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Mau Mahara: Kāpiti

Welcome to Mau Mahara - the online database for the Kāpiti Coast District Libraries Heritage Collections. Mau Mahara provides easy online access to a rich store of images and archival material relating to the Kāpiti Coast and surrounding areas.

The Mau Mahara database is a work in progress and we are continuing to add new photos and additional details. It is not a complete listing of our Heritage Collection holdings. Please start your search here and contact us if you do not find what you are looking for.

For search tips click the blue help button at the top of each page.

Using Images

All images included herein are intended for research and personal use only. You may download and reproduce jpegs for free from the Mau Mahara database. However images cannot be publicly displayed or used commercially without permission.

For higher resolution digital files (scans) the following charges will apply:

Ordering digital images for personal use: (e.g. research, family archives, a gift…)

• Digital files (sent by email): $5.00 each file

For commercial use: (e.g. advertising, promotional material, publications, display in business or exhibition spaces…)

• An additional commercial reproduction fee of $50 may be added, depending on the purpose for which the image is required.

Please contact the Māori & Heritage Team or phone: 0800 486486 to discuss your requirements.