Better Safe than Sorry

  • Safety first

    Unauthorised historian Paul Casserly reviews what made instructional films click in the age before OSH and ACC. Read more >
  • Made by the National Film Unit

    Most of these films were NFU productions. Archivist Clive Sowry looks at their screen history and context. Read more >
  • Careful with that axe

    Jason Stutter’s award-winning cautionary short sees a boy gamely attempt to get to grips with axe use. View here >
  • Piri and the lollipop

    Future All Black halfback Piri Weepu directs traffic across a zebra crossing as a young fella in this famous Heartland episode. View here >
  • Archives New Zealand

    This collection would not be possible without the support of Archives New Zealand, who are stewards of the NFU archive. More info >