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Wellington Town Hall and Band RotundaLambton QuayWorser Bay, SeatounGrey Street & Queens WharfThorndon QuayCourtenay PlaceBoat Sheds, Clyde Quay Boat HarbourSeatoun TunnelThorndon Esplanade and BathsCorner of Jervois Quay and Wakefield StreetTe AroConstabulary at Mt Cook BarracksThe Second to Last Tram, Lambton 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.

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.







114 Mitchell StreetMcMillan Court, Newlands Shopping CentreBoat Sheds, Clyde Quay Boat HarbourGypsy & Beverly24 - 30 Aitken StreetMurphy Street motorway off-rampFire Station, 68 Miramar AvenueCustomhouse QuaySaint Anne's School Room, 79 Northland RoadEuropa Service Station, Newlands Road24 Majoribanks Street40 Onepu Road, Kilbirnie7 Campbell Street, KaroriRimutaka Incline Victorian Hardware Ltd, 101 Wallace Street, Mt CookFishing Industry Board, 5 Kingsford Smith Street, Rongotai241 - 243 Cuba Street, Te Aro291 - 297 Rintoul StreetThe Railway Wharf from Customhouse QuayFire Station, Newlands RoadShop, Darlington Road, Miramar9 & 11 Luxford Street26 Duncan Terrace, Kilbirnie159 The TerraceHoly Trinity Church, 639 Ohariu Valley RoadNgauranga GorgeStaffroom in the Wellington Central Public Library221 Vivian Street (now 31 Buller Street)Rimutaka Incline Fell RailwayDeputation to the prime minister on public lending rights15 Todman Street, BrooklynRintoul Street, NewtownLady McKenzie Garden for the BlindBrowns WharfWebb StreetGlencoe TerraceBowen StreetSite of a house fire & land slip, Grosvenor TerraceWellington Central Public Library56 Parkvale Road, Karori7 Blythe Street150 - 154 Vivian StreetHanson Court Flats, 76-110 Hanson Street, NewtownMotorway construction45 Adams Terrace, Aro Valley387 Karaka Bay RdNewtown ParkMitchell Street5 Virginia Grove, BrooklynAurora Terrace