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Our collection of papers & photos is contained in 3 cabinets on the mezzanine floor of the Karori Public Library, Main Rd, Karori. (Lift access is available). Visit the Karori Public Library

You are welcome to access the cabinets - please sign the register at the information desk.

Access to the material is restricted to browsing and photocopying (a photocopier is available on the ground floor).
Permission to borrow from the collection must be sought first - contact names and telephone numbers are inside the front cover of the register.

  • Biographical materials (four drawers)
  • Alphabetical subject sequence (nine drawers)
  • Photographs & Maps (two drawers)
 

We are always interested in receiving new material - please contact us.

 
Karori landscapes and street views

Karori Main Road 1895

Birdwood Street 1936

Beauchamp Street 1904

Parkvale Road 1890's
  

Karori businesses


Brooker & Reeve Garages 1930's

J G Raine's General Store 1930's

Picot's Store 1910

J G Raine's General Store 1899
  

Karori homes and homesteads


Makara Valley 1890's

Karori 1910

Chesney Wold

Terawhiti Station
  

Karori people and families


Tarr Family

McKelvey Family

Judd Sisters

Caldwell Family
  

Karori sports clubs


Marilyn Pride 1962

Karori Bowling Club 1920

Karori Tennis Club Juniors

Tennis Pavilion 1953
   

Karori military cemetery (New Zealand's largest military cemetery