He Tohu – Archives New Zealand exhibition

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Archives New Zealand is responsible for maintaining New Zealand’s government records and the most important documents are on display at the He Tohu exhibition, which is jointly run by New Zealand’s National Library.

The exhibitions highlights include the 1835 Declaration of Independence of the Chiefs of New Zealand, the original 1840 Treaty of Waitangi and the 1893 Women’s Suffrage Petition (New Zealand was the first country in the world to give women equal voting rights).

Our address

Corner Molesworth Street & Aitken Street, Wellington
Telephone 0800 474 300
Website natlib.govt.nz/he-tohu
Admission Free
    Open Mon–Sat 9am–5pm; guided tours 12.30pm