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Articles & Websites

All links on this page will open a new window or tab. for early NZ newspapers

Maori Newspapers for early NZ newspapers in Te Reo Maori   for articles and reviews in NZ publications for NZ websites Journal of the Polynesian Society 1892-1991 

Heritage Texts for Maori Affairs magazine. 1952-1978 for full-text books, manuscripts and journals for significant early NZ books for digitised papers of Sir Donald McLean and New Zealand and Pacific images

Research Papers for recent research from NZ institutions for papers of historical scientific research

Images and Multimedia for NZ images and multimedia for NZ images for easy to find digital content from government departments, publicly funded organisations, the private sector and community groups for local Central Hawke's Bay historical photos etc

Reference for the Encyclopaedia of NZ for the Dictionary of NZ Biography 

Hansard via for NZ Parliamentary Debates

NZ Library Catalogues to search all library holdings in NZ


AA Guide Maps Comprehensive AA maps of New Zealand as well as other travel and tourism information.

Google Maps Search, scroll and zoom your way around the world. Simple, clear instructions. Click between views of maps or satellite photos.

National Geographic Maps

World War II Military Situation Maps Beginning with the D-Day Invasion, the maps provide information about troop positions throughout Western Europe, along with important graphical representations of various landmarks within the military landscape. From the American Memory Project at the Library of Congress.

National Maritime Museum Charts & Maps The National Maritime Museum collections contain more than 100,000 sea charts and maps dating from the medieval period to the present day.

Maps of the Gallipoli Campaign WWI Online exhibit of a small portion of the Australian War Memorial's Gallipoli map collection. The collection includes maps used at the landing of Australian and New Zealand forces at ANZAC Cove on 25 April 1915, Turkish maps made during and immediately after the campaign, trench maps, operational maps, artillery maps, and ANZAC cemetery plans.

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