Royal visit to the Children's Hospital in 1970

The Queen talks with Miss Hough (Matron) and Caleb Tucker (Superintendent-in-Chief) and A F Wilton (Hospital Secretary)

The Duke of Edinburgh chatting with Dr H J Weston (Head of Paediatric Services) and Dr Gilbert Maclean (Chairman, Wellington Hospital Board)


In the ward, the Queen talking with physiotherapist Pauline PaynePrince Philip chats with patients and nurses

Dr H J Weston with the Queen,  Sister Barbara Diggins at leftMiss Hough (Matron) with the Queen and Dr H J Weston
R->L  Dr H J Weston, the Queen and Sister Helen WhelanR->L    Dr H J Weston, Miss Hough and the Queen
Lady Reeves (wife of Governor General Sir Paul Reeves) with (L->R) Doug Catley (Board Member), Dr Athol Arthur, Julia Payne and Judy McLean

Dr H J Weston, Dr Ali Velayati (Iranian Foreign Minister) and Service Manager Julia Payne - 1991Members of the Chineses Embassy visit, host Julia Payne
Prime Minister Helen Clark with (L->R) Kaye Hudson (manager), Shelley Winters (CNM Ward 18) and Jo Griffin (Clinical Nurse Specialist)2010 - Prince William, Bill Day (Wellington Health Foundation), Jo Griffin (CNS) and Trish Martin (CNM Ward 1)


2012 - Visit of Governor General Sir Jerry Mataparae and his wife to Ward 2 accompanied by CNM Alison Slade


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Last updated 29 April 2021.