2018 marks 125 years since women in Aotearoa gained the right to vote in general elections — a world first. It's a great opportunity to explore how women and men worked together to achieve this important milestone.more
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The He Tohu exhibition offers a major online and physical experience for New Zealand schools. He Tohu opens on Saturday 20 May and sheds fresh light on 3 constitutional documents that shape Aotearoa New Zealand.more
The National Library’s learning team have a new programme for schools. We’re collaborating with Alexander Turnbull Library, Ngā Taonga Sound and Vision, Wellington Museum, and Petone Settlers museum to offer rich learning experiences for schools about Wellington’s urban development.more
In 2017, an important new exhibition will open at National Library (Wellington) featuring 3 constitutional taonga that have shaped us as a nation.more
National Library's Wellington exhibition, Unfolding the map, explores the history of cartography in Aotearoa New Zealand. See some of the first maps of Aotearoa; watch a live-feed representation of wind movements in the Pacific; digitally zoom over the Central Plateau and the rugged Southern Alps.more