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New Zealand History

Te Ara

New Zealand's on-line encyclopedia; a comprehensive guide to our people, natural environment, history, culture, economy, institutions and society.

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Papers Past

More than one million pages of digitised New Zealand newspapers and periodicals, from 1839 to 1920.

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Digital New Zealand

Search across more than 29 million digital items to discover New Zealand treasures such as amazing aerial photos, posters and memorabilia, newspaper clippings, artworks, and publications. Items are contributed from partners including Te Papa, the Alexander Turnbull Library, Auckland Art Gallery, Te Ara, NZ On Screen and many many more.

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Selected New Zealand and Pacific images from the collections of the Alexander Turnbull Library, the research library within the National Library of New Zealand.

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NZ Museums

This site features New Zealand museums and their collections. It is also a directory of museum locations, opening hours, and 'what's on' around New Zealand.

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The Prow

The Prow. The Prow is Marlborough/Nelson's own heritage website and contains historical stories, photographs and study and research resources.

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