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Haining Street, Wellington

Haining Street, Wellington

This photograph of Haining Street, the heart of the Chinese district in Wellington, was published in the New Zealand Mail on 17 August 1904. The street was notorious for many years, thanks to rumours of opium and gambling dens.

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Manying Ip, 'Chinese - Later settlement', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/511/haining-street-wellington (accessed 13 June 2021)

Story by Manying Ip, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Mar 2015