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Victoria College, now Victoria University, extends onto Town Belt land. Wellington City Council purchase The Halfway House and associated land with Crown funds paid in compensation for the encroachment.

The City Council intend to develop a reserve however the land is not used for recreational activity. The Halfway House is rented out until the last tenant, George William Ralph Poulsen dies on 3rd February 1995.

Lengthy and on-going correspondence between Glenside Progressive Assn. and City Council commences over the use of the Reserve.

Glenside Progressive Assn. Inc. archives.



Disputes between Parks and Reserves and other City Council Departments over the future use of Glenside Reserve result in an Audit Office investigation into City Council in 1990.

Glenside Progressive Assn. Inc. archives.



Wellington City Council undertake the process for a heritage listing of The Halfway House.