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Archives Central.
This comprises a developing database of records held by the following district councils:
Wanganui District Council
Rangitikei District Council
Manawatu District Council
Palmerston North District Council
Tararua District Council
Horowhenua District Council
Horizons Regional Council

Archives New Zealand.
The repository of New Zealand probates, Army personnel files, Police Gazettes, Intention to Marry Notices, and Bankruptcy files, just to name a few of the treasures. Search for your ancestors via their search portal, Archway.

Archives New Zealand Research Guide: Personal Identity.
This research guide discusses the following personal identity resources held by the various offices of Archives New Zealand. Note that much information remains un-indexed and therefore may not appear on Archway. A search of the relevant registers may be required:
Births, Deaths and Marriages
Notices of Intention to Marry
Coronerís Inquests
Probate/Estate records
Other records (e.g. Adoption, Aliens, Deed Poll, Electoral Rolls, Naturalisation, Telephone Books)

Auckland City Council Archives.
Bicycle & Bootblack Register 1910-1918
Burgess Rolls for the City of Auckland 1872/73, 1882-84 & 1890/91
Auckland City Council Engineers Department Register of Employees 1901-1930
City of Auckland Licensing District Register of Applicants 1901-1920
Auckland City Council Property Book c1880
Eden Terrace Road Board Valuation Rolls 1883-1903
Karangahape Highway Board Valuation Book 1883
Lock Hospital Register Book 1883-1886
Mount Albert Highway District Rate Books 1867-1872
Orakei Road Board Valuation Rolls 1912 and 1920
Otahuhu Cemetery Applications for Burial Warrants 1921-1925
Otahuhu Borough Council Valuation Rolls 1886-1908
Ponsonby Highway District Board Valuation List 1882-1883
Publicans' Licences 1900-1962
Register of Burials Otahuhu Cemetery 1894-1922
Register of Licences: Drivers, Porters, Carriages, Carters 1895-1899
Tamaki West Road Board Valuation Roll 1920
Valuation Lists for Newton Borough 1887-1888
Auckland City Council Wage Book for Men in Service in World War I 1916-1919
Waikaraka Cemetery Record Book 1890-1906
War Memorials and Honour Boards

Auckland City Libraries Family History eResources.

Auckland Museum.

Alexander Turnbull Library.

Dalmatian Cultural Society.

Dunedin City Council Archives Family History Resources.

Dunedin Family History Group.
Covers the Otago and Southland regions. Free membership, login required.

Local History Online.
This features the local history collections of the North Shore, Rodney and Waitakere Libraries.

Manukau Libraries.
The Footprints photograph database features over 2500 historical photographs and other images relating to South Auckland and the Counties-Manukau area.

National Register of Archives and Manuscripts.

Te Ara. The Encyclopedia of New Zealand.
Investigate New Zealand by region. Excellent sites, featuring some biographies, history, links, etc.

Te Papa. The Museum of New Zealand, situated in Wellington.

The Thames Treasury.
A vast amount of resources for Thames and the founding families.
A list of some of the resources
Guide to the collection
A few of the books
David Arbury Collection
Online journal articles

University of Otago: Guides to the Hocken Collections.
In pdf format, these comprehensive guides illustrate the wide range of resources held by the Hocken Collection in Dunedin. They include guides to military, shipping, cooking, genealogy, occupations and many other subjects.

Wellington City Council Archives.
A primary source for information about early Wellington, the Wellington City Council Archives collections include an alphabetical listing of individuals and organisations, Rating and Valuation records, Minute Books, early correspondence, Yearbooks, staff records, building records, photographs from 1860, records from the first municipal election in 1842 and a 1892 surveyor map (best viewed as a webmap).
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