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Wellington City Archives
Wellington City Archives is a primary information resource for the history of Wellington.
The archives of Wellington City Council and its predecessors in local government represent the bulk of the holdings.
Wellington City Archives also collects the records of notable individuals and organisations who have made a significant contribution to the life and development of Wellington.
Entry to the archive is free.
You can search archives items including:
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Before you visit, contact the Archive. Staff will first discuss your research needs, identify items of use, and arrange an appointment for you to visit and view.
Access to archives is not available on demand.
Archives Queries and Requests Form
Archives services and facilities include:
Staff can carry out targeted enquiries for you for a fee, but we suggest you visit our facilities for more extensive research.
Before you visit, contact the Archive. Staff will first discuss your research needs and identify items of use.Wellington City Archives
8.30am – 5pm
101 Wakefield Street
PO Box 2199
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