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- Monday 15 OctoberRaising readers: School and home connections
- Wednesday 21 NovemberCollision, compromise and conversion during the Wesleyan Hokianga mission, 1827-1855
- Wednesday 21 NovemberOf bush and birds: New Zealand as 'fairyland'
- Thursday 22 NovemberChristchurch school library tour
Download high-res collection images and use them however you want.
A recently digitised gem from New Zealand’s musical past.
The Lilburn Trust, in association with the Alexander Turnbull Library, is delighted to invite applications for the Lilburn Research Fellowship.
Learn how to take care of your precious photographs, books, and digital documents with advice from the National Preservation Office.
Get National Library materials sent to your local library by making an interloan request.