New Zealand Meteorological Service

Established as the Meteorological Department in 1906. Name changed to Meteorological Service in 1926. Disestablished in 1992 and functions transferred to Meteorological Service of New Zealand (MetService), a newly established State Owned Enterprise. In 1968 the Service moved into a building at 30 Salamanca Road Wellington designed by William Alington and built 1967-1968.

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Date: 1977 - 1992 From: Heath, Eric Walmsley 1923- :[Cartoons on topics of defence, politics, social issues, whimsy, medical issues, pollution, conservationists, trade unions, space exploration, animals, police & crime, Television, farming, sport, war, and transport. 1970-1990s]. By: Heath, Eric Walmsley, 1923- Ref: B-144-954/963 Description: Includes cartoons about: Camping equipment salesman closing his blinds so that customers think the weather is sunny; Jupiter reads that MPs want churches to...
Date: 1965-1975 From: Alington, William Hildebrand, 1929-: Papers and photographs Ref: PAColl-9922-09 Description: Photocopies of architectural drawings, and photographs of buildings designed by William (Bill) Alington. Includes - View of Upper Hutt Civic Centre publishe...
Date: 1963 From: Alington, William Hildebrand, 1929- :[Architectural plans. 1950-1990s] Ref: Plans-2006-058-373/392 Description: Includes ceiling details, plant room, workshop plan, perspective drawings and sections of entranceway, diagrams of sun on NE, NW, SE, SW face. Original file...
Date: [1980s] From: Sheffield House Publications Collection Ref: PA12-11472 Description: View of the Meteorological building, Wellington. Quantity: 1 colour original transparency/ies.
Date: 1960 From: Wellington Regional Council : Marie Sang map collection Ref: MapColl-WRC-R1/19C-Acc. Description: Surface winds at noon on 28 January 1960 Copied from New Zealand Meteorological Service 1960. See folder R1/16a-c-R7/26 for tracings of same map. Quantity...
Date: 1960 From: Wellington Regional Council : Marie Sang map collection Ref: MapColl-WRC-R1/19E-Acc. Description: Gives average annual rainfalls in inches Copied from NZ Metworological Service 1960. See folder R1/16a-c-R7/26 for tracing of same map. Quantity: 1 map(s) ...
Date: 1963 From: Alington, William Hildebrand, 1929- :[Architectural plans. 1950-1990s] Ref: Plans-2006-058-393/399 Description: Includes section of window walls, elevation of basement, floor 4 air duct and window details. Original file numbering was: 004.03.06.000 Quantity: 7 plan(s...
Date: 1960 From: Wellington Regional Council : Marie Sang map collection Ref: MapColl-WRC-R1/19D-Acc. Description: Shows temperatures at Kelburn Copied from NZ Metworological Service 1960. See folder R1/16a-c-R7/26 for tracing of same map Quantity: 1 map(s) [with annota...
Date: 22 Sep 1955-23 Nov 1960, [1998] By: Poppleton, Philip George, 1922-2002 Ref: MS-Group-0871 Description: Personal diaries kept by Poppleton, who was leader of the Meteorological Service team which established and manned a radiosonde station on Campbell Island, a...
Date: 1975 From: Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988] By: Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989; Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.) Ref: B-134-758 Description: This cartoon relates to the cartoonist's summer holiday. He and his wife are preparing for a hot summer holiday and he telephones the Met. Office to tell the...
Date: Arr 1949 From: Falla, Robert Alexander (Sir), 1901-1979 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-2366-290
Date: 1978 From: Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988] By: Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.); Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989 Ref: B-135-433 Description: This cartoon features two scenes of anxious people in a boat labelled Enzed. The navigator is Muldoon who predicts extreme turbulence and rocks ahead Label ...
Date: [1901-1975] From: Mowat family : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7496-12 Description: File of correspondence, telegrams, personal papers, notes, reminiscences etc including correspondence with the Turnbull Library relating to earlier deposits ...
From: Hubbard, James, 1949- : Cartoons entered in the 1992 Qantas Media Awards. 1992 Ref: J-028-012 Description: Shows an number of men and women standing or sitting around a dart board which has been divided up into "fine", "wind", "wet" and "change". They are all bli...
Date: 1963 From: Alington, William Hildebrand, 1929- :[Architectural plans. 1950-1990s] Ref: Plans-2006-058-339/357 Description: Includes toilet details, interior door details, ceiling details, observation deck details, perspective drawings of details, cleaners' cupboard, canopy detail...
Date: 1963 From: Alington, William Hildebrand, 1929- :[Architectural plans. 1950-1990s] Ref: Plans-2006-058-358/372 Description: Includes parking area plan, site layout, door details, ceiling plan and details, penthouse elevation and basement. Original file numbering was: 004.03.06.00...
Date: 20 August 1993 - 20 Aug 1993 From: British assisted immigrants oral history project By: Perrott, Stephen Finch, 1927- Ref: OHInt-0817-08 Description: Oral history interview with Stephen Perrot, born 27th March 1927 in Sevenoaks, Kent. Talks about family background. Details schooling in Sevenoaks - mentions...
Date: 1980 From: Lodge, Nevile Sidney 1918-1989 :[Archive of original cartoons for the Evening Post and Sports Post, 1941 to 1988] By: Evening Post (Wellington, N.Z.); Lodge, Nevile Sidney, 1918-1989 Ref: B-135-610 Description: There are four scenes in this cartoon. In the top left two men are walking along, teeth chattering, one saying that it is five degrees centigrade and the oth...
Date: 1946-1959 From: Simpson, Ralph Annand, 1908-1994 : Papers relating to New Zealand ports and harbours Ref: MS-Papers-11505-09 Description: Copies of papers, including climatological data and reports on West Coast harbours, Westport, Greymouth and Port Elizabeth Other - Original file titles NZCS...
Date: 1962 - 1963 From: Alington, William Hildebrand, 1929- :[Architectural plans. 1950-1990s] Ref: Plans-2006-058-319/338 Description: Includes stair details and sections, ceiling plans, switchboard fire hose panel, lift front details, access panel, cleaners' cupboard and toilet plans. Orig...