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11. The 1940s - The Fall and the Rise

Calendar Icon  26 August 2013 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  History
 
After the grand success of winning the Division One championship in 1939, Petone had a mixed season in 1940, the Petone Borough’s centennial year. The team lost most first round games but then had an unbeaten run in the second round of matches. But World War II was starting to impact on the club with players that had enlisted in the armed forces ...

12. The 1970s - Strength and Innovation

Calendar Icon  26 August 2013 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  History
 
The 1970s were the years in which we really emerged as a stable, well-managed club with the best facilities in Wellington. But those qualities didn’t just happen – they resulted from determined efforts to entice, encourage and empower people to manage and lead the club and to shape its future. It is no coincidence that all of our current life m...

13. Steve Minogue

Calendar Icon  2 June 2012 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 1986 Passed Away 2018 Steve joined the club as a nine-year-old in 1960, playing his first game on the then newly commissioned Memorial Park No. 1 ground. He soon found his niche as a left wing and moved through the age grades until commencing senior football in 1968.   In 1971 Steve started in administration as secretary of the inaugur...

14. Winter Season 2015: Week 8

Calendar Icon  27 May 2015 Author Icon  Comms team Category Icon  Club News
 
Mens Football   Central League Napier City Rovers 0 v Grant Plumbing Petone 1 (Van Elia)    Petone secure O’Brien Shield and Gail Smith Memorial Trophy   Deputy Chairman Rob Houghton has returned with the deadest stunner of a match review…   For the first time we decided that we would travel up to Napier on Saturday for the 2pm ki...