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Historical Hansard. New Zealand Parliamentary Debates Online
New Zealand Parliamentary Debates (Hansard) is the report of the proceedings of the House of Representatives. Hansard in print at Massey Libraries.
Papers Past: Parliamentary Papers
Includes the Appendix to the Journal of the House of Representatives of New Zealand (AJHR or the "A to Js"). These are government-related reports published annually. The reports cover many subjects, documenting the work of government departments and a wide range of other activities carried out by, or of interest to, the government of the day. Votes and Proceedings of the House of Representatives (1854-1856) are also included in this collection. These preceded the A to Js.
Digital Yearbook Collection (New Zealand Official Yearbooks)
The yearbooks 1893 - 2012 are available online.
Provides an array of New Zealand historical primary resources including newspapers, magazines & journals, letters & diaries, plus some Parliamentary papers.
Early New Zealand Books
Searchable text of significant books about New Zealand written in the nineteenth century. Illustrations and maps in the books have also been digitised.
New Zealand Electronic Text Collection
New Zealand and Pacific Island texts and materials.
New Zealand History Online
Covers themes such as culture and society, politics and government, and war and society. Various other resources included.
Treaty of Waitangi Collection
eBook collection from the publisher Bridget Williams Books.
Te Ara - Encyclopedia of New Zealand
New Zealand's online encyclopedia is being published progressively over a nine-year period. Some thematic content, e.g. 'New Zealand peoples'.
Dictionary of New Zealand Biography
Essays about people who made a mark in New Zealand history.
Digitised New Zealand material including aerial photos, posters, newspapers, artwork, research papers and more.
View historical footage from Archives New Zealand in the Library section under On Demand.
Ngā Taonga Sound & Vision
New Zealand Archive of Film, Television and Sound.
Alexander Turnbull Library
The role of the Alexander Turnbull Library is to collect, preserve and make accessible words, pictures and sounds that tell us about the history and cultures of the people of New Zealand and the Pacific.
The Hocken Library collects widely in relation to New Zealand and the Pacific and has an extensive archive.
Papers Past: Newspapers
A selection of New Zealand newspapers from the 19th century to 1950.
The Illustrated London News - New Zealand content 1842 - 1902
Scanned images of all the text and illustrations that refer to events in New Zealand from volume 1 (1842) to volume 121 (1902). Text is searchable.
Trove. Digitised newspapers and more
Australian newspapers from the 1800s to the mid 1950s, and some more recent items included. Includes content relating to New Zealand.
Massey Library has archival collections of the following newspapers, often in microfilm format. Some are also available online. Please check the Library at which the newspaper archive is held and its format. If you require help, please contact us.
New Zealand Biographical Clippings 1890 - 1988
Obituaries and biographical clippings.
Visit our Māori History page for information on:
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Last updated on Thursday 23 April 2020