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Phone, email and fax numbers

Contact us by phone, email or fax.

General enquiries

Contact the National Library or the Alexander Turnbull Library using these numbers.

Phone: +64 4 474 3000
Freephone: 0800 474 300
Fax: +64 4 474 3063

Services to Schools

Specialist library services for schools provided by the National Library.

Freephone: 0800 542 5463
Email Services to Schools with lending enquiries —
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National Library postal address

National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa
PO Box 1467
Wellington 6140
New Zealand

Alexander Turnbull Library postal address

Alexander Turnbull Library
PO Box 12349
Wellington 6140
New Zealand

Delivery address

Use this address for delivering items to the Library.

National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa
Guthrie Lane (off Aitken Street)
New Zealand

Street addresses

Street addresses for our physical locations in Wellington, Auckland and Christchurch. The Alexander Turnbull Library is located in the National Library in Wellington.


National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa
Corner of Molesworth and Aitken Streets


National Library Auckland Centre
8 Stanley Street


National Library Christchurch Centre
Cavendish Business Park
Unit 7, 150 Cavendish Road
Christchurch 8051

Filming in the Library

Film and television production crews should contact us in advance to make arrangements for filming in the National Library building. Some filming will require staff supervision.

Filming in the Reading Rooms during public opening hours is not permitted. Please contact us to arrange filming outside of these hours.

Hourly filming fees apply for the filming that requires staff supervision.

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