Audio Visual Archives

Search The Collection

Here you will be able to access references to the main core of the National Film Unit (NFU) collection as well as look at quick reference guides for various often requested subjects.


Browse through our two film catalogues online.

Films By Subject

The quick reference guides are a selection of films which are relevant to a particular subject (e.g. Royalty, Vietnam War, Music). They are not definitive lists for each subject but contain material most often requested. If you do not find what you are looking for here, try the main NFU collection or try searching for it in Archway.

Go to Films by Subject »
National Film Unit Collection

The National Film Units Search screen is where you can free text search through the majority of the NFU collection held at Archives New Zealand. It lists only viewing copies on either film or video. If there is no reference to a viewing copy please contact Access Services about the availability of viewing copies. New material is being added to this list regularly.

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To research the master material we hold please refer to Archway which lists all items but has no descriptive information apart from title and technical details.