New Zealand Genealogy

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New Zealand Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
New Zealand Background
Ethnicity
Local Research Resources

Guide to New Zealand ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Country Information

New Zealand is an island country in the Pacific Ocean. Its closest neighbours are Australia, New Caledonia, Fiji, and Tonga. It is part of the British Commonwealth. The official languages are English and Māori.[1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with New Zealand Research

Links to articles on getting started with New Zealand research.

New Zealand Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in New Zealand research.

See More Research Tools


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New Zealand Map

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Regions

Regions in New Zealand:

  • Auckland
  • Bay of Plenty
  • Canterbury
  • Coromandel
  • East Cape
  • Fiordland
  • Hawkes Bay
  • Kapiti
  • King Country
  • Manawatu
  • Marlborough
  • Northland
  • Otago
  • Southland
  • Taranaki
  • Waikato
  • Wairarapa
  • Wairarapa South
  • Wellington
  • Westland

More New Zealand Research Tools

Research tools can include resources that assist in locating correct records to search and determining the correct locality to search in. Below are links and Wiki articles to research tools in the New Zealand.

FamilySearch Resources

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "New Zealand," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Zealand, accessed 28 March 2016.










New Zealand Genealogy