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Across its portfolio of properties, Heritage New Zealand holds historic objects relating to the inhabitants and the multi-layered histories of those sites. Together this collection makes one of the most significant groupings of domestic and social history objects in New Zealand. 1200+ items from the collection are currently available online, including one of the largest collections of historic wallpapers in the Southern Hemisphere.



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Enter the words you wish to search for. For more specific results: you can search on a phrase (e.g. "wallpaper roll"), include a word (e.g. +rose), exclude a word (e.g. -frieze), or search on part of a word (e.g. paint*). Please see the help topic on the Search for more details on how to enter your searches.

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