Located on section 734, Adelaide Road, next to the tramshed between Wallace, Drummond and Douglas Streets, Hop Sing's Market Garden was listed in 1878 as one of the first market gardens in Wellington.
Hop Sing and his gardens came to the official notice of the 'Inspector of Nuisances' due to the "offensive state of [his] Chinaman's garden on Adelaide Road, and instructed to install 'sanitary appliances', as per local bylaws.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Cooke, Peter. 2006. “Mt Cook, Wellington - A History.” Retrieved (http://mtcookmobilised.pbworks.com/f/MtCook_History-COOKE.pdf). Page 9
- ↑ Lee, L., Lam, R., & Dominion Federation of N.Z. Chinese Commercial Growers. (2012). Sons of the soil: Chinese market gardeners in New Zealand = Huángtǔ zǐsì. Pukekohe [N.Z.: Dominion Federation for New Zealand Chinese Commercial Growers.] Page 121
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