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LINKS - Maps and Places (by region)
« on: Monday 15 November 10 08:23 GMT (UK) »
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Districts of New Zealand (2013)
New Zealand is divided into areas governed by District Councils (second-tier government units). Genealogists may find references to districts in documents such as probates and in origins or titles of sports teams. District names and boundaries may have changed over time.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Districts_of_New_Zealand

Google Maps
http://maps.google.co.nz/maps?hl=en&tab=wl

Maps Online
A collection of digitized maps, currently 16,000 and counting.
http://www.aucklandcity.govt.nz/dbtw-wpd/maps/maps.html

New Zealand Gazetteer of Official Geographic Names
Published by Land Information New Zealand, The Gazetteer of Official Geographic Names is divided into six pages based on the type of place or feature. They can be freely downloaded individually as a PDF or Excel document.
http://www.linz.govt.nz/placenames/find-names/nz-gazetteer-official-names
•New Zealand
•Offshore Islands
•Railway lines
•Antarctic
•Crown Protected Areas
•Undersea

Books

Place Names of New Zealand by A.W. Reed revised by P.Dowling. Raupo Press, 2010.

Wise's Index to Every Place in New Zealand, 1912.
This excellent reference describes the location and facilities of every town in the country at this date. Many smaller towns mentioned no longer exist.
http://www.colonialcdbooks.com/wises_index_to_every_placeinnz.htm

ELLERKER - Beverley ERY ENG
HEALEY - IRL?
MURDOCH - Wigtownshire SCT, Otago and Westland NZ
PALING - Nottinghamshire ENG
RILEY - Flamborough; Cottingham; South Dalton ERY, Manitoba CAN, & London ENG
STURTON - Arnold, Nottinghamshire ENG
SUTTRON - All, NRY & DUR ENG
TAYLOR - London ENG
TYLER - London ENG
TERNAN/TIERNAN - Dublin IRL

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Re: LINKS - Maps and Places (by region)
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 03 July 12 01:41 BST (UK) »
North Island.

Northland.

Auckland.

Waikato.

Manawatu.

Wairarapa.

Wellington.

ELLERKER - Beverley ERY ENG
HEALEY - IRL?
MURDOCH - Wigtownshire SCT, Otago and Westland NZ
PALING - Nottinghamshire ENG
RILEY - Flamborough; Cottingham; South Dalton ERY, Manitoba CAN, & London ENG
STURTON - Arnold, Nottinghamshire ENG
SUTTRON - All, NRY & DUR ENG
TAYLOR - London ENG
TYLER - London ENG
TERNAN/TIERNAN - Dublin IRL

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Re: LINKS - Maps and Places (by region)
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 03 July 12 01:42 BST (UK) »
South Island.

Marlborough.

Canterbury.

About Christchurch-The Town Imagined.
http://www.janesoceania.com/newzealand_christchurch4/index.htm

Canterbury Heritage.
http://canterburyheritage.blogspot.co.nz/search/label/early%20settlers

Westland.

Southland.

Otago.

Otago Nominal Index to 1876.
A searchable index of names appearing in electoral rolls, trade directories and police gazettes held in the Hocken Collection.
http://marvin.otago.ac.nz/oni/default.html


Chatham Islands.

ELLERKER - Beverley ERY ENG
HEALEY - IRL?
MURDOCH - Wigtownshire SCT, Otago and Westland NZ
PALING - Nottinghamshire ENG
RILEY - Flamborough; Cottingham; South Dalton ERY, Manitoba CAN, & London ENG
STURTON - Arnold, Nottinghamshire ENG
SUTTRON - All, NRY & DUR ENG
TAYLOR - London ENG
TYLER - London ENG
TERNAN/TIERNAN - Dublin IRL