• New Zealand Geographic has been published since 1989. Its archives hold more than 600 in-depth features about our country, natural history and culture. Browse the issues by clicking on covers below or search the archive using the search field. Each issue will give you a preview of what's inside. All issues are now available online as high resolution flipping magazines—simply click the blue Read Issue Online button, enter the surname and subscription number of the person who subscribes to the magazine, and you will be able to browse the entire archive. If you do not have a subscription, buy one here.

Living World

  • Colour Morphs
    If you think these colourful oddities might be more at home in a pet shop, you’d be… Read more
  • Songlines
    Humpback whales in the southern hemisphere migrate every year between summer feeding grounds in the Antarctic and… Read more

Resources for Students

  • Coming Soon
    A new series of resources, drawing on the breadth and depth of the New Zealand Geographic Archive. Read more



Social Sciences