News | 18 January 2021
Are you being served? We help hundreds of residents daily with all kinds of questions, but sometimes there are those questions that really stick in your mind…
The team at City Archives have dug out some of the most curious queries we’ve received in the past 60 years. Was one of them you?
These are just some of our favourites, but if you want to read the rest of the list of unusual enquiries from 1959, head to the Wellington City Archives website.
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