New Zealand


This site aims to make New Zealand digital content easy to find, share and use. It offers searching across 30+ million digital items including aerial photos, old posters and memorabilia, newspaper clippings, artworks and publications. Contributors include Te Papa, the…

FamNet – NZ Settlers and Immigrants

This free online searchable database lists name, New Zealand arrival date and place, ship, birth date and place, genealogy database (GDB) link (paid) and notes.

Waitaki District Council

The online cemeteries burial search includes the Oamaru cemetery and Oamaru lawn cemetery.

A Memory Tree – New Zealand

This site has an obituary database with up-to-date death notice information obtained from funeral homes and daily newspapers in New Zealand. Current notices are available for free but a fee is required to access archived notices.

The Blacksmiths Index

This index by Ann Spiro is a genealogical index of blacksmiths and related occupations which include cartwrights, wheelwrights, shipwrights, farriers and iron workers.  There is also a section on related trades (and others).  The index covers Australia, Canada, Channel Islands,…

Waimakariri District Council

The online cemetery database offers searches of the following cemeteries: Cust, Kaiapoi, Oxford and Rangiora.

Waipa District Council

The online cemetery database offers searches of the following cemeteries: Hautapu, Kihikihi, Leamington, Ohaupo, Paterangi, Pirongia, Puahue, Pukeatua, Pukerimu and Te Awamutu.

Wanganui District Council

There is an online cemetery search database (cemeteries included are not listed). The main cemetery is Aramoho cemetery with other cemeteries at Brunswick, Heads Road, Matarawa and Maxwell. This database is an ongoing project with data being added as it…

Tauranga City Council – New Zealand

The Council has collaborated with Rotorua District Council to enable online searching of the following Tauranga cemeteries: Pyes Pa Memorial Park, Presbyterian cemetery, Methodist cemetery, Catholic cemetery, Anglican cemetery and the Latter-day Saints cemetery. The online search does not include…

Queenstown Lakes District Council

The Council manages ten out of the eleven cemeteries in the Queenstown Lakes District. The online cemetery search includes the following: Albert Town cemetery, Arrowtown cemetery, Cardrona cemetery, Frankton cemetery, Glenorchy cemetery, Kingston cemetery, Makarora cemetery, Queenstown Cemetery, Skippers Point…