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11. Life Member: Andy McVean

Calendar Icon  3 June 2012 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Honours
 
Andy McVean's association with Petone was an unusual but very long-standing one. Unusual in the sense that rather than being a player, he was a youthful trainer of the 1928 and 1930 Chatham Cup winning teams, which both included his much more well-known brother Peter McVean. Peter was the teams’ goalkeeper and indeed he represented Wellington in ...

12. Honours Board

Calendar Icon  3 June 2012 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Honours Board
 
Petone Football Club is proud to recognise the contributions of many people throughout the Club's long history:   ...

13. Jimmy Campbell

Calendar Icon  30 April 2011 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 1985 Passed Away 1988 Jimmy Campbell, born in Scotland in 1901, started adult life as a coalminer before in 1923 joining St Bernard’s, an Edinburgh club, on 2 pounds 10 shillings a week, plus a further 10 shillings for each game played and won.   In 1927, he emigrated to New Zealand and came straight to Petone, probably because of the...

14. New artificial turf opened in Wellington

Calendar Icon  29 May 2013 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Club News
 
Source:   Players in the lower North Island of New Zealand will now have even more opportunities to take part in the world game after the official opening of a state-of-the-art football turf in Petone, Wellington.   The redevelopment of Memorial Park is the third FIFA Goal Project to be completed in New Zealand. The redeveloped Memorial Park...

15. Wally Hewitt: 1925 - 2011

Calendar Icon  3 June 2012 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Club News
 
It is with great sadness we must share the passing of Petone Football Club Life Member, Walter (Wally) Wilson Hewitt.   Wally Hewitt was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1925. At 17 years of age he played for Glentoran Olympic which was a feeder team for Glentoran, a professional side in the Irish League. He signed on for Glentoran but never...

16. New Executive Committee elected at AGM

Calendar Icon  12 December 2016 Author Icon  Comms teams Category Icon  Club News
 
The Petone FC AGM was held on Tuesday 29 November and a new Executive Committee was elected, and amendments to the club’s constitution were also endorsed by the members present.   Prior to the AGM, the club's management committee invited coaches and volunteers to the clubrooms to acknowledge their ongoing contribution to the club and its membe...

17. Sue Pickering

Calendar Icon  20 April 2013 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 2008 Sue joined the club in 1972 as a junior player and, the following year, as a 15 year old, she was a member of the club’s first women’s team playing in the Wellington Women’s Football Association competition. She was in the 1st team through until 1980.   She joined the club’s Women’s Committee in 1976 for three years, duri...

18. Community Partnership Announcement

Calendar Icon  1 May 2013 Author Icon  Craig Deadman Category Icon  Sponsor News
 
We are very pleased and excited to announce we have recently signed a 5 Year Community Partnership agreement with Vodafone NZ. This is a fantastic coup for the club and we are extremely grateful for the wonderful support and opportunity to be associated with such a well known, respected and successful company.   The partnership will allow us to ...

19. New Club Plan Complete

Calendar Icon  16 May 2015 Author Icon  Craig Deadman Category Icon  Club News
 
Throughout the past 6 months, the club has worked very hard developing a new 3 Year Business Plan. This project took many hours and incorporated 16 workshops with involvement from a wide variety of club members and officials. Ray Bell was appointed project manager and did a fantastic job coordinating and facilitating many meetings and I would like ...

20. Andy McVean

Calendar Icon  20 August 2011 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 1956 Passed Away 1974 Andy McVean's association with Petone was an unusual but very long-standing one. Unusual in the sense that rather than being a player, he was a youthful trainer of the 1928 and 1930 Chatham Cup winning teams, which both included his much more well-known brother Peter McVean. Peter was the teams’ goalkeeper and indee...