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The 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, 1939-1940Worser Bay, SeatounGrey Street & Queens WharfKarori ReservoirThorndon QuayGovernment BuildingsCourtenay PlaceBoat Sheds, Clyde Quay Boat HarbourTe AroJames Smith's Corner


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.







140 - 142 Riddiford Street, NewtownKilbirnie Bolton Street CemeteryCorner of Sydney Street and Museum StreetKelburn Viaduct site23 Waitoa Road, HataitaiPresbyterian Church, Raroa RoadFarish Street139 Johnsonville Road2 Atlanta Grove9 & 11 Arthur Street42 Stanley Street198 Willis Street20 Dundas Street, Seatoun122 Ghuznee Street254 Oriental Parade, Oriental BayKhandallah LibraryHygrade Dairy, 217 The Parade, Island Bay96 Constable Street, Newtown233-239 The TerraceKarori Library105 Hill StreetPoriruaLaurinaEllice Street House on Tinakori RoadKing Edward VII Memorial Hospital, NewtownNewtown SchoolGeneral Post OfficeEasdale Street172 Mitchell Street20 Kaiwharawhara RoadJamieson's Building, 86 - 88 Wakefield StreetHawkestone CrescentWadestown RoadGlasgow WharfUnion Bank of Australia, Willis StreetKarori Reservoir85 and 85A Marine Parade, SeatounHawkestone Crescent44 & 46 Thompson StreetNewspaper stacks, Wellington Central Public Library Kupe Statue at the Centennial ExhibitionLudlow's Building, Park Road, Miramar30 Sussex StreetFoundation Stone, CarillonQueens WharfProposed motorway route through Thorndon205 Hanson Street, NewtownBotanical Gardens