New Zealand online resources
* We subscribe to these online resources. Most can be accessed both inside and outside the library, except where indicated. For external access to those resources you will need to enter your library barcode number (14 digits) and your PIN. Other websites are freely available to access.
Appendices to the Journals of the House of Representatives
Votes and Proceedings and Appendices to Journals from 1854 and 1945 currently available. More.. Or access Parliamentary Papers on Papers Past.
- Bateman New Zealand Encyclopedia *
Births, Deaths and Marriages Historical Records
Search across NZ BMD records from 50-100 years ago
- British Parliamentary Papers - Colonies: 1830-1870
Information about setting up a charity, plus a range of datasets about New Zealand charities
Citizens Advice Bureau
Search or browse for information on a wide range of issues of relevance to NZ citizens. See also Lexis Nexis' Social Justice for information on your rights and related issues.
Dictionary of New Zealand Biography on Te Ara
Biographies of over 300 New Zealanders
Search and discover millions of NZ images, text, video and audio from the digital stores of libraries, museums, archives, communities, and government
Find NZ articles
Index of articles by and about New Zealanders
Search for community funding in New Zealand. This resource requires you to create an account before using (click sign up and create a password)
Search for New Zealand awards, scholarships and grants for individuals. This resource requires you to create an account before using (click sign up and create a password)
- Government New Zealand
Index New Zealand *
Index to articles published in NZ magazines and newspapers
LINZ (Land Information New Zealand)
Property information, maps, charts and more.
Search across the collections. Many resources have been digitised
New Zealand Electronic Text Centre
Searchable archive of NZ and Pacific texts
New Zealand Gazette
Official newspaper of the Government of NZ published since 1841. Available online from 1993
- New Zealand Government
New Zealand Heritage Maps
Digitised versions of early New Zealand maps (mahere rangahau) draughted in the mid-19th century and stored for LINZ at Archives NZ.
New Zealand History
New Zealand history online from the Ministry of Culture & Heritage.
New Zealand Legislation
NZ Acts, Bills and legislation freely available online. See New Zealand Statutes as Enacted or Early New Zealand Statutes for historic legislation.
New Zealand Libraries' catalogue on Worldcat
Links to all the items in New Zealand libraries
New Zealand Parliament
Information about Parliament, Parliamentary business and access to publications
Digitised 19th century NZ newspapers- many are searchable
Parliamentary Counsel Office
Information about legislation and how it is drafted, plus access to legislation
Statistics New Zealand
NZ's official statistics agency; also see data.govt.nz for NZ Government datasets online.
New Zealand online encyclopaedia
See also our list of heritage resources online.