|Dictionary of New Zealand Biography|
Contains biographies of people who have 'made their mark' on New Zealand. It does not include people who are alive.
|Index New Zealand|
A searchable database that contains abstracts and descriptions of articles from New Zealand periodicals and newspapers. The periodicals range from academic research journals to magazines.
An index for information on tribal history, tikanga-a-iwi and whakapapa held in the heritage and research collections of Auckland Libraries. Locate information about Māori waka, traditions, waiata, haka, tribal whenua, maunga, marae, carving, weaving, stories and whakapapa.
|Journal of the Polynesian Society|
Online access to Journal of the Polynesian Society. The Polynesian Society is a non-profit organisation based at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Founded in 1892, the Society’s aim was the scholarly study of past and present New Zealand Māori and other Pacific Island peoples and cultures.
|Maori Land Court Minute Books Index (Knowledge Basket)|
This index provides access to over 1100 minute books made between 1865 and 1910, from the Taitokerau, Waikato-Maniapoto, Tairawhiti, Waiariki, Aotea, Takitimu, and Waipounamu Maori Land Court Districts.
|Marsden Online Archive|
An online archive of letters and journals by Reverend Samuel Marsden (1765-1838) as well as the papers of other early NZ missionaries. The collection provides access to high resolution images of manuscripts from Hocken Collections along with associated transcripts created by Gordon Parsonson.
|National Library of New Zealand Discovery Search|
Simultaneously searches the National Library Catalogue, TAPUHI, Timeframes, Publications NZ, Index NZ, Te Puna Web Directory, Matapihi and findNZarticles. Extended sources option also available.
|New Zealand Index (Knowledge Basket)|
A combined database of indexes of New Zealand newspapers, magazines, and journals. The databases can be searched individually or separately.
|SAGE Research Methods|
A research methods tool created to help researchers, faculty and students with their research projects. The database links SAGE’s book, journal and reference content with search and discovery tools. Researchers can explore methods concepts to help them design research projects, understand particular methods or identify a new method, conduct their research, and write up their findings.
Search the National Bibliographic Database for items held in libraries throughout New Zealand.
A compilation of separate Māori-English and English-Māori dictionary, lexicon, and word-list resources.
Māori Studies - additional resources
|Australasian Literature: Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands (Alexander Street Press)|
Creative works from Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands from the 1930s to the present. Genres include Poetry, Fiction, Non-Fiction, Commentary and Criticism and Biography and Interviews.
|Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre (EBSCOhost)|
This database provides a full-text collection of leading regional and international periodicals, reference books, and biographies as well as an image collection of photos, maps, and flags.
|Blue Books: statistical information 1840-1855|
Statistical information from New Zealand’s early Colonial period (1840-1855). The "Blue Books" contain information about population, revenue, military, trade, shipping, public works, legislation, civil servants, foreign consuls, land transactions, churches, schools, and prisons.
|British Politics and Society (NCCO)|
An archive of primary sources related to the political climate in Great Britain during the 19th century. Topics covered include British domestic and foreign policy, the working class, trade unions, Chartism, utopian socialism, public protest, radical movements, the cartographic record, political reform, education, family relationships, religion, and leisure.
|Early Experiences in Australasia: Primary Sources and Personal Narratives 1788-1901 (Alexander Street Press)|
Through first-person accounts, including letters, diaries, narratives, and other primary source materials, this collection provides a view of events in Australasia from the arrival of the first settlers through to the close of the 19th century.
Provides real-time resources through recorded TV programmes, live streams and on demand videos. First-time users must register: select University of Otago, use University staff or student email address (otago.ac.nz) only, username/password will be sent to your email. Thereafter, login requires that username/password. Note: use Chrome for all eTV functionality.
Access to a wide range of global and NZ news and business information content from more than 35,000 sources, from 200 countries in 26 languages.
An index of New Zealand periodicals and newspapers administered by the National Library of New Zealand. It combines indexes from a number of New Zealand libraries and scientific organisations. Content includes news, arts and humanities, and science and technology.
|Fletcher Index - Index of Māori Names|
This index is from an unpublished manuscript compiled about 1925 by the missionary Rev. Henry James Fletcher (1868-1933). It provides a listing of Māori names referred to in books and journals, including the names of boundaries, Māori individuals, canoes, trees, landmarks and geographical locations.
|Hakena : Hocken Library Archives and Manuscripts|
Descriptions of the unpublished manuscripts and pictures from the Hocken Collections' Archives and Manuscripts Collections.
|Hawaii Pacific Journal Index|
An online citation index to approximately 150 journals published in or about Hawaii and the greater Pacific. Journals covered include both academic and "popular press" publications, and address a wide range of subject areas. Under Databases & Indexes, select ‘Hawaii Pacific Journal Index’ then click Connect.
|Historical Abstracts (EBSCOhost)|
Historical coverage of the world from the fifteenth century forward (excluding US & Canada). An important bibliography for the study of history and related social sciences and humanities. Includes indexing of articles from more than 2,600 journals.
|Informit Indigenous Collection|
Contains a broad range of international Indigenous research resources covering both historical and topical issues. This collection has a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary framework with material from Australia, Canada, Indonesia, Malaysia, New Zealand, North America and The Pacific.
|Informit New Zealand Collection|
Access to full text New Zealand content relating to arts, business, education, environment and conservation, family studies, sociology, Indigenous and Maori peoples, law and music.
|International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS) (ProQuest)|
An online resource for social science and interdisciplinary research with a focus on anthropology, economics, politics and sociology. This database includes bibliographic references to journal articles, books, reviews and selected chapters dating back to 1951.
|INZART (Index to New Zealand Art) (New Zealand Index via Knowledge Basket)|
An index to articles on New Zealand artists, art galleries, museums, exhibitions and art events from New Zealand and international serials held predominantly in the University of Auckland Fine Arts Library. Art-related articles published in New Zealand newspapers are also selectively indexed.
|Maori Land Court|
Includes free database of selected decisions from 1958 on. See also the Māori Land Court Judgments database and the MLC Minute Book Index, 1865-1910, database at the Law or Hocken Libraries. Hocken has copies of the Minute Books.
|Maori Land Information Base|
Provides ownership information about Māori land. Produced by Te Puni Kokiri.
|Maori Land Legislation Database|
(Works best in Internet Explorer) Free summaries of legislation, 1840-1995, plus commentary etc.(University of Auckland)
|National Library of New Zealand Images Collection|
A database of images from the collections of the National Library of New Zealand.
|New Zealand Electronic Text Centre|
A collection of significant New Zealand and Pacific Island texts and materials held by Victoria University of Wellington Library. This encompasses both digitised heritage material and born-digital resources.
|New Zealand Geographic|
Digital archive from the first issue of the magazine that covers the people, places, wildlife and environment of New Zealand.
|Newztext (Knowledge Basket)|
A full-text archive of many of New Zealand's key news, business and industry publications.
|Ngā Tipu Whakaoranga - Māori Plant Use|
Access to detailed information on Māori traditional uses of New Zealand native plants.
|Niupepa: Maori newspapers|
A collection of historic newspapers published primarily for a Māori audience between 1842 and 1932. The newspapers can be searched (full text), browsed (by series) or accessed by date.
|Otago University Research Heritage|
Pictures and photographs from university collections. Explore images of pictures and photographs from the Hocken Pictorial Collections and Special Collections.
Contains digitised New Zealand newspapers and periodicals published between 1839 and 1945. All the newspaper titles on the site can be searched and browsed by date, region, or title.
Provides digital humanities and social science content for the scholarly community. A source of complete, full-text versions of scholarly journals with over 120 publishers currently participating.
A leading electronic database providing indexing/abstracting and full-text access to scholarly and general interest publications. It combines information from a number of online databases with subjects covering: business, law, education, computing, science, technology, engineering, arts, medicine, and religion.
|Taonga (Knowledge Basket)|
A full-text collection of rare publications, thesis and bibliography on Maori history and lore.
Provides access to descriptions of the unpublished manuscripts, oral history and pictures collections of New Zealand and Pacific material in the Alexander Turnbull Library.
|Te Aka Maori-English, English-Maori Dictionary and Index|
The online version of Te Aka Māori-English, English-Māori Dictionary and Index. It also contains encyclopaedic entries and Māori names for institutions, country names, place names and other proper names.
|Te Ao Hou : The New World|
A bilingual quarterly published by the Maori Affairs Department from 1952 to 1976. Articles range from agriculture through recipes to wood carving and other crafts, as well as biographically important obituaries. There are also literary contributions, such as the bilingual presentation of legends and poems.
|Te Ara - Encyclopedia of New Zealand|
A comprehensive guide to the country’s peoples, natural environment, history, culture, economy, institutions and society. Hosted by the Ministry for Culture and Heritage.
|Te Hononga Pūkenga - Māori & Indigenous Researcher Directory|
Created by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga to make Māori and Indigenous research expertise, location and contact information readily available, in response to the need for stronger engagement between Māori Researchers and Government, the wider public/private sector and to facilitate our communities to access us as Māori & Indigenous researchers.
|Te Kete Ipurangi (TKI)|
A bilingual portal and web community which provides educational material for New Zealand teachers, school managers, and students.
|Te Papa Collections Online|
Contains information on artworks, objects and specimens from Te Papa's collections, from dinosaur teeth to contemporary art, as well as information on people, places, topics, species, and research from the curators.
|Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand|
The Royal Society was established in 1867 to co-ordinate and assist the activities of a number of regional research societies including the Auckland Institute, the Wellington Philosophical Society and the Otago Institute. The NZ Institute was set up to publish their papers in a single volume of transactions and proceedings.
|Waitangi Tribunal Reports|
Free, searchable, access to most reports.