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Search the collections catalogue for sound and moving image items. More than 700,000 records are searchable online.

Laquer disc

What Do We Hold?

Find out about the range of materials, dating from 1895 to today, in the collections.

Medianet digital video resource

Access Points

Places where you can watch and listen to film and audio items from the collections.

1ZB control room Auckland

Re-Use of Collection Items

Information on re-using items from the collections in new productions, exhibitions, or publications.

Image: 1ZB control room, Auckland (1958).


Browse themed sets showcasing aspects of Aotearoa's vibrant audiovisual heritage. 

Image: glass cinema advertising slide (c. 1960s).

Hinge home movie

Deposit to the Collection

Learn how to deposit items to the archive's care.

Image: Hinge family home movie (1910).

Direct film 16mm

Education Resources

Information and resources for primary and secondary teachers and students.

Webp.Net Resizeimage

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