Events In History


Links - history institutions

New Zealand Library Week

  • New Zealand Library Week

    Library Week began over 35 years ago to honour the important role libraries play in our community. To mark this year's event (16-22 August), we're telling stories of some of New Zealand's landmark libraries, influential librarians and key moments in this country's library history.

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  • Page 2 – New Zealand library stories

    A selection of stories about New Zealand libraries and librarians.

  • Page 3 – Further information

    Find links and books relating to the history of New Zealand libraries

Parliament Buildings

  • Parliament Buildings

    Parliament buildings have been modified, destroyed by fire, half-built and restored; the parliamentary places and spaces have formed an important part of New Zealand's history.

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  • Page 7 - Library For people passing Parliament's grounds, the library building is a picture postcard, but it is also an important research institution that has thousands of books, newspapers and