Tours of Archives New Zealand

He Tohu

The Constitution Room, which housed the Treaty of Waitangi and a selection of other significant documents, has closed to the public.

He Tohu, a new permanent exhibition showcasing three iconic constitutional documents that shape Aotearoa New Zealand, is now open. These include:

These documents can be viewed in a stunning, state-of-the-art conservation space at the National Library of New Zealand.

He Tohu exhibition space

He Tohu, a new permanent exhibition, houses three of New Zealand's most iconic documents

He Tohu provides on-site and online learning experiences and resources for young New Zealanders, focusing on the history of the documents and their ongoing significance to our national life. The documents are given life in new and exciting ways thanks to extensive research into the stories of the documents’ signatories.

Information on visiting He Tohu, or how to book a tour, can be found on the visit He Tohu page.

Tours of Archives New Zealand’s Wellington Office

Archives New Zealand is not currently offering tours of the Wellington repository. For enquiries please email:

Regional Office Tours

To arrange a tour to one of our regional offices please email the relevant regional office: