At NZMS we see talented people coming up with incredible ideas for projects to inspire, to educate, to entertain their communities. We also see that the tricky part is not coming up with the ideas, or even finding an enthusiastic team with the drive and energy to make them happen, the tricky part is undoubtedly finding funding for the project.

Preservation Microfilming Techniques associated with the production, handling and use of microforms Creating Microfilm to current ISO Standards that ensures LE ( Life Expectancy) of 500 years Microform Types Roll film/reel (16/35mm) Microfiche (105mm) Aperture Cards Cartridge based roll film Microfilm Generations Master (1N) Duplicate Negative (2N) or Negative Intermediate Duplicate Positive (2P) or Positive […]

A Collection Management Approach to Preserving the National Newspaper Collection by Andy Fenton Ask a customer-facing librarian working in a public library around the country about one of their most accessed local history resources and they will tell you their community & regional newspapers feature right up there.  So it is deeply ironic to me […]

Stone’s Directories originated in the late 17th century in France and England. The main purpose was the commercial listings of suppliers of goods and services, to bring buyers and sellers together. New Zealand Directories began in the 1840’s with a page or two in Almanacs. An Almanac contained useful information for the year on farming, […]

Microfilm copies of many New Zealand newspaper titles and publications we have filmed are available for purchase. Please contact us for more information or if you would like to make a purchase. Current titles we have for sale include: National Publications New Zealand Methodist Times New Zealand Woman’s Weekly Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand Archives The […]

Microfilm copies of many newspaper titles are available for purchase. Please contact usfor more information or if you would like to make a purchase. Current titles we have for sale include: Chinese Language Papers (Lian He Zao Bao) 联合早报 Most comprehensive and trusted Chinese information source for Chinese literates. Reflects current issues, commercial interest, lifestyles and […]