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Last updated: 13 December 2018

The University of Auckland Library (Special Collections), University of Auckland

About The University of Auckland Library (Special Collections), University of Auckland

The archives collection is being actively developed and has strengths in people and organisations related to the University of Auckland including: research papers and field notes of academic staff, papers of individuals and groups which have informed University research, records of student bodies and staff organisations, and oral history interviews with retired staff; Auckland branches of trade unions (the largest collection in the region); literary manuscripts with an emphasis on Auckland authors, Auckland branches of the New Zealand Labour Party, Auckland political and protest organisations, and Māori and Pacific research. The archives of the Western Pacific High Commission (“Western Pacific Archives”) are the largest single collection and comprise over 760 linear metres of material.

Only collections of original material are reported to The Community Archive.

We have 636 collections in The Community Archive »

Facilities and services

Contributor type:

  • Special/research library or institution

Archive types:

  • Voluntary group archives, clubs, societies, etc.

Visitor information

Opening hours:

Hours: Mon-Fri 8.30am-5pm

Onsite parking:

The Owen G Glenn Building (OGGB) has five levels of car parking (over 1,000 spaces) and is the most convenient place to park. Access to the car park is via Grafton Road, opposite Stanley Street.

Contact details


Level 1, University of Auckland Library
5 Alfred Street

Postal address:

PO Box 92019
Auckland Mail Centre
Auckland 1142

Phone number:

  • +64 9 9238060

Fax number:

  • +64 9 3737565