NEW ZEALAND: Genealogy in Aotearoa...the Land of the 'Long White Cloud'
Dear FamilyTreeCircle Members ... Kia Ora
Below is a list of some main (though not all) websites for researching NZ genealogy:-
GeneoNZ - NZ & Maori Genealogy
Archives New Zealand...Te Rua Mahara o te Kawanatanga
Dept Internal Affairs
Births, Deaths, Marriages, etc.
New Zealand Society of Genealogists Inc
NZSG Maori Interest Group
Auckland City Libraries
New Zealand Genealogy Search Engine
New Zealand Genealogy Links
Military, Passenger Lists, Marriages, Maori...
Whakapapa Club - Maori Genealogy
Intro, Maori Naming Conventions, Where to start, Forums, Resources, Online search, Links...
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the internet for New Zealand
School Reunions New Zealand
Maori Studies - Useful Websites - Victoria University of Wellington...Te Pataka Korero
Court Records, Jury Lists, Police, other records:-
New Zealand Family History
And if that one doesn't work, here's another...
Myra's Place - Family History Centre
GENEoNZ Maori Research - register your surname interests
Mt Albert Grammar School - Pupil and staff list from 1922 plus former pupils who served for countries other than New Zealand in the armed forces in WWII
FREE Databases - Australia, NZ & Pacific
Passenger List of the Northern Bride - As Reported In 'The New Zealander' Newspaper Auckland) of Saturday August 25, 1860
The Auckland Museum
New Zealand National Maritime Museum - Click on 'collections', then 'genealogy'
Important historical reading material:-
Principal Maori Tribes of New Zealand
The Maori of New Zealand - Maori Today
Maori War Chant and Challenge ... The Haka
Maori Social Structure
New Zealand Land Wars
1st Anglo-Maori Wars 1845-1847
New Zealand and the Maori War - The Three Conflicts
Australians fighting New Zealanders - The Maori War
Viking Ring Castles : Hill forts similar to Maori Pa
Early Maori History
Immigrant Ships to New Zealand - 1835 to 1910
Good luck / Hei-matau