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Worser Bay, SeatounGrey Street & Queens WharfKarori ReservoirThorndon QuayGovernment BuildingsCourtenay PlaceBoat Sheds, Clyde Quay Boat HarbourTe AroJames Smith's CornerThe Last Car for Oriental BayWellington Railway StationChildren's Section, Wellington Public LibraryExterior of the Wellington Central Library The Second to Last Tram, Lambton QuayLambton QuayPictorial souvenir of the New Zealand Centennial Exhibition, 1939-1940


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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Proposed motorway route through Thorndon151 Tinakori Road16 Hadfield Terrace, KelburnNgauranga GorgeProcessing new books, Wellington Central Public Library229 Ohiro Road32 Arthur Street, Te AroGypsyEntrance to the Hyams Building, 118 Wakefield StreetReference RoomReference Room3 Norway Street8 Atlanta GroveMartin Square38 Upland Road, KelburnHouses on Glenmore StreetPost Office, Cambridge Terrace60 Johnsonville Road25 Farm Road, NorthlandBotanical GardensKent House, 13  Kent Terrace, Mount VictoriaShelving book in the Central LibraryCorner of Rua Street & Queens Drive, Lyall BayKenners Furnishers, 106 - 108 Wakefield StreetWellington Interisland Ferry Terminal5 Falkirk Avenue, Seatoun Victorian Hardware Ltd, 101 Wallace Street, Mt CookUpper HuttGhuznee StreetCleveland Street51 Donald Street, Karori279 Cuba Street156 Oriental ParadeCleveland Street, BrooklynMarist School for Boys, Hawkestone Street, ThorndonWellington Cable CarTe Aro School's Centenary, 1854 - 195559 Norway StreetSaint Mary's Church, KaroriPencarrow Lighthouse8 Derwent StreetIssues Desk, Wellington Central Public LibraryMt Cook The Cataloging Room276 - 278 Cuba StreetTe Aro27 Doctor Taylor Terrace, Johnsonville7 Dee StreetIntersection of Wadestown Road and Sefton Street13 & 15 Glenbervie Terrace