E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e ngā iwi o te ao.
Nei rā te mihi ki a koutou, nau mai, haere mai ki te whakāturanga hou nei a He Tohu.
E kore ngā taonga nei e rangatira, ki te noho wahangu,
Nō reira, haere mai koe, piki mai koutou ki He Tohu.
Welcome and thank you for visiting the new exhibition He Tohu.
Without people to talk about them, without people to care for them, these taonga will be silenced.
We welcome you warmly and invite you to enjoy He Tohu.
Visit He Tohu
Admission is free.
9am to 5pm, Monday to Saturday
(closed on public holidays)
At the National Library on Molesworth and Aitken Streets in Wellington.Plan your visit
The story of the documents
Explore He Tohu
He Tohu is a permanent exhibition of three iconic constitutional documents that shape Aotearoa New Zealand.
Letters and the Landscape of our Lives: the pioneering women in the life of Sir John Hall
Kate Foster will demonstrate how her family's 19th century letters provide valuable details about the lives of women in colonial New Zealand.
Sir John Hall – pioneer, politician and champion of the women’s suffrage movement
Kate Foster will discuss Sir John Hall's family background, education, reasons for immigration and explore why he may have felt granting women the vote was important.