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You can either vehicle, cycle or walk the choice is all yours and venture into history. Many of its buildings have stood for well over 100 years, and offer a unique glimpse into the life and times of early New Zealand.

In 1840 Petone became the first European settlement in New Zealand. Despite early setbacks such as flooding and earthquakes – resulting in many settlers relocating to the other side of the harbour to establish Wellington – the people of Petone soon built a thriving community of houses, shops and industries.

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