One of our major resources is the Cenotaph database, a biographical database of New Zealanders who have served in the military.
Open daily, Sainsbury Horrocks Pictorial Gallery, Level Two, Free
This year we're celebrating the 60th anniversary of that historic climb with an intimate exhibition looking at the ascent and the extraordinary legacy left in Nepal by Sir Edmund Hillary.
Wednesdays and Fridays, 15 January 2014 - 28 February 2014, 2PM, Special Exhibitions Hall, Free with exhibition admission
Come join us for a chance to look beyond the frocks and delve into the historic and artistic significance of selected images from our major international touring exhibition - Selling Dreams: One Hundred Years of Fashion Photography.
Follow the daily progress of the historic 1913 round the world voyage of The Bulldog and the Battlecruiser - HMS New Zealand.
Visit the Pacific Masterpieces to see some of the most beautiful and important Oceanic art and artefacts in the world - ranging from delicate combs to ocean going canoes and from feathered cloaks to shields.
See the desk in the Encounter: New Zealand Design and Decorative Arts gallery
This intricate writing desk was created by William Seuffert. He gained the artistry and finesse to create this in the workshop of his master craftsman father, Anton Seuffert. The desk was a gift from the people of Auckland to Baron Baden-Powell, and is considered the best piece William Seuffert ever made.
The enhanced Cenotaph website will be launched in 2014 and will see the existing database become a comprehensive online hub for sharing the stories of those who served.
2 December 1913: At sea, en route to England.
The official record of the day’s activity on HMS New Zealand.
Building on the success of the 2011 expedition Tom Trnski and underwater videographer Steve Hathaway are returning to the Kermadec Islands with a focus on Raoul Island – the largest of the thirteen volcanic islands in the group. Follow the expedition on the Kermadec blog.