Access the archives of the New Zealand government. Search here for First World War military records, probates, divorces and other family history related materials. Check out the Research Guides for more information. We can visit the archives for you. www.memoriesintime.co.nz
Access probate records of your New Zealand family here. These are being digitised in a project between FamilySearch, Archives New Zealand and the New Zealand Society of Genealogists. The indexing is behind the digitisation project, so you may need to browse the images. Look for a probate on Archway to get the record number to help you navigate the non-indexed records.
Don't you just love it when a magazine that you like has an online index of the names published in it. "New Zealand Memories" magazine does just that. If you find your surname or topic then you will be given the option to purchase the magazine or alternatively make a note of the issue and check your library.
"The Cyclopedia of New Zealand was published in six volumes between 1897 and 1908 by the Cyclopedia Company Ltd. Each volume deals with a region of New Zealand and includes information on local towns and districts, government departments, individuals, businesses, clubs and societies. Biographical entries frequently include the subject's date and place of birth, the name of the ship by which immigrants arrived, spouse's name, and the number and gender of children born to a couple."
How did your family get to New Zealand? Family Search and Archives New Zealand have digitised Passenger Lists from 1839-1973. Always check what a database contains and what has been indexed compared to scanned before you start searching.
New Zealand: Birth, Death and Marriage Indexes online. Births: 1854 - took place more than 100 years ago. Stillbirths: - took place more than 50 years ago. Marriages: 1854 - took place more than 80 years ago. Deaths: 1854 - took place more than 50 years ago or deceased’s date of birth was at more than 80 years ago. Check the Data Collected tab to see what you will find on a certificate. Printouts can be emailed to you.
Does your family history research lead to New Zealand? Follow our board to find websites and information to help you with your research. Based in New Zealand we can help with your family history research. www.memoriesintime.co.nz