The State Library has a large collection of family history material relating to New Zealand available in the Genealogy Centre on the 3rd floor.
Archives and Libraries
Archives New Zealand
Archives New Zealand has its head office in Wellington with regional offices in Auckland, Christchurch and Dunedin. The website includes:
Blue Books 1840-1855
The Blue Books contain detailed statistical information from New Zealand’s early colonial period, 1840-1855. They contain information about population, military, shipping, trade, revenue, land transactions, civil servants, churches, schools, prisons and more.
Archway online catalogue
National Library of New Zealand
The National Library of New Zealand is located in Wellington. This site includes:
This digital collection covers the period 1839-1945 and includes 68 newspaper titles from throughout New Zealand.
Researching Family History
Catalogues and Directories
Auckland City Libraries
Auckland City Libraries website has a lot of information in its Family History section.
Use our SLWA Family History Bookmarks to find websites for New Zealand recommended by the Family History Subject Specialists. Simply click on any heading of interest e.g. new.zealand-military to see a list of websites relating to this topic. The larger the tag, the more websites appear on the list.
This is the New Zealand section of the WorldGenWeb site.
Page last updated: Wednesday 16 October 2013