More links and websites
More suggestions and sources
Hamer, David, and Roberta Nicholls, eds. The making of Wellingtown, 1800–1914. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 1990.
Levine, Stephen. ‘What if Nelson had been made the capital of New Zealand?’ In New Zealand as it might have been, edited by Stephen Levine, 59–73. Wellington: Victoria University Press, 2006.
Yska, Redmer. Wellington: biography of a city. Auckland: Reed, 2006.