St Peter's Hall

55 Victoria Street, Hamilton

  • St Peter's Hall.
    Copyright: Hamilton City Council. Date: 8/12/2008.
  • .
    Copyright: Hamilton City Council. Date: 8/12/2008.

List Entry Information

List Entry Status Listed List Entry Type Historic Place Category 2 Public Access Private/No Public Access
List Number 4205 Date Entered 5th September 1985


City/District Council

Hamilton City


Waikato Region

Legal description

Allot 449 & 450, Town of Hamilton West


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White, Thomas H.


White was born at Birmingham and was educated in there and in Paris before coming to New Zealand in 1863. He practised in Auckland during 1885-6 and was in practice in Hamilton by 1893. He was responsible for the design and construction of a concrete flour mill store at Ngaruawahia (1878), Firth Tower, Matamata (1881-82), the original Bank of New Zealand building, Hamilton (1882) and St John's Presbyterian Church (now Union), Opotiki (1907).

White was an architect of some regional importance and was a pioneer in concrete construction in the 1870s.

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Construction Dates

Original Construction
1893 -

Other Information

Please note that entry on the New Zealand Heritage List/Rarangi Korero identifies only the heritage values of the property concerned, and should not be construed as advice on the state of the property, or as a comment of its soundness or safety, including in regard to earthquake risk, safety in the event of fire, or insanitary conditions.