Sunday 23rd April 1916

Easter Sunday. In the morning I went to Trinity Church, it was beautifully decorated. I returned to Mr Wallaces for dinner and in the afternoon Mr Wallace and I went across to Auckland and took the tram up to St Stephen’s avenue and walked down Gladstone road to Gillies park which has been recently purchased as a park for Parnell, it joins Kilbride the late residence of Sir John Campbell.

In the evening Mr Wallace & I attended the Presbyterian Church, Revd Budd the recently appointed minister officiated.