Timeline of Development in Hataitai

28 Jan 1884 Kilbirnie School opened
19 Aug 1894 All Saints' Church opened
21 Oct 1896 Hataitai Methodist Church (aka Kilbirnie Wesleyan Church) opened
1901 Hataitai Land Company formed
18 Oct 1905 Start of work on Tram Tunnel
16 Apr 1907 Tram Tunnel opened to public
3 Dec 1910 Hataitai Bowling Club opened
Sep 1913 Methodist church moved from Moxham Ave to Waitoa Rd
12 Sep 1916 Hataitai School opens as off-shoot of Roseneath
14 Sep 1928 New brick All Saints church opened in Moxham Ave
3 Nov 1928 New brick Methodist church opened in Waitoa Rd
Sep 1929 Mt Carmel School opened
Dec 1929 Tunneling began on Mt Victoria Tunnel
12 Oct 1931 Mt Victoria Tunnel opened
6 Jul 1962 Latter-Day Saints church opened
1963 Tram Tunnel altered for trolley buses
1974 Pilot tunnel for second traffic tunnel put through
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