Unbound Flat Material

No matter what kind of unbound or flat material you own, we will capture it accurately and securely into your preferred digital output

The types of unbound and flat material we digitise include;

  • Photographic prints, negatives, slides & transparencies
  • Glass plates & lantern slides
  • Paintings & works of art
  • Maps, plans & scrolls
  • Card indexes & reference prints
  • Microfilm, fiche & aperture cards

Examples of this work include the digitisation of the Treaty of Waitangi for the He Tohu exhibition, the South Island Black Map project and the LINZ Imperial Plan series.


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NZMS has been working with Archives NZ, Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu, Christchurch City Libraries, Environment Canterbury and Land Information New Zealand (LINZ) to digitise some of the earliest survey plans of the Canterbury Land District, known as the ‘Black Maps’. The “Black maps” were created to record the legal purchase and sale of land […]

Throughout the years the NZMS team have digitised many illustrations and artworks for children’s books, reference and New Zealand history books.  The most common material we digitise for children’s picture books are collections of watercolour artworks by talented and creative New Zealand Illustrators, Researchers and Authors.