Kōrero: Wellington places

Early Oriental Bay

Early Oriental Bay

In 1883, Oriental Bay was a stony beach with a few houses and boatsheds. The railway track was built to carry spill from the Oriental Bay quarry to the Te Aro reclamation, north of Courtenay Place.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, J. H. Lowe Collection
Reference: 1/2-048029; F
Photograph by Connolly & Hermann

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:

Chris Maclean, 'Wellington places - Southern suburbs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13410/early-oriental-bay (accessed 4 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Chris Maclean, updated 1 Mar 2016