When Nicola Koptisch began renovating her house she discovered a nearly century-old newspaper hidden in the ceiling.
The newspaper was a copy of The Evening Post dated August 8, 1915. It is now framed and hanging in her house.
Mrs Koptisch lives on The Terrace in one of the few houses that has not been converted into flats.
She said there may have been newspapers in many of the houses, but because a lot of the houses were turned into flats in the 1950s, the papers would have disappeared.
The newspaper was hidden behind a ceiling batten in the corner of one of the rooms.
"I was so surprised we found something here. I don't think it's that common," she said.
"We took all the battens down around the room to put plaster cornices up.
"When the builder pulled off the piece in that corner it was just sitting there all rolled up. It was obviously deliberate, because it wasn't scrunched up like rubbish."
She said she decided to get the newspaper framed because it showed the history of the house.
"I framed the parts that have the date because they show the age of the house," she said.
"The land was bought in 1894, but the paper shows the house was probably not built for a while after that.
"I'd love to see what it looked like back then, but sadly there aren't many photos of The Terrace from that time."
- The Wellingtonian