Research resources

Reference resources: New Zealand Government websites, Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, White pages, Regional council flood map, legal resources.

Reference resources: New Zealand Government websites, Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, White pages, Regional council flood map, legal resources.

Reference resources: The Road Code, Community law manual, Health Navigator and PubMed, New Zealand Official Year Book, Biographical sources.


A

πŸ‘‰Almanac

Infoplease is a reference and learning site combining: an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an atlas and several almanacs.

πŸ‘‰ Archives New Zealand

Official constitutional documents, government papers, data, maps, and films.

πŸ‘‰Atlas

The Digital Atlas Project is for students and teachers. Up-to-date world and regional maps.


B

πŸ‘‰ Biographical resources

Dictionary of New Zealand Biography


C

πŸ‘‰ Careers NZ resources

Find work, make a CV, apply for jobs.

Te whakapai ake i ngā hua ō ngā kōwhiringa ā-mahi

How to find a new job or choose a new career.

πŸ‘‰ Community Law Manual

Plain language legal information.


D

πŸ‘‰ Dictionary

Te Aka - includes key ancestors of traditional narratives, tribal groups and ancestral canoes.


E

πŸ‘‰ Encyclopedia

Te Ara, -the natural environment, history, culture, economy, institutions and people of New Zealand.


F

πŸ‘‰ FutureLearn

Study courses, or improve your English. πŸ‘‰ Click here for course information.


G

πŸ‘‰ Greater Wellington Regional Council

Plans, reports, policies, bylaws, schemes & publications.

πŸ‘‰ Genealogy Resource Collection webpage

Includes microfiche, microfilm, books, magazines and access to digital resources.


H

πŸ‘‰ Health Navigator NZ

Reliable and trustworthy health information and self-care resources.

Mental Health

πŸ‘‰"Need to talk? 737"

  • Are you feeling stressed or just need someone to talk to?
  • Are you feeling down or a bit overwhelmed?
  • Do you know someone who is feeling out-of-sorts or down?

Free Call 1737 or free text 1737 any time, 24 hours a day. You’ll get to talk to (or text with) a trained counsellor or talk to a πŸ‘‰peer support worker.


I

πŸ‘‰ Index New Zealand (INNZ)

Articles from New Zealand periodicals, journals, magazines and newspapers.


J

πŸ‘‰ Journal of the Polynesian Society

Indigenous texts and traditions contributed by Pacific peoples.


K

πŸ‘‰Ka Mua - WAI 262

The first contemporary claim focused mainly on the Crown’s existing laws, policies and practices.

πŸ‘‰Kapi-Mana News (Porirua)

November 1949-1966 on microfilm, in the Porirua Library's Local Heritage Resource Centre


L

πŸ‘‰ Legislation -New Zealand.

Up-to-date versions of New Zealand Acts, Bills (proposed Acts), and secondary legislation drafted by the Parliamentary Counsel Office.


M

Māori, Pasifika & New Zealand History

Maps

πŸ‘‰Flood Risk Map for Porirua

Areas where there is a 1% possibility of flooding occurring in any given year.

πŸ‘‰Topo Maps

Interactive topographic map of New Zealand.


N

πŸ‘‰ National Library Catalogue

Taonga in words, sounds and pictures - collected, protected and searchable.

πŸ‘‰ New Zealand Government websites


O

πŸ‘‰ Official Yearbook- Stats New Zealand

Selected volumes digitised, from 1893 onwards.


P

πŸ‘‰ PubMed

Search biomedical and life sciences literature.


R

πŸ‘‰ Road Code- New Zealand

Step-by-step guide for each stage of your driver license.


S

πŸ‘‰ Study -LinkedIn Learning

Study Free. Get started with your library card. πŸ‘‰ Learn more


T

πŸ‘‰ Te Puna

Search libraries in New Zealand and worldwide.


U

πŸ‘‰ UK Genealogy

Family history records from the United Kingdom.


W

πŸ‘‰Waitangi Tribunal reports

In PDF format or to purchase in hard copy.

πŸ‘‰ White Pages- New Zealand

πŸ‘‰ White Pages- Australia


Y

Young Adult Reference Collection

Hardcopies of a: dictionary, atlas, encyclopedia, and college subject guides.