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Kia ora, welcome to Wellington City Archives, Te Kano Kohinga Kupu o Pōneke.

Wellington City Archives is the business archive of the Wellington City Council and a collecting archive for the Wellington community. Our collections date from the 1840s to the present day.


Wellington City Archives acknowledges the mana and tangata whenua of this region/rohe and the connection they have to this whenua/land.


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k. Opening of Parliament, Parliament Groundsg. Farewell function to Mr John H Henning - US ambassadorj. Mairangi Roadf. Kahikatea Groveb. Bridge, Box Hill15 000 KW Turbo - Alternator, Evans Baya. Traffic Tasman Stb. Hill Sta. Ruahine St, Faulty kerbing, entrance to Hataitai Park Tennis ClubCostumes worn by Wellington Women between 1840 and 1951Official visit of City Council and Wellington Harbour Board to German Warship "Cormoran", Captain Ebert, 13 December 1912c. Traffic Safety Week, award winners leaving airport for sightseeing flightCivic Centre Reconstructione. 137 Ironside Roads. Substandard dwellings. see log bookax. Substandard dwellingsProposed shade house, Botanical GardensInterior of unidentified engine roomPower station equipmenta. Traffic Safety Week Presentationb. Midland Hotel, Trolley Bus, Wairarapa Farmers Association, motor vehiclesThe Creek, Red Rocksb. Access path, Carlisle Streetb. Views of dwelling that has been affected by a slip. Concrete retaining wall has fallen over against the houseMobil Street Raceb. No 97A Aro StCopies: 1920s picnicMuseum Street and the rear entrance to Government Housei. Abattoirsd. Mayoral Receptionsc. Walworth Roadb. Wentworth Streete. 49A-51 The CrescentTe Wharepōuri Street Name Correction CelebrationSummer City - A Touch of the SunSummer City, pie fightab. Zool. No 16 Kotinga Street"Greetings from Wellington Exhibition"Council owned houses, 44 Aro Street area and others, 12 Tonks Avenue and others, 8 Alameda StreetHunter Building, Victoria University, Kelburn Parade.h. Streetscape, 23 Duncan Terrace, Kilbirniec. Parking problems in streets, Town PlanEmpty Chews Lane during COVID-19 Level 4 Lock DownWellington City Council Zoo, KiwiRiley, Admiral Cinc, US Pacific Navy-HonoluluCivic Centre ReconstructionAerial View of Wellington 1947, City, Wharfs [Wharves], Jervois QuayNZ Library Association (Building in Burnell Avenue-occupied 1961), exteriora. Workshop, Exterior of tram barns

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