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Wellington Railway StationWellington : Biography of a City55 Minute Dry Cleaning, Cuba StreetLambton QuayThorndon QuayThe Second to Last Tram, Lambton QuayWorser Bay, SeatounBoat Sheds, Clyde Quay Boat HarbourGovernment BuildingsThe Last Car for Oriental BayKarori ReservoirCourtenay PlaceGrey Street & Queens WharfPictorial souvenir of the New Zealand Centennial Exhibition, 1939-1940Specially Selected Views of WellingtonJames Smith's CornerTe AroExterior of the Wellington Central Library Children's Section, Wellington Public Library


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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Reference RoomDemolition of 64 Wexford RoadKuaha - Entranceway, John Manukau, Raymond Smith, Bernie Rongo212 Queens Drive, Lyall BayOriental Bay11 Epuni StreetMural, Evans Bay Parade, Mike McAuley and Andy Crummy Kelburn Viaduct under construction 37 Marine Parade, SeatounSeatoun 6th Grade Soccer Team, 1922Aerial photograph of Wellington Airport developmentBotanical GardensKelburn Presbyterian Church : 1909 - 1959Cuba MallClarence Guest House, 253 The TerraceThe Cataloguing RoomCuba MallPoriruaLambton Quay Maupuia c. 1955Inter-used Furniture, 12 Norrie StreetRoyal Tiger Hotel, 190 - 194 Taranaki StreetBotanical Gardens49 Campbell Street, KaroriWellington City Council ChambersTile from Antrim House, 63 Boulcott StreetCrowds in Evans Bay The Reference RoomCity Voice, 24th February 199464 Wexford RoadWellington wharves32 Buller StreetBack sectionsSketch of Government HouseMirror of Nature, Tony Lane Woolworths storage warehouse, Tirangi Road, Rongotai68 Wright Street, Mt Cook24 Inglis Street, SeatounReuben Avenue, BrooklynCity Voice, 29th May 1997296 - 306 Tinakori Road, ThorndonHistoric WellingtonMcMillan Court, Newlands Shopping Centre22 Kaiwharawhara RoadBNZ / Head Office Heritage AreaDairy, Awa Road, Miramar161-163 Marine Parade, Seatoun"Mrs W. B. Allen" (Emma Allen, nee Ticehurst)27 Grove Road, KelburnIssues Desk, Wellington Central Public Library