TV vault

The Television New Zealand Collection is housed at Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision Avalon, 181A Taita Drive, Lower Hutt. Over 600,000 hours of television are archived in vaults that have been purpose-built for storing heritage television items.

The Avalon branch is primarily a preservation facility. To access material, please follow the process below.
  1. For all commercial and personal requests for TVNZ-produced footage please contact TVNZ’s Footage Licensing department directly here.
  2. After discussing your request with TVNZ, viewing access may be able to be facilitated at our Avalon facility by appointment.

More Information on the TVNZ Collection

Learn more about Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision's work preserving the TVNZ Collection.

Learn more about the range of items in the TVNZ Collection.