting up Te Kohanga Reo in Kaikoura, and in the construction of Takahanga Marae, and she established Te Tai o Marokura Health and Social Service and Ariama Cultural Retreat Centre.
There was audience enthusiasm as never before in Johnsonville last month when the religious sisters put on a concert for local World Youth Day pilgrims.
Even before the final rehearsal enthusiastic fans were queuing at Ss Peter and Paul church for the March 14 concert.
The sun shone, the people rolled in and there was something for everyone at the Kapiti WYD garage sale. The sausages were superb, the cakes simply delicious, the deals were spectacular and the pilgrims were very happy to have their fundraising efforts boosted by $2500.
On Saturday 26 May, Wellington’s Catholic rugby club, Marist St Pats, hosted almost 200 former players, coaches, managers, supporters and special guests to its annual Old Timers’ luncheon at its Hataitai clubrooms.
The future of Karori, Wadestown and the Cathedral parishes from 1 July.
Parishioners in the Wellington West Pastoral Area will be informed of decisions about the future of the area’s three parishes with the departure from Karori of Fr Tom O’Brien on 1 July.
This is the essence of the changes.
St Josephs Parish, Upper Hutt, celebrated the first two years of its Catholics Returning Home programme last month in which parishioners have accompanied 25 Catholics on their return to the Church.
The CRH team put on afternoon tea on 20 May in the foyer of the church and invited all who had been involved with the programme in the Northern Hutt Valley Pastoral Area to meet those on the journey back to their faith roots.
With club rugby competitions in 2021 winding up throughout the Lower North Island, there is plenty of rugby still on over the next two to three months. Possible future lockdowns aside, the business end of the college rugby season approaches. The remainder of local college rugby competitions are set to be played out, heading into...
Trenna Packer Salver Competition 2021
Congratulations to those that were selected for the Trenna Packer Salver Competition
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