Media packs and releases
May 12, 2013: 40 years of history from the pages of the NZ Herald
The New Zealand Herald’s coverage of some of the most significant and dramatic events in the history of New Zealand, including the First World War, is being made freely available on Papers Past.
April 4, 2013: Real story behind Hollywood’s Argo donated to Turnbull Library
A document throwing light on the dramatic, real-life story of how New Zealand diplomats helped save the American hostages featured in the movie Argo has been donated.
March 30, 2013: Unpublished D. H. Lawrence manuscript discovered in Turnbull Library
A previously unknown piece by celebrated literary giant D. H. Lawrence has been discovered in papers recently made available by the Alexander Turnbull Library.
February 13, 2013: Alexander Turnbull’s parents reunited for Valentine’s Day
The parents of Alexander Turnbull will be reunited tomorrow when two large oil paintings of them are hung in the newly refurbished National Library.
February 13, 2013: Newly discovered Mansfield story in Turnbull Library
A previously unknown story by Katherine Mansfield has been discovered in papers recently made available by the Alexander Turnbull Library.
November 30, 2012: 'Big Data' opens new-look National Library
A suitably immense subject is the opening public programme for the newly refurbished National Library building on Wellington’s Molesworth Street.
November 27, 2012: Reopening Molesworth Street
The National Library is reopening its Molesworth Street home to the world. See Te Ahumairangi, the Library's new ground floor space, for the first time. Grab photos, background information, and media releases.
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