Kōrero: Archives

Unusual archival material, 1991

Unusual archival material, 1991

Archives New Zealand is a repository for more than just paper records. These archives staff are moving some of the repository's more unusual items to their first permanent home in Wellington's Mulgrave Street in 1991. The items include the car axle that was probably used to weigh down the body of murder victim Harvey Crewe in the Waikato River in 1970, a Māori nose flute and government agency signs.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1991/2537
Photograph by Ray Pigney

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Stuart Strachan, 'Archives - Government archives', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/41760/unusual-archival-material-1991 (accessed 25 February 2020)

He kōrero nā Stuart Strachan, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014