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Record: Other Useful Websites for Researchers

This page contains links to a number of outside websites with online information that may be of use to researchers. It is split between sites of Local/Regional bodies and National organisations.

Locally related websites

Pataka Ipurangi: Manawatu Memory Online
http://digitallibrary.palmerstonnorth.com
This site was created by the Palmerston North City Library and includes photographs, documents, maps, plans and other items of interest.

Ian Matheson City Archives Community Archives Collection
http://archives.pncc.govt.nz/
The Community Archives are records of local organisations, businesses, individuals and their families. These are not presently listed on the Archives Central website and may be found at this site.

Nga Ripo O Mua Ripples of the Past
http://www.wanganuilibrary.recollect.co.nz/
A database containing local photos, historical books, publications and archives from the Wanganui Library and community.

Feilding and Districts Community Archive
http://www.feildingarchive.org/
The Archive contains material from many local clubs and organisations, both current and defunct.

Feilding Public Library
http://feildingphotos.mdc.govt.nz/
An online resource of photographs and scanned index cards relating to the history of the district.

Kete Horowhenua
http://horowhenua.kete.net.nz/
Kete Horowhenua is a knowledge basket of images, audio, video and documents which are collected and catalogued by the community and the Library.

Kete Tararua
http://ketetararua.peoplesnetworknz.info/
Kete Tararua is an online digital repository of media generated and uploaded by the community. Here you will find stories, photos, videos and audio of the land and people of Tararua.

National websites

Archives New Zealand
http://archives.govt.nz/
Archives of the New Zealand Government; see Family Search website for scanned versions of the Immigration Ships Passenger Lists and Probates (wills).

Family Search
https://familysearch.org/search
This website includes scanned versions of the Immigration Ships Passenger Lists and Probates (wills) held by Archives NZ.

National Library
http://natlib.govt.nz/
They develop and maintain extensive collections relating to New Zealandand the Pacific, and New Zealanders overseas in words, sounds and pictures. They have an extensive photographic collection and many photos are scanned and available through their website including the Whites Aviation aerial photograph collection.

Papers Past
http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast
Papers Past contains more than two million pages of digitised New Zealand newspapers and periodicals. The collection covers the years 1839 to 1945 and includes 77 publications from all regions of New Zealand.

Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives
http://atojs.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/atojs
The Appendices to the Journals of the House of Representatives are a collection of government-related reports published every year from 1858. The reports cover many subjects, documenting the work of government departments and a wide range of other activities carried out by, or of interest to, the government of the day.

Births, Deaths and Marriages
http://www.dia.govt.nz/Births-deaths-and-marriages
Website for ordering Birth, Death and Marriage certificates. Database entries are searchable for events that occured 50-100 years ago (it varies according to the type of certificate).

New Zealand Electronic Text Centre
http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/
The New Zealand Electronic Text Collection comprises scanned versions of significant New Zealandand Pacific Island texts and materials held by Victoria University of Wellington Library. This includes publication such as the Cyclopedia of NZ and the Official War Histories.

New Zealand Acts as Enacted
http://www.nzlii.org/nz/legis/hist_act/
This database has been provided by the Parliamentary Counsel Office and is a database of New Zealand Acts from 1841 to 2007 as originally enacted.

Digitised Year Book Collection
http://www.stats.govt.nz/browse_for_stats/snapshots-of-nz/digital-yearbook-collection.aspx
The New Zealand Official Yearbook has provided a comprehensive statistical picture of life in New Zealand and this website includes transcripts of all Yearbooks for 1893 to 2010.

Digital NZ
http://www.digitalnz.org/
Helping to make New Zealand digital content easy to find, share, and use. A sort of one stop shop. Includes photographs, videos, audio, newspapers and various other items contributed from other websites, including many of the ones listed here.

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