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The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 2, Issue 12 (April 1, 1928.)

Scenes on the Ground. — On Saturday, 25th February, about one thousand members of the staff of Petone Workshops, together with the staff of the Maintenance Department at Kaiwarra, set off with their wives and familes, for a picnic—the first for sixteen years—at Maidstone park, Upper Hutt. Special preparations were made to make the day a memorable one—especially for the children. A well thought out sports programme was arranged for young and old, many happy participants taking part therein. The …

Scenes on the Ground. On Saturday, 25th February, about one thousand members of the staff of Petone Workshops, together with the staff of the Maintenance Department at Kaiwarra, set off with their wives and familes, for a picnic—the first for sixteen years—at Maidstone park, Upper Hutt. Special preparations were made to make the day a memorable one—especially for the children. A well thought out sports programme was arranged for young and old, many happy participants taking part therein. The prizes were presented by Mrs. G. S. Lynde (wife of the Chief Mechanical Engineer). and included three silver cups, presented by Messrs. G. S. Lynde (C.M.E.), and E. T. Spidy (Superintendent of Workshops), and by the Pascall Belting Company. Altogether the oucing was a most enjoyable and successful one.

Scenes on the Ground.
On Saturday, 25th February, about one thousand members of the staff of Petone Workshops, together with the staff of the Maintenance Department at Kaiwarra, set off with their wives and familes, for a picnic—the first for sixteen years—at Maidstone park, Upper Hutt. Special preparations were made to make the day a memorable one—especially for the children. A well thought out sports programme was arranged for young and old, many happy participants taking part therein. The prizes were presented by Mrs. G. S. Lynde (wife of the Chief Mechanical Engineer). and included three silver cups, presented by Messrs. G. S. Lynde (C.M.E.), and E. T. Spidy (Superintendent of Workshops), and by the Pascall Belting Company. Altogether the oucing was a most enjoyable and successful one.