Petone Settlers Museum Archives

The archives consist of miscellaneous photographic prints, programmes, ephemera, and newspaper clippings relating to local groups and performances, and the visiting overseas group Pollard's Opera Company (1902). The local groups include the Petone Comedy Club (1905), Mrs Risings Pupils Children's Theatre Group (1918), local pantomime (1920), Petone Benefit Entertainers (1927-1928), Hutt Valley Federation of Women's Institutes (1938), the Valley Hutt Players, or Valley Players (1958-1960), and the Hutt Repertory Theatre (1958-1975). Local theatre venues mentioned include the Empire Theatre and the Little Theatre Lower Hutt.