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Kia ora! Welcome to the Aotearoa New Zealand Portal.

This is the gateway for New Zealand users for resources and information to aid you in your search for your ancestors, and to promote cooperation in building the New Zealand shared family tree on Geni.

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New Zealand Research Resources

The following links may be useful during your research:

  1. Archives New Zealand via Archway
  2. Biographies via Te Ara, The Encyclopedia of New Zealand
  3. Births, Deaths and Marriages - Historical Records
  4. Cemetery Database
  5. DigitalNZ - 30 million digital items from more than 200 organisations
  6. Early New Zealand Books
  7. New Zealand Society of Genealogists
  8. NZ On Screen - NZ television, film, music video and web series
  9. Papers Past - digitised Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Letters, Diaries, Parliamentary Papers and Books
  10. Shipping records via Yesteryears

New Zealand Projects on Geni

Disasters

Mass Murders (defined as the murder of four or more people at one time)

  • 1772: New Zealand Mass Murders: Death of Marion du Fresne
  • 1772: New Zealand Mass Murders: Revenge attacks following death of Marion du Fresne
  • 1809: New Zealand Mass Murders: Boyd Massacre
  • 1831: New Zealand Mass Murders: Siege of Pukerangiora
  • 1835: New Zealand Mass Murders: Invasion of the Chatham Islands
  • 1841: New Zealand Mass Murders: Maketū Wharetōtara Murders
  • 1843: New Zealand Mass Murders: Wairau Affray
  • 1847: New Zealand Mass Murders: Gilfillan Family Killings
  • 1864: New Zealand Mass Murders: Rangiaowhia Massacre
  • 1865: New Zealand Mass Murders: Finnigan Family Murders
  • 1866: New Zealand Mass Murders: Maungatapu Murders
  • 1868: New Zealand Mass Murders: Matawhero Massacre (also known as the Poverty Bay Massacre)
  • 1869: New Zealand Mass Murders: Mohaka Massacre
  • 1869: New Zealand Mass Murders: Pukearuhe Massacre
  • 1892: New Zealand Mass Murders: Munro Murders (9 February 1892)
  • 1908: New Zealand Mass Murders: Invercargill Axe Murders
  • 1929: New Zealand Mass Murders: Hīmatangi Tragedy (6 September 1929)
  • 1934: New Zealand Mass Murders: Hēnare Hona Murders
  • 1941: New Zealand Mass Murders: Kowhitirangi Shootings
  • 1943: New Zealand Mass Murders: Featherston Prisoner of War Camp Riot
  • 1951: New Zealand Mass Murders: Noema Rika Murders
  • 1990: New Zealand Mass Murders: Aramoana Massacre (13 November 1990)
  • 1992: New Zealand Mass Murders: Schlaepfer Farm Murders
  • 1992: New Zealand Mass Murders: Masterton Massacre
  • 1994: New Zealand Mass Murders: Bain Family Murders
  • 1995: New Zealand Mass Murders: New Empire Hotel Arson
  • 1997: New Zealand Mass Murders: Raurimu Massacre
  • 2019: New Zealand Mass Murders: Christchurch Mosque Shootings (15 March 2019)

Places

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Sports

War

New Zealand Family Websites

DNA Testing http://www.familytreedna.com

Top New Zealand Users on Geni