NZ Military History - Nominal RollThe National Army Museum has one of the leading NZ military research centres in New Zealand. Whether tracing your own family connections or researching New Zealand’s military history, the Army Museum is a fantastic facility.

The Kippenberger Military Archives and Research Library (KMARL) contains an extensive collection of published and unpublished material.

The KMARL provides a range of reference services:

  • Books, general enquiries on New Zealand military history, unpublished material, photographs, letters, diaries, postcards, and other ephemera.
  • A reference desk service where staff are available to help researchers.
  • Photocopying services.
  • An excellent Vertical File that contains photocopies of newspaper clippings and articles dating back to the 1940s.
  • Indices and finding aids to access KMARL’s collections: including an in-house automated catalogue of our book collections.
  • Reference service that can furnish queries by mail, telephone, fax, and email.

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Research our NZ military history at the National Army Museum’s excellent
research library and military archives.