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Births, Deaths, Marriages

Otago Births

Otago Marriages

Otago Death Records

Canterbury Births

West Cost, Nelson & Marlborough Births

Wellington Births

Hawke's Bay, Gisborne, Manawatu & Taranaki Births

Auckland, Bay of Plenty, Waikato & Northland Births

New Zealand Birth Records for the Whole Country

Deceased Estates Placed Under the Public Trust

New Zealand Gazette

The Official Newspaper of the New Zealand Government, if a subject went through official channels, it will be mentioned in the NZ Gazette.


Records of the Occupations of Early New Zealanders, such as Doctors, Nurses Teachers ect...

New Zealand Bankruptcy Notices

New Zealand Nurses Register

New Zealand Register of Medical Practitioners

New Zealand Sheep Returns

New Zealand Teachers Examinations and Licenses

New Zealand Civil Service Examination Results


Books containing Biographical information on early New Zealander's

Dictionary of Australasian Biography

Who's Who in New Zealand 1908

Who's Who in New Zealand 1925

International Press Who's Who in New Zealand 1938

Early Otago and Some of it's Notable

My Simple Life in New Zealand

Past and Present & Men of the Times

Cyclopedia of New Zealand

Industrial, Descriptive, Historical, Biographical facts, figures and Illustrations.  Published in six large volumes that include a collection of biographical portraits, a town and country gazetteer and surveys of local trades and businesses.


Directories relating to places, people, businesses, including early telephone directories and almanacs..

  Stones Dunedin and Invercargill Directory for 1886

      Stones Canterbury, Nelson, Marlborough & Westland Directory, 1926

      Wises Post Office Directory for 1926

      Wises Index to Every Place on New Zealand

      HawkesBay Telephone Directory for 1942

      Wairarapa Telephone Directory for 1950

      Auckland Almanac 1936

      Manawatu Telephone Directory

      Wises Index to Every Place in NZ, 1912 This is available to search online.

      Wises NZ Post Office Directory for 1946

Historical Records

       Historical Records of New Zealand

       Colonial Policy of Lord John Russell

Local Histories 

Books on the local histories of the various districts, towns and cities, their      settlement and early development.

       Old Coaching Days in Otago

      Early Rangitikei

      Auckland The Capital of New Zealand

      The New Plymouth Settlement 1841-1843

      Early Wanganui

      Old Manawatu

      Contribution to Early New Zealand History


      Early Wellington

      Canterbury Old and New

      Old Westland

      Pioneering in Poverty Bay


       The War Effort of New Zealand

      The History of the Canterbury Regiment

      New Zealander's in Sinai & Palestine

      The New Zealand Wars by James Cowan

      Reminiscences of the War in New Zealand

      The New Zealanders at Gallipoli

      NZ Expeditionary Forces Roll of Honour 1914-1918

      South Africa and the Transvaal War

      Official History of the Otago Regiment in the Great War

      Historic Trentham

      History of the War in South Africa Between the British and the Boers

      Roll of Honour 1840 to 1903 Defenders of the Empire

      WWI Recruitment Lists

      WWII Ballot Lists

      WWII Appointments, Promotions, Transfers & Resignations


Books on Early ships to New Zealand


       Christ College School List

      Wanganui Collegiate School Register

      History of Waitaki Boys High School 1883

      Nelson Old Boys Register 1856 to 1956

      School List of Nga Tawa Marton Girls School

General Topography

       Index to Letters of Naturalization in New Zealand

      Brett's Colonist Guide and Cyclopedia of Useful Knowledge

      Sixty Years in New Zealand

      Narrative of a Voyage to New Zealand

      A History of New Zealand

      White Man Treads Across the Pathway of the Maori

      Travel in New Zealand

      Adventure in New Zealand

      Round About New Zealand by E

      Sketches of the Early Colonisation of New Zealand

      Industries of New Zealand

      New Zealand Settlers Handbook

      Treaty of Waitangi


      Tasmanian Almanac for 1889

      Royal South Australian Almanack, 1839

      Irish Australian Almanac, 1906

      Perth & Fremantle Direstory for1938-39


      Atlas and Cyclopedia of Ireland

      History of Ireland in six volumes


       History of Scotland From the Earliest Times

      Whitakers Almanack for 1929