I was born in Auckland on 10 Aug 1952, first child of Lorraine Hahn and Edgar James Hylton. I lived there until I was 12 where I attended Kelston Primary and Avondale Intermediate in Auckland, New Zealand. When the family moved to Hamilton, I attended Hamilton Girls High School which I did not enjoy. I had several close friends from Auckland who are still friends today (2021) - Annette Miller, Jenny McKenzie and Robyn Bunce. We had a brilliant childhood as often children of the fifties in New Zealand did with lots of outdoor play and not a care in the world. In 1970 I started nursing at Waikato Hospital, Hamilton when you learnt 'on the job' and worked 6 days a week. I didn't care what I got paid, I just loved it. It was my only career although when the girls were young, I stopped briefly to waitress at the local hotel in Otorohanga in the evenings. I was a registered nurse for 48 years but retired in 2017 to enjoy more free time and my grandsons, whom I look after when required. I married Greg Hunt in 1975 in Hamilton. We lived the first two years of our marriage in Palmerston North and had many good friends. We then moved to Otorohanga and Greg began working for his father. I never thought we would stay there but we lived there for 39 years, firstly, in our first built home that my brother, Jeff, built, then at a lifestyle block along the same road - Old Te Kuiti Road, Otorohanga, for another 10 years before we built a new home with our daughter, Loren, and son in law at Pokuru. I love gardening, crafts, art and am a committed, active Christian in my church and in my community. I am living through the Covid pandemic from 2019.
I have researched several lines of family since the 1980's. I had to leave it while raising children but now back into it developing genealogy/heritage pages of all my information for the next generations. I am hoping they will appreciate the work that has gone into it and keep the albums!! My list of names is as follows : Alden, Hunt, Hahn, Sinclair, Earl, Nielson (Nilson, Nielson) - who knows! (Norway), George (Wales), Shepherd and Nightingale ( Kent), Davidson, Duncan, Urquhart, Coventry.
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