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Terms of Use - Snapshop images and content

You are welcome to use these images for your personal study, unpublished research or classroom teaching.

Please acknowledge Hocken Collections, University of Otago, New Zealand as the source each time you use one of our images, retain the integrity of the image (i.e . do not crop, recolour or overprint it) and remember to cite the image information. The citation that accompanies your reproduction of these images should include the creator, title and medium of the work where this information is known.

For online documents including websites and blogs we ask that you incorporate the URL or web address for an image, but not the image itself.

If you would like to use any of these images in any other way (eg. in a print publication) you will need to contact us to obtain permission.

Maori images may have special significance for Maori and we ask users to treat these images with respect.


The use of these images must be consistent with the provisions of the New Zealand Copyright Act 1994 and any amendments to that act, except where otherwise indicated. By accessing the images here you are agreeing to the terms of use outlined below. More information about copyright can be found at

Where an original photograph is still under copyright the responsibility for obtaining permission to reproduce that image lies with the applicant.