New Zealand

Dictionary of New Zealand Biography

Contains over 3,000 biographies of New Zealanders who have ‘made their mark’ on this country. It does not include people who are still alive. Can be searched alphabetically.


A database of resources selected for schools, providing New Zealand information online, particularly about the visual arts and music, both historical and contemporary. You can browse or search for specific subjects.


Your window into the places, events and people of Aotearoa New Zealand. Contains over 430,000 pictures, objects, sounds, and movies, which are searchable in English and Maori.

He Tohu

A Declaration, a Treaty, a Petition. He Tohu is a permanent exhibition of three iconic constitutional documents that shape Aotearoa New Zealand.

Index New Zealand

Search INNZ for articles published in New Zealand magazines and newspapers and publications about New Zealand and the South Pacific.

New Zealand History Online

A comprehensive site for New Zealand history, it includes information on culture and society, politics and government, and war and society. A time-line section gives an historic event for every day of the year.

NZ Edge

Click on the Legends link at the top of page, to find over 100 biographies of legendary New Zealanders. There is an alphabet listing on the left side of the page of everyone featured.

Statistics New Zealand

Find statistics about: people in New Zealand, including details about the population; the economy, including the main economic performance indicators; the New Zealand environment, including statistics about natural resources

Te Ara, the Encyclopedia of New Zealand

A wonderful resource with features about: the bush; Māori New Zealanders; NZ in brief; earth, sea and sky; New Zealand peoples; settled landscape and places. A good source of information about different groups of immigrants who came to New Zealand.