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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.







162 Oriental ParadeEpuni StreetDays Bay wharfSwansea Street, KhandallahBotanical Store (Dairy), 10 Upland Road, Kelburn19 - 21 Colombo Street, Newtown25 Grove Road, KelburnLooking up Willis StreetChinese Embassy, 2 - 6 Glenmore Street5 Arthur StreetOriental BayTaupo Wetland, Plimmerton17 - 23 Wright Street, Mt CookThorndon and Central Wellington24 Collingwood Street, Ngaio70 Hill StreetWellington Central Public Library26 The Quadrant, Miramar11a Lewer Street, Karori14 Rex Street, MiramarProf J McMillan BrownLambton Quay & Oriental BayMartin SquareOriental Bay243 Ohiro RoadNgaioPalmer Street12 Kaiwharawhara RoadSeatounQueens WharfMaureenOriental Parade9 Belfast Street, Newtown Museum StreetSaint James Presbyterian Church, 235 Adelaide Road, Newtown 11 - 13 Alpha StreetBowen StreetMt Victoria Tunnel excavationsWainuiomata waterworks171 Ohiro RoadMeteorological Office27 Donald Street, Karori276 - 278 Jackson Street, Petone33 Ohiro RoadBotanical Gardens15 - 17 Manners StreetStewart Drive, Newlands5 Angus AvenueJunior Book Week, 1944Todman Street, Brooklyn