Information for contributors

We welcome enquiries from New Zealand cultural organisations who are interested in contributing. Matapihi is powered by Digital New Zealand so your content will be discoverable in both DigitalNZ Search and Matapihi.

See a Quick Guide to Contributing to Matapihi (PDF 22kB) for a short introduction to Matapihi and the requirements for participating. It is the best place to start if your organisation is thinking about contributing. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view this document.

How to Join

Email to register your interest in being part of Matapihi.

We will guide you through the process of producing metadata and thumbnails for your online content. We will also liaise with DigitalNZ to harvest your metadata so it is discoverable through Matapihi and the DigitalNZ search.

Find out more about getting your content into DigitalNZ.

Help promote Matapihi

Use these buttons to link to Matapihi from your website. Examples of accompanying text include "Search across New Zealand's digital collections" or "".