Collections Search more than one million catalogue records from Auckland Museum’s natural sciences, human history and documentary heritage collections. Explore search highlights or browse by topic. Read more about our collections. This is a beta release Read about how we've improved access to our collections in this early release. Search by keyword in all categories in Object / Artefact in Library / Pictorial in Scientific Specimen in People / Groups in Cenotaph Records in Taonga SEARCH Images only On display In Library Detailed search Loading... Topics First World War recruitment posters At the start of WWI, recruitment posters were used to encourage people of the British Empire to volunteer for war service. As the war progressed, these posters evolved into more emotive communications. Early New Zealand cased photographs Most families will have a cased photograph or two in a closet shoebox. These are instantly recognisable as 19th century photography, but how many were actually made in New Zealand? Melanesian art The rich and diverse art of Melanesia comes from a cultural and geographical grouping of islands which includes Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands, Fiji, and New Caledonia. Search highlights Dolls and doll houses WWI fundraising badges Auckland flora and fauna Historic Museum images About our online records The development of the Auckland War Memorial Museum online collection is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided. Support the collection Help us do more. Donate now and be part of your Museum's journey to stimulate inspiration, learning and enjoyment.