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Government BuildingsThe Last Car for Oriental BayKarori ReservoirCourtenay PlaceGrey Street & Queens WharfPictorial souvenir of the New Zealand Centennial Exhibition, 1939-1940James Smith's CornerTe AroExterior of the Wellington Central Library Children's Section, Wellington Public LibraryWellington Railway StationLambton QuayThorndon QuayThe Second to Last Tram, Lambton QuayWorser Bay, SeatounBoat Sheds, Clyde Quay Boat Harbour


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.







Wellington Municipal LibraryAotea QuayChinese Mission Hall, 46 Frederick Street10 Levy Street, Mount VictoriaMemories of Cashmere : 50 years of Cashmere Avenue School, 1940 - 199023 Atlanta Grove115 Tasman Street, Mt Cook55 Courtenay Place Unveiling of the City GuideWestern Park Tavern,  277 - 285 Tinakori Road, Thorndon69 Owen Street, Newtown187 Onepu Road, Lyall Bay20 Maida Vale Road, RoseneathWellington Central Public LibraryChurch of St. Luke, Wadestown, 1881 - 1957Lady McKenzie Garden for the BlindGlobe Printers Building, 66 Tory Street230 and 230a Sutherland Road, Lyall BayAlfred HillTrail of Light - Tribute Book Volume IIIHill StreetCricket Pavilion, Kilbirnie  ParkPoriruaPolice Station, 25 Taranaki Street5 Falkirk Avenue, Seatoun 80 Tasman Street, Mt CookO. T. J. AlpersPaterson StreetNgauranga56 Epuni Street35 - 36 Cambridge Terrace228 - 230 Adelaide Road, NewtownBrooklyn Tram Accident191 Queens Drive, Lyall BayKarori CemeteryWellington from Brooklyn105 Hanson Street, NewtownKarori Cemetery20 Arthur Street, Te AroHall Street Dairy, NewtownEpuni Street55 Stanley StreetWilliam Pember ReevesWadestown School : the story of the first 75 years, 1881 - 1956139 - 141 Riddiford Street, NewtownStaff room, Wellington Central Public LibraryDwelling, Onepu Road, Lyall Bay7 & 10 Sieverston TerraceBotanical Gardens2 Brooklyn Terrace