Kōrero: Wellington region

Rebuilding Wellington

Rebuilding Wellington

The growth of government, finance and trade increased land values in Wellington’s business district and encouraged rebuilding. Small wooden buildings began to be replaced by large masonry structures such as the Kempthorne Prosser building on Lambton Quay, photographed in the late 1880s.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Tyree Studio Collection (PAColl-3064)
Reference: G-961-10x8
Photograph by Tyree Brothers

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Chris Maclean, 'Wellington region - From town to city: 1865–1899', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13248/rebuilding-wellington (accessed 25 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Chris Maclean, updated 1 Aug 2015