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The Sir George Grey Special Collections are named after the 19th century Governor of New Zealand whose significant gift forms the basis of the collection.
Visitors will find maps, manuscripts, music, photographs, ephemera and valuable rare books. It is a valuable resource for academics, students and researchers of New Zealand history and biography. Much of the heritage collections can be viewed online.
Lithograph of Auckland presented to George Grey in 1863 by the artist, British soldier Frederick Stack.
Mansion House, the Grey family's residence on Kawau Island.
A rare copy of William Blake's self-printed poem Europe.
The centre curates four exhibitions each year. The next exhibition, Wāhine Take Action, showcases Aotearoa women who took steps to create social change; from the nineteenth century to the present day.
Wāhine Take Action runs from 20 August to 11 November.
20 October - 4 November. Celebrate the Festival of Lights at our events!
Our research guides and online resources will help you discover more about Auckland's people and places.
Discover your new favourite books.
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