New Zealand Digital Resources

If you are looking for New Zealand material, these digital resources will get you started.

They include magazine databases, dictionaries, legislation and publications held in New Zealand libraries.

BIRTHS, DEATHS & MARRIAGES

Search and order New Zealand Government records for births, deaths and marriages (BDM)

The historic data available to search is limited so that people or families who might still be alive, can be protected.

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findNZarticles

findNZarticles contains indexes to New Zealand content in a wide range of sources, including the Southern Regional news index created by Dunedin Public Libraries.

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INDEX NEW ZEALAND

Index New Zealand contains abstracts of articles from New Zealand magazines and newspapers.

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LEGISLATION NEW ZEALAND

Legislation New Zealand contains New Zealand Acts (unconsolidated), Regulations, Bills, and Hansard.

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THE NEW ZEALAND GOVERNMENT DIRECTORY

The New Zealand Government Directory is the country's most comprehensive source of information on Parliament, politics and the public sector available from one location..

This resource may only be accessed from within the library.

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NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL UNION CATALOGUE/TE PUNA

The New Zealand National Union Catalogue / Te Puna lists publications currently held in every New Zealand library. Use it to search for items you're interested in, and find out which libraries hold copies of those items.

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SOUTHERN REGIONAL NEWS INDEX

The online Southern Regional News Index database contains some 250,000 records dated from 1993 onwards, but other periods have also been indexed, for example the 1850s, the 1930s and 1940s, to access these records you can Search here