The Hocken Library has recently unveiled a newly restored copy of Hector’s geological map of Otago, created in 1865. Over 1.5 metres wide, it is an impressive display map that former Otago graduates may recall in the Geology Museum. You can examine it online on a newly-created website and zoom in on the detail at:
If you’re a keen tramper, angler, hunter, or other outdoor pursuit enthusiast you’re likely to already be familiar with the official LINZ ‘NZTopo’ Topographic Map Series, traditionally purchased as printed paper maps. These topo maps have now been made even easier to use and access through the free online service www.topomap.co.nz.
Auckland Libraries has created a new website - www.georgegrey.org.nz<file://www.georgegrey.org.nz> - celebrating the Grey Collection.
New publication from PHANZA member Simon Nathan: Through the eyes of a miner: the photography of Joseph DivisSubmitted by Marguerite Hill on Sun, 10/10/2010 - 03:30
Newly-published photo biography of a forgotten photographer: pre-publication offer
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The University of Waikato Library is pleased to announce the availability of “The Illustrated London News: New Zealand content between the years 1842 and 1902” and “New Zealand Short Story Index”.