• 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

Resources for Students

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


  • Deep Secrets: Discovering New Zealand's Tropical Past
    There was a sense of expectation as we drove down the broom-lined track towards the Manuherikia River. It was December 2001, and we hoped that exposed layers of sediment in the Bannockburn Formation would reveal a bone or two, bones that would help us understand what New Zealand may have… Read more


Social Sciences