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Papers Past contains more than three million pages of digitised New Zealand newspapers and periodicals. The collection covers the years 1839 to 1945 and over 100 titles from throughout New Zealand.
The newspapers in Papers Past are a good source of information about the social and political events of the times. Researchers of family history and whakapapa (genealogy) will find the shipping news, births, deaths and marriages of interest. Advertising also features strongly.
A range of regional newspapers are available on the site, making it a valuable source of information on life in all regions of New Zealand.
Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
Te Ara - The Encyclopedia of New Zealand is a comprehensive guide to New Zealand peoples, natural environment, history, culture and economy.
Find out about the people who have helped shape our country. The biographies of over 3,000 New Zealanders who have made their mark on this country. (Does not include people who are still alive.)
Encyclopedia.com - Online Dictionary
Encyclopedia.com has more than 100 trusted sources, including encyclopedias, dictionaries and thesauruses with facts, definitions, biographies, synonyms, pronunciation keys, word origins and abbreviations.
New Zealand Geographic ArchiveThe New Zealand Geographic archives contain more than 600 in-depth features about our country, natural history and culture. New Zealand Geographic TV is a full streaming digital television service presenting high quality natural history documentaries on demand. Main features are:
Run by the National Library of New Zealand and funded by the New Zealand Government, Digital NZ is aimed at making New Zealand digital content easier to find, share and use. To date there are over 25 million digital items available to view from over 120partner organisations.
Kaihu Valley History JournalsAccess to 22 research journals complied by Roger Mold over seven years, which relate to the history of the Kaihu Valley, North Ripiro West Coast and South Hokianga in Northland, New Zealand. They cover the period from the arrival of the first nation people (Maori) in about 1300 AD to the year 1900, and are collectively titled "Through the Window of Time". Features are: