Kōrero: Wellington places

Mitchelltown

Mitchelltown

Mitchelltown (around Holloway Road) is situated in a gully at the western end of Aro Valley. It was founded by Henry Mitchell, who constructed small cottages for unskilled workers – mainly watersiders and casual labourers – in the 1870s. By the 1950s it was run down, and developed into a student and bohemian enclave. Since the 1990s Mitchelltown has started to become gentrified, but still retains its offbeat character.

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Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Photograph by Shirley Williams

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Chris Maclean, 'Wellington places - Western suburbs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13429/mitchelltown (accessed 25 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Chris Maclean, updated 1 Mar 2016