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Wellington 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 CornerThe Last Car for Oriental Bay


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.







Ngaio and Khandallah Review, April 1933186 Tasman Street, Mt CookThe Petone Woollen Mills32 Cambridge TerraceS.S. Wakatipu 36 Wright Street, Mt CookShop on Waitoa RoadClifton Terrace22 - 30 Kaiwharawhara Road107 Abel Smith Street, Te AroBolton Street CemeterySclater Home, Donald Street, KaroriDomestic terminal, Wellington International AirportPictorial souvenir of the New Zealand Centennial Exhibition, 1939-1940Lyall Bay School, Freyberg StreetFish and Chip Shop & Dairy, 62 Kilbirnie Crescent23 Bolton StreetKent House, 13  Kent Terrace, Mount VictoriaNicole1 - 3 Lipman Street, Mount Victoria9 Dover Street, Island Bay19 Campbell Street, Karori232 - 234 Riddiford Street, NewtownLambton Quay141 & 143 Tinakori Road, ThorndonBank of New Zealand, Hunter StreetKhandallah, the Presbyterian Church, 1902 - 1952106 & 108 Tory Street185 The TerraceFitzherbert Gardens'Crofton', 21 Kenya Street, NgaioMount Street Cemetery22 Falkirk Avenue, Seatoun19 Woodland Road, JohnsonvilleChew Cottage, interiorTerrace TunnelThe Social Review, December 1934Wellington Town BeltEverton Terrace17 Porritt AvenueGlasgow Street54 - 56 Willis StreetHotel Bristol, 133 - 139 Cuba Street28 Parkvale Road, Karori455 Karaka Bay RoadKarori LibraryCuba StreetClifton TerraceCable Car with Kelburn Kiosk tearooms Botanical Gardens