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Government 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, 1939-1940Worser Bay, SeatounGrey Street & Queens WharfKarori ReservoirThorndon Quay


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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179 Queens Drive, Lyall Bay17 Epuni Street139 Marine Parade, Seatoun 306 Tinakori Road, ThorndonCentennial Avenue at the Centennial Exhibition82 Nairn StreetAotea Quay, Wellington Central288 The Terrace221 Marine Parade, Seatoun80 Tasman Street, Mt Cook89 Fairlie Terrace, Kelburn36 Ross Street, KilbirnieWellington Athenaeum280 - 288 Willis StreetWellington Harbour88 Manners StreetStaffroom in the Wellington Central Public LibrarySt. John's Johnsonville : history of the parochial district of Johnsonville, 1847-1952Bolton Street Cemetery33 Ohiro Road155 Tinakori Road, ThorndonBoulcott Street101 Hanson Street, NewtownWellington Hospital, NewtownHouses on The Terrace26  Buller StreetLambton Quay & Oriental BayBank of New Zealand, Hunter StreetKarori Cemetery30 Stanley Street62 Wright Street, Mt CookMowbray StreetMotorway workers37 Herald StreetTe AroBrougham Street & Ellice Street intersectionWellington Harbour2 Oxford Terrace, NewtownDominion Day at Parliament558 Adelaide RoadMotorway constructionPigeon Park50003-107054 Freyberg Street, Lyall Bay26 Chelsea Street, Miramar218 Adelaide Road, NewtownManners Mall14  - 18 Parliament StreetCuba Street8 Atlanta Grove