Woman looking at film negatives with magnifying glass.

Te kohi me te rokiroki Collecting & preserving

Learn about what we collect and preserve, and explore our preservation advice.
Learn about our collecting priorities.
Worker cleaning an antique sound projector
Ngā Taonga partners with kaitiaki to acknowledge and recognise the mana and connection of whānau, hapū and iwi to our Taonga Māori Collection.
Intricate stone carving.
Find out more about depositing material with Ngā Taonga. Kick-start the process by filling out the Collection offer webform.
Film reel on briefcase
Preservation tips for caring for audiovisual collections at home.
The AMPEX VPR-80 – a 1-inch tape player.
See our audiovisual preservation archivists at work behind-the-scenes.
Tape playing in machine