1920s photo of vintage cars and carts with horses along Courtney Place

Wellington’s Roaring Twenties

Banner image provided by: Wellington City Council, Gabor Toth. www.wcl.govt.nz/blog/index.php/2022/10/16/lets-get-wellington-moving-in-the-1920s/

Connect with the Jazz Age, Art Deco, and many distinctive buildings of the 1920s by taking part in these sessions at the Wellesley Hotel.

Book for one or both sessions and enjoy afternoon tea or an end-of-day drink.

Lunch (at own cost) will be available in CornerCopia prior and Drinks (cash bar in Grand Dining Room) will be available after. Afternoon tea will be provided between 3.15 and 3.45 p.m.

Health & Safety

The Wellesley hotel has recently been identified as a potential earthquake risk but remains fully operational while plans are developed for strengthening. Safety procedures will be explained at the talks.

Wellesley Hotel, 2-8 Maginnity Street, Wellington


Wellington CBD


Site Tour

Event times

Wellesley Hotel Talk

2-3:15pm Thu 26 Oct

Booking required

Cost: $25 for attending one talk, $30 for both

Book talk

Boom Time talk

3:45-5pm Thu 26 Oct

Booking required

Cost: $25 for attending one talk, $30 for both

Book talk

Wellesley Boutique Hotel

This refined hotel in a historic 1929 brick building is nestled in the heart of the Lambton Quarter. The Wellesley Boutique Hotel is an oasis of calm and relaxation.

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Website: https://wellesleyboutiquehotel.co.nz/

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Rotary Club of Wellington is a leader in improving community wellbeing in Wellington, Aotearoa-New Zealand and internationally, for over 100 years. It offers current and prospective members: 1. opportunities for developing collegial relationships 2. working on projects that contribute to community wellbeing 3. contributing or learning leadership and governance skills.

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