Ballantrae and Selwyn Steps and steps nearby….

FIND THESE STEPS – Ballantrae steps begin beside 15 Ballantrae Place and rise up to 99 Hill Street. The Hill Street steps start from the far end of Selwyn Terrace. And near Parliament, small steps at the Ballantrae Place roundabout.

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Ballantrae Steps (above)

 

Selwyn Terrace to Hawkstone

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At No 18 Selwyn Terrace.

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On this day I had several Tui poking in the trees and telling me off for being there.

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At the top on Hill Street again.

Ballantrae steps

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On the other side of Hill Street across from Hawkstone walkway.

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A memorial or a celebration of State Highway 1 along the way.

Ballantrae Place being created in 1971. 

“Photo taken shortly before the construction of the Bowen Street motorway overpass commenced.”

Ministry of Works Wellington Urban Motorway Construction

 

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The view of the steps from Ballantrae Place looking toward Hill Street and the concrete ribbon of the motorway.

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And across Ballantrae Place is a short cut involving steps that takes you to – Parliament!

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Helpful guidance along the way.

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Industrial grade, no-nonsense steps meant to get you from here to there.

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And at the end of Ballantrea Place there is Parliament! And another short, but very nice, set of steps.

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