Manawatū-Whanganui websites

Feilding and Districts Community Archive contains material from many local clubs and organisations, both current and defunct.

Feilding Public Library - Online Collection is an online resource of photographs and scanned index cards relating to the history of the Feilding district.

Ian Matheson City Archives - Community Archives are records of local organisations, businesses, individuals and families. These are not listed on the Archives Central website and are held by the Heritage Team at Palmerston North City Library.

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 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.

Pataka Ipurangi/Manawatū Heritage was created by the Palmerston North City Library Heritage Team and includes photographs, documents, maps, plans and other items of interest for the Manawatū region.

National websites

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.

Archives New Zealand is the archive of the New Zealand Government. This site also includes a Family Search website for scanned versions of the Immigration Ships Passenger Lists and Probates (wills).

Births, Deaths and Marriages is a website for ordering Birth, Death and Marriage certificates issued in New Zealand. Database entries are searchable for historical events that occured 50 to 100 years ago.

DigitalNZ began with a purpose: to bring the wealth of digital New Zealand content into one, accessible place and has a  mandate to promote open standards, formats and interoperability, and have kept to that thinking throughout the years.

Family Search includes scanned versions of the Immigration Ships Passenger Lists and Probates (wills) held by Archives NZ.

LINZ Data Service is the Land Information New Zealand site hosting hundreds of datasets including historical sites, aerial photography, land parcels and much more.

Maps Past hosts current and historical topographic maps (NZMS) of New Zealand as of the last day of each decade from 1899 to 2009.

New Zealand Official Yearbook is a collection providing a comprehensive statistical picture of life in New Zealand including transcripts of all Yearbooks for 1893 to 2010.

National Library of New Zealand provides access and use of the collective knowledge of the nation. This includes: New Zealand's documentary taonga in words, sounds and pictures; Easy access national and international resources through knowledge networks.

New Zealand Electronic Text Collection comprises significant New Zealand and Pacific Island texts and materials held by Victoria University of Wellington Library. This encompasses both digitised heritage material and born-digital resources.

New Zealand Acts as Enacted. 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.

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 circa 100 publications from all regions of New Zealand. The site also includes magazines and journals, letters and diaries, as well as parliamentary papers.

Resource Maps

View resource maps created by Archives Central to locate historic road names and highways, historic townships and name changes, Feilding Borough Council building permits, and bridges and culverts around the regions. These online maps are continuously added to, so if you can't find something contact us to have it included.

Sector Guides and White Papers

Federal Agencies Digitization Guidelines Initiative (USA)
FADGI Technical Guidelines for Digitizing Cultural Heritage Materials - Sept 2016

National Services - Te Paerangi (Te Papa, NZ)
A Guide to Collection Rationalisation