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- Thursday 25 JanuaryIn Search of Catherine – ‘the same grimacing and irrational creature as ever …’
- Saturday 27 JanuaryHe Tohu kids' area
- Tuesday 6 FebruaryWaitangi Day at He Tohu: see the original Tiriti o Waitangi and enjoy a hāngī lunch
- Wednesday 7 February ‘I Shall Commit My Thoughts to Paper’: The First Edition of Shelley’s Frankenstein
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Our lower ground entrance on Aitken St is out of action for the next few weeks as we replace one of the glass doors; we apologise for the inconvenience. Visitors to the library will need to use the main entrance on Molesworth St in the interim.
Uncover the history of New Zealand held in its maps
Visit to learn about New Zealand's maps, from Polynesian navigation and the charting and surveying of Aotearoa, to modern developments in topographics and digital mapping.
The voices of Sir Apirana Ngata, Sir Peter (Te Rangihiroa) Buck, Bishop Frederick Augustus Bennett, and Te Puea Herangi.
A recently digitised gem from New Zealand’s musical past.
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