About


We make New Zealand digital content easy to discover and use

DigitalNZ connects people to digital material from libraries, museums, government departments, publicly funded organisations, the media, and community groups. We’re the search engine for New Zealand culture.

Search for hidden or buried treasure

Search more than 30 million digital items from 200 content partners. You'll discover interviews , videonewspaper clippings, maps, photographs, audio and artworks from the 19th century to today. Our partners include Te Papa, the Alexander Turnbull Library, Auckland Art Gallery, Te Ara, NZ On Screen and many, many more.

Collect interesting items as you go

While exploring DigitalNZ you can select favourite items and save them into sets. Group results in one meaningful place, and label content in as many folders as you need.

Use and share your research

It's easy to share your collections with friends, family, and classmates. You can link to sets and share items through Facebook and Twitter. Learn more about collecting and sharing on DigitalNZ 

What else do we do?

We also operate the Make it Digital helpdesk for anyone who needs help digitising or creating material, and the GIF IT UP competition that encourages creative reuse of NZ digital content. Our API is free to use and has been used and loved by organisations nationally and internationally, find out more.

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