The Discovery and Exploration of New Zealand Collection
This collection contains works relating to the discovery of New Zealand and subsequent exploration by early settlers. These works cover the viewpoint of European settlers and navigators and where possible the viewpoint of Māori voyagers. Importantly another collection is devoted entirely to Captain James Cook.
- New Zealand 1826-1827: From the French of Dumont D'Urville
- The Journal of Edward Ward 1850-51
- Narrative of the United States Exploring Expedition: During the Years 1838, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842. Volume One.
- The King Country; or, Explorations in New Zealand. A Narrative of 600 Miles of Travel through Maoriland.
- Recollections of Travel in New Zealand and Australia
- An Account of the Voyages undertaken by the order of His Present Majesty, for making Discoveries in the Southern Hemisphere, and successively performed by Commodore Byron, Captain Wallis, Captain Carteret, and Captain Cook, in the Dolphin, the Swallow, and the Endeavour: Drawn from the Journals which were kept by the several Commanders, and from the Papers of Joseph Banks, Esq. [Vol. II]
- Polynesian Voyagers. The Maori as a Deep-sea Navigator, Explorer, and Colonizer
- Journal of researches into the natural history and geology of the countries visited during the voyage of H.M.S. "Beagle" round the world, under the command of Capt. Fitz Roy, R.N.
- Eighteenth Century Science and the Voyages of Discovery
- The Great Journey: an expedition to explore the interior of the Middle Island, New Zealand, 1846-8
- The Endeavour Journal of Joseph Banks 1768–1771 [Volume One]
- The Endeavour Journal of Joseph Banks 1768–1771 [Volume Two]