In the 1970s the old cable car system was declared a safety hazard. Two new cars from Switzerland were installed in 1979, and the track was upgraded. This view of the cable car – with Kelburn Park and the city beyond – is stock-in-trade for Wellington postcards, calendars and artworks.
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Photograph by Chris Maclean
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