Archives New Zealand, Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga is the guardian of New Zealand’s public archives.


We hold more than 70 kilometres of public records, documenting nearly 200 years of New Zealand history. Our holdings include documents, maps, plans, films, artworks and of course, photographs.


We’ve picked these photos to put on Flickr so we can share them with a wider audience. We’d love to learn more about them, so please add tags or comments if you know about people or places in the photos!


To find out more about us, visit Archives New Zealand's website


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