Iconic documentary heritage at He Tohu

Three of New Zealand’s iconic documentary heritage items inscribed on UNESCO Memory of the World registers are in their new home at He Tohu, the new exhibition space at the National Library in Wellington.

He Whakaputanga o te Rangatiratanga o Nu Tireni.

The 1835 He Whakaputanga o te Rangatiratanga o Nu Tireni – Declaration of Independence of the United Tribes of New Zealand, 1840 Te Tiriti o Waitangi – Treaty of Waitangi and the 1893 Women’s Suffrage Petition – Te Petihana Whakamana Pōti Wahine, were moved from Archives New Zealand to He Tohu, last month.

He Tohu, sheds fresh light on the three iconic constitutional documents that shape Aotearoa New Zealand and preserves these powerful taonga for future generations.

He Tohu at the National Library of New Zealand, 70 Molesworth Street, Wellington on 20 May. Entry is free. He Tohu is presented by Archives New Zealand and the National Library of New Zealand.

For further information visit https://natlib.govt.nz/he-tohu