Official repository of New Zealand public archives. Holds documents, maps, plans, films, artworks, photographs and the archives of the New Zealand government.
Archives New Zealand has developed The Community Archive previously known as the National Register of Archives and Manuscripts (NRAM). Provides access to information provided by individuals, organisations and communities. Includes material such as diaries, land information, oral history recordings, commissions, literary manuscripts, personal identity records, immigration and financial records.


An online directory of academic, peer-reviewed, open access books. Search by keyword or browse by subject.
Coverage: Index
Contains abstracts of selected New Zealand serials, including newspapers, about New Zealand and the South Pacific. Subjects covered include general interest material, social research, current affairs, the arts and humanities.
Indexes Maori topics appearing in books, conference proceedings and journals which cannot otherwise easily be found in regular sources.
Growing archive of New Zealand and Pacific Islands texts and heritage materials, including  images and full-text books, manuscripts and journals. All resources are fully searchable. Produced by Victoria University of Wellington.
Includes NZ Science; Newzindex; Index New Zealand; Newspaper Index (articles about MPs etc, 1993-2003); Index Auckland (1840-); Family Notices (NZ Herald); INZART (Index to New Zealand art); NZ Womans Weekly (1932-1951).
Coverage: 1785 - six years ago
The complete digital edition of the Times (London) is a primary source for researchers of world history, politics, and literature. Contains articles and letters to the editor from famous writers. The entire newspaper has been captured and is searchable, including all articles, advertisements and illustrations/photographs.


Started in 2012 as New Zealand's only Māori literary journal, including prose, poetry, art, and photography from Māori and Aboriginal writers, and writers from Asia and Europe. Available in print and online (2012 only). Contributors include Alice Te Punga-Somerville, Hinemoana Baker, and Taika Waititi.


A national organisation that encourages participation in the arts especially by disabled people, disconnected youth, elderly people, mental health service users and disadvantaged migrants and refugees.
As the national agency for the development of the arts in New Zealand, Creative New Zealand’s role is to help make New Zealand culture visible and accessible.
DigitalNZ aims to make New Zealand digital content easy to find, share, and use. Discover millions of New Zealand items from the digital stores of libraries, museums, archives, and government departments, publicly funded organsations, the private sector, and community groups.
The Ministry's role is to help make New Zealand culture visible and accessible.
Provides comprehensive links to New Zealand arts websites.
This site features New Zealand museums and their collections. It is also a directory of museum locations, opening hours and events.
This site provides the opportunity to search over 30,000 images available for download and re-use in high resolution.   Collections Online has information on over 500,000 artworks, objects and specimens from Te Papa’s collections, from dinosaur teeth to contemporary art, as well as information on people, places, topics, species, and research from our curators.