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Owned by Joe Lai Choy (Who opened The Shanghai Restaurant on the corner of Courtenay Place and Taranaki Street in 1948 with Ng Soon Wah) [1], Yuen Tung & Co. was located on the corner of Haining and Tory Streets, and sold Chinese antiques, embroidery, and provisions.[2]

This site is currently (2017) an apartment building.

PAColl-4871-02-01

Old shop on the corner of Tory and Haining streets, Wellington (February 1974) - Photograph taken by John Johnstone. Reed Publishing :Photographs relating to New Zealand mostly 1950s-1970s. Ref: PAColl-4871-02-01. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22736307

EP-1963-1279-F

Shop and houses in Haining Street, Wellington. Dominion post (Newspaper) :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers. (20 April 1963) Ref: EP/1963/1279-F. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22685850 http://natlib.govt.nz/records/22685850

  1. Chinese Voice 6 February 1997 issue http://www.stevenyoung.co.nz/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=65&Itemid=29
  2. National Library: Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22736307 http://natlib.govt.nz/records/22736307

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