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10 Years Of ComicFest NZ

Thursday, 28 March 2024, 9:15 am | National Library Of New Zealand

Save the date - ComicFest 2024 will be celebrating it’s 10-year anniversary on 4 May 2024. ComicFest is hosted by Wellington City Libraries and National Library of New Zealand. The event runs from 9am to 4:30pm on 4 May at the National Library ... More >>

Partnering To Give Access And Preserve Historic Community Newspapers

Monday, 18 March 2024, 9:57 am | National Library Of New Zealand

Community newspapers at risk of loss and decay will have a more secure future and be better able to inform the present thanks to a new agreement between the National Library of New Zealand and The Preserving Local History and Education Trust . The ... More >>

Cast In Light: Life In A Mining Town – A Photographic Record Of Waiuta By Joseph Divis

Friday, 8 March 2024, 11:20 am | National Library Of New Zealand

An exhibition showing life in the gold mining town of Waiuta near Reefton, during its heyday in the 1930s, opens at the National Library in Wellington on 12 March. This record was made by Bohemian-born photographer / miner Joseph Divis, who arrived ... More >>

Lunar New Year Celebrations At The National Library

Monday, 12 February 2024, 12:26 pm | National Library Of New Zealand

The Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival in some parts of the world, will be celebrated with a range of fun, engaging events at the National Library of New Zealand in Wellington on 14 February. Join Poet Laureate Chris Tse , fellow Chinese ... More >>

Reduction In Service Hours At National Library From 1 November

Tuesday, 3 October 2023, 3:23 pm | National Library Of New Zealand

With heavy construction work scheduled for the National Library building in Wellington, from 1 November there will be a reduction of service hours until the end of the year. National Library’s reduced service hours will be 10am to 2pm, Monday to Friday, ... More >>

Ensuring The Sustainable Future Of Libraries For All New Zealanders

Monday, 22 May 2023, 10:48 am | National Library Of New Zealand

Twelve kākaho (sustainability champions) will soon be putting library and information skills underpinned by mātauranga Māori into practice following an eight-month programme developed by the New Zealand Libraries Partnership Programme (NZLPP). Whiria te Tāngata ... More >>

‘Kurawaka’ Exhibition Shows Shaping Of Gender Justice In Aotearoa

Thursday, 2 March 2023, 10:40 am | National Library Of New Zealand

<img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2303/4563d5dc63c6ca723373.jpeg" width="720" height="480"> The Kurawaka exhibition at the National Library, Wellington. Credit: Mark Beatty/ National Library of New Zealand ... More >>

National Library Guidelines On Salvaging Water-damaged Materials

Wednesday, 1 February 2023, 10:29 am | National Library Of New Zealand

Established basic guidelines on salvaging precious water-damaged material are available on the National Library’s website that could help those affected by the devastating flooding that has hit Tāmaki Makaurau, the Waikato, Bay of Plenty, and other areas ... More >>

Waitangi Day Events At The National Library

Tuesday, 31 January 2023, 2:21 pm | National Library Of New Zealand

The National Library is hosting a range of events to commemorate Waitangi Day this year. Commemorate this Waitangi Day by visiting He Tohu. The He Tohu exhibition, on the ground floor of the library on Molesworth Street in Wellington, will be open ... More >>

Reading Ambassador Nominations Reminder

Friday, 20 January 2023, 11:44 am | National Library Of New Zealand

Te Awhi Rito Reading Ambassador Ben Brown has added his voice to finding a successor to the position he has held for the past two years. Nominations to be the next ambassador for children and young people close at 5pm on 31 January. Te Awhi Rito Reading Ambassador ... More >>

The Long Waves Of Our Ocean: New Responses To Pacific Poems Exhibition At The National Library

Wednesday, 23 November 2022, 9:43 am | National Library Of New Zealand

The concept of tūakana-tēina (the relationship between old and young) is brought to life in the The long waves of our ocean exhibition, showing at the National Library from 26 November. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2211/81cea130b5ab14714dde.jpeg" ... More >>

Just Over 1 Week To Go Before The Big Pablos Art Auction

Tuesday, 15 November 2022, 10:17 am | National Library Of New Zealand

Art lovers and art enthusiasts, get ready, there’s just over 1 week to go. The countdown to Pablos Art Studios Annual Art Auction is on. We are excited and ready to welcome our guests next Wednesday 23rd November to The National Library of New ... More >>

Tōku Reo, Tōko Ohooho: Māori Language Petition 50th Anniversary Exhibition

Wednesday, 14 September 2022, 10:10 am | National Library Of New Zealand

An exhibition featuring the entire Te Petihana Reo Māori (the Māori language petition), presented to Parliament 50 years ago today, has opened at Te Puna Foundation Gallery in the National Library, Wellington. On 14 September 1972, Te Petihana Reo Māori ... More >>

New Poet Laureate Announced On National Poetry Day

Friday, 26 August 2022, 10:59 am | National Library Of New Zealand

National Library is delighted to celebrate National Poetry Day by announcing Chris Tse of Wellington is the New Zealand Poet Laureate for 2022-2024. Te Pouhuaki National Librarian Rachel Esson described Chris’s appointment as recognition of “a poet ... More >>

Come And Celebrate Papers Past Turning 21

Monday, 15 August 2022, 10:30 am | National Library Of New Zealand

Visitors are invited to pull the lever on a Poetry Machine and take home an unexpected story to celebrate the 21st birthday of National Library’s popular Papers Past website. The Poetry Machine, built for the event, holds more than 100 poems curated ... More >>

Digital Dimension Sure To Delight At New Portrait Exhibition

Monday, 23 May 2022, 11:42 am | National Library Of New Zealand

An innovative digital dimension to one of the most significant photographic collections in Aotearoa New Zealand will feature in a new exhibition at the National Library in Wellington. Between skin & shirt: The photographic portraits of William ... More >>

He Tohu Exhibition Attracts 100,000 Visitors In Five Years

Tuesday, 17 May 2022, 10:18 am | National Library Of New Zealand

Nearly 100,000 people have learned about the three documents that helped shape New Zealand’s history by visiting National Library’s He Tohu exhibition in the last five years. Since 19 May 2017, almost 20,000 school students have had the chance ... More >>

Sky’s The Limit For New Zealand And Pacific Music

Friday, 1 April 2022, 11:41 am | National Library Of New Zealand

  As New Zealanders return to the international departure gates, they can listen to a fresh taste of Kiwi and Pacific music while cruising at 11,000 metres thanks to a playlist featuring homegrown artists. The ‘In The Vault’ tracks are ... More >>

Audio And Sign Language Guides Bring He Tohu To Life For Tamariki And Young Adults

Friday, 26 November 2021, 8:45 am | National Library Of New Zealand

Audio and Sign Language Guides, in seven languages including sign, will enhance the experience for visitors to National Library’s He Tohu exhibition. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2111/58e27b3574ae67b3b01e.jpeg" ... More >>

‘Trouble In Paradise’: Exhibition To Shine Spotlight On Climate Change In The Pacific

Thursday, 4 November 2021, 9:15 am | National Library Of New Zealand

A new exhibition revealing the impacts of climate change on Pacific communities will be unveiled at the National Library this November. ‘Trouble in Paradise’ will present the sixty winning photographs of a competition run by the UK Government ... More >>





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