The Alexander Turnbull Library is grateful for the wonderful donations it receives. Here, we highlight some of the recent additions to our collections.


The Naval Career of Brian Nolan, 1936-2008

The papers of Brian Nolan were recently donated by the Wellington Branch of the New Zealand Antarctic Society, who held them after his death in 2008.


Mr Denton’s tramping journal

In the 1920s the urban middle classes of New Zealand discovered tramping, and Mr Denton wrote about it.