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Top New Zealand Sites

This is our selection of the top few sites of interest to New Zealand family historians. Of course this is only a small subset. To search our much larger list of useful sites, click [Search List].
There are currently 4417 URLs recorded in the searchable table.
NZ BDM Non Historical This site is to order certificates and printouts from Births, Deaths and Marriages online.
New Zealanders and the Great WarThis site has been put together to act as a central repository of information relating to those New Zealanders who were awarded with honours or awards for service during WW1. Includes searchable database of honours awarded
NZ BDM Historical Records OnlineOfficial site for the BDM Historical records of the NZ Govt. Searchable, free. See the FAQ's for the definition of Historical. There's some good information at$file/Family.pdf.PDF and also at (see especially the link "Finding family history records".
NZ BDM InformationThere's some good information at$file/Family.pdf.PDF and also at (see especially the link "Finding family history records".
Papers PastPapers Past contains more than one million pages of digitised New Zealand newspapers and periodicals. The collection covers the years 1840 to 1945 and includes publications from all regions of New Zealand. Searchable. A wonderful site
Christchurch Press and Star Transcriptions, 1861 - 1982BDM, Shipping List, and other snippets, transcribed by Beverly Evans,from ChristchurchPress and Star of NZ newspapers. Random months from 1861 - 1982
New Zealand Genealogy DatabasesThe web's largest collection of New Zealand and Australian family tree databases.
NEW ZEALAND BOUNDDedicated to identifying genealogical resources to assist in locating which New Zealand bound ship an immigrant ancestor was aboard
New Zealand Maritime IndexYou can search for vessels, organisations, subjects, and people, mentioned in a number of publications currently being indexed by the NZ National Maritime Museum
Bill Laxon Maritime Library"The Bill Laxon Maritime Library contains one of the most comprehensive collections of New Zealand maritime history in its book and periodical collections. There are in addition hundreds of vessel plans, maritime charts relating to the New Zealand coast line and over 400,000 images of predominantly 20th century vessels."
Our Stuff - Denise and Peter's Home PagesWe are interested in family history and also in the early history of New Zealand and in the many stories we have found there.
DigitalNZProvides a combined search of more than 120 participating NZ Government and other organizations with resources of interest to Family Historians.
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