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Bank of AustralasiaGovernment Life Insurance BuildingSoundshell at the Centennial ExhibitionThe Railway Wharf from Customhouse QuayWellington Town Hall and Band RotundaLambton QuayDominion Day at ParliamentOriental BayWorser Bay, SeatounWaterloo Wharf


Welcome to the Wellington City Recollect website, a database of heritage photos, books, maps and related ephemera reflecting the Capital's past. The database is administered by Wellington City Libraries. 






High Street, Lower HuttHoly Trinity Church, 639 Ohariu Valley Road83 Rugby Street, Mt CookCentennial Avenue from Main Entrance at the Centennial ExhibitionPlunket Rooms, Lyall Bay Parade393 Karaka Bay Rd13 Upland Road, KelburnTinakori RoadHolyoake Industries Ltd, 56 - 58 Kingsford Smith Street, Rongotai Commercial Bank of Australia, 42 Coutts Street, Kilbirnie3 Doctor Taylor Terrace, JohnsonvilleWreck of the S.S. DevonMakaraThe  Terrace6 & 8 Royal Street322 Tinakori Road, ThorndonChurch of the Holy Cross, Hobart Street, Miramar2 Earp Street, JohnsonvilleBotanic Garden51 Norway Street178 & 180 Mitchell StreetMt Cook with Wellington High School and CarillonCustomhouse QuayTakeaways, 28 - 30 Happy Valley Road, Owhiro Bay19 Luxford StreetView across the city to Oriental Bay47 Hopper StreetFirst Church of Christ Scientist, The TerraceBrowns Wharf Dairy, Rotherham Terrace, MiramarStewart & Co, Iron Merchants, 230 Wakefield StreetBotanical Store (Dairy), 10 Upland Road, Kelburn35 Buller Street (former)Saint Ninian's Church Hall, 206 Karori Road58 Johnsonville RoadSt Mary's Cathedral19 Grove Road, KelburnThe Terrace50003-1967Manners Mall80 Freyberg Street, Lyall Bay116 - 120 Hanson Street, Newtown35 - 37 Wallace Street, Mt Cook116 Rongotai Road, KilbirnieTower Block at the Centennial Exhibition409 Karaka Bay RoadJohnsonville Mall211 Marine Parade, SeatounApuka and Mitchell Streets 58 Ghuznee Street