New Zealand Government On-line Genealogy Resources (click here to see map)
Central and Local Government websites with items of interest to researchers of Family History
Includes some non-government sites with related information - shaded in this colour
Feel free to use / copy this information. Please let me know of any errors, changed links or suggestions for additions etc. Contact Murray Lynn ... version 27 9 2004..
If you don't see the link you want, check the main council website. Some Councils make an art form out of hiding the information on their web sites, so don't give up too soon!!
Beware SIMILAR spellings, Kaw a rau is not Kaw e rau.
National Websites
National Websites Cemeteries Commonwealth War Graves Commission     Online Data  
Link to cemeteries page on the web site of Barb & Greg Andrew Cemeteries  
NZ Armed Forces Memorial Project     NZAFMP Good list of cemeteries in New Zealand
Church Archives Anglican & Methodist Churches, Kinder Library   Kinder Library Also see Library Archives
Baptist, Carey Library     Carey Library Also see Library Archives
Methodist Archives     Methodist Archives  
Presbyterian Archives     Presbyterian Archives  
Libraries & Museums Alexander Turnbull / National Libraries     The National Library  
The Association of Public Library Managers Inc     The Association of Public Library Managers Inc  
NZ Museums     New Zealand Museums  
Te Papa - Museum of New Zealand     Museum of New Zealand  
NZ Government Web Sites Archives New Zealand     Archives New Zealand  
Local Government     Local Government  
Ministry for Culture & Heritage     Dictionary of NZ Biography  
Ministry for Culture & Heritage     Encyclopaedia of NZ Not on-line yet
Ministry for Culture & Heritage     New Zealand History  
National Register of Archives & Manuscripts, NRAM   NRAM Index to many NZ archives
NZ Archives gateway     Gateway to NZ Archives Under construction
NZ Births, Deaths & Marriages     NZ BDM  
NZ Defence Forces Personnel Records     Defence Records Contact details only
Others NZ Historical Places Trust     NZ Historic Places Trust  
Regional Websites
Region (click here for regional council websites) Website Information on Cemeteries in the Region Searchable Online Burial Data GIS or Map Other on-line information Acknowledgements & Notes
Auckland Auckland City Council     Maps Auckland City Libraries  
  Auckland City Archives  
Auckland area cemeteries Cemeteries in the Auckland area cemeteries       Link to web site of Phil Lascelles
Auckland University       Library special collections  
Franklin District Council Cemeteries     Franklin Libraries  
Manukau City Council Cemeteries Online Data   Manukau Libraries  
North Shore City Council Cemeteries   GIS North Shore Libraries  
Papakura District Council       Papakura Libraries  
Rodney District Council Cemeteries     Rodney District Libraries  
Waitakere City Council Cemeteries     Waitakere Libraries  
Purewa Cemetery Cemeteries Online Data      
Hillsborough, Onetangi & Otahuhu   Online Data      
Symonds Street Cemeteries Online Data      
St Stephens   Online Data      
Bay of Plenty Kawerau District Council Cemeteries OnLine PDF   TDC Libraries  
Opotiki District Council          
Rotorua District Council Cemeteries     Rotorua Library  
Taupo District Council Cemeteries  Online Data   Taupo District Libraries  
Tauranga City Council       Tauranga City Libraries  
Western Bay of Plenty District Council       WBP Libraries  
Whakatane District Council     Maps Whakatane Libraries  
Canterbury Canterbury Regional Council (ECANZ)     GIS    
Ashburton District Council Cemeteries     Ashburton Library  
Banks Peninsula District Council Cemeteries   GIS Banks Peninsula Libraries  
Christchurch City Council Cemeteries  Online Data Map Christchurch City Libraries  
University of Canterbury       MacMillan-Brown Collection  
      Macmillan-Brown Archives  
Hurunui District Council Cemeteries     Amberley Library  
Kaikoura District Council         No Website
Mackenzie District Council   Online Data      
Selwyn District Council       Selwyn District Libraries  
Timaru District Council Cemeteries Online Data   Timaru Libraries  
Waimakariri District Council Cemeteries     Waimakariri District Libraries  
Waimate District Council Cemeteries     Waimate Library  
Gisborne & Hawkes Bay Gisborne District Council       Gisborne Library  
Central Hawke's Bay District Council Cemeteries Online Data   CHB Libraries  
Hastings District Council Cemeteries Online Data GIS Hastings Library  
Napier City Council Cemeteries   GIS Napier Library  
Hawke's Bay Cultural Trust       Museum  
Wairoa District Council Cemeteries   Maps Wairoa Library  
Manawatu-Wanganui Horowhenua District Council Cemeteries   Online Data     Horowhenua Library  
Horowhenua & Foxton Historical Society       Library  
Manawatu District Council Cemeteries Online Data   Feilding Public Library  
Palmerston North City Council Cemeteries Online Data   Palmerston North City Library  
Rangitikei District Council Cemeteries     Rangitikei Libraries  
Ruapehu District Council          
Tararua District Council Cemeteries Online Data   TDC - Libraries  
Wanganui District Council Cemeteries     Wanganui Library  
Nelson-Marlborough Marlborough District Council Cemeteries     Marlborough Libraries  
Nelson City Council Cemeteries Online Data GIS Nelson Public Libraries  
Tasman District Council Cemeteries     Tasman District Libraries  
Northland Far North District Council Cemeteries     FNDC - Libraries  
Kaipara District Council Cemeteries Online Data Map Kaipara District Libraries  
Whangarei District Council Cemeteries   GIS Whangarei District Libraries  
Otago Central Otago District Council Cemeteries     CODC Libraries  
Clutha District Council Cemeteries (no information yet)     Clutha District Libraries  
Dunedin City Council Cemeteries   GIS Newspaper Index See Papers Past for online copies of papers
Otago Early Settlers Museum  
The Hocken Library & the University of Otago       Otago Nominal Index Mainly Otago genealogical information complied by the Hocken library and the University of Otago.
Hocken Library
Varcoe's NZ Marriages Index
Southern People
Caversham Project
Waipori Cemetery   Online Data      
The Northern Cemetery, Dunedin   Online Data      
Queenstown-Lakes District Council Cemeteries   Maps Queenstown Libraries  
Waitaki District Council         Site under development
Southland Gore District Council Cemeteries     Gore District Libraries  
Invercargill City Council Cemeteries   Map Invercargill City Libraries  
Southland District Council Cemeteries     Southland Library Services  
Taranaki New Plymouth District Council       Puke Ariki Library  
      Puke Ariki - Archives  
South Taranaki District Council Cemeteries Online Data   South Taranaki Libraries  
Stratford District Council     Map Stratford Library  
Waikato Hamilton City Council       Hamilton Library  
Waikato University       Bibliographic databases  
Hauraki District Council Cemeteries   Maps Hauraki Libraries  
Matamata-Piako District Council       Matamata-Piako Libraries  
Otorohanga District Council Cemeteries     Otorohanga District Library  
South Waikato District Council   Online Data      
Thames-Coromandel District Council Cemeteries   GIS TDC Libraries  
Shortland Cemetery Thames Shortland Cemetery       Link to webpage of Murray & Marlene Foley
Waikato District Council       Waikato District Libraries  
Waipa District Council       Waipa Libraries  
Waitomo District Council Cemeteries     Te Kuiti Library  
Wellington Carterton District Council     GIS Carterton Library  
Hutt City Council Cemeteries     Hutt City Libraries  
Kapiti Coast District Council Cemeteries     Kapiti Coast Libraries Internments listed in PDF files
Masterton District Council Cemeteries Online Data   Masterton District Library  
Wairarapa Archive  
Porirua City Council Look at Consents & Services Online Data   Look at Arts & Culture link  
South Wairarapa District Council       South Wairarapa Libraries  
Upper Hutt City Council Cemeteries Online Data   Upper Hutt Library  
Wellington City Council Cemeteries   Maps Wellington City Archives  
Wellington City Libraries  
St Michaels, Kelburn. Cemeteries Online Data      
West Coast Buller District Council Cemeteries     Buller District Libraries  
Grey District Council       Grey District Libraries  
History House Museum  
Westland District Council Cemeteries OnLine Data   Westland DC Libraries  
West Coast Museum  
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