Kōrero: Building and construction industry

Hutt Hospital topping-off ceremony

Hutt Hospital topping-off ceremony

Dr Harold Turbott of the Wellington Hospital Board (right) helps with the topping-off ceremony (a builders’ rite which celebrates the completion of a building’s structure) on the roof of the Hutt Hospital’s six-floor clinical services building in December 1977. Downer Construction erected the building.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1977/5018/22
Photograph by Ross Giblin

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Building and construction industry - Commercial construction companies', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/24186/hutt-hospital-topping-off-ceremony (accessed 16 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, i tāngia i te 11 Mar 2010