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Artefacts found on old Wellington foreshore A 19th century smoking pipe is one of the artefacts found at Denton Park during an archaeological excavation. The excavation was the first step in works for the Lombard Lane upgrade – which aims to make the laneway and Denton Park a more attractive and inviting space for people to visit and use. The pipe is one of a so called “fantasies” series of famous characters of the time. These were produced by French pipe manufacturer Gambier. The pipe depicts champion English rower James Renforth and appeared in catalogues in 1868 and 1879 before being discontinued. It was found in a rubbish pit alongside a buried brick wall that was also uncovered during the dig. Based on Thomas Ward’s 1891 plan of Wellington, the

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wall appears to be part of a six-roomed house. Wellington City Councillor Nicola Young, Portfolio Leader for central city projects, said was fascinating to uncover objects that help paint a picture of the city’s past. “The original beach was identified during the excavation. Wellington’s foreshore originally followed the alignment of Bond Street – its name reminds us it was the site of the city’s Bond Store – where several commercial wharves were built.” A range of ceramics, broken glass and metal was also found, along with reclamation fill and a ring. Vanessa Tanner, a City Council Senior The information gathered during the excavation will contribute to future interpretation of the site.

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BUTLER, Betty Mae: Jul 8, 2017. DANIEL, Graham Melvyn: Jul 8, 2017. KILCZEWSKI, Irena Teresa (nee Wierzbicka): Jun 30, 2017. BIRDLING, David George: Peacefully at Ward 5 North, Wellington Regional Hospital on Thursday, 6 July 2017. Dearly loved husband of Joy for nearly 60 years. Messages to the ‘Birdling Family’ may be left in David’s tribute book at or posted c/- 4 Moorefield Rd, Johnsonville 6037. A service to celebrate the life of David will be held at St. John’s Anglican Church, 18 Bassett Rd, Johnsonville on Thursday, 13 July at 2pm, thereafter private cremation. Guardian Funeral Home, Johnsonville - Tawa, Locally Owned. MUIR, Guy: On 7 July 2017 peacefully at Cashmere Home. Loved husband of Lou. Messages to the Muir family may be left in Guy’s tribute book at or posted c/- 4 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville. A service to celebrate Guy’s life will be held at the Guardian Funeral Home Chapel, 4 Moorefield Road, Johnsonville on Wednesday 12 July 2017 at 11am followed by private cremation. Guardian Funeral Home, Johnsonville -Tawa, Locally Owned. RARERE, Mavis: On 9 July 2017 at Johnsonvale Home. Mavis will be buried at Hiruharama Urupa, Mohaka on Wednesday 12 July 2017. Guardian Funeral Home. Johnsonville –Tawa, Locally Owned

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