Kōrero: Wellington places

Newtown trams

Newtown trams

Trams pass the corner of Riddiford and Rintoul streets in Newtown, around 1909. Trams aided Wellington’s suburban expansion, allowing workers to live further away from city workplaces. The ornate triangular building still stands.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Sydney Charles Smith Collection (PA-Group-00242)
Reference: 1/1-019563; G
Photograph by Sydney Charles Smith

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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Chris Maclean, 'Wellington places - Southern suburbs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13413/newtown-trams (accessed 24 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Chris Maclean, updated 1 Mar 2016