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Kōtuia ngā Kete (Kōtuia) features the collections of over 80 whare taonga, museums, and galleries.

Find out about contributing organisations

You can find out about contributing organisations in Kōtuia through their listings. This information is from the Kōtuia community in eHive, a collection management system.

Find out how we share information about collections

We use the DigitalNZ application programming interface to share information about collection items. DigitalNZ regularly gathers content from our contributing organisations to make sure that all collection information on Kōtuia is up to date. Take a look at the DigitalNZ site to find out more.

Join the community

We’re always looking for organisations with collections to join the community. If you’re interested in sharing your collection or listing your organisation on the site, visit the help page to find out more.

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Featured organisations

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Air Force Museum of New Zealand

Amuri Historical Society

Aotea Utanganui Museum of South Taranaki

Aratoi Wairarapa Museum of Art and History

Archives New Zealand

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki

Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira

Awarua Communications Museum

Brain-Watkins House Museum

Cambridge Museum

Canterbury Museum

Canterbury Centre for Historic Photography and Film

Central Hawke's Bay Museum

Central and Western Murihiku Southland Archive

Charlotte Museum Trust

Cromwell Museum

Driving Creek Railway and Pottery

Dunedin Public Art Gallery

Edwin Fox Ship and Maritime Centre

Eketahuna & Districts Early Settlers Museum Society

Glentunnel Museum

Gus Fisher Gallery

Hocken Collections Uare Taoka o Hākena

Howick Historical Village

Huntly Museum / Te Whare Taonga O Raahui Pookeka

Lincoln and Districts Historical Society Inc

Isel House

Jonesonian Institute

Katherine Mansfield House and Garden

Kowai Archives

Mangawhai Museum

Mataura Museum

Middlemarch Museum


MTG Hawke's Bay

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

National Army Museum Te Mata Toa

Nelson Provincial Museum

New Zealand Cricket Museum

New Zealand Fashion Museum

New Zealand Maritime Museum

New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pūkenga Whakaata

New Zealand Rugby Museum

Our Health Journeys e-Museum

Paekakariki Station Museum

Pahiatua Museum

Puke Ariki

Raglan and District Museum

Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Rotorua Museum of Art & History Te Whare Taonga o Te Arawa

Royal New Zealand Navy Museum

Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui


Silky Oak Museum

South Canterbury Museum

Tairāwhiti Museum

Te Ahu Museum

Te Aroha & Districts Museum

The Arts House Trust

Te Awamutu Museum

Te Hikoi Museum

Te Manawa

Te Pātaka Toi Adam Art Gallery

Te Toi Uku, Crown Lynn and Clayworks Museum

Te Ūaka Lyttleton Museum

Teviot District Museum

Thames Museum

The Dowse Art Museum

Toitū Otago Settlers Museum

The University of Waikato Art Collection & Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts

Villa Maria College Archive

Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato

Waimate Museum and Archives

Waipu Scottish Migration Museum

Waitaki Museum & Archive

Western Bay Museum

Whanganui Collegiate School Museum and Archives

Whanganui Regional Museum

Woodville Art and History

Wyndham & Districts Historical Museum