External Resources

Archives New Zealand holds many records that are helpful in conducting research. However, if you find that we do not hold the records you are interested in the following sources may help you.

Libraries and archives

Local City Council Archives hold many records of interest, including housing records, local building and city planning records, community groups and associations, local business, as well as city services and council employment. These records will vary between cities.

Many local libraries hold family history records, particularly focused towards the significant families of the region.

Other sources

Each City Council is responsible for cemetery records. Some of the major councils have compiled online databases for researchers:

Please contact the appropriate council for further information regarding cemetery records.

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