Subject Contacts

If you need assistance in this subject area, the New Zealand Collection Librarian is John Robson and the Politics Academic Liaison Librarian is Jillene Bydder.

Useful Search Terms

A list of subject headings that you may find useful when locating resources in the Library Catalogue. Type the subject heading in the search box and select Subject begins with from the menu.

  • new zealand politics and government
  • new zealand social conditions
  • new zealand social policy
  • new zealand labour party
  • new zealand national party

Jillene Bydder - Subject Librarian
(07) 837-9128

I now have a room in FASS and if the door is open you are very welcome to come in and ask for research help. If the door is shut I am probably in the Library and you need to email me for an appointment. The room is K2.11. Good luck with your studies.

John Robson - NZC
(07) 837-9126

Resources List


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.




The joint website of the Electoral Enrolment Centre, Chief Electoral Office, and Electoral Commission. General information on elections including how New Zealand elections are run, how to participate in one, how a government is formed and latest electoral updates.
The Chief Electoral Office, Ministry of Justice provides the latest election results.
An analysis of political behaviour over six successive New Zealand elections. Topics covered include the transition between electoral systems, the role of the media and New Zealanders  perceptions of the political process.
New Zealand government website providing information, images and resources from all New Zealand government agencies and government funded sites.
New Zealand Political Parties
The following links provide access to the official websites of major New Zealand political parties.