Reclamation Of Wellington Harbour

I know there are the wee markers placed into Wellington streets telling us where the shoreline was in 1840 but this awesome graphic from Wikipedia: Reclamation of Wellington Harbour made me go, "Oooh, I see it now"
Wellington (New Zealand) city shoreline over time [GIF]
Discovered from Matt proudly Twitering that this page was his 5,000th Wikipedia edit - top work!


  1. While not a sexy animation, if you're interesting in Auckland, head to and click "Original Shoreline" to see reclamation for there.

    Rob :)


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