The Museum tells the story of New Zealand, its place in the Pacific and its people. The Museum is a war memorial for the province of Auckland and holds one of New Zealand's top three heritage libraries. It has pre-eminent Māori and Pacific collections, significant natural history resources and major social and military history collections, as well as decorative arts and pictorial collections.
The Cenotaph Database contains biographical details of over 115,000 New Zealanders who served in war and conflict rom the New Zealand Wars and South Africa, through the First and Second World Wars to Korea, Malaya and Vietnam, and who are now deceased. It is primarily a roll of honour of those who died as a result of war service, but also includes some personnel who have died since.
This online collection contains a selection of historical images of Christchurch and Canterbury. The photographs depict local people, places and events and are dated from approximately 1860 to 1975. They have been reproduced from historical newspapers, archival sources, early books and reports.
More than 21,000 images from the Alexander Turnbull Library collections; over 400,000 pages from selected 19th century New Zealand newspapers and periodicals; our millennium online exhibition, containing pictures, text, sound and video images from the Alexander Turnbull Library; and more.