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1. 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...

2. 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...

3. 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 ...

4. Petone FC one of first clubs to receive AED

Calendar Icon  3 October 2016 Author Icon  Comms Team Category Icon  Club News
 
Petone FC is to receive a new fully-funded AED (Automated External Defibrillator) as part of the new AED in Clubs programme following a partnership between New Zealand Football and ACC SportSmart.   Club members are invited to attended an information and training session to learn more about the AED and how to use it this weekend.    Please f...

5. Petone - The Home of Wellington Football

Calendar Icon  26 August 2013 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  History
 
Petone was at the heart of the beginnings of football in the Wellington region. The Petone Wanderers club played and won the first ever match (against Wellington Rovers) in 1889 and hosted the second match, also against Rovers, at a pitch virtually on the site of Petone Pak‘nSave, one of our sponsors.   A year later, the Wellington Football As...

6. 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...

7. 2014 Winter Season: Week 3

Calendar Icon  21 April 2014 Author Icon  Jeff Bell Category Icon  Club News
 
The third weekend of the winter season came with more cancellations. It is hard to remember a season so affected by transfers and cancellations by Easter.   Central League With all of the rain in the past week, our Central League visit to Wairarapa United was transferred to the Maidstone Park turf. Grant Plumbing Petone started strongly keeping...

8. Campbell Sutherland

Calendar Icon  18 August 2012 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 1998 Campbell played his junior and representative football at Stop Out and then joined our club in 1973. He played as a full back in the second team for many years before moving into the third team and then finishing his playing career in the Pet Shop Boys team.   At the1973 Annual General Meeting (AGM), he was elected to the Managemen...

9. The 1960s - Consolidation at Memorial Park

Calendar Icon  26 August 2013 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  History
 
Three major developments characterised the club’s progress through the 1960s: the move to the new Memorial Park, the building of the first football club gymnasium in Wellington in 1967, and the emergence of a strong Junior Management Committee which was to have a very significant impact on the club through to today.   Moving from just one grou...

10. Phil Pickering

Calendar Icon  9 June 2012 Author Icon  John Bradbury Category Icon  Life Members
 
Elected 1989 Phil joined the club’s junior ranks in 1959 and went on to represent Hutt Valley from under 12 through to under 16 age groups from 1962 through to 1967.   As a 17 year old, he became a junior team coach (and ‘Mr Pickering’ to a wide range of youngsters) for about 10 years, and was also a junior management committee member (in...