Collections of material donated by individuals, families and organisations.
Memorabilia and photos of Michael SC Gordon, who served as a pilot in World War I; early photos of the Gordon family and Taurapa Station, Ocean Beach; photos and newspaper cuttings of local interest.
This collection contains many items that have not been put online, but are available for viewing at the Knowledge Bank.
Hastings Orphans' Club jubilee booklets 1988, 2003 and 2013
Family photos and memorabilia
Orginial framed caricature of Doug Grieve from the Hastings County Club
Photos and postcards of Hawke's Bay
Hawke's Bay Jockey Club programme 1896 and other items
Documents and photos about the Pedersen, Powell and Smith families from Norsewood and Otane.
Book "Dannevirke Borough Sixtieth Anniversary 1892-1952"; photos of Wairoa River barge 1988 and Marumaru Hall construction
Rugby photos, Ross Shield, Twyford history
Oral history, family photos
"The Hawke's Bay Times", 4 April 1872; "The Weekly Mercury and Hawke's Bay Advertiser" 1877 (45 copies), "Te Wananga" 10 February 1877
Digital photos of Matapiro Homestead and farm
4 caricatures of County Club members
Photos of family, residences including Stoneycroft, weddings
Photos of blossom parades, Waikoko, sport, transport, 1931 earthquake; maps; articles about people; video of Napier-Taihape Road