Using the medianet digital video resource, you can watch a selection of digitised films and videos from Nga Taonga Sound & Vision's archival collections, for free. Medianet allows you to view hundreds of titles. These include feature films, home movies, short films, documentaries, music videos and much more.
Alongside historical moments such as the Springbok Tour of 1981 and New Zealand’s involvement in the Vietnam War, viewers can watch politicians from the past such as Robert Muldoon and Michael Savage; our writers Katherine Mansfeld, Frank Sargeson and Margaret Mahy; the work of our artists Len Lye, Colin McCahon and our flm makers like Gaylene Preston and Vincent Ward, as well as a wide range of sport, music videos and television commercials, plus our local A&P shows, beauty contests and street parades through the decades.
Nga Taonga Sound & Vision
Experience New Zealand’s vibrant moving image culture. Dunedin Public Art Gallery is a medianet site. Using the medianet digital video resource, you can watch a selection of digitised films and videos from Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision’s archival collections, for free. Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision is the operating name for the New Zealand Archive of Film, Television and Sound Ngā Taonga Whitiāhua Me Ngā Taonga Kōrero. While the Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision head office is located in Wellington, the archive is national in reach. Medianet was created to allow people in communities around New Zealand to view moving images from the collections through a network of partner organisations.
Medianet allows you to view hundreds of digital videos. These include feature films, home movies, short films, documentaries, local history items, music videos, children’s films and much more. New content is frequently uploaded, so check back often.
To find out which film titles are available for viewing on medianet, search the Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision online catalogue:
For more information about medianet, visit www.ngataonga.org.nz/viewing/medianet/