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Thorndon QuayThe Second to Last Tram, Lambton QuayWorser Bay, SeatounBoat Sheds, Clyde Quay Boat HarbourGovernment BuildingsThe Last Car for Oriental BayKarori ReservoirCourtenay PlaceGrey Street & Queens WharfPictorial souvenir of the New Zealand Centennial Exhibition, 1939-1940Specially Selected Views of WellingtonJames Smith's CornerTe AroExterior of the Wellington Central Library Children's Section, Wellington Public LibraryWellington Railway StationWellington : Biography of a City55 Minute Dry Cleaning, Cuba StreetLambton Quay


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.

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Protest marchUnveiling of the City Guide3 Ventnor Street, SeatounStockyards at the Ngauranga Abattoir 11 - 15 Mulgrave Street119 - 121 Queens Drive, Lyall BayDemolished building, Lambton Quay Union Church, 5 Kenya Street, NgaioErasure of Rongotai TerraceWillis Street from the Colonial Mutual Insurance Company BuildingsTawa FlatGrosvenor Terrace11 Calabar RoadWellington Zoo195 Rintoul StreetCar parking buildingsRotascan House, 24 Webb Street"Bold Lover" theatre productionSydney Street Houses53 - 73 Webb StreetWellington Repertory Theatre: "The Children's Hour"Mural, MasterpetFormer Kilbirnie LibraryKirkcaldie & StainsCity Voice, 31st May 2001The Royal Tiger Tavern, Abel Smith StreetDownstage Theatre: "When Did You Last See My Mother"Brooklyn Library and FlatsAotea Quay, Wellington CentralBrooklyn School, 58 Washington Avenue98 - 102 Webb StreetCity Voice, 9th May 1996City Voice, 16th December 1999Windsor Place21 Donald Street, KaroriCable Car and Tea RoomsGovernment Buildings Wellington WaterfrontOriental Parade35 Bolton StreetDownstage Theatre: "As You Like It"Sculptures at Island Bay School, Kon Dimopoulos39 Marine ParadeNewtown ParkWellington Motorway27 Tasman Street, Mt CookLooking up Cuba Street, 1870The Green Parrot restaurant, 16 Taranaki StThe Provincial HotelKarori West Normal School