Image Collections


* Auckland Museum Pictorial Collections Auckland
Includes the Sparrow Collection, Robin Morrison Collection, Paintings And Drawings Collection, Photograph Albums, Glass Plates and Negatives, Print Collections
* Christchurch City Libraries images collection
A selection of historical images of Christchurch and Canterbury. The photographs depict local people, places and events and are dated from approximately 1860 to 1975. They have been reproduced from historical newspapers, archival sources, early books and reports.
* The Colonial View
Watercolours from the Fletcher Trust's Art Collection. With an overview essay on New Zealand colonial painting and painters.
* Digital NZ
Access New Zealand digital content from more than 120 organisations, with tools to make your own collections.
* Heritage Images Online Auckland
A selection of images from Auckland City Libraries photograph collection, including images of Auckland, portraits from 1930's to 1970's and World War One soldier portraits.
* Historical Livestock Gallery
An historical collection of agricultural images, primarily of livestock, from Massey University.
* Horowhenua Historical Database
* National Library of New Zealand Digital Collections
Includes Timeframes - thousands of images from the Alexander Turnbull Library, Papers Past, and other digitsed material.
* New Zealand Cartoon Archive
Official website of the archive held in the Alexander Turnbull Library at the the National Library of New Zealand in Wellington.
* Photographers' Database
Auckland City Libraries' photographers database is an index of photographers who worked in New Zealand from the 1840s through to the present day. The database draws on sources such as advertisements, newspapers, electoral rolls, published articles, trade directories and other resources.
* Puke Ariki Photographs Collection
photographs of New Plymouth and Taranaki from the 1850s.
* Robin Morrison Collection
The 1500 images available on the pictorial database are from a group of transparencies chosen by Robin Morrison when donating his collection to the Auckland museum. Out of 100,000 transparencies and negatives, Morrison selected those images he felt to be the best and most representative of his work.
* Te Papa Collections Online
Online gateway to Te Papa's collections
* Te Papa Picture Library
A small selection from Te Papa's photography collection.
* Timeframes
Timeframes includes selected New Zealand and Pacific images from the collections of the Alexander Turnbull Library, the research library within the National Library of New Zealand.
* Wellington City historic postcard collection
Online collection of historic picture postcards of Wellington.