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In memory of a hero

William John Morris

, aged 10, who was drowned.....

At the back of the Gazebo (Summerhouse) on William Bramley Drive. Bronze plaque on seat

 

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William John Morris lost his life in an attempt to save his younger brother, Joseph aged 8, from drowning in Wellington Harbour. Both boys had decided not to attend school and went to the h.....

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In Memory

Walter Henyr Moss

My lower mess entrance

Charmaine Moul

Christmas Day 1985

Loving mother, loving wife,

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Horseshoe Bend

Acer palmatum 'Sango Kaka'

Bronze plaque

Colin Myers

23.10.35 - 14.4.98.

Touch the sun

Manuka Way

Bronze plaque on seat

Nichola Claire Nelson

16.7.64 to 1 June 2003

. This is the Nicky, .....

Near exit of Fragrant Garden

Bronze plaque on seat

In loving memory of

Peter Nicholas (1942 - 1989)

and

Herb garden near the Lion Fountain

Nicolson; Richard Herbert (Dick)

. Treasured memories of my dear husband

On lawn beside pathway from the Rose Garden to the Herb Garden

Bronze plaque on seat

Rest and be thankful

In memory of

Jack Noone

On high path above William Wakefield Way overlooking the Sound Shell Garden

"Rest awhile

and contemplate the beauties of nature."

D.....

Lady Norwood Rose Garden, four sets of seats on the gravel path between the fountain and the Begonia House quadrant 1 and 4

The Norwood family are generous benefactors to the Wellington Botanic Garden, particularly in the Rose Garden area

Bronze plaques on seats

"Rest awhile

and contemplate the beauties of nature".

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Three sets of seats in front of the Begonia House.

Bronze plaques on seats

"Rest awhile

and contemplate the beauties of nature."

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Two sets of seats in front of the Peace Garden, overlooking the Rose Garden.

Bronze plaques on seats

"Rest awhile

and contemplate the beauties of nature."

Donated by Sir Char.....

Three sets of seats in the Peace Garden.

Bronze plaques on seats

"Rest awhile

and contemplate the beauties of nature."

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Beginning of Serpentine Way path

Bronze plaque on seat

Presented by

Sir Charles Norwood

to the citizens of Wellington

On brick plinth in front of the Begonia House

Norwood family were generous benefactors to the Wellington Botanic Garden, particularly in the Rose Garden area

In Memory of

Sir Charles and Lady Norwood

this waterfall and sceni.....

Brick shelter, between the Rose Garden and the Waterfall

Bronze plaque on inside of south wall.

The Tropical Waterlily House was presented to the Citizens of Wellington by Sir Walter and Lady Norwood 28 September 1989
Begonia House, on edge of Lily Pond

Sir Walter and Lady Norwood

. Walter Neville, born 14 July 1907 died 1 April 2000;

By the Peace Flame in the Lady Norwood Rose Garden.

Rasa Leela (Dance of Life) Norwood Memorial Sculpture. Three generations of the Norwood family have been generous benefactors to the botanic garden. This sculpture is a memorial to the seco.....

Bronze plaque at base of sculpture

No genearl plaque but a number in the Rose Garden and Begonia House record donations, for seats, fountain  and other structures

 

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The extensive information on the Lady No.....

No plaque currently installed

Childrens Playground

Rear view of sculpture on old pine trunk showing tuatara.

(Note fungi growing on base).

Final two photograph shows removal of the old pines in the Playground,

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No details of the artist has been found and is unknown. Reportedly from Masterton and created with chainsaw

No plaque

On the right hand side of the path halfway up Camellia Gully, just past the walnut tree

Camellia reticulata 'John Taylor' was planted July 1975 to commemorate the death of Keith Owen. Keith's son, Martin Taylor, was a gardener at the Botanic Gardens..

No plaque. Tree died of phytopthora and clone cannot be obtained. Illustration NOT from plant in Garden - generic photo of species