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Intersection of Herbert and Manners Streets, Wellington. Deste, Eileen, 1908-1986 :Collection of prints and negatives. Ref: 1/4-036472-G. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23033663

Intersection of Herbert and Manners Streets, Wellington, 1908. Shows Sun Kwong Lee & Co, fruiterers, on the right and Yee Chong Wing & Co, importers, in the centre. Taken by an unidentified photographer.[1]
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Corner of Manners and Victoria Streets, Wellington, July 2017. (C) Cameron Sang

The same location, July 2017.

In 1901, members of the Wellington Chinese community erected a decorative triumphal arch for the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York in this location.[2]

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James McAllister. (1901). Chinese citizens’ decorative triumphal arch on Manners Street, Wellington, erected for the 1901 visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York. Retrieved 14 January 2018, from https://natlib.govt.nz/records/22564305

Zenith Seed Company was also located in this area[3], possibly from the mid 1930s.
  1. Intersection of Herbert and Manners Streets, Wellington. Deste, Eileen, 1908-1986 :Collection of prints and negatives. Ref: 1/4-036472-G. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/23033663
  2. James McAllister. (1901). Chinese citizens’ decorative triumphal arch on Manners Street, Wellington, erected for the 1901 visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall and York. Retrieved 14 January 2018, from https://natlib.govt.nz/records/22564305
  3. Chun, N. (2008, July 9). THE ZENITH. Retrieved 6 March 2018, from http://chunfamilynews.blogspot.com/2008/07/zenith.html

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