Using the Site


You can browse the entire Feilding and District Heritage site or use search terms to locate content relevant to your subject of interest.

Click on a search result to see an enlarged view and read a description. You can also download a copy, share the item via email, Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest, and contribute your own comments.

Some of the items on Feilding and District Heritage are very large files, so we recommend downloading over a WiFi connection.

Go to the ‘Explore’ section of Feilding and District Heritage.


Feilding and District Heritage is a community repository. You can add your own photos, histories, articles, and documents.

Today’s stories are tomorrow’s heritage. Sharing what is important to you now and what is happening in the Manawatū region in the present time will help capture our heritage for future generations. If you need assistance, we are here to help. Contact us at

Items uploaded will be moderated by a member of the Manawatū District Libraries team.

You can also add comments to items to add additional history or memories relating to a collection item.

Go to the ‘Contribute’ section of Feilding and District Heritage.

(Please note, you will need to register and log in to contribute to Feilding and District Heritage)

Collect favourites and make sets

When you’re logged in to Feilding and District Heritage you can collect your favourite items and organize them in sets. When viewing an item, select the heart icon to get started. You can make your sets private or share them with everybody.