Story: Dune lands

Lyall Bay, 1909 (1st of 2)

Lyall Bay, 1909

One of the largest former dune lands in Wellington is now a built-up area. These dunes are at Lyall Bay in 1909, looking south. The dune land stretched from the exposed south coast across the narrow low-lying isthmus of land to Evans Bay on Wellington Harbour.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Sydney Charles Smith Collection (PA-Group-00242)
Reference: G-48242-1/2
Photograph by Sydney Charles Smith

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Carl Walrond, 'Dune lands - Dune lands today', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 December 2021)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 24 Sep 2007