From The Archive

Stories that come out of the Museum’s collection of papers and objects – from letters, scorecards, and books to newspaper clippings, playing gear, and prgrammes.

With more than 20,000 objects in our collection (and growing), we regularly share stories inspired by our taonga.

In Praise of the Scrapbook

There was a time when a scrapbook was part and parcel of a sports' fan's everyday life. In a time before the internet and...
Long Slip

Notes From Long Slip

"Long slip" is an outdated cricket term that, essentially, equates to short third man in modern cricketing field placements. In a sport with so...

Of Sandman and Grimmett

Anyone who has done historical research will appreciate just how hard it is to wrap up your story. Here at the New Zealand Cricket...