PHOTO: KATIE TOWNSHEND/STUFF – The former Dominion Farmers’ building on the corner of Featherston and Ballance streets, in Wellington.
A heritage building in central Wellington once home to farming representatives is for sale for the first time in 27 years.
The building, known as the former Dominion Farmers’ Institute building, has a 2015 rateable value of $20.5 million. It last changed hands in 1991 for $24.6m.
According to Wellington City Council heritage documents, the building has historical value as a symbol of agriculture’s importance to the country because it showed that farming representatives were making an important statement about their intention to gain political attention.
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