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Queens Wharf, 1900

Queens Wharf, 1900

In the 19th century wharves were open to the public. Auckland’s Queens Wharf was an extension of Queen Street, the city’s main thoroughfare, and a magnet for those wanting to amble and watch the goings-on of the busy port.

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Ben Schrader, 'Street life - Colonial street life, 1840–1914', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 6 July 2022)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 11 Mar 2010