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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.







38 Rex Street, MiramarO. T. J. AlpersWellington Municipal Library (Mercer Street)57 Mitchell StreetClyde Quay Boat HarbourSydney Street West, Thorndon Kaiwharawhara Stream'Crofton', 21 Kenya Street, NgaioShell Gully'Crofton', 21 Kenya Street, NgaioTower at the Centennial Exhibition203 & 205 Tinakori RoadHutt Road2 Bay Street, PetoneAll Saints Anglican Church, NgaioWCC Legislation, Leaseholds and Libraries Committee5 Lincoln StreetBolton Street Cemetery122 Oriental Parade26 Arthur Street, Te AroQueens WharfKarori LibraryHau Moana Rest Home, 258 Queens Drive, Lyall Bay110 Oriental ParadeNgaio and Khandallah Review, July 1933ThorndonKarori Cemetery264 The Terrace120 Elizabeth StreetWellington Airport : official souvenir brochure 38 Parkvale Road, Karori144 Hanson Street, Newtown20 Epuni StreetWellington Central Public Library4 Sussex StreetDairy, 1 Khandallah Road, NgaioWellington Cable CarFeatherston Street & Lambton QuayKelburn ViaductDairy, Park Road, Miramar7 Austin Street, Mount Victoria11 Kensington StreetMethodist Church, Cockburn Street, Lyall Bay52 Forres Street, Seatoun26 Riddiford Street, Newtown Central Post Office, Customhouse QuayWellington Inner HarbourBolton Street Cemetery82 Nairn Street Kelburn Viaduct under construction