National Library Wellington
Te Ahumairangi: 8.30am – 5pm
Reading Rooms: 10am – 5pm
Monday to Saturday
Closed on Public Holidays
Corner Molesworth & Aitken St
0800 474 300
04 474 3000
- Tuesday 18 March: Making the most of Births, Deaths and Marriages
- Thursday 20 March: Wanted, A Beautiful Barmaid
- Saturday 22 March: Essentials of Oral History day two: Wellington
- Monday 24 March: Ōrākau, from a tangata whenua perspective
- Tuesday 25 March: Ōrākau Paewai and other NZ war sites
- Wednesday 26 March: The historiography of Ōrākau
- Saturday 5 April: Abstracting Oral History: Wellington
- Monday 7 April: Our mutual waiata interests
- Friday 11 April: Lyrical Legacy – Shanties, waiata and poetry
- Tuesday 15 April: Family history monthly talk – April
- Wednesday 16 April: The Plutarch of Maoriland
- Tuesday 20 May: Family history monthly talk – May
Looking beyond the great idea.
Innovation is more than a great idea; it’s about creating a better future. Discover inventions and ideas at our leading edge and unearth some fascinating developments from our colourful past.visit Leading Edge
Until 26 April
The World of James Cowan – his life, work, and legacy.come on in
The persuasive art of New Zealand Railways: The positive vision of the Publicity Department at New Zealand Railways, held by the Turnbull ephemera collection.hit the tracks
HOME – Cafe
Spend lunch or a break at HOME, the National Library’s cafe.get a coffee and a bite
Research with the collections
Talk to one of our topic or format specialists, or our general research experts.
They're available on site, or you can ask your question right now though Ask a Librarian.start your research
Get to work and get creative, alone or in a group.
net.work is an open space for you to make what you want.see what you can do
Mix & Mash
Mix & Mash invites people to take open data and content and turn it into something entirely new.
Come on in and see the fantastic Mix & Mash competition entries made by students, story tellers, artists and developers from across New Zealand.take a look
Explore your heritage in a new way.
Find yourself, your place, and your past on the Lifelines table.get in touch with your past