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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, Ngā Pae ō Hina, is an installation of artworks by painter Natasha Keating and weaver Bethany Matai Edmunds.
Redefining works from their successful Te Kōpū exhibition held in January at Māngere Arts Centre, South Auckland, this new iteration looks deeper into Hine Te Iwaiwa and her relationship to the moon.
The Ngā Pae ō Hina exhibition runs from 10 July to 5 August.
7 - 22 July. Bring your young superheroes in to build and play with us these school holidays!
Te Kawerau a Maki are our host iwi for Matariki 2018. Celebrate with us from 30 June - 22 July.
Discover your new favourite books.
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