Celebrating 100 years of the Alexander Turnbull Library. Find out about our plans for the centenary and Alexander Turnbull's generous gift to New Zealand
Information to help you preserve photographs on your marae including how to handle, store and display photographs around your marae.
Use our A to Z list to find and browse specific collections.
Millions of pages of newspapers, journals, letters, and more.
Free high-res images available for download.
DigitalNZ a great tool to find, use and share digital content.
Find out all the things you can do with our collections, online and off.
Help our collections grow by donating your physical and digital heritage items. We would love to have a look at your New Zealand and Pacific material.
Take care of your own precious items with our advice, including guides to caring for paper, photographs, audio, and more.
Schools and home educators can borrow books and resources from our schools' collections.
Register for the Music Hire Service to get performance material or list your own collection.
Get certain National and Turnbull Library collection items through your local library.
See how to get research or publication copies of collection items.
Learn about collecting, caring for, and using today's digital objects.
Search our published collections, including books, magazines, audio, websites, and more.
Search our unpublished collections, including manuscripts, images, audio, and more.
Find abstracts of articles from a huge range of New Zealand periodicals, and how to get them.
Search dozens of national and international databases for reference material, heritage items, up to date research, and student resources.
Search across millions of pages of historic newspapers from 1839 to 1948, covering New Zealand, Pacific, and international news.
Explore Pākehā and Māori magazines, including 'Fair Play', 'Maori Record', 'Te Ao Hou', and the 'Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand'.
Discover the McLean papers, a rich and unique record of mid-19th century interactions between Māori and Government.
Parliamentary papers on Papers Past.
All kinds of interesting bits from the collections, plus news, blogs, cool links, and weird stuff we like.
Events, news, new acquisitions, blogs, and more.
Special selections from the Turnbull's exquisite Rare Books and Fine Printing collection, from medieval manuscripts to illustrated Victorian bindings.
A tour through visual design history, with posters, flyers, postcards, and more.
@AlexArchivists— Newly digitised additions to the Turnbull
@DigitalNZ — Items and stories from lots of NZ collections