Puke Ariki has an extensive collection of images, archives, objects and taonga that reflect the rich history of Taranaki and New Zealand.

The collection can be used for research, publications and displays with high-resolution digital copies of many items available for order.

To find an image:

We can do a limited amount of research on your behalf for a standard charge.

Ordering Images

If you would like to order one of our images please read the Image Use Conditions.

To order an image please complete the Image Order Form below.

All images are supplied via email. Once your order has been processed, you will receive an email from the file transfer system Hightail which will enable you to download the file to your computer.

Charges and timeframes

Images (high-resolution tiff files):

$16.50 per image

Manuscript and contract photography:

Price on application

Orders are usually processed within 15 working days. Large orders and public holidays may result in longer timeframes. Urgent orders cannot be guaranteed and will incur additional fees


Payment is required at the time of ordering and can be made by cash, EFTPOS, or credit card.

When ordering online we will send you a PayPal invoice by email on receipt of your order. Once we have received payment your order will be processed.

Image Order Form


I am aware and accept the conditions laid down in the guidelines for reproducing Puke Ariki images. I agree to use the images listed specifically for the purpose(s) declared above, and will pay processing charges and reproduction fees as required. A copy of any publication using Puke Ariki images will be supplied for Puke Ariki's collection.

Contact Details

Intended use for images

Please give full details, e.g. book chapter illustration, book cover illustration, advertising, public display, decoration in business premises, family history, research etc.*

Selected images