The Empire City

Songs of Wellington – Book and CD

The Empire City traces the history of Wellington from the middle of the 19th Century to the present day. Stories are told through song, text, paintings, and photographs, The book includes a CD with songs by Andrew Laking, paintings by Bob Kerr, historical photos and additional new photos by Ines MacMullen. This hard cover, full colour, 64 page book is published by Pirate and Queen in association with Victoria University Press

Here are some of the paintings from the book.

 Wakefield on the foreshore
Pito-one Pa
The Bucket Fountain