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Grey Street & Queens WharfThorndon QuayCourtenay PlaceBoat Sheds, Clyde Quay Boat HarbourSeatoun TunnelThorndon Esplanade and BathsCorner of Jervois Quay and Wakefield StreetTe AroConstabulary at Mt Cook BarracksThe Second to Last Tram, Lambton QuayWellington Town Hall and Band RotundaLambton QuayWorser Bay, Seatoun


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.

You are welcome to share our material on social media or between individuals on a non-commercial basis but please include a reference and a link back to the original page.







73 Nairn StreetWellington Baptist Church, Boulcott Street93 Boulcott Street55 Norway Street18 - 22 Courtenay PlaceIssues Desk, Wellington Central Public Library52 Puru Crescent, Lyall Bay18 Dee StreetThe Esplanade and Baths452 Broadway, MiramarFootpath Shrine, Saint Teresa's Church, Karori RoadKarori CemeteryPlimmerton44 Reuben Avenue, BrooklynSaint Peter's Church, 211 Willis StreetFire Service College, The Parade57 McKinley Crescent103-103A Hanson Street, Newtown297 Rintoul StreetChinese Mission Hall, 46 Frederick StreetKarori Cemetery76 Wright Street, Mt CookQueens WharfSir Maui PomareKelburn86 Abel Smith Street, Te AroSaint Teresa's Church, 299 Karori Road20 - 24 Macdonald Crescent35 Chilka StreetHataitaiLyttleton docksSydney StreetCleveland Street, Brooklyn31 Marine Parade, Seatoun56 Puru Crescent, Lyall Bay7 Yale Road, Mt CookEgmont Street33 & 35 Clifton TerraceBotanical GardensNewlands ParkOpening of the Seatoun Tram Line74 Coromandel Street, Newtown290 Willis Street 4 - 6 Sussex Street, Mt Cook98 Freyberg Street, Lyall BayNorwich Union Building, 4 - 10 Victoria Street45 Martin Square10 & 8 Sieverston TerraceThe Petone Woollen Mills120-122 Adelaide Road, Newtown