Wellington History 1900-1914: The Flourishing City

At the beginning of the 20th century, times were prosperous in the ‘the Empire City’. The amalgamation of outlying boroughs, the modernisation of the city as well as its booming cultural life greatly increased the size and prominence of Wellington.

Listen to our podcast to learn more about the wave of technological innovation, the development of theatres and the Great Strike, all of which took place between 1900 and 1914.

Image Courtesy of Old Photos NZ and Alexander Turnbull Library.

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