Breadcrumbs

Databases

New Zealand


ArchSite is an online database that contains information about recorded archaeological sites in New Zealand. ArchSite uses GIS (Geographic Information System) technology to manage and display information on maps. It is the national inventory of archaeological sites in New Zealand.

Coverage: Index
Accessed through findNZarticles this is a retrospective listing of bibliographies published in or about New Zealand. Search by author, editor, title, publisher, subject and keyword then select the bibliography from the fourth drop down menu.
Coverage: Index
Accessed through findNZarticles this is a listing of separately published histories of families with descendents in New Zealand. After entering your search select the bibliography from the fourth drop down menu.
Coverage: Index
Accessed through findNZarticles this is a bibliography of all publications - books, theses, journal articles, AJHR reports, special issues of newspapers - which relate to the Waikato Region. After entering your search select the bibliography from the fourth drop down menu.
Coverage: Index
Accessed through findNZarticles this is a bibliography of books, theses, reports, book chapters and journal articles relating to homosexuality in New Zealand.
Coverage: 1769 to present (Full text)

Biographies of over 3,000 deceased New Zealanders who have made their mark on New Zealand.

A collection of electronic versions of significant New Zealand books originally published in the nineteenth century. Provided by University of Auckland.

Coverage: Directory

New Zealand business directory, listings and reviews.

Coverage: Coverage varies (Index)
FindNZarticles provides access to New Zealand content, including material by or about New Zealanders, from a range of New Zealand newspapers and journals. Includes index to Te Ao Hou.
User Guide

givME offers access to more than 4,500 scholarships and grants available to New Zealand individuals for personal development, principally in academic, artistic, research and sporting fields. Compiled by GenerosityNZ, previously known as Funding Information Service.

Coverage: 1854-1985

Hansard NZ debates from Hathi trust. 1854-1985 contain debates of the Legislative Council and the House of Representatives; 1951 etc., the debates of the House of Representatives (Legislative Council abolished Jan. 1951). Vol. numbering begins with 4th Parliament, 2nd session (1867) Vols. for 1st-4th Parliament, 1st session (1854/55-1864/66).

Coverage: 2003 to present

Hansard is the official report of debate in the House of Representatives. It’s produced by editors, who go into the debating chamber and report what members of Parliament (MPs) say. The report is then published online and in print. Commonly known as Hansard, its actual name is Parliamentary Debates (Hansard).

Search historical maps from the University of Waikato Library's Map Collection. The selection focuses on the Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions of the North Island of New Zealand. Some maps are of New Zealand as a whole and the Southwest Pacific.
Search and browse a selection of historical photographs and postcards from the University of Waikato Library's Collection. Some photos of New Zealanders in other parts of the world are also presented.
Search and browse a selection of historical Waikato rugby photographs from the University of Waikato Library's Collection associated with the 1956 Springbok rugby team's visit to Hamilton to play Waikato (the Mooloos).
Coverage: 1853-1902
A Digital Library of the New Zealand content from the Illustrated London News, 1853 to 1902.
Coverage: Index

Contains abstracts of selected New Zealand serials, including newspapers, about New Zealand and the South Pacific. Subjects covered include general interest material, social research, current affairs, the arts and humanities.

Coverage: 1960s to present (Index)
Indexes articles on New Zealand artists, art galleries and museums, exhibitions and art events. Details of images and illustrations are also included.
Coverage: Full text

Online access to a wide range of time series data. This web-based tool can be used to view and download the most up-to-date information from the largest database of official statistics in New Zealand, and select data specific to your interests.

Topographical maps of New Zealand. Available On-Campus only. This link will launch an external application for IE users. If you are using another internet browser, please contact Library for more information.
The New Zealand Digital Library project is a research programme at The University of Waikato. This website provides several document collections, including historical documents, humanitarian and development information, computer science technical reports and bibliographies, literary works, and magazines.

Growing archive of New Zealand and Pacific Islands texts and heritage materials, including  images and full-text books, manuscripts and journals. All resources are fully searchable. Produced by Victoria University of Wellington.

Coverage: Index
Provides links to key sources of New Zealand fisheries management and policy information covering social, economic, environmental, recreational and customary rights information.
Coverage: 1841 to present (Full text)
The New Zealand Gazette is the official newspaper of the Government of New Zealand and is produced by the Department of Internal Affairs.

New Zealand Geographic has been published since 1989. Covers all aspects of New Zealand history and geography including its wildlife, natural heritage, people, science and culture. Also examines subjects relating to the islands of the South Pacific and Antarctica.

Includes NZ Science; Newzindex; Index New Zealand; Newspaper Index (articles about MPs etc, 1993-2003); Index Auckland (1840-); Family Notices (NZ Herald); INZART (Index to New Zealand art); NZ Womans Weekly (1932-1951).
New Zealand Acts, Bills and Regulations freely available to download.
User Guide
Coverage: 1985 to present (Index)

Indexes items of interest to business and industry from New Zealand's business and commercial publications including journals, newsletters and newspapers. Select New Zealand Index from the menu.

Coverage: 1980 to present (Some full text)
Covers New Zealand magazines with a business or industry orientation and includes Stock Exchange Announcements (1995- ).
Coverage: 1980 to present (Some full text)
Includes content from New Zealand newspapers (Fairfax, NZ Herald)and The Independent UK.
Includes INNZ; newspapers (Fairfax, NZ Herald and The Independent UK); magazines (with a business or industry orientation); newswires (Radio NZ and Scoop); Newzindex and TNS Regional and Industry Reports (business research and intelligence).
Coverage: Coverage varies (Index)
The indexes on these pages aim to help people find what stories authors have written and to provide information which locates the magazines, journals, books and anthologies that have carried the stories. 
Coverage: 1839 to 1945

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 publications from all regions of New Zealand.

User Guide

The New Zealand Community Profile provides a comprehensive socio-demographic profile for the community at the Local Government Area level and for smaller communities within it. Based on results from the 2013, 2006 and 2001 Censuses of Population and Dwellings. The profile is updated with population estimates when Statistics New Zealand releases new figures.

Coverage: Full text
Access to a range of New Zealand statistics prepared specially for Universities. Includes census, disability, vitals, migration and business demography data.
Coverage: Index

Te Puna Search (WorldCat Discovery) provides a view of New Zealand libraries’ holdings and the holdings of other libraries around the world for both library staff and patrons. Discovery searches over OCLC WorldCat plus other databases.

Coverage: Full text

The Treaty of Waitangi Collection is primarily designed to provide a new and authoritative home for Treaty scholarship online, with more books to be added over time. The collection was built with support from the BWB Publishing Trust and the New Zealand Law Foundation.