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Parliament buildings: night view (3rd of 4)

Parliament buildings: night view

This photograph of Parliament buildings after dark shows, at right, the main building erected to replace the wooden one that burned down in 1907. The stone structure was built in stages between 1912 and 1922, and then only partially – the original design had another wing to the left of the stairs. The building famously known as the Beehive, at top left, was constructed in stages between 1969 and 1981, and houses the executive and Bellamy's restaurant.

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John E. Martin, 'Parliament - Parliament overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/33675/parliament-buildings-night-view (accessed 25 May 2019)

Story by John E. Martin, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Feb 2015