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Millions of pages of historic NZ newspapers
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Search everything published in New Zealand
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The Alexander Turnbull Library research services, and onsite access to all library collections will close 5pm Friday 22 December and reopen 10am Monday 8 January.
The He Tohu exhibition will remain open to the public on 27–29 December and 3–5 January from 10–2pm.
Uncover the history of New Zealand held in its maps
Visit to learn about New Zealand's maps, from Polynesian navigation and the charting and surveying of Aotearoa, to modern developments in topographics and digital mapping.
A recently digitised gem from New Zealand’s musical past.
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