New Zealand

Archives Hub – British Women’s Emigration

This site focuses on organisations created to encourage educated middle-class women to migrate to British colonies such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand or South Africa in the late 1800s-early 1900s.

Brigidine Sisters

Click on About Us > Archives  to access details and contacts for Brigidine archives in Ireland, New South Wales, Victoria, New Zealand and the USA.

The National Archives (UK) – Australasia through a lens

This site offers access to a selection of remarkable photographs and drawings from Australia, New Zealand and other Pacific Islands dating from the mid-19th century.  This collection, from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (CO 1069), is available in full by…

Findmypast – Australasian Records – Life Events (BDMs)

Findmypast is a commercial family history site offering access to a worldwide collection of records. There are free searches available but a subscription or Pay As You Go is needed to access transcripts and/or copies of the digitised original records. The Australasian Life Events…

Findmypast – World Records

The commercial site Findmypast has a vast collection of world records. These include:• UK BMD Records – A large online collection of UK parish records, 1.5+ million records• US Marriage Records – These span 360 years with 450+ million names•…

New Zealand War Graves Project

The aims of this project is to:• Photograph all the war graves and primary memorials of New Zealanders who, serving with New Zealand and Allied forces, died in conflicts, from the Anglo-Boer war (1899-1902), to the present day and in…

Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database

This database allows searches for biographical and service details for 115,000+ New Zealand service men and women from the 19th century till today. This  easy to use,  comprehensive site offers a variety of searches and a lot of information.

Ancestry.com – Worldwide

Ancestry.com is a subscription-based genealogy research website with 5 billion+ records online. Some records are free but most require a subscription to access transcripts and/or digitised images of the original records. A variety of subscription options are available, including Pay…

Pre-1839 Foreigners in NZ

This site is dedicated to identifying those foreigners who arrived in New Zealand or were born here before the Treaty of Waitangi was signed. Qualification for name inclusion on this site is arrival before 6th February 1840.  A search returns…