The Totara tree near Brydone Memorial, Totara, Waitaki District Archive 660

Heritage resources

Genealogy / Whakapapa

Waitaki District Cemetery Search
http://www.waitaki.govt.nz/our-services/do-it-online/cemetery-search/Pag...

Births, Deaths and Marriages
https://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/Home/
An index to historical New Zealand records.

Register of Otago & Southland Marriages 1848 to 1920
http://www.presbyterian.org.nz/archives/synodregionmarriages.htm
This register includes all indexed New Zealand Presbyterian Marriages for the regions of Otago and Southland up to 1935.

Otago-Nominal-Index to 1876
http://marvin.otago.ac.nz/oni/basic.php
Otago-Nominal-Index to 1876searches electoral rolls and street directories for Otago and Southland. Names from the Otago Police Gazette are currently being added.

Family Search
https://familysearch.org
Website of world-wide genealogical resources and family trees by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Papers Past
http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz
Papers Past contains more than three million pages of digitised New Zealand newspapers and periodicals. The collection covers the years 1839 to 1945 and includes 93 publications from all regions of New Zealand. http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz

Southern Regional News Index
https://www.dunedinlibraries.govt.nz/heritage/mcnab/southern-regional-ne...
This is a selective index of articles from local newspapers and other sources, compiled since 1993.

AtoJsOnline
http://atojs.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/atojs
Appendices to the Journals of the House of Representatives contains reports from selected volumes of the Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives and the Votes and Proceedings of the House of Representatives.

National Library of New Zealand Cartographic Collection
https://natlib.govt.nz/collections/a-z/cartographic-collection
The Cartographic Collection has over 60,000 historical and current maps, charts and atlases. It includes a number of maps available online.

Dictionary of New Zealand Biography
http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/biographies
Explore over 3,000 life stories originally published in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography.

Hocken Snapshot photographs
http://hockensnapshop.ac.nz/
The Hocken Collections is home to a significant collection of photographs of New Zealand people and places. What you see here represents just a small sample of our extensive holdings.

Digital NZ
http://www.digitalnz.org/
Find hidden NZ content.Uncover amazing aerial photos, posters, newspapers, artwork, research papers and more. Use DigitalNZ to discover millions of NZ items from the digital stores of libraries, museums, archives, communities, and government.

Retrolens - Historic Image Resource
http://retrolens.nz/
Historic New Zealand aerial photographs.

Auckland Libraries Photographers database
http://www.aucklandcity.govt.nz/dbtw-wpd/photographers/basic_search.htm
A searchable database of New Zealand photographers and photographic studios.

Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand
http://www.teara.govt.nz/en
The Encyclopedia of New Zealand is a comprehensive guide to our peoples, natural environment, history, culture, economy and society.

The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Otago & Southland Provincial Districts]
http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-Cyc04Cycl.html
An overview of the region's people and business in 1905.

Online Cenotaph database
http://www.aucklandmuseum.com/war-memorial/online-cenotaph
Online Cenotaph database is gathering point for the personal and official memory of people who served for New Zealand Aotearoa.

Archives & Manuscripts

Community Archive, National Register of Archives and Manuscripts
http://thecommunityarchive.org.nz
The Community Archive, New Zealand’s hub for archival collections. Here you will find treasures of our past and present. Contributors range from individuals and small local organisations through to large institutions with nationally-significant collections.

New Zealand Acts as Enacted
http://www.nzlii.org/nz/legis/hist_act/
This database has been provided by the Parliamentary Counsel Office and is a database of New Zealand Acts from 1841 to 2007 as originally enacted.

Otago Provincial Ordinances 1854-
http://www.nzlii.org/form/search/search1.html
This database searches Otago, other Provincial Ordinances, and other New Zealand legal documents.

Archives New Zealand Archway
http://archway.archives.govt.nz
Archives New Zealand Archway contains descriptions of over 5 million records that have been transferred and are continuing to be transferred from New Zealand government agencies.

Waitangi Tribunal Reports
http://www.justice.govt.nz/tribunals/waitangi-tribunal
Waitangi Tribunal: established as a permanent commission of inquiry under the Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975. Its reports are available online.

Otago Register of Runs (R10366921)
http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pi...
Department of Lands and Survey, Dunedin District Office, from Archives New Zealand.

The New Zealand Official Yearbook from the Statistics New Zealand Yearbook Collection
http://www.stats.govt.nz/yearbooks
The New Zealand Official Yearbook from the Statistics New Zealand Yearbook Collection provides a comprehensive statistical picture of life in New Zealand from 1893 to 2012.