Have you been inspired and want to learn more about topics explored at the Auckland Museum? Come and visit the Museum Library and read more about them.

Browse the latest book arrivals, many of which are found on the new books display in the Library Reading Room.

 

 

This includes titles such as Fashion curating : critical practice in the museum and beyond edited by Annamari Vanska and Hazel Clark, Tatau : marks of Polynesia by Sulu'ape Steve Looney and Danielle Steffany-Looney, and Design generation: how Peter Haythornwaite shaped New Zealand's design-led enterprise by Michael Smythe.

Bee Dawson discusses Laucala Bay : the story of the RNZAF in Fiji 1939 to 1967, and Jennifer Allen and John Bilderback capture the journey of Malama honua : hokule'a - a voyage of hope.  

 

 

Other new titles include the Collins field guide to the New Zealand seashore by Sally Carson & Rod Morris, Scientific sleuthing : chemical discoveries made in New Zealand, edited by Rebecca Hurrell et al, Myths and legends of Aotearoa : 15 timeless tales of New Zealand, retold by Annie Rae Te Ake Ake, and The New Zealand wars by Philippa Werry.

 

 

These books are reference-use only for the public, but can be browsed and enjoyed in the Library Reading Room on the second floor - view all titles in Collections Online here.