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Truby King house
The house - designed by architect William Gray Young and built in 1923 - has New Zealand Historic Places Trust and City Council heritage listings.
Sir Truby and Lady Isabella co-founded the Plunket Society in 1907. They later founded similar societies in England, Australia, South Africa, India and Canada. Sir Truby and Lady Isabella are buried in a mausoleum in the garden.
Sculptures & Memorials
The Plunket Society took over the property and next door baby products factory and Karitane Hospital in 1932. The house was used as a dormitory for senior nurses and at other times as Plunket Society offices.
Wellington City Council bought the house and garden in 1990. The products factory and hospital are privately owned.
101 Wakefield Street
PO Box 2199
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