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71. About Petone

Calendar Icon  3 June 2012 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Club Information
 
A Brief History Petone Football Club, was formed as Petone AFC in 1898, and while two other clubs can trace their roots back earlier than this, Petone is the oldest football club in Wellington to survive in its original form without amalgamation. The Club has been at its current base at Memorial Park since 1961.   The Club’s major achievement...

72. Hilton Petone Cup: Division 2 Quarter Finals

Calendar Icon  10 March 2014 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Senior News
 
The Division 2 Quarter Final matchups have been decided with games to be split across Sunday 16 and Monday 17 March. Tawa B       v       Kapiti Coast United Sunday 16 March 1pmPetone Memorial Park   Olympic B       v       Petone B Monday 17 March 6pmPetone Memorial Park   ...

73. 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 ...

74. 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...

75. John Bradbury

Calendar Icon  14 July 2012 Author Icon  Various Contributors Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 1975 Passed Away 2017 John joined the club as a 7 year old in 1953. He was given a half-game each week in the under-12s or junior 6th grade, (our only other team were under-16s), coached by 1949 “Settlers” fullback Bob Reid. John's father managed the side and John’s major contribution was (at a time when many people didn’t have ph...

76. City's star heads across the harbour

Calendar Icon  18 January 2014 Author Icon  Hutt News Category Icon  Senior News
 
A former top striker in the national football league aims to head Petone in the right direction next season.   As the newly-appointed Director of Men's Football, Graham Little will coach the Petone club's Central League and Under-19 teams.   It's not that Petone were unhappy with his predecessor. Club chairman Craig Deadman said Mark Forster ...

77. Wally Hewitt

Calendar Icon  3 September 2011 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 1965 Passed Away 2011 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 in the Irish League.   In October 1948 he emigrated to New Zealand and joined the Petone club in 1949. A tall, rangy player affectionately known as ‘the big lad’, ...

78. 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...

79. 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...

80. 2015 Petone FC Senior Awards

Calendar Icon  22 September 2015 Author Icon  Comms Team Category Icon  Senior News
 
Below is a list of the winners from Senior prize-giving held on the 12th September. It was a fabulous night that include a host of trophies, special awards and some interesting takes on the term "cocktail attire". It was a real privilege to honour Women's footballing legends Wendi Henderson and Maureen Jacobsen. Reiner Bauerfeind was the big winner...