Kia ora friends
Due to the November earthquake, many of our collections are not currently available for research. If you plan to use our collections, please get in touch first. Check here to find out more.
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Kia ora, nau mai haere mai. Ka wani kē kua tae mai koe! Kāre e kore ka puta mai ētahi kōrero pārekareka, me kōrerorero pea tātou.
Hi! Great to see you. We've got tons to talk about so bring your friends, have a read and speak your mind.
In which artistically-shot nature photography turns me into a metadata sleuth.
Papers Past is stuffed with things that past communities found important. Now you can use it to find what matters to you.
Mr Anscombe’s masterpiece.
It’s one thing to have millions of incredible images. It’s another to see them.
Remedial treatment trialled by the Library saves apparently lost photographic film with a mass processing technique.
Born in New Zealand, dominated Australia, now… somewhat divided.
Running the numbers on the first two whole of domain harvests.
Analysing search terms and user behaviour.
Making our online videos more accessible with closed captions.
Is a newspaper still a newspaper when written by hand?