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1. Otto Hilton

Calendar Icon  11 June 2011 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 1960 Passed Away 1965 Otto Hilton was born in 1912 and went on to play senior club football in Austria and Czechoslovakia, representing the Czech Army team in 1936-39. He immigrated to New Zealand from a war-threatened Europe in 1939 and, after a period of refereeing, joined Petone in 1950 – attracted by the club’s Chatham Cup winning ...

2. Jan Hilton

Calendar Icon  3 August 2018 Author Icon  Executive Committee Category Icon  Club News
 
It is with sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Janice (Jan) Hilton, wife of former life member Tony Hilton, who passed away earlier this week. The Executive Committee and club members extend our sincere condolences to Philip and Mary, Steve and Jane and families for their loss.   The Hilton family has a long association with Petone FC dat...

3. Life Member: Otto Hilton

Calendar Icon  3 June 2012 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Honours
 
Otto Hilton was born in 1912 and went on to play senior club football in Austria and Czechoslovakia, representing the Czech Army team in 1936-39. He emigrated to New Zealand from a war-threatened Europe in 1939 and, after a period of refereeing, joined Petone in 1950 –attracted by the club’s Chatham Cup winning performances of the previous year...

4. Life Member: Arthur Hilton

Calendar Icon  3 June 2012 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Honours
 
Arthur arrived in New Zealand with his brother Otto in 1939, overcoming all sorts of difficulty to get here. Once in the country, their talents in the production of grease saw them set up a company to manufacture special grease that helped the railways run during the war, and in the 1950s this company moved to Seaview.   To read more about Arthu...

5. Life Member: Tony Hilton

Calendar Icon  3 June 2012 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Honours
 
Tony Hilton joined the club in 1952 and played as goalkeeper for the junior 6th (under 12) team. Tony’s uncle Otto was at that time on the club’s management committee, and his father, Arthur, also joined that committee in 1954. Tony played junior football for 4 years and later also filled in for lower grade men’s teams while he was at college...

6. Arthur Hilton

Calendar Icon  2 July 2011 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 1970 Passed Away 1982 Arthur arrived in New Zealand with his brother Otto in 1939, overcoming all sorts of difficulty to get here. Once in the country, their talents in the production of grease saw them set up a company to manufacture special grease that helped the railways run during the war, and in the 1950s this company moved to Seaview...

7. Tony Hilton

Calendar Icon  5 May 2012 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 1998 Passed Away 1999 Tony Hilton joined the club in 1952 and played as goalkeeper for the junior 6th (under 12) team. Tony’s uncle Otto was at that time on the club’s management committee, and his father, Arthur, also joined that committee in 1954. Tony played junior football for 4 years and later also filled in for lower grade men’...

8. Looking For: Hilton Petone Tournament Volunteers

Calendar Icon  6 December 2013 Author Icon  Sam Boyd Category Icon  Club News
 
The Hilton Petone Tournament is creeping up very quickly on us again. This is a tournament Petone Football Club has run for over 50 years and we are well underway on planning for the 2014 edition. Are you or anyone you know interested in helping out with the running of the tournament? We need people to help with set up/takedown of grounds, giving r...

9. The 1950s - Seeds of Growth

Calendar Icon  26 August 2013 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  History
 
The 1949 Chatham Cup success led to a decade in which we won the Venus Shield for the 4th time, in 1952, and finished in the top four in six other seasons. There also emerged a core of junior players who were to form the nucleus of the 1st team for years to come, and a group of administrators who were to give great service to the club at junior man...

10. Hilton Petone Results

Calendar Icon  2 March 2015 Author Icon  Barry Pickering Category Icon  Club News
 
  You can check out the results from last two days plus the draw for this coming weekend on the  page.   Division Two has now entered the knock out phase. A reminder that in the event of a draw after 90 minutes it is straight to penalties. There are three Division Two friendlies this weekend so that all teams get a minimum of four games. The...