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- 880-01 NZ Chinese journals = Xian qu zhe zhi sheng
Contains the full text of three Chinese publications: the Man Sing Times ··· (1921-22), the NZ Chinese Weekly News ······ (1937-46), and the NZ Chinese Growers ···· (1949-1972).
- Abel Tasman 370th Commemoration, 2012 : remembering 1642 and the meeting of two worlds
Website which brings together information on events and places that will commemorate the 370 years since Abel Tasman first recorded the existence of New Zealand and encountered its Māori people in Golden Bay. Includes a gallery of pictures and slideshows.
- Akaroa Civic Trust
Site about the town of Akaroa, its history and historic buildings.
- Anheizen : the story of Tarawera, the lanscape renovator
Comprehensive educational resource for school students about the Mount Tarawera Eruption of 1886.
- Anzac.govt.nz : a guide to Anzac Day for New Zealanders
ANZAC Day history, traditions and rituals. Includes Gallipoli guide and resources for organising a community commemoration.
- Ao hou = The new world
Te Ao Hou/The New World was published from 1952-75 by the Dept. of Māori Affairs to provide "interesting and informative reading for Maori homes". All issues available in full-text.
- Ara : the encyclopedia of New Zealand
Te ara is an online encyclopedia of New Zealand in English and Māori. Includes 1966 Encyclopaedia of New Zealand.
- ARLHO = the Australasian register of living history organisations
Gives contact details for the various living history and reenactment groups in Australia and New Zealand, as well as upcoming events/ functions (ranging from Dark Ages through to modern times). This includes references to international list pages, links, mailing list contacts, on-line magazines etc.
- AtoJs online
Search or browse digitised reports from selected volumes of the Appendices to the Journals of the House of Representatives, from 1862-1879. Further volumes will be added as part of the digitisation project.
- Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies (Inc.)
About ANZAMEMS. Membership of ANZAMEMS is open to all interested researchers in the fields of medieval and early modern European studies. Includes conferences details, contents of its journal, book review pages.
- Australian and New Zealand Law and History Society
An interdisciplinary group of scholars, the Society publishes a bulletin twice each year, which contains details of the annual conferences and meetings, and lists publications. The site profiles its conference papers, student essay prize.
- Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine
Website of Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine (ANZSHM), formerly the Australian Society of the History of Medicine, which works to promote the academic study of the history of health sciences within the Australasian region.
- Aviation Historical Society of New Zealand Inc.
Information about the AHSNZ and its work to research and preserve New Zealand's aviation history.
- Big bearers
Information about the men who served with the New Zealand Engineers Tunnelling Company during the First World War, and in particular on the Arras frontline between 1916 and 1918. Includes a history of the company, and the company roll.
- Campbell Island
Brief history of settlement on Campbell Island.
- Capital defence : Wellington's built military heritage
Provides information about military structures which have disappeared over the years, and those that still remain. Includes photo gallery, maps, and book reviews.
- Captain Cook : voyages of discovery
From the Hunterian Museum, University of Glasgow, includes images of artefacts collected during the voyages.
- Captain Cook Society
Formerly known as the Captain Cook Study Unit, site has information on Captain Cook's life and voyages. Links to other internet sites relating to Captain Cook.
- Cenotaph database
Search for biographical and service details for over 115,000 New Zealand service men and women from the 19th century till today, especially from World War One and World War Two. Includes photos and images of rolls.
- Class, gender and the opportunity structure in an emergent urban-industrial society, Dunedin's southern suburbs, 1881-1940
About the Caversham Project which was started 30 years ago to discover what makes New Zealand society unique, by using systematic methods and comparative analysis. Includes research and publications.
- Colonial Cottage Museum
Colonial museum based in Wellington's oldest remaining building.
- Community archive : national register of archives and manuscripts
A hub for New Zealand's archival organisations to manage and showcase their collections. A free mini archive management system supported by Archives New Zealand. Search options available, information about contributors and blog.
- Dictionary of New Zealand biography
Contains biographies of New Zealanders.
- Digital yearbook collection
Search or browse digitised versions of the New Zealand yearbook. Selected volumes have been digitised, from 1893 onwards. Further volumes will be added as part of the digitisation project.
- Discover the fascinating history of the Edwin Fox, the worlds 9th oldest ship
Information about the Edwin Fox Society and the Edwin Fox, a 19th century sailing ship restored and houses in Picton, N.Z.
- Dolores Cross Project : gone-- but not forgotton
A not-for-profit memorial initiative that began in April 2008. The aim of the Project is to personally pay tribute to approximately 30,000 New Zealand military personnel buried on foreign soil with a hand-made tribute, the Dolores Cross. Includes Information about the project and ways to volunteer support.
- Early New Zealand books : ENZB
Provides keyword-searchable text of significant books published about New Zealand in the nineteenth century. Illustrations and maps in the books have also been digitised.
- Economic History Society of Australia and New Zealand
About EHSANZ. Includes constitution, directory of members and conference details.
- Education programme / Lakes District Museum, Arrowtown, New Zealand
Information for teachers about the museum education programme, study resources for students, digital images of local history, and an online newsletter.
- Electronic journal of Australian and New Zealand history
Provides full text articles, book reviews and reviews of history in digital media. The site also includes teaching resources, networked hypermedia for schools, a bookstore, links to other history sites, and information on conferences.
- Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences = Te Kura Kete Aroui
University of Waikato's Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences departments and courses, student and international student information, careers, research and publications, news. Link to Language Institute and University of Waikato at Tauranga website.
- Film Archive : Ngā Kaitiaki o ngā Taonga Whitīahua : the New Zealand Film Archive
The New Zealand Film Archive has three principal functions: to collect, protect and project New Zealand's moving image heritage. The collection of predominantly New Zealand film and video dates from 1895 to the present day. The site provides information about the Film Archive and collections; how films may be viewed; taonga Māori; and resources for teachers and students. News items are also included.
- From the summit : Hillary's enduring legacy
Article on exhibition celebrating the 60th anniversary of the historic climb in 1953 when Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay reached the summit of Mount Everest.
- Glenda Northey BA, MA(Hons), NZLA Cert., library and information mediator
Publications available in pdf file on library and sport injury prevention topics.
- Goldmine experience, Thames, New Zealand
Self-guided tour and history of gold mining in the Thames-Coromandel District.
- Grey Collection : the gift
Information about and digital access to the Sir George Grey Special Collections at Auckland City Libraries. Includes a biography, timeline and links to online exibitions.
- H.R.S. World War II Historical Re-enactment Society (N.Z.) Inc.
Society members put on displays, in period costume, entertaining and educating the public about World War II. Includes issues of the quarterly newsletter Relive history.
- Hawai`i Pacific journal index : an index to magazines and journals published in or about Hawai`i and the Pacific
An index to nearly 100 journals published in or about Hawaii and the Pacific and covering all subjects. Includes index to New Zealand journal of archaeology and New Zealand journal of history.
- Heritage help
Web site of a Wellington, N.Z. genealogist. Includes an annotated list of cemeteries in greater Wellington; information about the suburb of Hataitai and family history information for the Moore, Doyle and McKirdy families.
- Heritage Images Online
Three significant collections from Auckland City Libraries have been catalogued and scanned for availability through the Heritage Images Online database.
- Heritage matters : the magazine for New Zealanders restoring, preserving and enjoying our heritage
Heritage Matters contains articles on restoring and preserving New Zealand's heritage and history. Contents pages available together with a sneak peak at the current issue.
- Heritage New Zealand magazine
Full text of selected articles of Heritage New Zealand Magazine and its predecessor New Zealand Historic Places Magazine. Information on subscribing to the print edition is also available.
- Historic Places Aotearoa : the voice of heritage for New Zealand
HPA is a grassroots organisation made up of independent regional societies actively advocating for local heritage protection and preservation.
- History, University of Otago = Te Tari Hītori
Dept of History. Staff; courses; research; seminars; news and study skills.
- Horowhenua photographs
A catalogue of the photograph collections owned by Horowhenua Historical Society Inc. and Foxton Historical Society
- Howick Historical Village
Howick Historical Village is a living museum which recreates the early settlement of Auckland, especially the Fencible settlement of Howick in the 1850s. Information includes for intending visitors and teachers.
- Humanities research network = Te whatunga rangahau aronui
The HRN, Humanities Society of New Zealand includes databases of organisations engaged in research in the humanities, people engaged in research and their areas of interest, funding opportunities and news.
- ICOMOS New Zealand
New Zealand branch of the International Council on Monuments and Sites. Represents group of heritage profesionals engaged in the conservation of places of cultural heritage. Includes access to documents for the New Zealand charter and international charters, as well as a newsletter. Provides conference information.
- Illustrated London news, NZ content
Starting with the first issue in 1847, the database contains scanned images of text and illustrations referring to New Zealand. The topics covered include items of both general and historical interest.
- Index Auckland
Index Auckland has references to articles on history, art, theatre, film and music for the Auckland area. Many articles are from Auckland City suburban newspapers which are not indexed anywhere else. It was created in part to help with school assignments on local issues, and is also useful for researching local history. Includes learning resources.
- Index of Māori names / compiled by Henry James Fletcher
Index compiled in about 1925 of Māori names referred to in books and journals, including the names of boundaries, Māori individuals, canoes, trees, landmarks and geographical locations.
Index to published and unpublished information sources on tribal history, tikanga-a-iwi, and whakapapa held in the Heritage and Research Collections of Auckland City Libraries.
- Jeremy Lowe's local history, maritime, sailing and genealogy site
The website outlines Jeremy's interests and research in Thorndon's local history, maritime history sailing and genealogy.
- Journal index
Index of three journals: Historical review (journal of the Whakatane & District Historical Society) (1958-), Journal of the Tauranga Historical Society (1955-1982), and Rotorua legend (journal of the Historical Section of the Royal Society of New Zealand, Rotorua Branch) (1960-1963). Also provides contents of the latest Historical review journals.
Kōtare provides brief, primarily factual articles on New Zealand history, literature, language, bibliography and lexicography. Issues are available in full-text.
- Karori Historical Society
Includes historical images of landscapes, streets, families, businesses, cemetery and tunnel in Karori, Wellington. Includes information about their meetings and events.
- Kete Hamilton
Digital knowledge basket of Hamilton memories maintained by Hamilton City Libraries. Describes memories of its communities through their stories, photographs, video and audio footage.
- Kilbirnie-Lyall Bay Community Centre Oral History Project
Descriptions of life history interviews with 7 long-term residents of Kilbirnie and Lyall Bay, Wellington. Audio and video excerpts from each interview available. The residents talk about the dramatic physical and social changes they've witnessed in this area of Wellington since the 1920s.
- Kinder House
Notable stone building in Parnell, Auckland, N.Z., built for a Church of England headmaster and open to the public. It features the architectural and landscape paintings and photographs of John Kinder. Site has historical information.
- Kiwis in armour : [web site] / research by Jeff Plowman
Documents the history of armoured fighting vehicles in New Zealand and those used operationally in various campaigns by New Zealanders.
- Knowledge bank : Hawke's Bay Digital Archives Trust
Website aims to provide a living record of Hawke's Bay and its people using a new generation of multimedia and social tools to store historical material in a variety of formats.
- Labour History Project
Describes the history of Labour History Project and its predecessor Trade Union History Project. Includes newsletters, articles by the members and associates, and past activities of the project.
- Lakes District Museum, Arrowtown, New Zealand : a mine of information
News and information about the museum, including exhibitions, the museum archives, a photo gallery of images from the collection, and the museum's online newsletter.
- Lanarch Castle
In addition to information on the Castle history and facilities, there is a listing of sightseeing ideas for the Dunedin area, and a student project section, which contains links to historical and descriptive New Zealand sites.
- Leaders of Anzacs : officers of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps died at Gallipoli, 1915
Recorded in these pages are the names of 492 officers of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) known or believed to have died as the result of their service on the Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey, in 1915.
- Library. Hocken Collections = Uare Taoka o Hākena
The Hocken is a historical research library, it collects widely in relation to the history and culture of New Zealand, the Pacific and Antarctica, and has a special emphasis on the regions of Otago and Southland. The research collections include: archives, manuscripts, books, pamphlets, newspapers, maps, periodicals, paintings, drawings, photographs, music, and film. Includes details of the collections, access to its catalogue for unpublished material (and a link to the University of Otago Library's catalogue for published material) and lists publications.
- Living Heritage = Tikanga Tuku Iho
Online bilingual initiative enabling New Zealand schools to develop and publish an online resource, based on a heritage treasure in their community.
- MAANZ : Maritime Archaeological Association of NZ
Maritime Archaeological Association web site contains information on maritime archaeology particularly in New Zealand, past and current association projects, reports and articles written by members.
- Mangere Mountain
Site describes the Auckland volcanic hilltop park in terms of its cultural, historical and geographical significance. Includes educational resources and student-developed material.
- Manuscripts & pictorial collections of the Alexander Turnbull Library
A searchable archive of the digitised manuscripts and pictorial collections of the Alexander Turnbull Library, including the papers of Sir Donald McLean, maps, cartoons and ephemeral material.
- mea waihanga i Aotearoa : Te Tiriti o Waitangi
State Services Commission Māori language site about the Treaty of Waitangi.
- Medals awarded to New Zealand military personnel
New Zealand Defence Force site, provides information about the more common medals awarded to New Zealand military personnel since the 1840s to the present.
- Memorials Register
Information about the Memorials Register, an ongoing project to document memorials throughout New Zealand. Includes map and searchable register, with the facility to add community information.
- Ministry for Culture & Heritage = Te Manatū Taonga
The Ministry for Culture and Heritage site includes information on New Zealand arts and history. It also includes online publications.
- Motutapu Restoration Trust : restoring Motutapu Island for all New Zealanders
The Trust aims to restore the cultural and natural landscape of Motutapu, Sacred Island (a recreation reserve in the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park). Includes map, history and information for tourists and Motutapu Restoration Project volunteers.
- Mt Victoria
MVHS site has historical information about the Mount Victoria area of Wellington with photographs. Information about the society includes event calender and newsletter.
- Museum of Wellington City & Sea
A museum with a mission to preserve, present and promote Wellington's heritage, including information on historic ships and boats and the Plimmers Ark.
- Nelson Historical Society (Incorporated) journal
Journal covering Nelson history published by the Nelson Historical Society, co-published with the Marlborough Historical Society between 1981-1995. All issues available in full-text.
- Network Waitangi Otautahi
Introduces this Christchurch society who promote understanding of the Treaty of Waitangi to non-Māori. Includes online resources.
- New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust
Information about the AHT's work to conserve the expedition bases associated with the first explorers of the Ross Sea region of Antarctica. Includes news, a blog, and a virtual tour of the four bases.
- New Zealand Baptist Archives database
Catalogue of archives of the NZ Baptist Historical Society.
- New Zealand Cartoon Archive
The New Zealand Cartoon Archive collects and makes publicly available New Zealand editorial cartoons. This site offers over 25,000 cartoons (originals and copies), from the 1820s to the present, covering politics, social issues, economics, sport, culture, history, international issues, etc. Includes information about exhibitions, publications, lectures and the National Cartooning Competition for primary and intermediate students.
- New Zealand Historic Places Trust = Pouhere Taonga
The Trust's mission is to promote the identification, protection, preservation and conservation of the historical and cultural heritage of New Zealand. In addition to information about the Trust, the web site provides information about heritage protection, places to visit, educational programmes and publications. The Register, Rarangi Taonga, may be searched online.
- New Zealand Historical Association
Aims to promote historical study, teaching and research. The site provides information about the Association, its constitution, Executive and Council members, conferences, current issues, and fellowships.
- New Zealand history online = Ngā kōrero aipurangi o Aotearoa
Information and resources produced by the History Group of the Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Features broad categories in New Zealand history: Culture and society, Politics and government, War and society. Also includes material for students and teachers linked to the school curriculum; instruction and advice for historical research and a calendar of New Zealand history.
- New Zealand History Teachers' Association = Te Puna Matauranga o nga kaiwhakaako Hitori o Aotearoa
Information and resources for the teaching of history to year 11, 12 and 13 students in New Zealand secondary schools. Resources include a cartoon archive and links to useful websites. Includes a members only section.
- New Zealand in history
The site includes an overview of New Zealand history from the period around 950-1130 AD, estimated arrival time of the first Polynesians, up until the early 1900's.
- New Zealand in the new millennium
Facts and figures about New Zealand and brief information on geographic features, disasters and Kiwi characters.
- New Zealand journal of history
The website of the New Zealand Journal of History provides abstracts of the articles in each issue.
- New Zealand maritime index
Searchable index of vessels, organisations, subjects, and people mentioned in publications indexed by the Museum. Includes a list of publications and an alphabetical list of vessels in the index.
- New Zealand museums
An on-line directory of links to New Zealand museums, galleries, archives and historic repositories. The search and display facilities enable you to search by collection, region or name.
- New Zealand Wars = Nga Pakanga Whenua o Mua
Information and materials dealing with the New Zealand Wars. Includes bibliography.
- New Zealand WW100
Details about projects and activities to mark the centenary of New Zealand's participation in the First World War. Includes news, events, and historical information about the First World War.
- New Zealand yesteryears
Provides information of interest to genealogists. Includes shipping information, diaries and lists from 1800-1900; resources and archives for genealogists arranged by region and a surnames interest list.
- Ngā Toa
Ngā Toa meaning "Many Warriors" in the Māori language is a project dedicated to preserving the oral histories of New Zealand's last remaining World War II veterans. Contains over 200 interviews which have been compiled in the Ngā Toa video archive by Patrick Bronte.
- Ngunguru Sandspit Protection Society Incorporated
Includes information about issues concerning Ngunguru sandspit such as the ownership, coastal management and heritage protection. Emphasises the natural and historic importance of the site.
- Niupepa = Māori newspapers
Digitised text and images from Alexander Turnbull Library's collection of Māori newspapers (1842-1933).
Aims to foster professional standards in oral history. Includes code of ethial and technical practice, guides on recording oral history, and newsletters.
- Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War
Online version of 'Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-1945', prepared under the supervision of the War History Branch of the Department of Internal Affairs. Includes accounts of battalions, campaigns, prisoners of war and field medicine. Includes photographs and maps. Full text in HTML and LIT formats. Project managed by Victoria University of Wellington's New Zealand Electronic Text Centre (NZETC).
- Papers past : New Zealand newspapers and periodicals
Papers Past showcases selected 19th century New Zealand newspapers and periodicals.
History of the Taranaki settlement Parihaka and the passive resistance movement. Includes information on the annual Parihaka International Peace Festival.
- Passenger arrivals at Port Chalmers, New Zealand, March 1848 - January 1851 : an expanded and corrected version of Dr Hocken's lists
John MacGibbon has taken the passenger lists of ships arriving in Port Chalmers (1848-1851), compiled by Dr Hocken, and created a database of names accessible by ship and date. There are links to sites of passenger lists, and other genealogical interests.
- Pioneers in New Zealand
Collection of illustrated historical articles and stories by Anthony G. Flude about early settlers in New Zealand, and ships and shipping companies of New Zealand and the Pacific.
- Presbyterian Research Centre (Archives)
The collection consists of parish resources, personal papers, photo archives, mission records, lost archives, a list of sound and audio-visual resources, family history resources and a list of items for sale.
- Professional Historians' Association of New Zealand/Aotearoa : PHANZA
PHANZA represents professional historians both within and outside academic institutions. Website contains information for members and those commissioning research, list of members and their areas of expertise, noticeboard, e-journal articles, and PDF issues of the Phanzine newsletter.
- Puke Ariki
Museum, library and visitor information centre for Taranaki. Features some museum exhibits; stories about Taranaki history; tourist information and library information including online catalogue. In English with some Māori.
- Quay : New Zealand maritime heritage and diver resources
Guide to resources about New Zealand's maritime heritage. Includes diving sites, mainly wreck diving.
- Railway Enthusiasts Society Inc. : incorporating The Glenbrook Vintage Railway : New Zealand's premier railway preservation society
The site includes a list of publications and other items for sale, videos, photographs, and information about local and overseas excursions available. Glenbrook Vintage Railway is featured, including the steam railway's history, operations, special events, trains available for hire, opportunities for volunteering and a map of its location.
- Ranfurly Collection
The Ranfurly Collection is an online collection of paintings and drawings, papers and photographs created by Lord Ranfurly, Governor of New Zealand from 1897 to 1904, and his entourage.
Bilingual site. Captures some of the history of Rangiātea the oldest surviving Anglican Maori Church in Otaki, New Zealand, destroyed by fire in 1995, will document the rebuilding.
- RNZN Communicators' Association : [web site]
About the association and its services. Includes information on membership, news, medals, photo gallery, and history of the RNZN.
- Royal New Zealand Artillery Association : [web site]
Royal New Zealand Artillery Association site includes history, recollections and opinions from New Zealand's professional gunners, retired and serving. The equipment, daily life, customs and traditions, organisational structures, and images of artillery from the 19th century to the present during war, peacekeeping and peacetime.
- Rutherford journal : the New Zealand journal for the history and philosophy of science and technology
Publishes articles from international scholars on the history and philosophy of science and technology. All issues available in full-text.
Biographical information on Ernest Rutherford, plus a bibliography. Site also contains a list of books and web sites on Rutherford.
- School of History, Philosophy and Classics
School at Massey University which also offers religious studies. Outline of courses available, degrees offered, programmes of study etc., staff directory. Features list of research projects and theses available.
- Soldiers from the Pacific : Pacific Islanders who served in the New Zealand Army in World War One
Site contains photographs and records, including details of training, campaign history, awards, and casualties of soldiers from Gilbert & Ellis (Kiribati), Tonga, Samoa, Cook Islands, Norfolk, Niue and Fiji.
- Somes prisoners : Somes Island Internment Camp for 'enemy aliens', Wellington Harbour, New Zealand
Val Burr's site on Matiu/Somes Island's past. Information relating to the island's history as a quarantine island and a prisoners of war camp. Includes quarantine lists, lists of burials, internees and ships.
- South seas : voyaging and cross-cultural encounters in the Pacific (1760-1800)
Resource for the history of European voyaging and cross-cultural encounters in the Pacific between 1760 and 1800. Provides the full text of journals by Cook, Banks, Parkinson and Hawkesworth; contemporary accounts of the indigenous cultures of the Pacific; interactive maps; reference guide and, a selection of images from the National Library of Australia's collections.
- Southern People
Searchable dictionary of biographies of the multitude of interesting people who have lived in Otago and Southland.
- Taonga Pūmau o Te Tai o Poutini = Heritage West Coast
Heritage West Coast was formed after a number of informal heritage forums came together to share their knowledge and experience. Heritage West Coast encourages a regional approach to heritage planning rather than groups working individually. Includes papers on the history of the West Coast
Catalogue of unpublished material - photos, drawings & prints, maps, manuscripts and archival material - from the Alexander Turnbull Library collections.
- Te Aroha Museum
Contains information about the museum, including a calendar of events, town history and photo gallery.
- Te Rauparaha
History of Te Rauparaha created from material provided by Ngāti Toa and Toa Rangatira.
- The papers of Sir Joseph Banks
From the State Library of New South Wales. Includes the full transcripts and facsimile reproductions of The Endeavour journal of Sir Joseph Banks 1768-1771.
- The punji pit : poems of the New Zealanders in the Vietnam War / by John A. Moller
A selection of poems from: The punji pit, by John A. Moller, Tauranga, N.Z. : Tauranga Moana Press, 1986. The site also has a roll of hounour of New Zealanders who fell in Vietnam and links to sites on the Vietnam War and New Zealand military history.
- TheProw.org.nz : ngā kōrero on te tau ihu
Provides a site for collecting stories about the people and history of the region covering the north of the South Island, Nelson, Marlborough and Tasman Districts. Includes interactive map with locations to bring up stories of particular areas, along with instructions for adding your own family history and stories.
Database of selected New Zealand, Pacific and Antarctica heritage images from the collections of the Alexander Turnbull Library, the research library within the National Library of New Zealand.
- Toitū Otago Settlers Museum
The Otago Settlers Museum celebrates all the peoples of Otago including indigenous Māori, the Chinese who came initially to work the goldfields in the 19th century, and successive waves of migrant groups. The museum provides educational programmes and walking tours of Dunedin.
- Touch of New Zealand
New Zealand fact sheets, including chronological list of Govenors, Governors-General, Premiers and Prime Ministers, a brief overview of New Zealand history, the New Zealand Defence Forces 1860-1883, and brief explanations of Maori culture and mythology.
- Trail of Waitangi
Excerpts from various sources on the Treaty of Waitangi: events leading to the Treaty, description of the Treaty signing, texts in English and Māori.
- Treaty 2u
Site of Te Papa-based exhibition on the Treaty of Waitangi. Includes history of Māori/Pākeha relations, Treaty facts, its relevance today, and educational resources for teachers and students.
- Treaty of Waitangi = Te Tiriti O Waitangi
Archives New Zealand site provides a short history of the Treaty and an online facsimile.
- Treaty of Waitangi Website
The Treaty of Waitangi, the people, events and issues surrounding it.
- Under a bomber's moon
Excerpts from the book of the same name by Stephen Harris; extracts from Colwyn Jones' journals and letters; a German pilot's reminiscences; World War II historical information; photo gallery; and video clips.
- UNESCO memory of the world
Explains New Zealand's contribution to the Unesco programme for documenting the world's heritage and how it will be managed. Provides registration access for heritage documents.
- Victor Company, Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment, Vietnam 1967 : the originals
Memoir of the service of the soldiers of the Victor Company. Contains Roll of Honour, nominal roll, soldiers' stories and memories, and information on the company's deployment and operations in Vietnam.
- VietnamWar.govt.nz : memories of New Zealand and the Vietnam War
Vietnam War Oral History Project site has a veterans' roll, roll of honour, interviews, photographs and sound and video files. Includes material for teachers and students with activities and teaching strategies to explore the experiences of New Zealanders and the Vietnam War.
- Waihi Gold Mining Museum & Art Gallery
Information about the facility and about gold mining in the area. Includes a section for students.
- Waikato Museum = Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Information about the Waikato Museum and its exhibitions, activities and events. Includes details and images describing the Museum's long term exhibitions, past exhibitions, education programmes, and collections.
The electronic journal of military history within the History Department at the University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
- Waitangi National Trust Estate : our birthplace = te pitowhenua
Administers the Treaty House and provides information on the history of Waitangi and Māori culture.
- Wellington Museums Trust
The Wellington Museums Trust operate and manage City Gallery Wellington, Capital E, Museum of Wellington City & Sea, Wellington Cable Car Museum and Colonial Cottage Museum, and manage the New Zealand Cricket Museum jointly with the NZ Cricket Museum Trust.
- Whakatane & District Historical Society Inc.
Describes the history, projects and collections of the Society. Includes an index to the Society's journal Historical review, a list of publications of the Society and the trust scholarship information.
- Wright's Hill Fortress Restoration Society Inc.
Information about the Wright's Hill Fortress (a long range coastal battery), its history and restoration. Includes photo album and list of open days.
- Yaldhurst Museum of Transport and Science
The Museums collections include over 100 vehicles plus a replica fire station, penny arcade, printing works, agricultural hall, school house and an exhibit of military paraphernalia. The site provides information on the Museum's programmes, activities and services. The Links page has museum, auto and other links.