New Zealand

FamilySearch

FamilySearch is the family history site of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It offers free access 8+ billion searchable names and 3.2+ billion digitised records worldwide. Resources include FamilySearch Catalog; FamilySearch Digital Library with 500,000+ digitised books…

Beverley Davis Burial Data Collection – Jewish burials

The BD-BD holds details of the headstones from 48,402+ Jewish graves in Australia and New Zealand, plus Australian War graves overseas and a few others. This database is fully searchable and Hebrew on headstones has been converted to roman text.…

Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names Online (TGN)

The TGN includes names and associated information about places. Places in TGN include administrative political entities (e.g., cities, nations) and physical features (e.g., mountains, rivers). Current and historical places are included. Other information related to history, population, culture, art and…

ArchiveGrid

ArchiveGrid includes over three million records describing archival materials,bringing together information about historical documents, personal papers, family histories, and more.  Over 1,000 different archival institutions are represented, providing access to primary source materials held in archives, libraries, museums and historical…

Sewerage and Building records by Susie Zada

Sewerage and Building records by Susie Zada. These records are a wonderful resource for local and family history researchers and can be found in a multitude of repositories. This site details what is available for Australia and New Zealand and…

Europeana 1914-1918 – untold stories & official histories of WW1

Explore stories, films and historical material about the First World War and contribute your own family history. Europeana 1914-1918 mixes resources from libraries and archives across the globe with memories and memorabilia from families throughout Europe. Browse by:  • Types-…

Whakatane District Council – Online Cemeteries Search

Whakatane District Council manages and operates a number of cemeteries and a crematorium at Hillcrest cemetery. An online search is available for Domain Road cemetery, Hillcrest cemetery and crematoium, Murupara cemetery, Ta-neatua cemetery, Waimana cemetery and Awakaponga cemetery. New

PressReader

PressReader is a subscription site that provides access to 7,200+ current newspapers and magazines in 60 languages from 120 countries. Access is in full colour and page format on your desktop computer, tablet or phone. Apps are available for iOS,…

Early New Zealand Photographers and their successors

This blog features photographs and articles about early New Zealand photographers, with a particular focus on Canterbury photographers. There is a wealth of information, images and newspaper clippings.