Kōrero: Empire and Commonwealth

Government building

Government building

A crowd gathers at the corner of Lambton Quay and Molesworth Street in Wellington in 1857 to see the foundation stone laid for the provincial council's houses of assembly. In 1865, when New Zealand's capital moved to Wellington from Auckland, Parliament met in the same building as the provincial council.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: A-018-021

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

W. David McIntyre, 'Empire and Commonwealth - Government within the empire', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/artwork/33217/government-building (accessed 19 October 2021)

He kōrero nā W. David McIntyre, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012