Access Points

Are you interested in viewing or listening to items from the archive? A number of items from the collection can be accessed by visiting one of our branches. 

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Wellington | Te Whanganui-a-Tara

Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision’s head office is based in Wellington. This is where the majority of our moving image archiving takes place; some sound archiving happens here as well. Also in Wellington, use our viewing and research libraries.

Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision Avalon

Avalon | Motutawa

The Television New Zealand Collection is housed at Avalon, Lower Hutt. The Avalon branch is primarily a preservation facility; visits are only by special arrangement. Learn more

Motutawa is the Māori name for the area where the Avalon Studios buildings and surroundings are.