Buchanan grasses

Cultural Collections

Diverse collections and taonga relating to Aotearoa, Te Moana-nui-a-Kiwa, and beyond, that provide a rich resource for students, staff and the wider community.

Photographs and other documents on a clipboard

Archives and published works spanning arts, sciences, architecture, fine arts, music and more.

Hōparatia | Explore
Merata Mita Bastion Point film

Archived recordings, including Māori programming, documenting political, cultural and social histories.

Rapua | Search
Pacific island dancers

Music, oral histories and language resources from across Aotearoa and the Pacific.

Tūhuratia | Discover
Artwork by Ayesha Green

The University's art collection for the enrichment of campus life, teaching and research.

Hōparatia | Explore
Typed notes

Search, access and arrange a visit with our collections.

Kimihia | Find out
An open book with pages being flicked through

Get support with using unique and rare material.

He mōhiohio anō | Find out more
Tapa cloth

Cultural and intellectual property, collection management and engagement.

Pānui tonu | Read more
Titirangi cottage

Exhibitions, events, stories and curators' picks.

Hōparatia | Explore