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This fascinating video will be made a feature in the Porirua50 website. What a gem?

It documents the growth of Porirua City and includes scenes from the city’s development; the day the Queen visited (1962); footage from the day the Governor General declared Porirua a city (1965); a custard pie throwing event organised by 2ZB; a Self Help trolley dash; the opening of Woolworths; the opening of Radfords; the opening of the Maternity Hospital.

NZ Nostalgia: Porirua - Birth of a City by Hilda Brodie

Video a gem from Porirua’s past

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