The McNab New Zealand Collection also has a little-known collection of ephemera.
It is only catalogued at a rudimentary level but has many items of interest.
Theatre programmes make up the bulk of the collection, some of these dating back to the 1800s – many for theatres that no longer exist. There are many programmes for local productions but also for a large number of visiting musicians, singers, theatre and dance troupes.
Exhibitions of all sorts are also represented, both New Zealand and overseas.