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Owned by Joe Lai Choy (Who opened The Shanghai Restaurant on the corner of Courtenay Place and Taranaki Street in 1948 with Ng Soon Wah) [1], Yuen Tung & Co. was located on the corner of Haining and Taranaki Streets, and sold Chinese antiques, embroidery, and provisions.[2]

This site is currently (2017) an apartment building.

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Old shop on the corner of Tory and Haining streets, Wellington (February 1974) - Photograph taken by John Johnstone. Reed Publishing :Photographs relating to New Zealand mostly 1950s-1970s. Ref: PAColl-4871-02-01. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22736307

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Shop and houses in Haining Street, Wellington. Dominion post (Newspaper) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers. (20 April 1963) Ref: EP/1963/1279-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22685850 http://natlib.govt.nz/records/22685850

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Corner of Taranaki and Haining Streets, July 2017. Photo (c) Cameron Sang 2017

The corner of Taranaki and Haining Streets in 2017. This building is currently has apartments.

  1. Chinese Voice 6 February 1997 issue http://www.stevenyoung.co.nz/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=65&Itemid=29
  2. National Library: Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22736307 http://natlib.govt.nz/records/22736307

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