Bill Laxon Maritime Library
The Bill Laxon Maritime Library is a reference only library, with a comprehensive collection including:
If you would like to access the library's collections for research, you can visit the library on Thursdays 10am-4pm, or by appointment - firstname.lastname@example.org Mondays - Wednesdays.
An entry fee of $10.00 is payable at the Museum's front of house.
If you would like to request that research be undertaken on your behalf, please complete a research enquiry form and we'll be in contact with you within three working days.
Please allow up to three working days for an initial response. Research fees apply.
First 15 mins free
After that, $30.00 per half hour
On-site photography using own camera
|Photography allowed for many library and archival items, with staff guidance. Some restrictions may apply.|
Scans, copies and prints
|Image scans||$5.00per image|
|Document copying or scanning||
20 cents / page (A4/A3 b&w)
40 cents / page (A4/A3 colour)
$20.00 / sheet (Plan sheets larger than A3)
$30.00 per half hour for staff to copy or scan multiple documents
|Digital printout on high resolution paper (A4)||$5.00 per image|
|Digital printout on photo paper (A4 b&w)||$20.00 per image|
|Digital printout on photo paper (A4 colour)||$25.00 per image|
Reproduction rights (in addition to production costs)
|For non-profit organisations or a small-scale publication not for sale (e.g. family history publication for family only)||$5.00 per image|
|For use in a public/private commercial building on display||$10.00 per image|
|For use in a book or serial offered for sale||$20.00 per image|
|For use in a video, DVD, TV programme or film||
$30.00 per image
The Bill Laxon Maritime Library will contact you if there are likely to be additional fees for research copying or image reproduction.
Looking for information about an ancestor's immigration voyage?
Contact the library
Phone (09) 373 0810
New Zealand Maritime Museum, Level 2.