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The Fletcher Trust Archives preserves a unique record of New Zealand’s history, with the goal of helping New Zealanders learn more about the commerce and business life of our country and its interaction with the wider world.

There are currently 80,000+ records available online.


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Enter the words you wish to search for. For more specific results: you can search on a phrase (e.g. "Fletcher Holdings"), include a word (e.g. +photograph), exclude a word (e.g. -series), or search on part of a word (e.g. forest*). Please see the Help topic on the Search for more details on how to formulate your searches.