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New Zealand Electronic Poetry Centre records.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-2003/4

Scope and Contents

Collection has been divided into 4 series of material. Series 1 includes sound discs, videocassette, and related materials gathered as part of the ongoing work of the nzepc (New Zealand Electronic Poetry Centre). Amoung these are recordings of Helen Morse reading the poetry of Robin Hyde. Series 2 comprises of performances and Series 3 manuscripts in the form of Tapa notebooks which are gifted to poets usually travelling outside Auckland inviting them to return it when they are ready with ‘notations of value’ for deposit in this collection. Poets are then gifted a new blank notebook in recognition of the first gift of poetic labour. Series 4 contains interviews some including poetry readings.


  • 2002-


Conditions Governing Access

Some recordings of Helen Morse (series 1/27) are restricted.


1 metres (8 boxes + sound recordings (in Media Cabinet))

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by nzepc and individual poets from 2002 -

Processing Information

The collection is being added to from time to time as poets donate new manuscript material which contributes to the nzepc website.
Inventory of the records of the New Zealand Electronic Poetry Centre (nzepc).
In Progress
Stephen Innes
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections, The University of Auckland Repository

5 Alfred Street
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142 New Zealand