A centennial celebration remembers the Town Hall’s early years
The following story is an excerpt from a script provided by Grant Stevenson. Mr Stevenson was the event organiser of...
Community hub during times of war
In 1914, the First World War broke out. As troops from around the country came to Wellington to depart for...
Music for everyone
Now that Wellington had a large venue with world-class acoustics, stars from around New Zealand and the world could perform...
A place for politics and royalty
In the 1950s, a Royal Tour was not to be taken lightly. Especially when the Queen was young, beautiful and...
A fighting history
Boxing’s Town Hall heyday was between 1940 to 1970. Just pay your five shillings and enjoy “twelve three-minute rounds of...
Architecture and structure
Refurbishments and new additions
And while Wellington had been able to afford to build a clock tower 150 feet high, we couldn’t afford a...
Rock and roll at the Hall
Even though George Harrison later said New Zealand reminded him of 18th century England, the fab four received a hero’s...
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